BBL 014: Handling Closely Spaced Pregnancies

What do you do if you've just gotten settled with one baby… and find out a new little person is already on the way? Closely spaced pregnancies present some challenges, but bring a whole lot of joy. This podcast episode covers practical tips for managing closely spaced pregnancies, and covers vital information to keep you and your newest little one healthy and happy.

I also talk some about the AAP's statement on home births and upcoming happenings on the podcast and website 😀

In this episode I cover:

  • How to make sure your new baby is healthy
  • How to accept help, and ask for the kind of help you really need
  • Pregnancy is a nutritional challenge – here's how you can handle it even with close babies
  • Getting the rest you need when mothering a young baby while pregnant
  • Tips to feel great about yourself during close pregnancies
  • What you can do to greatly minimize a close pregnancy complication – postpartum hemorrhage
  • Tips on handling finances with two close babies
  • Why parenting is a huge blessing
  • Staying on top of housework when you're balancing pregnancy and baby
  • What you should do during pregnancy to make life smoother with close little ones

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Kristen is childbirth educator, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! She has spent years helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Find her on her website and helping families through her online childbirth class

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