11 Ways to Avoid a C-Section

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11 Ways to Avoid a C-Section

Your baby’s due date is quickly approaching and you are probably now beginning to feel how real everything is. This is happening. YOU are going to have a baby. That means this baby has to come out. If you have started your research on birth and have maybe watched some Youtube videos on vaginal births and C-sections (which, be prepared if you do watch the videos), you may begin to realize that having a cesarean birth is a major surgery. I do want to say, thank goodness for cesarean births because they have saved thousands of womens’ and babies’ lives. However, it isn’t something that I would recommend electing to schedule without medical reasons. If it is your first choice to have a C-section, be sure to fully educate yourself on the procedure and the recovery. I want all of our readers to be well prepared. If a C-section is something that you want to avoid as much as possible, there are some things that you can do to lower your chances of having one. Here are my 11 ways to avoid a C-section.

1. Choose your doctor and hospital carefully.

I feel like many women think that their regular OB/GYN is automatically the person that should deliver their baby. This is absolutely not true. I know that you probably have a great relationship with your doctor, otherwise you wouldn’t be going to him/her, but you need to ask some tough questions to see if he/she is going to be able to support you with the birth experience that you want. You only get one time to give birth to your baby. And this experience can affect your future pregnancies and births. If your doctor isn’t giving you the answers you want to hear or is stalling with their answers, I recommend that you start looking for another doctor.

Be sure to ask your doctor what his/her C-section rate is so you know how often they perform them. This can give you an idea if a C-section is in your future. The national average of cesarean births is 33% (which is still a high number — that’s one out of three women), but I know of doctors that have much higher averages than that.

You also want to ask what his/her practice’s/call group’s C-section rate is. Your doctor might not even be the person at your birth, which happens a lot of the time, so make sure that you have an understanding on how the on-call doctors practice, what their C-section rate is, and what their philosophy is on birth.

Another question to ask is which hospitals they have privileges at. If you start asking people in the community (which I highly recommend asking doulas in your area since they have been to probably the majority, if not all, of the hospitals), you will quickly learn which hospitals you want to avoid. Some hospitals have better reputations than others and I will say, having a positive atmosphere and support team of care providers helps tremendously with the outcome of your birth.

2. Or choose a midwife and birth center.

Some people think that having a midwife might be weird or even scary, which is unfortunate. It really is a safe and wonderful option. Midwives truly believe in your body and it’s ability to give birth. Midwives also have a much lower C-section rate than OBs — ranging around 3 to 4%. Unfortunately, doctors are a lot quicker to recommend a C-section even when there might be more alternatives that you could try. Midwives don’t think C-sections are necessary as often as doctors do, but will call for one if truly needed.

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If you do not feel comfortable having a home birth, you can choose to give birth at a birth center. Your environment there will be calm and peaceful as well. No matter where you choose, you can feel safe that your midwife will have all of the tools and medications to keep you and your baby safe. Talk to your local midwives and visit your local birth centers to learn more about these options.

3. Communicate with your care provider.

Whether you decide to move forward with an OB or a midwife as your care provider, you must communicate and ask questions during your prenatal visits. Let them know what your wishes are. The more that you communicate and talk about what you want, the sooner you will discover how they will assist you and how your birth may go by hearing their replies. I have seen several OBs and midwives practice very differently than what they led their patient to believe during their prenatal visits. I also recommend keeping a list of questions on your phone or on a piece of paper so that you don’t forget those important questions. Otherwise, pregnancy brain can set in!

4. Hire a Doula.

Studies show that doulas lower the chances of C-sections by 40%. A doula is not a midwife. A doula is someone who is trained and experienced in childbirth who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during and just after childbirth. She’s there to ensure that your birth happens the way that you desire, making suggestions and advocating on your behalf in case you are too distracted or delirious to make these decisions yourself. She can help you determine when the right time is to get an epidural and when/how to change into different positions after you receive it. If you are wanting a natural birth, she can help you with position changes, massage, counter pressure, hydrotherapy, aromatherapy, coaching you and supporting you through each contraction, keeping your partner involved and comfortable, and so much more. A doula can also help you ask the right questions if your OB is suggesting a C-section. Hire a doula!

