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Can You Bond With Your Baby Early?

By: Care Messer Bonding with Baby, Podcast, Pregnancy March 7, 2024

This show is all about PRE bonding with your baby. Yes – it is possible! And bonding has many different faces – it’s not all about rubbing your belly and talking to baby(although yes, I want you to do that too). Today Ashley and I…

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Sex and Intimacy During Pregnancy

By: Care Messer Podcast, Pregnancy, Sex & Intimacy January 25, 2024

Today’s show is a bit spicy! I got up close and personal with Dr. Rose Schlaff– the wizard of physical therapy and a guru of getting your groove back, especially when baby bumps and babies are in the picture! We dive into the nitty-gritty of…

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Get a Therapist Early

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy May 31, 2021

If you’re currently pregnant, you’ve probably already heard about postpartum depression. It’s a widely talked about mood disorder that affects birthing people in the days and weeks following giving birth to their baby. After you have your baby, your care provider will normally ask you…

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Early Labor: Please Listen to Your Midwife!

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy May 17, 2021

You have probably read about the way labor normally starts, at least most of the time. Normally you notice that the painless Braxton-Hicks contractions you’ve been experiencing in the last few weeks of pregnancy have begun to be accompanied by a sensation similar to menstrual…

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What You Should Know About Advanced Maternal Age

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy April 26, 2021

I recently watched a webinar offered by Rebecca Dekker from Evidence Based Birth (EBB). If you’ve never checked out her website before, you should. It’s chock full of data about childbirth that’s, you guessed it, evidence-based. The subject of the webinar was Advanced Maternal Age,…

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I’m Pregnant and Scared to Give Birth

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy April 12, 2021

You’re sitting in an old-timey wooden rocking chair wearing a fuzzy yellow robe that weirdly looks just like the one you had when you were 11. In your arms, you’re holding the sweetest, most adorable tiny baby you’ve ever laid eyes on. She’s looking up…

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I’m Pregnant and Scared of Losing My Freedom

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy March 9, 2021

Along with the excitement and eager anticipation that a first pregnancy brings comes fear in its many forms. So many fear-based thoughts can come up when you find out a baby is on the way, but rarely do we feel comfortable expressing them. One fear…

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I’m Pregnant: Can I Drink Coffee?

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy March 1, 2021

If you’re anything like me, I live for my morning coffee. It has transcended into ritual and become the focal point of my morning routine, as vital as the air I breathe. OK, that might be a wee bit over dramatic, but if you’re reading…

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What Are the Top Foods for Morning Sickness?

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy February 28, 2021

Were you so excited to find out that you’re pregnant until the day you woke up feeling nauseous or having to throw up? And then the same thing happened the next day? And the one after that? All of a sudden being pregnant isn’t fun…

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What Should I Read Now That I’m Pregnant?

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy February 23, 2021

It’s funny how quickly your taste in reading changes once you find out you’re pregnant. Suddenly, your appetite for bestsellers or Reddit sub-feeds is replaced with all things pregnancy and childbirth. You’ve probably already noticed that tons of things have been written on these subjects…

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