Final Countdown: Getting Ready for Baby

It's the final countdown to baby #8, and I share some of the “last minute” things I'm doing to prepare and feel ready – both practically and mentally/emotionally for this baby <3

Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • What I'm doing to get ready in the last couple of weeks 😀
  • When I gathered birth supplies – and why having a few last-minute things to pick up has helped m
  • How I got baby clothes sorted and ready (with a pink/blue bin!)
  • Getting my diaper bag ready… mostly
  • An awesome system that has helped me get my email inbox to 0 – even the NBBC box!
  • How I'm keeping the kids on task… and keeping the house clean!
  • What I'm doing to get the piles of stuff to melt away
  • Why my Brewer Diet checklist is my new best friend
  • What changed to help me start visualizing baby's birth
  • “Getting heavy” – what it means… and why I'm starting to get excited about it

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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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