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For some expecting mom the only harder thing about having a baby is coming up with a name for your baby. There are so many names to pick from. Do you want to go a little old school, gender neutral name, family name, trending baby name or come up with your own unique name?
Hey there mama! I know I usually write posts that are packed full of information but for this post I wanted to do something a little different. On January 16th my husband and I celebrated our 4 year anniversary and to celebrate we went on a cruise to the Bahamas! I want to...
Which drugs should I be avoided During My pregnancy?
When expectant mothers take certain medications and drugs, the substances can expose the babies and expectant mothers to a number of risks.  Taking prescription medicines such as opioids can lead to addiction for both mothers and babies. That's why it's important to know what medications are best for mothers and children. After labor,...
Signs And Symptoms Of Pregnancy Depression, antepartum depression during pregnancy, problems faced during pregnancy
Pregnancy depression is not something that you can just "shake off". This should be one of the most joyful times of your life. However, for many expecting moms their pregnancy is full of fear, stress, anxiety, and sadness. According to The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), between 14-23% of women will struggle with some...
how to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy
Those pesky stretch marks can start popping up as early as in your first trimester. If you lucky you can get all the way to your third trimester before seeing any. If you are super lucky you may not get any! (wish that was my case lol) Stretch marks can't always be prevented. I like to call them my "mommy...
Ilove this time of the year (besides the cold)! The food and the time spent with loved one makes everything so special. What can make it even more special is celebrating your baby's first Christmas! Last Christmas our little girl was only a few months old, but this year she will be one and a half which makes Christmas time even...
when can a newborn go outside in the summer, when can i take my newborn out for a walk, when can i take my newborn out to a restaurant, when to take a newborn out in public, How Long Should I Wait Before Taking My Newborn Out In Public
This exact question ran through my head when my daughter was a newborn. I think it does for most moms who are about to have a newborn or have one currently. Even though your newborn is teeny and fragile there is no reason to keep them cooped up inside all day. Your newborn may even like all the different sounds outside...
Suffering from back pain, pelvic pain, hip pain, and any other pain during pregnancy is the worst! During pregnancy, we think mostly about what baby needs and sometimes forget ourselves. It is important to take care of yourself during pregnancy as well so that you don't find yourself even more stressed and in pain. If you are in a lot of...
how to produce more breast milk fast, how to increase breast milk production fast, how to increase my breast milk supply fast
Let me first start off by saying that a decrease in milk supply is not permanent. When I was nursing my daughter there were 4-5 times where I did not have enough milk for night time feedings. Luckily I pumped so she was able to sort of take a bottle of breastmilk but after applying a few of these methods below I...
When you are expecting a new little addition to your family you get a lot of wanted and unwanted parenting advice. Not to mention the list of must-haves you need to get. When I was pregnant I would get at least 3-5 different parenting advice, tips, and truths. Many I took to heart and others not so much. Being pregnant the focus...