Month: September 2020

24 Things Nobody Tells You About Being Pregnant During Christmas

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Being pregnant during the Christmas season sure brings a lot of joy and happiness, but to be honest, a lot of tears and struggles too.  Whether you are newly pregnant and haven’t announced your Christmas pregnancy yet, or you are already expecting around Christmas time, there will be certain things you will experience that nobody mentioned …

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Which Pregnancy Pillow is Best For Me? A Quiz

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Pregnancy pillows can be a huge game-changer for expecting moms, as your big baby bump is making it harder and harder to catch some comfortable sleep. Yet, how do you choose the best pregnancy pillow for you when there are seemingly hundreds to choose from? If you are pregnant, you already know sleeping isn’t the …

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8 Things Every Mom Should Know About Postpartum Depression 

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Throughout my whole pregnancy, moms always mentioned the words, “postpartum depression”. And lucky for me, I had my maternal rotation in nursing school during my second trimester. This is where I learned about postpartum depression.   Postpartum is basically your “fourth trimester”. In the book, the postpartum period is the first 6 weeks after giving birth. …

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20 Most Loved Pregnancy Gifts for First-Time Moms

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Choosing that perfect pregnancy gifts for first-time moms may seem impossible. Whether it’s your wife, daughter, sister, cousin, or even friend, the perfect gift should be useful, sentimental, and thoughtful.  Well, worry no more! We have it all figured out for you.  Through lots of experience, and all the things I wish somebody would gift …

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12 Cutest Christmas Pregnancy Announcement Ideas!

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Falalalala la la la la! It’s that season again, the season of hot chocolates, Christmas movies, all the yummy food, and all the cutest Christmas pregnancy announcement ideas!  But let’s just be honest here…  Christmas isn’t all joy and happiness, it also comes with a lot of stress, and if you’re pregnant, morning sickness.  I …

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Common Questions (And Answers) About Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

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Stretch marks are almost inevitable in life, especially in pregnancy. Your body is undergoing so many huge changes and stretching beyond your imagination.  Stretch marks happen, and they are very common.  Almost every woman has stretch marks. Whether on her belly, hips, thighs, or arms. The fact is, they are normal and okay, and shouldn’t be …

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8 Helpful Ways to Reduce Tearing During Labor

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Scared to give birth? Terrified of all the crazy stories you heard about people tearing down there? Yup, tearing happens, and it’s completely normal! However, with certain habits, you can help reduce tearing during labor.  Let’s be honest. Almost all women are scared of giving birth the first time, especially with all the horror stories …

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