Friday 2nd of December 2022 04:59:51 PM

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 […]

Friday 2nd of December 2022 04:59:51 PM

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 […]

Friday 2nd of December 2022 04:59:51 PM

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 […]

Friday 2nd of December 2022 04:59:51 PM

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 […]

Friday 2nd of December 2022 04:59:51 PM

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 […]

Friday 2nd of December 2022 04:59:51 PM

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. […]

Friday 2nd of December 2022 04:59:51 PM

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 […]

pregnancy flu
Friday 2nd of December 2022 04:59:51 PM

Flu Fighters During Pregnancy

The flu? No thanks. Getting the flu during pregnancy? 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 […]

Season's Eatings
Friday 2nd of December 2022 04:59:51 PM

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 […]

Friday 2nd of December 2022 04:59:51 PM

Mis-Conceptions: Pregnancy Myths Busted

Let’s face it: most of us have had some gaps in our sex ed. It’s a complex subject, and one a lot of people get uncomfortable talking about. Unfortunately, this has led to some pregnancy myths circling around out there that we need to bust. Don’t get fooled by the old wives’ tales: here is […]

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