Pregnancy

First vs Second Pregnancy

First vs Second Pregnancy: My How Things Change

The first time you get pregnant is SO special. Everything is new, you’re experiencing a whole host of new emotions and sensations, and you’re evolving into a mommy. You’ve got nine savory months of just you and that little baby in your belly; you spend your evenings reading pregnancy books and your weekends decorating the nursery. […]

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(A Humorous View of) What To Expect When You're Pregnant

(A Humorous View of) What To Expect When You’re Pregnant

A description, A-Z, of what to expect when you are pregnant. First time Pregos…I hope you find this humorous, as well as informative. Veteran moms…you know it’s all true A is for… Aww HELL no…hemorrhoids? Heartburn? Varicose veins? STRETCH MARKS??? No matter which one strikes you, they’re bound leave you saying “aw hell.”   B […]

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Worth

What Moms are Really Worth

Recently I saw on social media about what mothers who choose different paths are worth. I’m sure you’ve seen them. What a stay-at-home mom or working mom is worth? One post about the stay-at-home moms accredited it to a well-intentioned husband, which didn’t seem too far-fetched. After a little research, I discovered it was actually […]

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Just a Sip: Why I Drink While Pregnant

The holidays are behind us, and for many of us currently cooking babies in our wombs, that means we can finally stop subjecting ourselves to boozey parties where we’re often gazing longingly at the glasses of spiked cider warming our friends’ hands, the champagne glasses clinking and the red wine being poured with fancy dinners. […]

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Nutrition

Nutrition and Pregnancy: What I Wish I Had Known Before Having Kids

Pretend we are best friends getting coffee together. If I knew you might become pregnant or were struggling postpartum, I’d strongly urge you to supplement your diet with high quality supplements — before, during, and WAY after your pregnancy. Think probiotics, DHA, magnesium, and a food-based prenatal with methylfolate. I highly underestimated their value both […]

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Team C Section

Team C-Section

I know a vaginal birth is best, ok? I KNOW!!   It’s safer.  It’s the way God designed it. It’s less risk to the baby and the mother. The recovery time is shorter. I KNOW!! But look, as it turns out, some of our hoo-has just don’t want to DO that, and you’ll never believe […]

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Best Places Around Austin to Host a Unique Baby Shower

Want to throw a baby shower as unique & different as Austin itself? For all our local Mamas-to-Be (and their MILs & BFFs), here are 6 of the coolest, newest, “weirdest” –in a chic sense!– places to hold a baby shower: La Patisserie: the macarons. Better than Laduree. (I know, that’s saying a lot!) They were […]

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