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pregnancy

  • New Prenatal Screening by Natera

     This survey was sponsored by the new Panorama™ NIPT, created by Natera, that enables women in the first trimester of pregnancy to be screened for more than a dozen leading genetic diseases…

  • I am the host of…

    The first giveaway in the 50 Days of Giveaways! Yes, you read it right! The 50 Days of Giveaways on Daily Mom have begun and I have the honor to kick…

  • Birth Story Part 2

    Before reading Part II, please read Birth Story Part I (…) We called the nurse to do a cervical check. I’m 3.5 cm 50% effaced! No progress! Twelve hours of intense frequent…

  • dearjohnnies Designer Hospital Gown

    Dear Johnnies is another hospital gown meant for a slightly different purpose during labor and delivery. This one you wouldn’t want to get dirty- it’s so pretty with its patterns and colors.…

  • Alexis Weeks 1,2,3 + Postpartum Update

    Since I’m so behind on weekly updates, I’m going to lump them all together. Postpartum update Week 1 and 2 Photos (I totally forgot to take front ones for week 1-…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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-…

  • 35 WEEK BUMP UPDATE {35/35}

    STATS: Her size: We’re a large cantaloupe this week! Getting closer and closer to a watermelon. How far along: 35 WEEKS. Yesterday was the famous 35/35 – 35 weeks along with 35…

  • Conception Misconceptions

    I find it funny sometimes how TV shows and movies misrepresent certain things to help fit them into the storyline or their timeline. Sometimes, though, I feel like those things have the…

  • Guest Post: Top pregnancy Precautions to Take

    {This is a guest post from The Pregnancy Zone} Top Pregnancy Precautions to Take It used to be that women were urged to take care, and refrain from a great many…

  • 34 Weeks: Bump Update

    Check out the left side of my belly- Alexis keeps resting her feet there- it looks funky and uneven.   STATS: Her size: We’re a honeydew this week! Never thought that’d…

  • BUMP UPDATE: 31 WEEKS

    I was thinking about being pregnant and pregnancy in general and I just don’t think I am a fan of this state. I know some women think of their pregnancy in…