This post contains affiliate links. The week after we got back from my husband’s medical school graduation, I took a pregnancy test and found out we were going to have another baby. We were happy with the two kids we had, had just moved to Texas and bought our first house, and were not planning […]
I had my first Bravado bra experience during H-Bear’s pregnancy, and I have to admit that I continued to wear… The post Pregnancy // Bravado Nursing Bras appeared first on Make, Do & Push!.
Giving birth to H-Bear in a pool at home was one of the most empowering moments of my life. And… The post Pregnancy // Why I’m planning another home birth appeared first on Make, Do & Push!.
I expected some changes when I first became pregnant, but never imagined that my bones would begin to fail me well before the onset of menopause. I was healthy and was following my doctor’s advice, so chronic illness wasn’t something I considered. I was wrong. Over the next 6 years, I had two more babies […]
When we have conversations about something society has labeled taboo, we can transform the way people perceive it. Here are four ways to normalize plus size pregnancy. The post 4 Ways To Normalize Plus Size Pregnancy appeared first on Plus Size Birth.
At the beginning of September, we headed back to Window to the Womb in Doncaster for our 4D scan. We… The post Pregnancy // Window to the Womb, Doncaster (Part Two) appeared first on Make, Do & Push!.
I entered H-Bear’s pregnancy feeling a combination of elation and terror. I was completely over the moon to be holding a… The post Pregnancy // Why we’re hypnobirthing again appeared first on Make, Do & Push!.
During pregnancy it’s essential to eat a balanced diet rich in vitamins and nutrients, both to keep you healthy and energized during a demanding time for your body, and to help your baby form vital organs and brain power. These healthy pregnancy snack ideas (also great for breastfeeding) all incorporate those essential elements for good health, […]
Is weight gain during pregnancy such a bad thing? There is a major disconnect happening between some doctors and their patients seeking their care during pregnancy, and it’s time for it to stop. This article is sparked by the absolute FURY I felt for my client yesterday who contacted me still in tears after having not […]
You watched as other moms posted their bump pictures and announced the arrival of their new baby. And now, it’s your turn! You want to know allll the details. Sure, you could Google every little thing (and you probably will), but why do all that extra legwork when there are pregnancy apps that can tell […]
Trying to get pregnant? Just got a positive pregnancy test? If you’re anything like me, you’re going to want to read up on everything—and I do mean everything—about pregnancy and childbirth, so you can make the best decisions for you and baby. During this quest, you’ll find a bewildering amount of ones, but which are […]
You’re experiencing all the early signs of pregnancy. You missed your period. You’re moody, nauseous or just have a hunch that you’re pregnant, but you keep getting a negative pregnancy test. What gives?! Believe it or not: It’s possible to get a negative pregnancy test result and still be pregnant. I have one friend who tested at five […]
Why its Important to Know What Blood Group You Are All of us have one type of four blood types – A, B, AB or O. And as an extra bonus, blood types are either positive or negative – this is known as the Rhesus factor (Rh) factor. If you have a specific protein, also […]
What’s the Difference Between Immunisation and Vaccination? Most of us switch between using the words vaccination and immunisation, although they don’t mean exactly the same thing. Vaccination means actually having a vaccine. This can be an injection (needle) or taken in via the mouth. Vaccines contain small doses of either: a live but weakened virus; […]
What a summer! It started off with struggling to cope with the combination of pregnancy and a crazy heatwave, and for me, ended up with waddling down the aisle whilst 30 weeks pregnant! Bearing in mind that we planned the whole wedding in less than two months, it’s been a bit of a mad summer […]