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Toni (and baby Julia) share their birth story...

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Toni (and baby Julia) share their birth story...

I am super happy to share our birth story….. The birth of little Julia went so much better than I could have possibly imagined. Being our first bub we weren't sure what to expect during birth and having heard our fair share of horror stories, I had become pretty nervous in my last weeks of pregnancy. I certainly didn't expect to birth at home and without any medication at all. My first contraction was at about 2:30am, at least the first one to be strong enough to wake me up was. From then, I was having contractions every 40-30mins or so,...

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8 things you may not know about Colostrum...

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8 things you may not know about Colostrum...

COLOSTRUM ... liquid GOLD! Here's 8 things you may not know about Colostrum... 1. Your breasts start to produce colostrum during pregnancy. 2. Colostrum is high in carbohydrates, high in protein, high in antibodies, and low in fat (as human newborns may find fat difficult to digest). 3. Newborns have very small digestive systems, and colostrum delivers its nutrients in a very concentrated low-volume form. 4. Colostrum has a mild laxative effect, encouraging the passing of the baby's first stool, which is called meconium. 5. Colostrum contains large numbers of antibodies called "secretory immunoglobulin" (IgA) that help protect the mucous membranes...

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