Follow Trina’s pregnancy with week-by-week baby bump updates. At 39 weeks pregnant, we discuss early signs of labor, and week 39 pregnancy symptoms such as pelvic pain. You also see Trina’s 39 weeks pregnant belly bump.
Setting yourself up with a postpartum care kit before baby arrives is essential. By creating a postpartum care kit that is outfitted with everything you need to be comfortable, you will heal faster and save your partner a trip to the store for supplies after baby arrives.
Learning about your postpartum recovery before labor and delivery is smart. I focused so much on the actual birth, that I really didn’t know what to expect in the weeks after birth. I knew I needed to get some pads and witch hazel wipes, but that was about it. I wish I’d read about how I would feel, common discomforts and learned healing tips while I was preparing for birth.
So you’ve gotten your big fat positive, celebrated the big news with your partner, and the reality of pregnancy is just starting to set in. Sound about right?! Welcome to the first trimester of pregnancy, mama! There’s already so much you can do to get this pregnancy started on the right foot. Getting organized and planning for baby’s arrival really does begin now.
Follow Trina’s pregnancy with week-by-week baby bump updates. At 38 weeks pregnant, we discuss early signs of labor, and week 38 pregnancy symptoms such as nausea. You also see Trina’s 38 weeks pregnant belly bump.
Pregnancy is often a time centered around the birthing mama. Right from the beginning, you and baby start to bond as baby grows inside you. Are you wondering how to get your husband excited about pregnancy too? I know that in the beginning it was challenging for my husband to get excited about pregnancy and bond with baby while she was still in my belly. This was especially true in the early weeks and months when I wasn’t showing and he hadn’t yet felt her kicks.
Whether you are the mama-to-be or the baby shower hostess, one of the first big tasks you will accomplish together is the shower invitations. Are you working on your guest list, choosing your theme and other fun details for your baby shower? How about your invites? You might not think twice about shower invites. However, invites are one of the most important aspects of a shower.
Follow Trina’s pregnancy with week-by-week baby bump updates. At 37 weeks pregnant, we discuss preparing a toddler for a new baby, and week 37 pregnancy symptoms. You also see Trina’s 37 weeks pregnant belly bump.
Are you working on your baby registry? Or maybe at the point where you’re trying to fill in the gaps after your shower and setting up the nursery? What baby clothes did you receive? Do you have enough? My guess is, you’re probably wondering how many baby clothes do I need?
Follow Trina’s pregnancy with week-by-week baby bump updates. At 36 weeks pregnant, we discuss packing a minimalist hospital bag, and week 36 pregnancy symptoms. You also see Trina’s 36 weeks pregnant belly bump.
Within days of arriving home with my newborn, I couldn’t imagine how I’d ever go back to work. I just had to find a way to stay at home with her. For us, this meant a certain financial goal had to be met to make this a reality. I put my mind to finding an opportunity to earn money from home. In addition to adjusting to the challenges of life with a newborn, I was consumed with finding a solution to staying home. And I did! I became an online English teacher.
During my pregnancy, I diligently checked off all of the boxes towards getting our home, life and relationship prepared for life with a newborn. I coordinated all that I needed to plan for my return to work after my 3-month maternity leave. I was set. But then, my baby was born. I knew within days that I needed to find a way to stay at home with her for much longer than three months. This aching desire had me obsessed with finding a work from home option.
13 Tips on how to fly with a baby. Surviving airplanes with an infant is no joke, but this article has you covered on everything you need to bring, what schedule you should follow, and what to do if your best laid plans break down.
How to make the most of your hospital stay after birth. Includes 10 tips you’ll want to read before heading to labor and delivery. Includes answers to common questions about how long you stay in the hospital after birth, when can you bring baby home, and how long do you bleed after giving birth.
Follow Trina’s pregnancy with week-by-week baby bump updates. In week 35, we discuss preparing the home for baby, and week 35 pregnancy symptoms such as the pregnancy line. You also see Trina’s 35 weeks pregnant belly bump.
Are you a new mom who lives in the Greater Philadelphia area? Are you planning a trip to the Philadelphia area with your little in tow sometime soon? You’ve come to the right place! I grew up in West Chester, PA, and my parents still live there. I’ve had a blast going back for visits with my own baby and now toddler, and exploring some of my old favorite places and new ones that have popped up since I’ve left.