helpful pregnancy tips

3 Very Important Considerations for Getting Pregnant

Last week, I sat and listened as my friend told me about all the fun exercises she’s been doing to get herself pregnant. She and her husband have been trying for at least 5 months now and are starting to get very discouraged. She talked about the schedule, the vitamins, and all the other tricks every professional and doctor can possibly give. Surely you’ve heard at least half of it, if you’re a parent. (more…)

Why Gestational Diabetes is a Prick

When I was five months pregnant and days away from making a cross country move, my perinatologist’s office called me with some bad news. My one hour blood glucose test had come back with a blood...

4 Must-Have Pregnancy Products

When I was pregnant, I went through some really funny hormonal and sometimes just weird body changes. I felt all sorts of weirdness, sometimes pain, most of the time, fear, and of course excitement...