Hi again. Yes, you there. Oh, no, you don’t need to hide that potato chip dipped in frosting with bacon bit sprinkles, I won’t judge. You’re pregnant and things are going to change. You may have noticed a few differences in your overall self these past months, some more apparent than others. Rest assured these changes are normal during those first 3 months pregnant.
You’re pregnant! Congrats and get ready for a whirlwind of fun and excitement. For now, you’re sitting in your Doctor’s office for the first prenatal visit. The first visit is overwhelming. Several options regarding procedures, nutrition and different prenatal testing are laid on the table.
If you ask 100 pregnant women what is the worst symptom they deal with, the overwhelming majority will say back pain. As your baby grows, all your organs move and press in different areas of your body.
Your center of gravity changes and you often find yourself hunched over trying to compensate. Your hips widen and ache, along with the extra weight of the baby, placenta, increased blood flow and amniotic fluid. Pregnancy sounds fun, doesn’t it?
You have a bun in the oven. Well, like any good recipe, you need the right ingredients. Same goes for you and what you put in your body during pregnancy. You and your baby’s health are of the utmost importance during this time. This is why making sure your body has all the right “ingredients” is so crucial. The proper nutrition as well as the amount of vitamins and minerals you receive ensures that you and baby are healthy with all the key nutrients needed during pregnancy.
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Baby is on the way and I’m sure your wish list is jam packed with all the essentials. One item that tends to be on the pricey side is a baby changing table station. Rather than adopt a new bulky piece of furniture that will only be used for a short period of time, create your own Modern DIY Baby Changing Station using furniture you already have or can be used in the future.
The time has almost arrived. Your little bundle of love will soon be welcomed into this bright beautiful world. Now that your back is practically killing you, you cannot find a comfortable sleeping position and the anticipation of meeting your new baby is unbearable, it’s time to prep for labor. With all the upcoming events about to unfold it’s easy to forget a few things along the way. However, you will be one step closer because you know What to Do Before Labor and Delivery to Avoid Last Minute Stress.
We all do it. Especially when its your first child. You find yourself stuffing the diaper bag with the entire nursery hoping you don’t forget anything. As time passes, you narrow down what you really need in that overflowing satchel of baby gear and what you can do without. For this list I wanted to share a few items that may prove to be useful in your diaper bag. These are my Must Have Items for Your Diaper Bag.
Bringing a baby into this world includes a very long To-Do list. The months of prepping and planning before this new life arrives are extremely busy. There is so much to do and yet so little time. The race to beat the clock and as your body morphs into a ticking time bomb, your day to day routine may be jam packed with events and tasks. Of all these duties, errands and events that occurred during my pregnancies, there is one and only ONE thing I wish I had done differently while pregnant.
The test reads positive! Woohoo! It is so hard to keep the big news to yourself. Most of us scream at the top of our lungs and run through the house jumping around like we just won the lottery. In a sense, we have. However, you have this exciting secret, lets not waste it. Announcing your pregnancy can be insanely fun. Therefore, why not plan an epic and unique pregnancy reveal?
Labor pains are kicking in and its time to have a baby. Do you have everything you need for the journey? There are some items that you will find to be more valuable than you imagined once your in the thick of things. Don’t forget these simple items to make your stay a little easier and comfortable before and after delivery. Here are 12 essential items for your hospital delivery bag.