What to Expect when Raising Twins – and how it’s AWESOME Compared to a Singleton!

My 35 week babies!

Although raising twins is different than a single, it is such an amazing journey! Alright ya’ll, lately I’ve been realizing there are some differences I have had to accept since becoming a twin parent, and am here to give you real life twin parent tips. If these babies are your first, it’s not such a big deal; this is all you know so far. However, if you already have on (or more!) you have got to change your expectations to really enjoy this double blessing! Your twin pregnancy experience may … Read more

The Tastiest Healthy Lactation Cookies EVER + No Bake Easy to Make! (Vegan and Gluten Free!)

Why Might You Need These Healthy Lactation Cookies? In general, if you are able to nurse regularly, your supply should regulate itself and you may not need these healthy lactation cookies.   However, if you are away from baby for awhile and have to pump your supply could take a hit so you might need a lactation supplement. Lucky for you, I have a delicious no bake lactation bite recipe! No time to bake?  ✔️Check out the Top 5 Rated Milk Booster Bars and Cookies!Look, I know in an ideal world … Read more

Diastasis Recti Repair Surgery Pt: 3

My Diastasis Recti 1 week after surgery

The Drainage Tubes Are Out/First Time With No Binder! One of the things you have to upkeep yourself after the diastasis recti repair surgery is emptying out your drains; they are grenade shaped fluid holders that collect all the blood/fluids from where you were cut. It gets less and less as time goes on, and if it is minimal by your first follow up, they will be removed. If further fluid builds up, my surgeon said he will use a local anesthetic and just syringe it out. Be prepared…  it … Read more

Diastasis Recti Surgery: Pt2

Days 2-4 of Recovery from Diastasis Recti Surgery I am on days 2-4 of my diastasis recti surgery recovery; check out my previous post for my before pictures, and some good info to know before you decide to jump in! I am weaning myself down to one percocet. Normal Bowel Movement is definitely a concern, so be sure to pick up some colace and Miralax. Don’t resort to using your kiddos suppository, it’s not super comfortable…(Not that I have any experience with that… ahem)  My pain is not so bad, … Read more

Diastasis Recti Repair Surgery: Pt1

My Diastasis Recti Repair Surgery (Abdominoplasty) Pt 1 If you want to jump to the Diastasis Recti surgery quick info/before pics part though, keep scrolling; it’s the bullet list at the bottom! If you want more information about what Diastasis Recti is, and how to diagnose it, scroll down for a great post about it! My “Still look pregnant tummy” story… As I may have mentioned elsewhere, I have a son and two twins girls. I love them to death, but noticed after my son I still had a pooch, … Read more