Monday 19th of April 2021 06:24:07 AM

Second Trimester: Know what to expect

Congrats, you’ve made it to the second trimester! That’s a reason to celebrate, because growing another person is a big deal and hard work. If you experienced some unpleasantries during the first trimester, breathe a sigh of relief because the second trimester is famous for being the most comfortable weeks of pregnancy. We’ve got the […]


Monday 19th of April 2021 06:24:07 AM

First Trimester: Know what to expect

The First Trimester: the beginning of the beginning for your little one! Tons of change is on the way for your body and Baby’s. Let’s talk about what symptoms to expect and how Baby is developing during the first twelve weeks of pregnancy. First Trimester Symptoms We could be far into the first trimester before […]

changes of motherhood
Monday 19th of April 2021 06:24:07 AM

Changes of Motherhood

Celebrating Motherhood As we look ahead to Mother’s Day, we might naturally think of our own mothers.  It may be easy to think of things we wish we could change about our relationships with our own moms or things we wish we could change about ourselves as mothers.  But even with all the imperfections, today […]


Monday 19th of April 2021 06:24:07 AM

Busting addiction during pregnancy

When a new life grows inside us, we may start to think more about how our everyday habits affect our minds and bodies, especially when it comes to addictive behaviors. We already owe it to ourselves to bust an addiction, whether that be to cigarettes or alcohol, but a pregnancy gives us even more reason […]


Monday 19th of April 2021 06:24:07 AM

Why Prenatal Vitamins?

What makes prenatal vitamins so special? You’ve heard it over and over: keep a balanced diet. For sure, this is pivotal in any stage of life, and it’s definitely important to prioritize these during pregnancy. But supplemental vitamins (any pill, capsule, or gummy vitamins) are like nutrition insurance: they cover all the bases. Prenatal vitamins […]


Monday 19th of April 2021 06:24:07 AM

What is Love?

Modeling true love for your kids. Love…it’s a word we throw around a ton, but have a hard time defining. We might say we’re “in-love” with someone, but what is that all about? When we use the same word to describe our feelings about pizza or our favorite movie, what does it really mean to […]


Monday 19th of April 2021 06:24:07 AM

Ectopic Pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy: not the words anybody wants to hear at a doctor’s appointment. But it’s important that we talk about what exactly an ectopic pregnancy is, who is at risk, tell-tale symptoms, and typical treatment. Ectopic pregnancies are highly dangerous, and need to be taken very seriously. 1 out of 50 pregnancies are ectopic. […]


Monday 19th of April 2021 06:24:07 AM

How do I tell my family I’m pregnant?

Finding out the results of a pregnancy test can be shocking enough for ourselves…how do we share that news with others? Especially if our families aren’t expecting it, we might imagine the worst. But we don’t have to fear the unknown! We can prepare ourselves well for the big talk. Telling our loved ones about […]


Monday 19th of April 2021 06:24:07 AM

Flu Fighters

The flu? No thanks. Getting the flu while pregnant? Super-extra-no thanks. Catching influenza during pregnancy puts us and our babies at higher risk for health complications. To make matters worse, our immune systems are weaker during pregnancy. Our bodies are already working extra hard to keep a growing human alive, and this stress leaves our […]


Monday 19th of April 2021 06:24:07 AM

Season’s Eatings: A pregnant woman’s guide to holiday food

The holiday season approaches! Halloween is over, which means turkey, stuffing, eggnog, and party cheese platters are on the way…but what about for all the pregnant folks? There are definitely some holiday eating do’s and don’ts during pregnancy. Read on to find out how you and baby can stay safe while still digging into some […]

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