My Anti-Stretch Mark Routine

I wanted to start off saying what you’ve probably heard a thousand times before: Many (if not most) women will get stretch marks no matter what they do to prevent them. I, myself, wound up with some on my thighs and breasts. If you end up getting them, try not […]

Damian’s Natural Birth Story

Why I Chose a Natural Birth I wanted to start off by answering the question so many people ask when you tell them you’re having an unmedicated birth- “What? Why?” I think a lot of people would assume it’s because I’m anti-hospital or anti-pharm or whatever.┬áThe answer was much more┬ásimple. […]

He’s Here!

In case you’re wondering why things are a little slow around here… Damian Julio Castillo was born April 24, 2014 at 5:43 am via all natural delivery. He was 7lbs 15oz and 20.5 inches. I’ll be flooding this blog with pictures and the birth story soon, but for now I’ll […]