Tag Archives: Being Pregnant

3 Tips If You’re Concerned About a Pregnancy Symptom

“I’ve done something bad,” I admitted to my midwife. “I’ve googled, and now I’m worried.” I generally choose not to worry about pregnancy symptoms because most ended up being normal for me (well normal for pregnant women, anyone else and it would definitely be cause for concern). Vomiting every day? Normal. Food tasting like metal?…

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How a Cerclage Saved my High Risk Pregnancy

A cervical cerclage, or stitch helping to close the cervix, can be one way to help a high risk pregnancy. Here’s one mama’s story about her own experience. The day I found out I was pregnant with my second baby, I wished for it to be a girl. I already have a son but I…

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10 Things I Wish I’d Done When I Was Pregnant

Looking back, I could should have done things differently. Now, with baby, I regret some decisions I made when I was pregnant. I don’t regret them enough to try and have another child, but still. If there’d ever be a second pregnancy, I know what I’d put on my pregnancy wish list. I wish I…

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Baby Product Safety Standards: Who Regulates What?

If you’ve ever wondered who’s in charge of making sure the products you’re using on your baby are safe, you’re not alone. The information around baby product safety is ever-evolving, and sometimes a product parents swear is a lifesaver one day is considered a ticking diaper bomb the next. If you’re in the dark about…

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Baby on a Budget – the Barest Bare Essentials

5.6Kshares I love websites that list the essentials baby items you’ll need and list a wipe warmer. I’ve got nothing against wipe warmers but I’d hardly call them a necessity when you have a baby and they are certainly not a necessity if you are having a baby on a budget. So I decided to…

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16 Ways to Support Your Partner Before, During, and After Birth

Supporting your partner through something as wild as pregnancy and birth can seem overwhelming. That’s why we polled our Facebook audience to nail down the most helpful things partners did before, during, and after, and as always, you didn’t disappoint. Here’s a sampling of the clever, kind, and downright impressive things partners did to take…

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Willow Wearable Breast Pump Now Available Through Insurance

If you’re planning on pumping, and specifically want to explore handsfree options, there’s some exciting news on the wearable breast pump front. The Willow, a handsfree, all-in-one wearable breast pump is now available as an insurance upgrade option via Aeroflow. What Makes Willow Different? The Willow is a wearable breast pump, meaning you stick the…

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