They warn you about the pain of childbirth. They even express all the different means for managing said pain and in such depth that there are literally tons of books written on the topic! Ways to manage the pain often include Lamaze, water therapy, epidural, hypnosis, etc. I opted for hypnosis when this little lady graced us with her presence.…
When your stomach pains you, what do you do? There are a number of ailments that can cause discomfort, sometimes even severe pain. The distress can come and go, last a few days, or continue on for hours. An episode can erupt quickly after a meal, as a reaction to a prescription,…Continue
Added by Cynthia Helwig-Putorti on January 14, 2014 at 2:09pm — No Comments
When I was pregnant with my daughter, I remember waking up in the middle of the night with severe, painful leg cramps. I noticed that I began experiencing these leg cramps towards the end of my second trimester and it lasted until I delivered. These cramps would happen quite frequently and the only way that…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on May 15, 2013 at 4:33pm — No Comments
Weddings are wonderful, festive, life-changing, and occasionally disastrous events. I suppose Forrest Gump's famous line could apply to them, in that you never know what you're gonna get.
I was absolutely thrilled when my best friend asked me to be Matron of Honor in her New Year's Eve…
Added by Misadventures in Motherhood on January 5, 2012 at 11:04pm — No Comments
I have always found it interesting that women have such diverse reactions to their periods. When I was a teenager, I started my period very late, around seventeen, and by that time had already shared in the agony with friends of mine who started much earlier than I did. Menstruation natural remedies were not considered at that time, and it was pretty much over the counter medicines that were being used for help for painful periods.