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LOCHLAN’S HOME BIRTH STORY So, we had another baby. And I can’t wait to tell you all about his pregnancy- how we found out about him, how we named him, how this was my best, healthiest, happiest pregnancy yet, and more. But before I do, I want to share how we welcomed him into the […]

Birth Stories, Family, Motherhood, Pregnancy

July 12, 2021

Lochlan’s Home Birth

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This post is sponsored by Evivo, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Pregnancy and childbirth is SUCH a miracle! I have been so incredibly blessed and thankful to get to experience it three times now. I have learned first hand how beautiful it can be, but also how scary and unknown […]

Motherhood, Pregnancy

May 10, 2018

Moms, Your Knowledge Is Power

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I shared a postpartum update two months ago- back when I was in the thick of the 4th trimester. So I thought I would share a little bit about where things are at with me, now that Finn is almost 4 months old! First up, (again) the “baby” weight. Basically, I’ve lost all of the […]

Motherhood, Pregnancy

January 3, 2018

Another Postpartum Update

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Finn’s birth story. Don’t worry, I’m going to give you allllll of the details below. Probably some that you didn’t even want to know! But before I do, I’m going to give you a massive spoiler alert. His birth went exactly the way I had hoped and prayed that it would. Down to every single, […]

Finn, Pregnancy

October 6, 2017

Finn’s Birth Story

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Well this past Monday marked week 38 of carrying this boy! Yesterday was the gestation date that Mabel surprised us on(38 weeks and 2 days!), so we have passed that milestone as well! Grammy and Pappy arrive today, so now we’re really REALLY ready for Finn to come anytime he is ready. Just waiting patiently […]

Finn, Pregnancy

September 14, 2017

Baby Spena Week 38

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I’ve mentioned before that I have never had official maternity pictures taken! Let alone pregnant in the summer maternity pictures… Aside from the occasional picture taken during Abigail’s pregnancy, I didn’t keep track of my experience with her nearly as well as I did with Mabel(thanks, blog!) and with Mabel, I took weekly photos, but […]

Finn, Motherhood, Pregnancy

September 13, 2017

Finn’s Summer Maternity Pictures

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No labor day baby for us and here we are at early term! It’s nice to know that whenever he comes, he will be fully cooked and ready! Though, I’m all about those last few weeks of brain and lung development, so if he needs to grow for a few weeks more I’m ready and […]

Finn, Pregnancy

September 8, 2017

Baby Spena Week 37

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