Glossary of Pregnancy Terms

Ah, pregnancy terms. I remember going to my first prenatal appointment armed with notes and questions and felt quite prepared, but halfway through the…

Resources Guide

  Where to even begin! Every time I’d meet a pregnant woman and she’d ask me where to start, I’d write a few names…

Week 1 of Pregnancy

Let’s be honest here, there really is no week one. This is the first day of your last period and this is what you’ll…

Week 2 of Pregnancy

You’re still not pregnant, but your body is building up your uterine lining to prep for ovulation. If you’re paying attention, you’ll notice an…

Week 3 of Pregnancy

Now you’ve gone and done it and fertilized an egg, you dirty birds. Nice work. The fertilized egg is now a zygote. Which I…

Week 4 of Pregnancy

So your blastocyst has parked itself on your uterine wall and it has split in two – one side will become the embryo, and…

Help Better Understand Depression

Determining whether you are suffering from run-of-the-mill, motherhood-induced lowness, or a major depressive episode can be surprisingly difficult to differentiate. Once again, I’m working…

Week 5 of Pregnancy

This is around the time that you usually know something is up. Where the hell is my period? Why do my boobs hurt? Why…

Week 6 of Pregnancy

How ya feeling, Bud? I love how movies and television always make morning sickness cute. We’ve all seen shows where the woman that realizes…