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5. Don’t get induced if possible. Let your labor start on its own.

When I tell women that inductions increase the odds of a cesarean by 40%, they are immediately shocked. I tell my clients that if they are first time mothers, they are doubling their chances of having a C-section if they get induced. That is major! The reason is if the cervix is not ready and your body is not ready, you’re forcing a process to happen that is not ready to begin. Again, if it is medically necessary, this is a great option instead of going straight to a C-section. But unless an induction is medically necessary, try to hold off.

6. Labor at home as long as you can.

Some women start feeling their contractions and immediately get excited and get ready to head to the hospital. The hospital may more than likely send you back home. They’ll ask you to come back when your water breaks and/or once your contractions are five minutes a part, each contraction is lasting one minute long or longer, and that this is a continuous pattern for one hour straight. (The 5-1-1 rule.) So stay at home. I promise you will be more comfortable there. At home you can eat, drink, move around any way that you would like, get in the tub, your shower, whatever you want! Once you are in the hospital, you will not have all of the options available to you.

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Also, the longer you are at the hospital, the more medical interventions could be pushed on you. Interventions have the potential to slow down your labor and birth and pave the way for you to have a cesarean. It is shown that the more interventions that you have, the more likely you will have a C-section. So if you stay at home for the majority of your labor, you will absolutely lower your chances of having a C-section.

7. Have your water break naturally.

I can’t tell you how many times I have seen doctor’s walk into the labor and delivery room to see their patient and after a few minutes of chatting and doing a cervical exam, they say that they are going to break the mom’s water. Ask why they feel it’s necessary to break your water at this time. It might be a good option, but you might want more time. The doctor might say that it will help speed up your labor, BUT actually artificially rupturing our membranes has shown to not always be an effective way to speed labor. It only causes your contractions to be more painful, it can cause your baby’s heart rate to plummet  since the water is no longer protecting them and surrounding them and their umbilical cord, and it increases your chances of infection. This is why it’s good to let baby break the water on his/her own unless it’s absolutely medically necessary, for example, they are unable to find baby’s heart rate.

And another note, once your water is broken, the typical rule is you must have your baby within 24-hours (sometimes doctors will allow you to go past that) before you have to have a C-section. The reason for this is that they are trying to avoid an infection, chorioamnionitis. So once your water is broken, you are on the clock!

8. Don’t get an epidural too soon.

If you decide to get an epidural too soon (before active labor), it can cause your labor to slow down and potentially stop. Your medical providers will then have to counteract that epidural medication with another medication called Pitocin, which is a synthetic form of oxytocin (the hormone that causes your contractions), which is the drug that they use for inductions. If you get an epidural too soon, even Pitocin sometimes won’t help. You want to make sure that you have established a good labor pattern of effective contractions and are in active labor before you decide to get an epidural. The longer that you wait to get an epidural, the lower your chances are for needing a C-section. Here is when you should get an epidural.

9. Ask for intermittent monitoring.

If you are wanting a drug-free birth, you can request to have intermittent monitoring. If you are going to be induced or have an epidural, you will have to be continuously monitored since they need to see how your baby is reacting to the drugs being given to you. A lot of doctors still want their patients to be continuously monitored even when women are wanting a drug-free birth. However, continuous monitoring prevents women from moving very much during labor, which in my opinion is vital to having a successful unmedicated birth. I mean you can move a few feet from the machine, but that’s about it. This means that women may be unable to change positions freely or use a bath or shower to help with comfort and control during labor. The medical staff can also at times become fixated on constantly getting a perfect reading from the monitor. Mind you, when you move, baby moves so monitors need to be moved with the baby to pick up the heartbeat — this can be quite often. So, unfortunately, rather than focusing on the needs of the laboring woman, they are focusing on getting a constant reading of the heartbeat.

