6 Things I Wish I Would Have Known About Miscarriage Before I Had One

Every October I see the posts on Facebook... "I am 1 in 4." October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month. For me, it has always been awkward. I never knew what to say to those who have lost a baby. I always thought it seemed like not a huge deal... especially at a young … Continue reading 6 Things I Wish I Would Have Known About Miscarriage Before I Had One

5 Reasons The 2nd Trimester Is The Best

If you're a mama in your 1st trimester feeling absolutely miserable, I've got some GREAT news for you. In almost all normal pregnancies the 2nd trimester is the best trimester! It's a well known fact that during months 4-7 you feel happier, more energetic, and much less moody and nauseous than you have the first … Continue reading 5 Reasons The 2nd Trimester Is The Best

Conception, Implantation, Missed Periods and everything in between….

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….

Breastfeeding: One Size Doesn’t Fit All [Guest Post]

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]