Baby, Organization, Pregnancy

Baby Registry “Must Have” & “Nice to Have” List

This post contains affiliate links. Read the full disclosure here. So you're pregnant and preparing eagerly for your new little baby. You're establishing the nursery, debating over names, and stocking up on newborn clothing. Your mind is spinning as you anxiously anticipate your sweet little newborn baby and you're stressing over each preparation. You have… Continue reading Baby Registry “Must Have” & “Nice to Have” List

General, Pregnancy

Down Syndrome Lives Matter

By now the report recently published by CBS news regarding Iceland's eradication of down syndrome births has been well circulated. Social media and other reporting networks have responded with varying positions on the article, the statistics, and the country's approach to the disorder and the lives affected by it. Though very small and of little impact… Continue reading Down Syndrome Lives Matter

Baby, Organization, Pregnancy

My Diaper Bag Essentials

This post contains affiliate links. Read the full disclosure here. If you're a new or expectant mom wondering what to pack in your diaper bag, there's no exact science or answer. Every baby is different and will have slightly different needs. Some babies are breastfed and therefore moms need nursing covers. Some are formula fed… Continue reading My Diaper Bag Essentials

Baby, Organization, Pregnancy

4 Things I Wish Had Been in My Hospital Delivery Bag

(This post contains affiliate links. Read the full disclosure here.) If you are pregnant and nearing the delivery date for a baby, then you have probably already thought through all of your hospital bag essentials. You might even have a packed bag already sitting by your door! I did minimal research for a hospital bag… Continue reading 4 Things I Wish Had Been in My Hospital Delivery Bag

Pregnancy

Labor & Delivery on Blood Thinner

If you or a loved one are on blood thinner for a DVT blood clot that occurred during pregnancy, don't lose heart! It is a physically and emotionally painful journey but it will be worth it all when the sweet bundle of joy arrives at the end of it all. Every story is different, but… Continue reading Labor & Delivery on Blood Thinner

Pregnancy

Managing Pregnancy With a DVT Blood Clot

When I found out I was expecting about a month into our marriage, I expected pregnancy to be an experience of growing a tummy while blissfully going about life with my new husband. After all there are nine months before the baby arrives, right? But I had no idea what was coming. A few days… Continue reading Managing Pregnancy With a DVT Blood Clot