By the time you make it to the third trimester of pregnancy, there are behaviors, some more pleasant than others, that come to be expected. Trying to waddle walk anywhere, even if it's just across the room, will be slow....
most Ah, babymoon – the last hurrah for you and your significant other before you’re tied down to that adorable new bundle of joy. I’m not sure the term “babymoon” has been around too terribly long, but I certainly appreciate...
“Not fit for life,” the doctor said. “You won’t make it past three months.” Hearing these words come out of the specialist’s mouth was the last thing we expected to hear. We were 14 and half weeks pregnant with our second...
Where you have your baby, and with whom by your side (or at your feet), is a decision that can be explored before you even find out you are pregnant. In fact, I recommend it! One of the first and...
As a Chiropractor specializing in Pre-natal and pediatric patients, my work days are spent observing and feeling pregnant bellies.  I LOVE MY JOB!  With that, comes a lot of talk about pregnancy, babies, and baby showers.  These have become...
As a lot of women know, hormones tend to change after pregnancy. Symptoms can include anxiety/depression, fatigue, abnormal menstrual cycles, change in weight, and loss of libido - just to name a few. Sometimes these changes can even inhibit a...
This post is part 2 of 6 in the series How I Became a Mother. My husband and I shared 10 amazing years of marriage before we welcomed a child into our family. Our friends and family finally stopped asking when it was...
Gestational diabetes (GDM) is a common disorder of pregnancy affecting roughly 9 percent of all pregnancies. What is Gestational Diabetes? GDM develops due to hormones associated with pregnancy that make your body more resistant to the effects of insulin. Risk factors...
For years the daily conversation my husband and I had revolved around what to have for dinner or what TV show to watch on any given night. Lately, things are just a little different in our house. Recently, our conversations have...
So your BFF is having a baby? Congratulations! But now, let's get down to business. You have a major responsibility as BFF, and that is to throw one amazing baby shower. You've established a theme, planned the food, and ordered the cupcakes....

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