I shared a post on facebook about some simple, but very effective, coconut water ice cubes for labor that ended up being most most popular post to date. I wanted to write a follow up blog to share more information with additional options, because as I experienced first hand, you never know what scents and flavors will appeal to you during labor. So it’s best to have two or more of these different ice cube flavors prepped ahead of time.Read More
I had a hard time starting this second trimester review. I feel like I remember being newly pregnant… and then all of the sudden I was in the third trimester. What happened to the middle?! Unfortunately I was still plagued with the nausea and vomiting that I experienced in the first trimester. For “most people” this subsides in the second trimester, and I kept expecting it to…. waiting for it to... so badly wanting it to, needing it to.Read More
My first trimester was humbling to say the least.
I actually won’t refer to my experience as having “morning sickness” because as many women can attest, the feelings of nausea are rarely confined to the morning hours. I could sometimes make it through the morning without getting sick but it always worsened around 6pm, then I’d spend most evenings confined to the bathroom… miserable.Read More