The Good, The Sticky, and the Smelly: Pregnancy Month 3

The 3rd month of Pregnancy - the end of the 1st trimester.  You may be going from nausea, to unusual aches and pains, to a feeling of “wow, this is really happening!” By the end of this month, your uterus will begin to rise out of your pelvis and will be about the size of a ripe grapefruit while your baby is the size of

The Good, The Sticky, and the Smelly: Pregnancy Month 3 2017-11-10T04:12:57+00:00

Second Month of Pregnancy: Survival Mode

Image by Ingrid Franz Moriarty By the second month, most moms-to-be know they’re expecting. This stage may seem a bit surreal in your mind, while your body faces reality head-on. Many experience fatigue, breast tenderness, digestive upsets and “morning sickness,” which can honestly be “all day sickness.” Nausea and throwing up lie on a spectrum of never to all the time for some

Second Month of Pregnancy: Survival Mode 2017-11-10T04:07:10+00:00

Uncertainty, Surprise, and Anticipation: Pregnancy Month 1

  Image by Classic Kids Photography Did you know that the first two weeks of pregnancy, by U.S. standards, are not really “pregnancy” at all, but the week leading up to ovulation and fertilization? Yes, by the time most moms-to-be learn they are expecting (around the days of the first missed period), they are considered one month into the game. Some women, especially

Uncertainty, Surprise, and Anticipation: Pregnancy Month 1 2017-11-10T04:07:10+00:00