Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Category Archives: Pregnancy

Interview for the Role of Mom
03 Nov
6:06

Interview for the Role of Mom

Good morning. Welcome. We’re so glad you’re interviewing for the Role of Mom within our organization, H.O.M.E. As you probably have seen in the job profile, it doesn’t pay anything in the way of dollars, but there are other, more obscure benefits that we will go over when we review the hours and […]

Salad Recall Proves Once Again that Donuts Are King
29 Oct
7:33

Salad Recall Proves Once Again that Donuts Are King

Another day, another example of why donuts are superior to salad. A major salad recall has been announced and includes products sold from Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Walmart and 7-11. The concern is possible salmonella and listeria contamination, although thankfully no cases have been reported. The issue originated with a […]

Birth and Newborn Life: A Dad’s Perspective on 10 Surprising Things
25 Oct
8:50

Birth and Newborn Life: A Dad’s Perspective on 10 Surprising Things

It should come as no surprise that certain things about birth and newborns are going to leave you totally shocked no matter how prepared you are. For me, this included how unprepared our home was and how effing hard it was to latch a baby on my boob. But today, I want to […]

8 Halloween Outfits for Pregnant Women 2018
24 Oct
9:16

8 Halloween Outfits for Pregnant Women 2018

Here are a few extremely stylish and at the same time Comfortable Halloween Outfits for Pregnant Women.  We all want to wear something exclusive and unique at Halloween, to enjoy the festival and to attract everyone’s attention towards ourselves. It’s a great time to have fun and a great bonding […]

The Great Second Baby Debate: Head Vs. Heart
23 Oct
9:21

The Great Second Baby Debate: Head Vs. Heart

Some time ago, and I can’t pinpoint exactly when, my body started to crave another baby. I’m pretty sure my ovaries started to ache (although that can’t be backed up by science). I got the fever again, just like I did the first time. The big difference between the first time I […]

Scary Shit Series: Surviving Diagnosis Day
21 Oct
10:07

Scary Shit Series: Surviving Diagnosis Day

Ok. It wasn’t supposed to go like this. You were supposed to go in, find out the baby’s sex, and then buy the pink or blue supplies for your reveal party. But instead, the ultrasound technician went quiet. Colleagues were brought in to consult. A diagnosis was given – a fetal abnormality. […]

When to Push During Labor Just Got an Update
19 Oct
10:38

When to Push During Labor Just Got an Update

Salt-N-Pepa might not have been talking about labor and delivery when they released their iconic song in 1986, but it turns out they were spitting some serious truth. Thanks to a recently released study, doctors are changing their tune (snort) when it comes to deciding when to push during labor. […]

The Best Pregnancy Halloween Costume Ideas
17 Oct
11:17

The Best Pregnancy Halloween Costume Ideas

Okay, I love Hallowe’en. So much so that I sometimes use the little apostrophe between the ‘e’s. When I was pregnant with my first son, the holiday crept up on me and couldn’t think of anything good so I didn’t dress up. I was barely pregnant on October 31st the […]

Returning to Work after Having a Baby – the Truth About the 5th Trimester
17 Oct
11:17

Returning to Work after Having a Baby – the Truth About the 5th Trimester

After nearly four months of maternity leave, I returned to work on a Wednesday in April. To my surprise, I was welcomed by a decorated desk, desserts, and congratulations from team members. One sign on my desk read: “Keep Calm and Welcome Back to the Office.” I couldn’t have asked for a […]

How Can I Help My Baby With a Cold?
17 Oct
11:17

How Can I Help My Baby With a Cold?

Crane on Facebook Your baby will most likely have up to seven colds before their first birthday and there are more than 100 viruses that can cause them. So you’re not alone if you find yourself with a cranky baby with a snotty nose. How do you know if your […]