Category: Pregnancy

5 Tips to Prepare your Relationship for a Newborn in Pregnancy

5 Tips to Prepare your Relationship for a Newborn in Pregnancy

Prepare your Relationship for a Newborn with these 5 Tips Preparing for life with a new baby is no easy task. Likely those nesting instincts have kicked into high gear. You know to check off the boxes of creating a registry, planning your shower, attending your prenatal appointments and setting up the nursery. But what is one monumental thing you don’t want to skip preparing? Your relationship of course! There is no shift quite like the shift from couple to couple with a new baby. The thing is, with a little footwork, some meaningful conversations and a shared understanding of […]

Posted July 16, 2018 by Julie in Family, Guest Posts, Love, Parenting, Pregnancy, TopPosts, / 1 Comment
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7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Maternity Leave

7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Maternity Leave

Preparing for your baby’s arrival is a super exciting time. If you prepare well, you’ll make the most of your maternity leave and postpartum period. You’ll heal better, bond with your baby better and even enjoy yourself more. Here are our best tips for making the most of your postpartum recovery. How to Make the Most of Your Postpartum Recovery and Maternity Leave Set realistic expectations Healing after birth and recovering postpartum isn’t a cakewalk. There’s so much planning to do while pregnant. Planning for baby, planning for birth. So many moms forget to plan for their postpartum too! With […]

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Breastfeeding: 5 Things You Need to Know to Prepare

Breastfeeding: 5 Things You Need to Know to Prepare

As a mom-to-be, I knew I wanted to breastfeed, and I did everything I could think of to prepare. It did not turn out how I expected and was definitely a struggle for me. I want to share my lessons learned with my fellow ladies and all the currently pregnant mothers so you can prepare for breastfeeding. And if you like to plan ahead, you might like these lovely mom smart planners to help you from bump smart to nurse smart.   The ONLY 5 things you need to know for breastfeeding 1. Breastfeeding is Natural, but it does not […]

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What You Need to Know Before Traveling Abroad While Pregnant

What You Need to Know Before Traveling Abroad While Pregnant

There’s no doubt you deserve a vacation — you’re carrying a baby, after all. But if you plan to head abroad then there are a few precautions worth taking before you set off, so all you need to do when you arrive is relax. Here are six things you need to know before heading abroad while pregnant. (Photo by Suhyeon Choi on Unsplash) It’s best not to go too far away While we see the appeal of escaping to a foreign country, the shorter the journey, the better. Travelling can be especially tiring during pregnancy and it may be difficult […]

Posted December 15, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Pregnancy, Travel, / 0 Comments
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8 Benefits of Prenatal and Postnatal Massage Therapy

8 Benefits of Prenatal and Postnatal Massage Therapy

In the time of pregnancy, a woman’s body goes through many physical as well as hormonal changes. The body loses its shape and sometimes begins to sag as well. For all such issues, the best thing that you can do is go for prenatal and postnatal massage therapies. Here are some of their benefits explained, have a look: Prenatal massage therapies: These are the massage therapies that you get while you’re pregnant and they don’t just benefit you, but the baby as well. Following are some of the benefits of prenatal massage therapies: It reduces back pain A backache is […]

Posted December 11, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Pregnancy, / 0 Comments
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Gift Ideas and Must Have Products for your Pregnant Friend

Gift Ideas and Must Have Products for your Pregnant Friend

It seems like motherhood comes in waves through a group of friends, or our friendships shift. We end up being surrounded by other mothers or moms-to-be, and when holidays or birthdays come around, we want to give the right gift. Sure, we can give a gift for the baby, but let’s focus on the mothers for this gift guide. If you’re looking for presents for your pregnant friend rather than for the baby, check out these ideas. This gift guide shares ideas for gifts to give a close friend who is pregnant, perhaps for the first time and these gifts […]

Posted September 27, 2017 by Julie in Gift Guides, Pregnancy, / 1 Comment
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Can Pregnant Women Eat That?

Can Pregnant Women Eat That?

Read the Infographic below for details on what is safe to eat while pregnant, and what is not safe to eat for moms-to-be. A healthy diet during pregnancy is not as difficult as it seems. There is room for flexibility as far as quality and quantity of food consumed. The immune system changes so pregnancy makes a woman susceptible to food-borne illnesses, and result in serious medical issues. Initially, usually in the first trimester a light breakfast and a heavy dinner is the norm, to avoid the after effects of morning sickness. The last trimester involves a hearty breakfast and […]

Posted June 19, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Pregnancy, / 0 Comments
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10+ Things No One Tells You About Being Pregnant

10+ Things No One Tells You About Being Pregnant

Incredible Facts About Being Pregnant That Might Surprise You   Congratulations on being pregnant! This must be an exciting time for you and your family. A new member of the family will certainly bring more joy and happiness. The best you can do is keep calm while preparing for the coming of the baby. Pregnancy is a pretty exciting time. You will certainly learn a lot during your first prenatal visit. This includes some of the changes to expect during each trimester and how well your baby is growing in your womb. You will also undergo some vital tests to […]

Posted June 5, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Pregnancy, TopPosts, / 2 Comments
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Can You Eat Feta Cheese While Pregnant?

Can You Eat Feta Cheese While Pregnant?

Can You Eat Feta Cheese While Pregnant? There are some healthy meals that you can eat when pregnant, but since there are lots of options and restrictions, it is important to identify what is most suitable for you. Many women around the world are dairy lovers, cheese specifically, and may wonder – can you eat feta cheese while pregnant? Feta is a derivative of cheese, and it is fitting to know more about the source for a start. Cheese is primarily produced from cow’s milk, and this is the most common source, but other mammals like goats, buffalo, sheep and […]

Posted March 13, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Pregnancy, / 0 Comments
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Never Lose Hope with Unexplained Infertility

Never Lose Hope with Unexplained Infertility

  People visit a fertility clinic for answers as to why they can’t get pregnant or carry a pregnancy to term. While up to 80% of these people, after initial testing, will receive a diagnosis and treatment plan, approximately 20% will be diagnosed with unexplained infertility. This can be incredibly frustrating, but isn’t a reason to give up, it usually just means you have to look further for the answer. Unexplained Infertility Challenges the Fertility Clinic to Look Further for the Answer Approximately 80-90% of people visiting a fertility clinic because they are unable to conceive or carry a pregnancy […]

Posted February 22, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Pregnancy, / 2 Comments
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