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NOTE: Some hospitals have wireless and waterproof monitors. So if your doctor demands continuous monitoring, you can still have the option to walk around, move in different positions, and get in the tub with these monitors continuously on you.

As for intermittent monitoring, it is a wonderful option. Your care provider can still check to see how baby is responding to labor, and it allows you to labor the way you want. If you want to move around, get in the water, you can! Also, monitors can be uncomfortable on your belly so to be able to take them off or have them use a Doppler instead is so much nicer!

10. Ask questions during your labor.

If your doctor is recommending a C-section, ask these questions first: 1) Is my baby okay; is there any danger at this point? 2) Am I okay? 3) If we are both okay, can we please wait? If an OB agrees to wait, it shows there is no urgency, just impatience. Sometimes a doctor may say, “Well, we can wait, but things will probably look the same in one to two hours, so why not do the C-section right now?” They might be right, but they might be wrong. You can continue trying and in the end know that you did everything that you could.

11. If you have already had a C-section in the past, find a medical provider and birth location that supports VBACs.

Not all doctors or hospitals will take or allow someone to have a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). If you are wanting to have a VBAC, you want to have a doctor that has a high success rate of VBACs. They obviously will have privileges at a hospital that allows VBACs. So be sure to discuss this with your doctor if you decide to have another baby.

One last thing to keep in mind is that hospitals are in the business of babies. They want to get new patients in the beds and have a good turnover. This is a business for them, you know. So if you’re there and not progressing fast enough for their standards, it’s very likely they’ll make suggestions to speed things up, sometimes to benefit their bottom line, not to the benefit of the patient or child. Know that you have options. This is your baby’s birth and your body. Listen to your gut and do what you think is best for you and your baby.

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Nina is The Baby Chick® & CEO of Baby Chick®. She is a baby planner, birth doula, postpartum doula, childbirth educator, newborn care specialist, and a mother. With over eight years of experience, she has supported hundreds of families during their pregnancies, births, and postpartum journeys.

