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December 15, 2018

Nearing our 20 week anatomy scan, we get the results back from our second prenatal screen (this is when I learned there were 2 screenings!). This time, doc says she has good news and bad news. To skip to the bad, the second screen came back positive for Down Syndrome. So, she was referring us to a dedicated prenatal diagnostic center for further care around this. We booked our appointment at Cedars-Sinai for a counseling appointment, and a visit with the doc right after. The counseling session w...

November 4, 2018

But, the cat's out of the bag now! No more hiding this bump!  So, yes, after a year of trying, we did finally conceive! Maybe my efforts paid off, who knows! Pregnancy has been such an amazing journey. I'm absolutely loving every moment of it! I've been one of the lucky few, with very little morning sickness (knock on wood!). I am more in love with my body than I have ever been in my life, and it transfers to an overall greater sense of confidence, and happiness. I kinda want to j...

August 4, 2017

As we all know, the birth process isn't known to be comfortable. Many women in today's day and age use epidurals to help with this. As an alternative, have you thought about a water birth? Many believe that water birthing provides a more natural means of pain control than using medication. American College of Nurse Midwives, the American Association of Birth Centers and the Royal College of Midwives all endorse water birthing as both a safe and effective means of aiding birth and easing the moth...

May 12, 2017

Above all, take your prenatal vitamin supplements. They can help fill in any gaps in your diet. (I'm looking at you, wacky cravings and weird avoidances.) If you find yourself noshing on less-than-nutritious foods, the supplements can help you and baby get what you  need. Plus, pre-natal vitamins provide folic acid, vital to baby's health. In fact, many health authorities think that every woman of childbearing age who could possibly get pregnant should take folic acid supplements because...

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Port Orchard, Washington based newborn photographer, serving the greater Kitsap County area. Offering newborn (my favorite!), maternity, kids (watch me grow) and family sessions.

 

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