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Morning Sickness Survival Guide

Morning Sickness Survival Guide

I remember the joy of seeing those two pink lines show up on my pregnancy test, the first conclusive evidence that I was having a baby!!“¦but then, a few days later, being extremely concerned that I didn’t feel especially “different ...
Stretch Mark Survival Kit

Stretch Mark Survival Kit

Some women call stretch marks “badges of honor.” But when I first noticed bright reddish purple streaks on my hips towards the end of my first pregnancy, I can’t say I felt particularly honored. A healthy baby is enough commemorati ...
Don’t Be Sad About Stretch Marks!

Don’t Be Sad About Stretch Marks!

A new baby is a bundle of joy””there’s no doubt about it. But those squiggly, purplish lines left running across your once even-toned skin after Sweetie’s tucked safely in your arms? Not so much. A reader recently asked if thereR ...
A Little TLC for Moms-to-Be

A Little TLC for Moms-to-Be

When you’re pregnant, suddenly everything in life is about the baby. You probably used to eat foods that you liked. Now, what you’re eating is “womb service” for that little growing sprout, so you choose your foods with care. ...
Try Easy

Try Easy

Six years ago when I was pregnant with our now 5-year-old son Phoenix, I had the best pregnancy ever, as far as my health and the health of my baby were concerned.  But Sisters, I was sick as a dog, and I couldn’t sleep to save my life. I wasn& ...
Hands Off!

Hands Off!

Pregnancy is like a magnet for strangers. For some reason, the sight of your pregnant belly makes people want to touch you, talk about your body, ask inappropriate questions and share unsolicited stories and advice. (No, I really DON’T want to ...
From Birth

From Birth

My twin sons’ preschool teacher, Stacy, was telling me the story of her amazing daughter Lucy. She explained that it’s always been “talk to the hand” with Lucy, as in””she’s totally in her power, in a good way. St ...