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About themilklady

a mother of 4 wonderful kids. a social entrepreneur. an advocate of natural childbirth, VBAC, and breast-feeding.

Traveling and Pumping . . . Without Baby

It’s had been a busy start of the year, with all the transitions going on in my professional life, so this is officially my first article for 2016. For the first time, I traveled for a week without my baby. … Continue reading

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Waiver of Indemnity

After you and your OB finally agreed to make a go for VBAC, she may ask you to furnish a Waiver of Indemnity, freeing her of any liability in case something happens during or after your attempt to do VBAC. … Continue reading

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How I Induced Labor Naturally

When I reached my 37th week in my pregnancy, I have only one goal—to GIVE BIRTH ASAP! Aside from my tummy getting heavier as the weeks go by, I was having a hard time sleeping, and I was eating a … Continue reading

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It’s Another VBAC Baby Boy!

All along I thought that with this fourth baby, labor will come earlier than expected. It was not until he reached 41 weeks that my baby boy decided he wanted to come out. I was somehow expecting him to arrive … Continue reading

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Turning My Baby to Optimal Position

A few weeks before giving birth, 35 weeks to be exact, I was a bit worried after hearing that my baby was in breech presentation (head on the upper part of my tummy while his feet are positioned downward). To … Continue reading

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My Gratitude Journey

We started 2014 with a big blow, a big lesson to learn. With all the awareness we got, it seemed it wasn’t enough to stop us from worrying. Personally, I felt very anxious when December and January came, and we … Continue reading

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Empowered Birth: You Are Not Alone

It was such a delight to see an email from one of the mommies who visited this site early this year and who got inspired to go for VBAC for her second childbirth. With the many emails I’ve received for … Continue reading

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