6 Reasons Why I love C-Sections

When I tell people how much I love cesarean births I usually get looks ranging from shocked to confused. Sometimes I think people believe I say it for “shock value”. But, I’m not. I love c-sections. I think they’re the greatest thing since boxed wine and here’s why: It’s A Planned Birth For my second child I didn’t want to walk around those last days of my pregnancy (which move at the speed of a sloth) wondering if that day would […]

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Eating During Labor | Is it okay to eat during labor? New episode of BLABBERMOM |

Did your hospital or midwife allow eating during labor? Most of us MomCavers weren’t allowed to eat once we arrived at the hospital. The reasoning behind this (barbaric, in our opinion) practice is that in an emergency, general anesthesia may be used and any food eaten could aspirate into the lungs. While this may be a concern in very rare cases, most laboring moms are doing the most physically demanding work of their lives and could use some sustenance. Last […]

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35 Weeks Preemie! MomCave Pregnancy Vlog Update

We’ve got news! After being in the hospital on bedrest for one week after a placental abruption, we have news! Here’s Jen’s video update on what happened the morning of Father’s Day, 2015. Thank you to everyone who sent well wishes and prayers, YouTube  Twitter love, and Facebook encouragement! Early Father’s Day Surprise! A 35 Weeks Preemie Arrival Jen and her sister were thrown a joint baby shower with a “Two Peas in a Pod” theme by their awesome cousin Heidi. […]

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MomCave Pregnancy Update: 34 Weeks Placental Abruption & Labor??

MomCave Pregnancy Vlog Update Placental Abruption and Labor…..?!?!   On Sunday morning, Jen was home alone with her 4.5 year old when a pretty gorey scene occured. (We’ll spare you the details.) Her boy was very brave. Jen was taken to the local hospital who promptly transferred her via ambulance to a larger city hospital 1.5 hours away, that has a NICU. It was determined she had a placental abruption and she started having contractions every three minutes and dilating. […]

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