Online shopping is imperfect (have you ever tried buying pants on Asos.com???). But imagine buying baby items—before you’ve ever had contact with a newborn, before you’ve met your actual baby, before having any idea what daily life with a tiny
On top of the mound of dishes was a bowl that was brimming with pasta, chicken and broccolini bathed in herb-butter sauce just an hour ago. It was now empty—minus the leftover coagulated pasta chunks seared into the ceramic.
Most new parents are shocked into a state of perpetual horror when they live to see the sleep deprivation of the newborn/infant days. We’ve all been warned by our mother-in-laws and baby-shower attendees that parents are IRL zombies, but
Everyone has a list of baby products you need when you’re expecting, but this is meant to supplement a more comprehensive list (like this one from Pregnant Chicken). LISTEN UP! 1. Pumping bra The inventor of the pumping bra
If you’re pregnant or just birthed a shiny new baby, you’ve likely been sleuthing mommy blogs on what you need to buy to survive life with a newborn. SO overwhelming, amiright?! I made the mistake of downloading a checklist
During my third trimester, my husband and I took a breastfeeding class and it was so lengthy and involved so many PowerPoint slides I didn’t realize it didn’t even scratch the surface. Most people learn about clogged ducts and
I was pregnant for eight whole months and all anybody told me was, in retrospect… NOTHING. People told me do prenatal yoga, drink lots of water and get an epidural but nobody thought to warn me (in detail) about the
If you’re one of those people who use Vaseline or Aquaphor for everything, you’ll love to know nipple creams with 100% ultra-pure medical grade lanolin (like Lansinoh® HPA® Lanolin) can do a lot more than soothe your sore nipples. Lanolin is
7 Self-Care Strategies for When You’re on Modified Bedrest: Pre-Term Labor Anxiety and Preserving My Sanity
This site initially started off as a way for me to document my pregnancy pains (so basically: an outlet for all my whining), but this is only my second preggers post. And I’m at 32 weeks. Turns out it’s
When you’re three months’ pregnant, bloating feels like having a Braxton-Hicks contraction (which makes your belly feel like a balloon on the verge of popping) layered on top of another Braxton-Hicks contraction paired with lovely back pain and period-like cramps.