Posts Tagged: pregnancy

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From processing the excitement of pregnancy and the overwhelming uncertainty of labour, to imagining the first few days spent at home with baby – the mind of a new mom is never at rest. As guardian of #WhatMattersMost, she’s busy mentally preparing for the weeks, months and years that lay ahead. From baby names and… Read more »

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From folic acid and stretch mark cream to body pillows and late night snacks, when you’re expecting, you have to expect to budget for more than just baby. Pregnancy can get pricey, but there are ways to reduce costs so you have more money to spend where it really counts. To help you make your… Read more »

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Being pregnant is a miracle, truly. For nine months, moms-to-be enjoy the feeling of something beautiful growing inside them. That, and the odd wave of nausea, seriously sensitive bladders, the occasional backache and hormones that have you laughing one minute, and crying the next. One of the hardest things to handle when pregnant (and one… Read more »

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Ah, the miracle of birth. For 9 months, you’re beautiful body has sheltered, nurtured and protected a tiny human being. You’ve survived cravings, muscle discomfort, insomnia and nausea, and now, after months of cuddling with a body pillow and waddling to and from the bathroom twenty times a day, one way or another (SPOILER ALERT)… Read more »

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Every pregnancy, like every person, is different. From morning sickness to swollen ankles, for some women pregnancy can be an uncomfortable, and near debilitating experience. Fortunately, for the lucky ones, it’s a period during which you can continue to enjoy most of the things you did before you were pregnant, including exercise. Pain Relief and… Read more »

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Patricia Durante was 26 weeks pregnant when she was diagnosed with leukemia. “It was the worst day of my life,” Patricia says. “We were planning a family and beginning our lives together and it just felt like the end was near.” At 31 weeks of pregnancy, Patricia delivered her daughter, whom she named Victoria Angel…. Read more »