Category: Pregnancy, birth & breastfeeding

9 months and counting…

Photo Source When you think about it, that title isn’t quite accurate because most people don’t find out that they are pregnant as soon as they conceive. In fact, many people agree that you should wait two weeks before taking

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What You Need To Buy Before You Give Birth

A Crib Obviously you’re going to need somewhere to put your baby at night. Some parents go for Moses baskets and some go for cribs – either way, they’re generally designed for co-sleeping through the first few months of your

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A slap in the face when you least expect it…

But you should be used to it… Everyone has an opinion, that’s pretty much life, and goes for everything. Mostly it’s harmless when people share what they think, or you can let it slide.  The past two weeks or so,

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Again…

I am sharing this because it’s cathartic for me. It helps me to get the words out and express myself, at a time when I tying to reconcile what is going on with my mind and my body. If you

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Saving Money On Your Baby Shopping While You’re Pregnant

Today, in this collaborative post we are talking about saving money when shopping for you and your baby when you are pregnant. It’s an exciting time but also a time when you may want to be aware of your financial

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BMI is NOT the be all and end all…

So I recently shared about weight loss and how I have worked hard to loose some weight, in order to get myself to a healthier place. I have been feeling pretty good generally and pleased with my efforts and also

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Getting my confidence back with Bio Oil (and a giveaway)

I am nearly 40, my body has been through weight gain and weight loss, two pregnancies, and there are some scars and marks to prove it. I have stretch marks on my tummy & thighs. I am mostly ok with

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Please don’t be scared…

To tell me you are pregnant.  Yes, I’m struggling a little (OK, a lot) with the idea that I might not fall pregnant again, and am facing the possibility that we are “done”.  Yes, it’s a little hard for me

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Convenient Pre-Natal vitamins?

We are currently trying to add a third small human to the Mad House of Cats & Babies (the cats will not approve, Emily wants a baby sister, Matthew wants a baby brother, so there is no pressure at all

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An ache…

I have an ache. It won’t go away. It comes and goes, sometimes it’s quite noticable and makes me draw a breath, sometimes it’s very dull and I barely notice its presence.  It’s the ache that I’ve had for a

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