My Experience with the C- Section

I am from the Dominican Republic, and when I lived there, I observed that many pregnant women chose the way to give birth. I noticed that many of those women decided to give birth by c-section. Back then, my thoughts were that they wanted the fast track to give birth without having to endure labor... Continue Reading →

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The Benefits I Found of Cosleeping

Cosleeping is a very arguable topic where many people have different perspectives regarding whether to sleep or not with babies.  Many people warned me about sharing the bed with my baby, they said: "Your baby will get used to it to sleep with you.""Once you put the baby to sleep with you, he will never go... Continue Reading →

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Mom Guilt: Let’s Fight it Together.

From the moment we know there is a baby on board, moms start planning for the arrival. We want everything to be perfect from the very beginning.  We start creating our own strict rules: Don’t miss any doctor’s appointments, don’t forget to take our prenatal vitamins, don’t eat any unhealthy foods, listen to classical music... Continue Reading →

5 Fun Activities for Kids During Quarantine

We are in self- isolation because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are all living in an uncertain period, where adults and children can feel stressed more easily. Many adults know how to handle their stress; however, as parents, we need to teach our children how to manage their frustration, especially during this period. According to... Continue Reading →

How I kept busy during pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful stage in women's lives, but this could bring moments of anxiety, and it is understandable to feel this way. Your body is changing, as well as your mind. Moms can't wait to meet their babies, hold them in their arms, and have them forever. Regularly moms need to wait nine months... Continue Reading →

About Me

Welcome to my blog! My name is Cindy De Leon. I am the founder of GownsBump a maternity rental dress shop. I am currently living in Canada, but I am originally from the Dominican Republic. I moved to Canada by myself when I was 22 years old. This adventure was an excellent experience for me. I’ve always lived... Continue Reading →

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Disclaimer: Every story posted in this blog is based on research and on my own experience. My posts do not have any intention to discriminate, offend, or disrespect anyone. Every parent gets to choose how to raise their children. Please respect everyone's opinion. Please do not copy any of my stories or pictures without my... Continue Reading →

Pregnant me? Impossible

  I clearly remember when I found out I was pregnant. I went to my family doctor for a general check-up. When results came back, he realized I didn't have Hepatitis B vaccination. The doctor explained to me what Hepatitis B is and why I should get the protection. The doctor said the injection is expensive, and... Continue Reading →

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