Sweet Days with Baby (A Postpartum Account)

I could just as easily have called this post "Everything Smells Like Sour Milk." Since the birth, a million amazing, crazy things have happened! For one, we named our baby girl! Her name is Alice Athena. As of today we are exactly one month and one day postpartum. Alice is doing really well. Although we … Continue reading Sweet Days with Baby (A Postpartum Account)

Birth Resources

In Mia's Story and Inklings on a New Life I promised I would put together a list of birth resources before I give birth. At this point I have read over twenty books throughout my pregnancy, listened to hundreds of podcasts, and spent countless hours getting sucked down a rabbit hole of research on Google images. … Continue reading Birth Resources

DIY Placenta Encapsulation

DISCLAIMER: This post contains images of a real placenta and blood. There are many benefits to placentophagy, or the act of consuming one's own placenta postpartum. Clinical trials have not been published yet, but anecdotal evidence suggests that a placenta may nourish a mama after birth in many ways. It may replenish iron deficiencies, support … Continue reading DIY Placenta Encapsulation