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🎵 And IIII . . . . I must confess my hands are 🎵 And IIII . . . . I must confess my hands are clean⁠
When I'm not with you I save our lives⁠
Give me a siiiiign . . . hit my baby now online 🎶⁠
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🤰 10 Ways to Prepare Your Family and Home for B 🤰 10 Ways to Prepare Your Family and Home for Baby Number Two⁠ 👧👶
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Congratulations mama! You're pregnant with baby number two. 💗 How exciting! 🥳 I know, you probably have a ton of thoughts and questions racing through your mind like, "Am I REALLY ready for another baby?!" Or how about, "How do I prepare my family and home for baby number two?!"⁠ 😳
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They're all reasonable questions. However, I want you to remember something. Remember that you probably felt unsure about some things during your first pregnancy and guess what, YOU GOT THROUGH THEM! 💪 Here you are again and yes mama, YOU WILL GET THROUGH THIS TOO!⁠ ❤️
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To help you ease some of those worries, we’re sharing 10 ways to prepare for baby number two!⁠ {Click 🔗 in bio to continue reading!}⁠
📸: @by.sofiehammer
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🤱 13 Ways to Help New Moms During Social Distan 🤱 13 Ways to Help New Moms During Social Distancing 🎁⁠
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During this season of social distancing, there are still many ways to help new moms, even if you can’t visit them in person. Having a newborn is challenging—from managing new emotions brought on by hormones 🥴 to sleep deprivation 🥱 to adjusting to a new life together as a family. 🏡 But support from loved ones and friends will help new moms (and their families) get through those first few months postpartum successfully. ❤️ We’re sharing a few tried-and-true ways to support the new mom in your life, without risking exposure to germs by visiting her in person. 🙌 {Click 🔗 in bio to continue reading!}⁠
📷: @annalyncook⁠
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#thisispostpartum #postpartum #postpartumlife #postpartumcare #postpartumcareplan #dailyparenting #honestlymothering #motherhoodunplugged #motherhood #mothering #momlife #newmom #4thtrimester #fourthtrimester #postnatal #babychick #mommychick #motherhoodthroughinstagram #mumlife #mommylife #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #momsofinstagram #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣ #socialdistancing
Get my hair done, a mani/pedi, or meet with friend Get my hair done, a mani/pedi, or meet with friends at a restaurant and have a large margarita WITHOUT our kids. 🍹😂 What are you gonna do when you get out?⁠
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The Queen of Quarantine 🤣🤣🤣⁠🧻 📷: The Queen of Quarantine 🤣🤣🤣⁠🧻
📷: @krystal.mariexo⁠
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#coronavirus #covid19 #quarantine #quarantinelife #motherhoodthroughinstagram #momlife #motherhood #toddler #toddlerlife #toiletpaperqueen #mumlife #mommylife #parenthood #motherhoodunplugged #realmoms #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #momsofinstagram #momhumor #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣ #babychick⁣ #mommychick
🤰 What Is Happening With Your Postpartum Body?⁠ 👶⁠
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During pregnancy, your body is undergoing rapid changes to nourish the life growing inside of you. 💗 These changes can be exciting and welcomed in anticipation of meeting the newest member of your family. 🤗 However, after baby comes, we often forget, or just weren’t prepared, for the continued changes and discomforts of what is happening with your postpartum body. 😳 For years, these less than glamorous aspects of the “fourth trimester” were suppressed and not talked about openly. We can all be thankful that we live in an age where even the uncomfortable subjects can be talked about openly to help us all realize we aren’t alone.⁠ And that's exactly what we're doing today. Our resident OBGYN is talking about what exactly is happening to our postpartum bodies. {Click 🔗 in bio to continue reading!}⁠
📷: @tanishasnell_⁠
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#thisispostpartum #postpartum #postpartumlife #postpartumcare #postpartumcareplan #selflove #dailyparenting #honestlymothering #motherhoodunplugged #youarenotalone #motherhood #mothering #momlife #newmom #4thtrimester #fourthtrimester #postnatal #babychick #mommychick #motherhoodthroughinstagram #mumlife #mommylife #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #momsofinstagram #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣
👩‍🏫 A Teacher (and Mom's) Tips for Learnin 👩‍🏫 A Teacher (and Mom's) Tips for Learning at Home⁠ ❤️⁠
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As a teacher and mom, I can completely understand the panic I see from other moms who have been suddenly thrust into a teaching-from-home position due to the spread of COVID-19 and subsequent school closures. Moms around the country are scrambling to find a way to continue their child's education by implementing learning from home. But most aren't sure where to start!⁠
