Around the time of my estimated due date (EDD), I found it harder and harder to make real plans. What if I went into labor? What if I didn’t?
To avoid pregnancy heartburn, say bye to drinking water with meals. For me it really flared up around 25 weeks pregnant. Ugh.
With my 30+ months of breastfeeding experience, I have a few strong opinions for you about nursing bras with little hooking flaps.
When she was pregnant with her daughter, she became very sick for the first three months and between throwing up and dealing with inconsiderate people, Line decided to start drawing cartoons to make light of the situation.
When I asked my Mom’s Group facilitator — a woman whose own daughters were over 20 years old — how the conversation amongst rookie moms had changed in the 20 years that she’d been hosting support groups for new mothers, she told me that my generation talked a lot more about products. Guilty as charged. […]
Things to do on pregnancy bed rest that are better than waiting for your partner to get home. Bedrest is a big bummer, but Cara has some great tips!
Gulp! My friend Natalie is forcing me to admit that not everything under the sun can be found on Amazon. Natalie Gordon, mom of two young boys and founder of BabyList, shares her favorite registry picks from all over the Internet. At BabyList you can put Any Thing from Any Where on your registry, so why […]
The woman behind your behind, Sara Blakely, best known for her invention of SPANX, was struck by a creative impulse during her 40th week of pregnancy, which gave birth to The Belly Art Project. This coffee table book, whose sale proceeds will go towards Every Mother Counts, is filled with highly stylized photographs of painted pregnant […]
Thanks to Exeltis for sponsoring today’s post about all the lingo to know when becoming a rookie mom. Whitney’s former boss used to say that becoming a parent is like “joining the most special non-special club there is” — and we totally agree! In fact, even trying to become a parent gains you access to a […]
Wondering if someone might be pregnant, please don’t outright ask her. It is so rude to hear “Are you pregnant?” — instead, try one of these 13 more subtle ways to find out!
Like many women in their first trimester I hadn’t revealed my pregnancy to those around me, so it might have raised suspicion if I began to nap on the lobby couch at work. I just wasn’t ready, or able, to let pregnancy exhaustion take over
Two conversations I had recently made me think that even though belly dancing sounds intimidating and not-my-thing, I might do it if I were pregnant again. Sitting is the new smoking My friend Kelsey, a life coach and acupuncturist, said “Sitting is the new smoking” during a marathon road trip discussion we had about careers, childbirth, relationships, […]