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PREGNANCY

  • Pretty Pushers Giveaway

    As you might have read in the first part of my Birth Story, I was given an opportunity to try out a Pretty Pushers gown. While many might not think what…

  • BUMP UPDATES

    Below you can navigate my Bump Updates by Week WEEK 8  WEEK 9 WEEK 10 WEEK 11 WEEK 12 WEEK 13 WEEK 14 WEEK 15 WEEK 16 WEEK 17 WEEK 18…

  • Labor Update

    Just a quick update. Last night after lots of walking, sex, Miles circuit, and a “Baby come out” hypnosis script I started having strong contractions that fit the pattern of real…

  • Birth Plan

    PLEASE READ: I can’t believe I have to make this disclosure but after a lot of initial unsolicited and close-minded (and some helpful and nice) input on the hospital bag post,…

  • Hospital Bags

    After getting the most amazing and helpful answers from readers on what to pack for the hospital, our bags are packed and ready, so here’s the breakdown: We decided to pack…

  • 40 WEEKS – Bump Update

      I really didn’t think I was going to get to write this update or get to use this photo I took just in case. My initial feelings were that I’ll…

  • Updates, events and photos

    Let me start with the updates that I am sure you’re most interested in 🙂 I am a few days from being 40 weeks and this is what’s been happening in…

  • Organic Clothing

    ORGANIC CLOTHING As a follow up to my organic post, here are a few organic clothing brands that I found that I really like. Some are cheaper, others are more expensive,…

  • 39 Weeks Bump Update

    Before I go into the 39 week update, I’d like to tell you about this dress. It’s a convertible dress from 2chix Maternity that I just received and decided to wear…

  • Supplements during pre-conception and pregnancy

    I’ve gotten so many emails about the supplements I am taking during pregnancy and took before conception that I decided to write a post. It seems a lot of people are…

  • Photo Share Tuesday: Mom is here

    So finally the day that I didn’t think would ever come is here. My mom has safely arrived from Russia, having endured a 48 hour trip: an overnight train ride, a…

  • Safety in organic

    I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while now, so I am very glad I finally have the time and the resources to put this in writing, and have…

  • 38 Weeks Bump Update

    STATS: Her size: BIG GIRL READY TO COME OUT How far along: 38 WEEKS!!!! Wow 38 weeks just seems so much more substantial than 37 weeks for some reason! Total weight gain: I’m at 174…

  • Christmas Photos

    This was our first year sending out Christmas cards. It was somehow not important before we had a kid on the way. Now that Alexis is in the picture, we both…

  • Childbirth “Training”

    In one of the posts I mentioned the hours I have to spend a day preparing for childbirth. I’ve often heard the intensity and strength of childbirth is compared to a…

  • 37 WEEK BUMP UPDATE – FULL TERM

    STATS: Her size: THE HIGHLYANTICIPATED WATERMELON. How far along: 37 WEEKS!!!! FULL TERM! Total weight gain: I’m at 171 lb. (+2 lbs this week, total at 35 lbs). My husband laughs…

  • 36 WEEK BUMP UPDATE

      It was so cold this morning that I jumped out of bed and quickly put clothes on without realizing that my bra is inside out until I took these pictures-…

  • Evolution of My Attitude Towards Childbirth

    My attitude towards labor and delivery has changed DRASTICALLY from the time before I got pregnant, then pregnant, then VERY pregnant, to NOW. Before I was pregnant, birth was a hypothetical…

  • Hospital Bag Question

    As I am working on the list for my hospital bag, I thought I’d ask you about some of the items you took to the hospital and found useful. A random…