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Like many of you reading this, I have seen social media posts from (what I like to call) the moms-of-Pinterest to the moms-barely-keeping-it-together. 🙋‍♀️ I have seen families plan structured activities throughout each day and families play outside all day (in their own space, of course). Both are okay! There is really no right or wrong way to do this. But because of my background as a teacher and mom, I want to offer some encouragement and tips. {Click 🔗 in bio to continue reading!}⁠
Article by: Shannon Alba⁠
📷: @chantellelournes⁠
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Velcro kids are the beeeeesssstttt . . . 🙈🙈🙈⁠ We're already stuck in this house together. It's called social distancing, kid. Give mama a little space. 😑😂⁠
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#coronavirus #covid19 #toddlerlife #quarantine #quarantinelife #motherhoodthroughinstagram #momlife #motherhood #momstruggles #momprobs #mumlife #mommylife #parenthood #motherhoodunplugged #realmoms #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #momsofinstagram #momhumor #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣ #babychick⁣ #mommychick
If they complain that everyone else is going out, If they complain that everyone else is going out, you tell them, “You’re not everyone.” How the tables have turned. 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️⁠😂
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#coronavirus #covid19 #stayinside #quarantine #quarantinelife #motherhoodthroughinstagram #momlife #motherhood #momstruggles #momprobs #mumlife #mommylife #parenthood #motherhoodunplugged #realmoms #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #momsofinstagram #momhumor #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣ #babychick⁣ #mommychick
🧼 How to Clean Your Kids Toys in the Days of CO 🧼 How to Clean Your Kids Toys in the Days of COVID-19⁠ 🧸
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It’s hard to be a parent at times like these. It means lots and lots of cleaning, and being vigilant about killing germs on a daily basis. 🦠😷 During this season when many of us have our kids at home, too, it’s important to learn the best known strategies for how to clean your kids toys effectively. We have a mama, teacher, childcare provider, and school administrator on baby-chick.com today and she has seen and tried all different kinds of ways to keep toys and the objects children use most often clean and free of germs. It’s a struggle, but it’s worth it!⁠ 👍
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Even though COVID-19 is a novel virus, experts say that we can still use products that the Environmental Protection Agency lists as effective on killing similar viruses, like the rhinovirus or common cold. And when we halt the spread of germs in our own home, we are doing our part to keep our communities healthy, too.⁠ {Click 🔗 in bio to continue reading!}⁠
📷: @inmomsitrust⁠
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#coronavirus #covid19 #quarantine #quarantinelife #motherhoodthroughinstagram #cleaning #cleaningtoys #safety #kidstoys #momlife #motherhood #momstruggles #momprobs #mumlife #mommylife #parenthood #motherhoodunplugged #realmoms #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #momsofinstagram #momhumor #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣ #babychick⁣ #mommychick
Thankful that takeout is still available. 🙏 Thi Thankful that takeout is still available. 🙏 This is what self-care now looks like. 😂⁠
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No one’s at your party because it’s called soc No one’s at your party because it’s called social distancing, bro. That and no one cares. 🤷‍♀️ #quarantineday6 😂⁠
📷: @scarymommy⁠
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#coronavirus #covid19 #laundry #quarantine #quarantinelife #motherhoodthroughinstagram #momlife #motherhood #momstruggles #momprobs #mumlife #mommylife #parenthood #motherhoodunplugged #realmoms #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #momsofinstagram #momhumor #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣ #babychick⁣ #mommychick
Cool 😒⁠ .⁠ #coronavirus #covid19 #nsync #qu Cool 😒⁠
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❤️❤️❤️❤️⁠ Quote via @thismessygr ❤️❤️❤️❤️⁠
Quote via @thismessygrace 🙏
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#coronavirus #covid19 #quarantine #quarantinelife #motherhoodthroughinstagram #momlife #motherhood #momstruggles #momprobs #mumlife #mommylife #parenthood #motherhoodunplugged #realmoms #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #momsofinstagram #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣ #babychick⁣ #mommychick
Quarantine Day 5 . . . May your coffee be strong a Quarantine Day 5 . . . May your coffee be strong and your baby's nap be long. 🙏☕😴⁠
📷: @julieejacks⁠
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#coronavirus #covid19 #coffee #naptime #quarantine #quarantinelife #motherhoodthroughinstagram #momlife #motherhood #momstruggles #momprobs #mumlife #mommylife #parenthood #motherhoodunplugged #realmoms #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #momsofinstagram #momhumor #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣ #babychick⁣ #mommychick
