May, 2010

Stages of Pregnancy

  Stage 1: You just found out you’re pregnant. You’re excited (or horrified) and you can’t believe you’re going to be a mother. You…

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Breastfeeding – My Little Slice of Hell

So as you may or may not have read in my first birth story, my son was handed to me just minutes after being…

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How Bad Is Smoking During Pregnancy?

This was a hard one because it’s widely considered a really bad thing to smoke while pregnant. All I could gather (after sifting through…

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Is Caffeine During Pregnancy Safe?

What could make a pregnant woman nastier than going without her morning cup of coffee? How about a dillhole telling her that she really…

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Is Tanning During Pregnancy Safe?

There doesn’t seem to be much evidence that tanning is bad for your unborn child but don’t think you can get your JLo glow…

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Can Stress During Pregnancy Harm My Baby?

I can hear it now “You’re stressed because stress can harm your baby, so stop stressing.” What I can gather is that the day-to-day…

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Will Stretching or Reaching During Pregnancy Harm My Baby?

My pregnant friend’s Oma told her not to reach for something on a high shelf because she said “raising your arms above your head will…

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Is It Safe To Exercise During Pregnancy?

  It’s deadly! Don’t do it!!! No, wait, that’s me. As for you, well, the answer depends on how much you exercised before getting…

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What you Need to Know About Newborns

A doctor told a very good friend of mine that the first three months of a baby’s life is like a fourth trimester. He…

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Kids Music (that doesn’t suck)

Music for children that appeals to everyone!

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