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
One of the hardest parts of solids for me wasn't the beginning.... that was easy! Because breastmilk was his #1 source of nutrition, I didn't feel bad if he didn't get much solids or if I even skipped them altogether one day. I knew he was fine getting just breastmilk. Now, as a toddler, I … Continue reading Meal Tips + Ideas: 9-12 Months
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
Beginning solid foods with your baby can be really overwhelming. It's just like any other other thing you'll teach your baby to do, but it's most likely the first big thing you'll be doing with your wee one, aside from bottle feeding and sleeping all day. When I started solids with my first, I truly … Continue reading Meal Ideas + Tips: 6-9 Months
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….