Preparing for Labor & Postpartum

When you are pregnant, you spend a lot of time researching and trying to prepare yourself for when you have to push your new baby out. This can definitely be very exciting and scary. Whether you have gone through it multiple times or this is your first pregnancy, anxiety always sets in at some point.

I have three daughters and each one had very different labors. So no matter how much you prepare, you may never be completely ready for it. I wanted to share some of my experiences and advice with you. I hope some of this information will be of help to you and your soon to be adventure…. Yes I say adventure because it felt like one to me, each time…. But a great one!

First things first, if you feel as though you need to take birthing classes, sign up for them right away. You don’t want to wait until the last minute to squeeze all kinds of information into your pregnant brain. I tended to forget a lot… I mean a lot when I was pregnant.
If you don’t really know if you need these classes, you don’t have to. I didn’t take any birthing classes for any of my children and I survived. With the amount of information on the internet today, you can get any questions answered.