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Hypnobabies: Part 2 - Go Time

Around 3am at 38 weeks exactly, I woke up to a discomfort in my stomach area. Thinking I had just slept on it weird (I was sick of using my body pillow, so I was just sleeping on my side), I went back to bed. I woke up about 2 hours later with this same discomfort. I went to the bathroom, laid back down, and tried to fall back asleep. But this feeling kept coming back. Since I am a first time mom, I had no idea what pressure waves (Hypnobabies language for a contraction) actually felt like. T...

25 January 2018, 12:54 AM
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Hypnobabies: Part 1 - Prep

For my first post on doing life a bit more natural, I thought I would talk about my slightly unusual approach to childbirth. This story starts about 5 years before I actually got pregnant. In fact, it starts a whole year before I even met my husband. I was sitting in my Psychology 201 class in college learning about the first stages of life. We watched a video that followed a few couples on their pregnancy journey from conception through birth. One of the ladies featured used self-hypnosis ...

23 January 2018, 10:16 PM
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Try It: Natural

To anyone out there who may want to read about my life...here goes nothing. My name is Melissa, and I live in the Nashville area with my husband and newborn daughter. I am on a daily quest to do things a bit more "naturally." Follow along with me as I explore life for how it was intended...Natural.

23 January 2018, 08:59 PM
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