Post Partum

Baby Blues vs. PPD

July 30, 2012

This is a guest blog post by Jennie from More Than Rubies. “Here is my blog post on my experience with PPD.  After I posted it, I had a lot of moms tell me they didn’t even know they had PPD until they read it, and that it helped them to talk to their husbands. […]

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Encapsulating Placenta for PPD…One Mother’s Experience

July 11, 2012

Sent in by Cynthia. “My son Joseph was born May 7th, 2011-  and after a slight battle with the hospital, I was able to keep my placenta. Didn’t know why I wanted it, just knew I did and I would figure it all out later. I froze our placenta and honestly, pretty much forgot about […]

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Post Partum Depression…Please Don’t Judge

July 9, 2012

Post Partum Depression…Please Don’t Judge By Heather Waddington This blog is hard to write. Even as I am typing this in Word I am debating on whether or not I will actually send it to be put on the web. I’m asking that you please make no assumptions as to the type of person/mother/wife I […]

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The Post Partum Baby Bump: The Truth Revealed with Pictures

February 18, 2012

I recently posted this picture and poem that beautifully put the shame of stretch marks into a different perspective. I also wrote this post about the unique shape of a woman’s body and also recently blogged about the beauty of a pregnant women. We are women, we are amazing, beautiful, strong and create miracles! Yet, […]

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Sibling Reaction to Placenta…Oh my!

February 4, 2012

Katherine sent in this picture that Lynsey Stone caught of her children reacting to seeing the placenta (bottom right). So funny.

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The Heart Shaped Placenta

February 2, 2012

Placentas are on my mind. Why you ask? Well, this will explain it and this will show you how rad placentas are. I agree that placentas can be a little ‘gross’ to look at if you can’t handle looking at blood or any other human organ. That’s what it is…a life sustaining organ that is […]

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The Rad Placenta

February 2, 2012

I was recently banned from posting on BWF and personally on Facebook for this placenta picture taken by Seana. I was also warned that next time, pages and profiles might be deleted. There is nothing stating in any Facebook policies that organs are violating any rules. We all know there are many obscene pictures that […]

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The Unique Shape of a Mother

January 20, 2012

Today’s awesome blog post can be seen over at Plus Size Mommy Memoirs. That’s right, my first guest blog post! I love Jen and all she stands for. A bright, beautiful, positive woman spreading that light on anyone she can. Now go read the post. Did I mention it’s awesome? I wanted to keep it!

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Stretch Marks: Wear Them With Pride!

January 19, 2012

“I got horrible stretch marks with my first pregnancy, and after my son was born I went through several months of self-loathing because of them. Finally one day when he was about 6 months old I decided enough was enough. I wrote a poem, took a picture of my scarred tummy and posted it to […]

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