Pregnancy + Birth

Tips for a healthy and happy pregnancy and an empowered birth.

Pregnancy Diary: 14 Weeks

It’s a boy!!!! OMG.  I’m hoping by now all of you got a chance to see our “gender reveal” video…

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Pregnancy Diary: 13 Weeks

Let’s talk about sex, (of your) ba-by.  Hopefully you caught the reference?  Anyway, let’s do it.   Before I had…

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Pregnancy Diary: 12 Weeks

We made it!  Today is OFFICIALLY the last day of the first trimester.  If you read last week’s diary, you’ll…

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Pregnancy Diary: 11 Weeks

Well, I wasn’t sure if I actually had a real visible bump or if it was just bloating (because it…

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Pregnancy Diary: 9 Weeks

Let’s talk about baby bumps this week.   I heard that you start showing much earlier with your second pregnancy, but…

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Pregnancy Diary: 8 Weeks

Wanna know how it’s going?  Well, I slept with a garbage bin next to the bed last night.  That’s how…

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Pregnancy Diary: 7 Weeks

The fun and games are OVER people.  Pregnancy symptoms including nausea and food aversions are in full force.    Admittedly, I’m…

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Pregnancy Diary: 6 Weeks

So, there’s good news and bad news.  Want the good news first?  Same.   Good News:  We saw a heartbeat!!!! …

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Pregnancy Diary: 5 Weeks

You probably guessed this was coming…. Let’s talk about anxiety.   Seriously what is more terrifying than the first 12 weeks…

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ACOG Revises Postpartum Care Recommendations

WOW!  This is huge news, mamas!  I have been waiting for more emphasis on the “Fourth Trimester” since I suffered…

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Meet The Experts: Pelvic Health PT, Merci Treaster

Mommies, this is seriously going to be one of the most important pregnancy/postpartum posts I will EVER write.  Are you…

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