Can I Drink Coffee During Pregnancy?

Can I Drink Coffee During Pregnancy?

My taste and favour for coffee is completely gone and I do pitty myself. I just bough a new, kind of expensive coffee machine and now I do not even like the stuff. A nightmare. It is not the smell, more the feeling it leaves me with. And I so not grave any like I [...]

I Am Pregnant, What Should I Do?

I Am Pregnant, What Should I Do?

I have changed this post after some response and it will be interesting to see what the feedback is.  And I do not think there is a wrong or right to it. This is written in my opinion, and opinions do change. So here is my second version. First step Finding a midwife A midwife [...]

How To Find A Midwife?

How To Find A Midwife?

I called my midwife when I was 5 weeks pregnant and I felt pretty silly. The test had just shown I was pregnant 2 days earlier and I was contemplating if I was going nuts with wanting to call the midwife so early. I went with my instinct rather than my head and the only thing [...]

We Are Expecting A Baby

We Are Expecting A Baby

We are expecting a baby next march. Bam….I said it out loud.Our second baby. I saw this little baby via ultrasound. My/ our little baby. Only 6 cm long, but everything is  visible. KRASS, a very german word…but all I could think. This will change my life, our life once again. Our privat life, my [...]

10 Reasons Why It Might Be A Good Idea To Join A Antenatal Class

10 Reasons Why It Might Be A Good Idea To Join A Antenatal Class

Is it really important to join an antenatal class? Yes, in my opinion, it is. This is my short answer. So I sat down and put a few points together which shall explain to you why it is a good idea to join an antenatal class.  ( Antenatal class is the medical term for Birth [...]

What Does It Mean Going To A Birthing House?

What Does It Mean Going To A Birthing House?

When I meet a pregnant lady the first time I always ask her if she has thought about her birthing place, i.e. if she knows where she wants to give birth. Last week I met a lady who was very clear that she wanted to give birth in a birthing house. Bravo, I thought, she is [...]

5 Essential Nursery Items

5 Essential Nursery Items

The first question will be if a newborn baby and or a baby in the first few years needs his or her own room. How much time is the baby going to be in there? Not that much I presume; the baby will be where you are, so this list can be a short one. [...]

Useful Information On How To Receive The Birth Certificate Of Your Baby?

Useful Information On How To Receive The Birth Certificate Of Your Baby?

This is an important question, because without the birth certificate you can not get child allowance or parental benefits. (Kindergeld and Elterngeld) So, listen up: The hospital, birthing house is obliged to register the birth of your baby. Your babies birth is being registered in the registry office within the district you give birth in. [...]