Trying to conceive. Three words that, for most couples, really aren't that daunting. You try, you conceive. For couples dealing with infertility, however, "trying to conceive" becomes a lifestyle. At some point in your family planning journey, you go from being a regular couple who decided to become a trio to a TTCer, a part of an exclusive club you never asked to join. I was … [Read more...]
Fertility & Pregnancy
Trying to conceive? Already pregnant and worried about whether those skin changes, weird cravings, and random aches are normal? From the moment you start thinking about adding on to your family until the first breath your newborn takes, we'll be there! Whether it's detailed information on warning signs to keep an eye out for or encouragement to help you find the right solution for infertility, we are dedicated to bringing you all the topics you need to have a happy, healthy pregnancy.
I want to talk to you about pregnancy symptoms (that is, symptoms during pregnancy) you should never, ever ignore. This topic is so important to me because of my own pregnancy and delivery. I ignored the symptoms of preeclampsia- and my own instincts- after one doctor told me it was just normal swelling. A couple of weeks later, at 32 weeks pregnant, I ended up delivering a … [Read more...]
Sometimes picking baby names from a song can be tough. You want the name to feel unique, modern, classic plus the babies name has to be something you won’t mind saying a million more times. If you choose baby names from songs you also have a built-in lullaby! When I was pregnant, I had a whole list of beautiful names and had a hard time choosing. Some of these are amazing names … [Read more...]
Something that is totally fun to do when you are pregnant is to have a pregnancy belly painting created. While it can sometimes feel like you are pregnant for a long time, in reality, you only have a bump to show for a little while. Strut your stuff and enjoy this special moment! We have some fantastic ideas if you are considering pregnancy belly paintings, just make sure to … [Read more...]
Baby shower games that are actually fun? Yes we have them! Bet you never thought you would be smelling baby poop at a shower. Ok so it is chocolate, but still. These games take minimal props and even stuff mom-to-be can use after (not the chocolate diapers though, you should probably toss those). Check out these 5 baby shower that are actually fun! Related: 7 Baby … [Read more...]