😫😫😫⁠ .⁠ #coronavirus #covid19 #quaran 😫😫😫⁠
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🏥 When is it Too Late to Change Your Doctor Dur 🏥 When is it Too Late to Change Your Doctor During Pregnancy? 👩‍⚕️⁠
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A major decision that you must make in your pregnancy is who is going to be your care provider to help you give birth to your baby. Are you going to go with your current OBGYN, are you going to look for a different OB, are you going to choose a midwife? Depending on where and how you want to give birth to your baby, this question and your options should become more clear. But if you're seeing some red flags pop up 🚩 with your current provider during your pregnancy, you might be wondering if it's too late to change your doctor.⁠ 😬 We're talking about it today on baby-chick.com! {Click 🔗 in bio to continue reading!}⁠
📷: @mamamatcha_⁠
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#pregnancy #pregnant #pregnancytip #momtobe #pregnancylife #pregnancyguide #mamatobe #firstpregnancy #babybump #pregnancyjourney #bumpie #preggo #pregnancybasics #pregnancyhelp #maternity #motherhood #momlife #expecting #mumlife #mommytobe #pregnantlife #babyontheway #inspirepregnancy #mommychick #babychick
🎶 Sunny day ☀️ Sweeping the clouds away ☁ 🎶 Sunny day ☀️ Sweeping the clouds away ☁️⁠
🎶 On my way to where the air is at best, questionably clean 😷⁠
🎶 Can you tell me how to get, how to get a COVID-19 screen?⁠
🎶 Don’t come over to play, everyone’s social distancing today 🚫⁠
🎶 Sketchy neighbors can stay at least 6 feet away? 🚷⁠
🎶 Can you tell me how to get, how to get a COVID-19 screen?⁠
📷: @howtobeadad⁠
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#coronavirus #covid19 #sesamestreet #quarantine #quarantinelife #motherhoodthroughinstagram #momlife #motherhood #momstruggles #momprobs #mumlife #mommylife #parenthood #motherhoodunplugged #realmoms #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #momsofinstagram #momhumor #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣ #babychick⁣ #mommychick
It'll be interesting to see how all of this change It'll be interesting to see how all of this changes us in the future. But for now, we are uniting #togetherapart. We are healing and our hope is we will then be stronger than ever. ❤️⁠
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#motherhoodthroughinstagram #covid19 #coronavirus #momlife #motherhood #mumlife #mommylife #parenthood #motherhoodunplugged #realmoms #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #healing #momsofinstagram #mommychick #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣ #babychick⁣
🧘‍♀️ How to Reset Your Motherhood Mindset 🧘‍♀️ How to Reset Your Motherhood Mindset⁠ 😊⁠
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Motherhood can be the most rewarding and amazing experience in the world. 😍 But, it can also be one of the hardest. 😖 It’s easy for the stress of mom life to become overwhelming. If you’re working, you somehow have to juggle a work schedule and job demands, in addition to fulfilling expectations at home. 🤹‍♀️ If you’re a stay-at-home mom, it can be all too easy to surround yourself with the pressures and stress of motherhood, and forget to ever come up for a breath. 😰 For me, when that stress starts to bubble over, it really affects my relationship with my husband and my kids. When I start to feel like this, I know it's time to reset my motherhood mindset.⁠ 🧘‍♀️ {Click 🔗 in bio to continue reading!}⁠
Article by: Lisa Prosser⁠
📷: @liaeverette⁠
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#motherhoodthroughinstagram #momlife #motherhood #momstruggles #momprobs #mumlife #mommylife #parenthood #motherhoodunplugged #realmoms #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #momsofinstagram #resetmindset #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣ #babychick⁣ #mommychick #motherhoodmindset
When you have to suction their nose during cold an When you have to suction their nose during cold and flu season. 😂😷⁠
📷: @perfectionpending⁠
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#motherhoodthroughinstagram #momlife #motherhood #momstruggles #momprobs #mumlife #mommylife #parenthood #motherhoodunplugged #realmoms #momstatus #thatmomlife #realmomlife #momsofinstagram #momhumor #motherhoodrising #ig_motherhood #uniteinmotherhood⁣ #babychick⁣ #mommychick #coldandflu #parentlife #toddlerlife
🧼 Cleaning Tips and Tricks for Busy Moms 🧹⁠
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As a busy mom, I have a whole lot going on at any given moment. 🤹‍♀️ Sometimes, I'm not able to keep my house as clean as I like. 😬 But I have found that I’m much happier when my house is clean and organized, so I try to dedicate some time to getting the job done. I’ve found that following these ten cleaning tips and tricks makes things much easier for a busy mom to maintain (and keeps a whole lot happier!).⁠ 🙌 {Click 🔗 in bio to continue reading and see our tips!}⁠
Article by: @flake.lauren⁠
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