Skip to Content

10 Reasons Not To Find Out Your Baby’s Gender Before Birth

If you tell people you’re not finding out the gender of your baby, they might think you’re crazy. It’s become the norm to find out your baby’s gender before giving birth. And it’s easy to see the reasons why. You can decorate the nursery, choose a name, and buy adorable outfits for a little boy …

Read More about 10 Reasons Not To Find Out Your Baby’s Gender Before Birth

Why Birth Plans Are Useless (Do This Instead)

When you first become pregnant, labor seems a million months away. But a few ultrasounds later and you’re sporting a watermelon-sized bump. Even if you’ve taken classes, read books, and talked to friends, nothing can truly prepare you for labor. And that’s scary, right? Enter: The birth plan. What is a birth plan? A birth …

Read More about Why Birth Plans Are Useless (Do This Instead)

5 Tips for Surviving Summer When More Than 6 Months Pregnant

It seems like it has taken me months to actually feel pregnant. Sure, I had nausea during the first trimester, but once that passed, I didn’t have any major pregnancy symptoms. Add that to the fact that pretty much anyone I’d see would tell me how “not pregnant” I looked (I know it was meant …

Read More about 5 Tips for Surviving Summer When More Than 6 Months Pregnant

Natural Remedy for Preventing Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Stretch marks are a relatively common trademark of pregnancy. In fact, up to 90% of women get stretch marks at some point during pregnancy (source). Knowing that, I still wanted to do everything I could to prevent them, so I came up with my own personal approach to ward off this hallmark sign of pregnancy. …

Read More about Natural Remedy for Preventing Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Marginal Cord Insertion: My Personal Experience

When the phone conversation begins, “We don’t normally call patients with their results because they typically have questions,” you know you’re probably going to get some news you weren’t necessarily expecting. I got the call on a Tuesday afternoon and the emotions that followed hit me like a freight train despite my efforts to stay …

Read More about Marginal Cord Insertion: My Personal Experience

5 Must-Haves for Morning Sickness Relief During Pregnancy

I’m now well past the first trimester, but that doesn’t mean I forget the all-too-familiar feeling of constant nausea that was present throughout the beginning of my pregnancy. While I didn’t have any actual sickness in my first trimester, I definitely felt nausea, and at times it seemed nearly debilitating. So I did as I …

Read More about 5 Must-Haves for Morning Sickness Relief During Pregnancy