4th Trimester, Mom Life

The Moment My Birth Plan Went Out The Window

I really don't know why I felt compelled to write this story. I guess over the last two years I would search DEEP into google, like 10 pages deep for anyone with the same story or symptoms as me. When I couldn't find anything, I would embarrassingly message anyone
4th Trimester

When A Baby Is Born, So Is A Newborn Mother

July 26th, 2019 1:09am, Addyson Jean Zingarelli was born July 26th, 2019 1:10am, Mariah Zingarelli, a newborn mother, was born. Nothing will ever compare to the birth of your first born. When they were born, so were you. You shed your previous self and became a newborn mother. You start to feel the
4th Trimester

Today Was A Bad Day

August 16th, 2019 Today was a hard day. Probably the hardest postpartum day I’ve had. Sleeping for 5 hours a day spaced out in one 2 hour nap & one 3 hour nap 8 hours apart doesn’t help. I can’t stop crying today. My c-section scar hurts so bad & I wish it
Pregnancy

What To Pack In Your Hospital Bag: For First Time Parents

Well, the time has come for me to officially have my hospital bags packed! At my last appointment, the doctor told me I will be doing twice a week hospital check in’s & NST along with my weekly appointment with her AND my appointments with my specialist. Basically, I
Pumping

Must Have Bottles & Storage Bags For Breastfeeding Moms

Before I dive into this post, I want to talk about the pressures of breastfeeding. MAMA- DO NOT PUT PRESSURE ON YOURSELF IF YOU CANNOT OR CHOOSE NOT TO BREASTFEED. Breastfeeding is an extremely personal decision and sometimes it’s not even something we decide for ourselves but our bodies