I know what you're thinking. "Hold up, there's no such thing as a fourth trimester lady..." No. Listen. It's a REAL thing. Studies have shown that the first three months of a baby's life, they are so delicate and needy that they are pretty much still a fetus. It's basically like being pregnant because: They … Continue reading What To Expect: The 4th Trimester
Wow, mama! You are almost all the way there. Maybe it feels like it's flown by. Maybe you feel like you've been pregnant your entire life... or maybe it seems like both at once. But either way, you are almost to the finish line. There's so much to be done and so little time. The … Continue reading What To Expect: The 3rd Trimester
Whew, you've made it past the 1st trimester! Hopefully you are feeling a little less nauseous, a little more energized, and looking more pregnant than bloated. The 2nd trimester is honestly my favorite, and I've heard that other mothers loved it too. Look forward to this season as it is probably going to be the … Continue reading What To Expect: The 2nd Trimester
1. Make Sure You Know What The Recipient Wants The MTB (mother-to-be) is the most important part of this whole project. It can be tempting to do something that sounds fun to you, especially if YOU have been the MTB in the past and enjoyed your shower. But, each person is different. Even if you … Continue reading 10 Tips To Throw The Perfect Baby Shower
YAY! You are pregnant! Whether you have been planning this for years or it was the shock of a lifetime, here you are. Congratulations, mama. You have so much to look forward to. But the truth is, those first three months can be really REALLY hard. In my experience, the first three months of pregnancy … Continue reading What To Expect: The 1st Trimester
As long as I've been married, I was under the impression that immediately upon conception you could have pregnancy symptoms. After having a kid, and lots of google "research", I've learned several things that might be helpful to you if you are in that horrendous 2-week wait! You cannot have pregnancy symptoms until the fertilized … Continue reading Conception, Implantation, Missed Periods and everything in between….
When I was pregnant with my son, I did a MASSIVE amount of research. I wanted to know anything and everything about how to take care of him. I found so many resources online about breastfeeding, but the one thing I didn’t hear about was exclusive pumping. I saw the phrase a few times, but … Continue reading Breastfeeding: One Size Doesn’t Fit All [Guest Post]