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What’s Important to You About That? Asking Powerful Questions for Our Relationships & for Our Kid

What’s Important to You About That? Asking Powerful Questions for Our Relationships & for Our Kid

What’s Important to You About That? Asking Powerful Questions for Our Relationships & for Our Kids

My preschooler has become a skilled “whyer”: Why does the sun go down at night? Why is my hair brown? Why do I have a baby brother and not a sister? Why-questions help her learn; they signal her curiosity and thirst for knowledge. In other words, when we’re kids, why-questions are educational tools.

By the time we become spouses and parents,...

Pt. 3 Pregnant- Now What? Questions to Ask While Interviewing A Doctor or Midwife

Pt. 3 Pregnant- Now What? Questions to Ask While Interviewing A Doctor or Midwife

Bottom line, the main reason for your first interview is to determine if this practitioner can deliver the birth experience you want.

You may not be able to ask all the questions you have on the 1st interview but as your birth philosophy develops, it is important to have these discussions with your doctor, so neither one of you gets surprised.  Communication is extremely important because you can't read their mind and they can't read yours.  

Here are some questions you can ask:

Pt. 4 Pregnant? Now What? Interviewing & Insurance Tips

Pt. 4 Pregnant? Now What? Interviewing & Insurance Tips

Tips On Interviewing The Office And The Doctor.

By the woman behind the desk!

A friend of mine has worked in OB/GYN offices for 2 decades and I asked her for some first hand tips to share with all my expectant mamas.  Boy did she share a mouth full. Trust me and her that the office staff is a very important part of your experience and you will be spending a lot of time with them either in the office or on the phone. 

This is what she said:

"Sooooo many things are important!"

Pregnancy Tips for Weeks 8 - 13 : It's Testing Time!

Pregnancy Tips for Weeks 8 - 13 :  It's Testing Time!

Now that you tested positive for being pregnant it is time to meet your healthcare provider.  Which means it’s testing time!

For your appointment with your healthcare provider make sure you bring:

  • Insurance card and know what your deductible is.  Make sure that the health care provider takes your insurance or you will be out of pocket.

  • If you are taking medications, bring them in or make a list of names and the amount you are taking for the doctor/ midwife to go over...