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Pregnancy

What’s funny about being pregnant?

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So, this pregnant woman walks into a bar… No, no, that’s not right. But pregnant people DO walk into things all the time. Ba-dum-bum. Not funny now, but funny later. When I think about what’s funny about pregnancy, it helps to take the long-view. So many of the oddities and discomforts are actually quite hilarious […]

What should new parents discuss before baby arrives?

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My husband and I both read some parenting books before our first child was born. He enjoyed Be Prepared: A Practical Handbook for New Dads, and eventually recommended it to expectant dad friends. I will estimate that compared to him, I read five or ten-fold the amount of educational material available to pregnant people, just […]

Childbirth options cheat sheet

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Did you know that Hypnobirthing and Hypnobabies are two different things? Uhh, we didn’t. A rookie-mom-to-be recently asked us via twitter about a cheat sheet for different child birth methods. When I answered that it sounded like a good assignment, she took it and ran with it (don’t tell her, but I meant assignment for […]

giggle link love: July edition

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We’ve got a new column over at giggle GAB and are excited to share. Our giggle gig is called Parent Talk and it’s stuffed with tips and lessons learned for expectant new moms. As I spent time on the giggle site during the process of getting to know the brand, I began coveting certain products, […]

The best remedy for pregnancy heartburn

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Around 25 weeks pregnant, the heartburn started with a vengeance. It usually flared up towards the end of the evening — right around when RookieDad Alec got home from work — and lasted until bedtime. Whine whine whine. Squirm. Complain. Wah. I remember this symptom keenly from before. I once read that having a lot […]

Pregnancy street style

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Heather looked so cute in her bold colors and pattern mash-up today, I forced her to pose for some photos. This is what 26 weeks looks like. Miss Heather says her current cravings are brownies, watermelon, and fresh pickles. Also? Going to bed early. Side effects include heartburn and excessive weepiness. The shirt is from […]