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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 32 WEEK UPDATE

    Pay attention to the picture on the right. If you look carefully you’ll be able to see Alexis’s foot. It’s on MY right, above the hip bone. She keeps resting her…

  • 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…

  • Boden Maternity- {Pregnant with Style}

    Welcome to Week 7 of Pregnant with Style feature, a weekly low down on the cutest and little known maternity brands. {Discover other weeks and maternity brands here} Boden is a…

  • 27 Weeks Bump Update

    I am getting really tired of these bump pictures. They don’t seem to change at all over the weeks 🙂 lol STATS: Her size:  “This week, your baby weighs almost 2…

  • 26 Week Bump Update

    I apologize for the no-make up, bed-hair picture. I had to quickly take it this morning straight out of bed. Weeks are definitely dragging but at least I feel well. STATS:…

  • 25 WEEK BUMP UPDATE

      You can always tell if I am having a good day or not, based on my weekly bump photos lol How do you like my Dr Seuss socks? STATS: Baby…

  • Annee Matthew Maternity Review and Giveaway: CLOSED

    Hey, guys, remember I told you that I discovered quite a few lesser known maternity brands that I’m loving so much I will be featuring them throughout my pregnancy? And not only featuring but giving…

  • 24 Week Bump Update

      STATS: Baby size: Corn. She’s rapidly gaining weight, lung tissue and brain cells. How far along: 24 weeks. VIABILITY! YAY! Both hubby and I are happy to be finally hitting the…

  • 23 Weeks Bump Update

    STATS: How far along: 23 weeks. Had a doctor’s appointment today. Nothing new, I am measuring perfectly for 23 weeks, which is good, because I go back and forth thinking I…