Surviving a Newborn – 7 Apps You Need

The newborn phase is one of the most fascinating and challenging stages of motherhood. While you’re working on healing your body from the inside out, you’re also adjusting to the job of Mommy, with a demanding boss that requires your attention around the clock. As a journalist, I found myself Googling every little question I…… Continue reading Surviving a Newborn – 7 Apps You Need

Safe Pregnancy Workouts

Working out was one of the last things on my mind after emerging from the first trimester filled with morning sickness, but the second time around, I was determined to keep a closer eye on my pregnancy weight to ensure that baby and I remained as healthy as possible. During my first pregnancy, once my…… Continue reading Safe Pregnancy Workouts

Pregnancy Acne: My Treatment Plan For Clear Skin

To pop or not to pop? To pop or not to pop? That’s the question for anyone who suffers from adult or hormonal acne, but it’s even more pronounced during pregnancy for some lucky women. I happen to be one of them. Now that I’m on to pregnancy number two, I’m determined to not let…… Continue reading Pregnancy Acne: My Treatment Plan For Clear Skin

Seven Tips for Relieving Morning Sickness and Keeping it Away All Day

Surviving the first trimester – a time filled with excitement, anxiety, butterflies, headaches… and nausea. During both of my pregnancies, I found myself searching the internet for anything that would make the first trimester sickies go away. Here are some of my tried and true solutions that made even the worst days a little more…… Continue reading Seven Tips for Relieving Morning Sickness and Keeping it Away All Day

When to Take a Pregnancy Test

And how I knew I was pregnant with Baby #2. When you know, you know. The second time around, I was a little more prepared, more experienced, and more in-tune with my body than before. Early pregnancy symptoms differ from woman to woman, and even from pregnancy to pregnancy, whether you’ve had one or five…… Continue reading When to Take a Pregnancy Test