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The Stir By CafeMom: Pregnancy

  • freshMom's Viral Video Perfectly Sums Up the Differences Between First Pregnancy and All the Ones After
    Post by Jordyn Smith. If you have multiple children, you are already well aware of how different the pregnancy experiences are. With your first baby, everything is a new experience, you're constantly worried, and you're always preparing. By the tim…
    - 13 hours ago, 25 Sep 17, 7:36pm -
  • This Is What Going Through IVF Is Really Like
    Post by Lauren Levy. Tiffany Rex/FacebookWhen Tiffany Rex and her husband announced they were expecting a baby thanks to the help of IVF, they didn't know how many people in their lives had gone through similar journeys. Once she posted the news on…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 7:53pm -
  • Mom Shares Drastic Side-by-Side Photos to Show How Different Your Pregnancies Can Be
    Post by Lauren Levy. From the severity of morning sickness to how much weight you gain, how your body reacts to pregnancy the first time isn't a guaranteed indicator of how things will go the second time around. Soon-to-be mom-of-two Chontel Duncan…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 3:19pm -
  • 15 Powerful Photos That Show the Beauty of C-Section Births
    Post by Genny Glassman. For some reason, there is a strange stigma surrounding births that happen via C-section. Despite the growing number of moms speaking out about their C-section experiences, showing their C-section scars, and educating the mas…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 2:04pm -
  • This 'Sunny-Side Up' Birth Photo Is Unlike Anything You've Ever Seen
    Post by Lauren Levy.   There's no question that the things a woman's body can do are incredible and that childbirth is mesmerizing. But if you need a reminder of just how miraculous this process is -- or just want your mind to be blown -- check ou…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 6:36pm -
  • Raw Photos Pay Tribute to the Extraordinary Work of Labor and Delivery Nurses
    Post by Megan Zander. A recent tribute to labor and delivery nurses posted by Jill Krause of the blog Baby Rabies -- coupled with an intimate picture taken by photographer Katie Lacer of Momma KT Shoots -- caused moms everywhere to reach for the…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 3:34pm -
  • Science May Have Figured Out What Causes Stillbirths -- and How to Prevent Them
    Post by Jordyn Smith. Stillbirths are devastating, but they're still surprisingly common. About 23,600 babies are stillborn each year, but narrowing down the exact reason why stillbirths occur has been incredibly difficult, if not downright impossi…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 10:00pm -
  • 18 Actually Helpful Pregnancy Tips From Moms Who've Been There
    Post by Wendy Robinson. We all know that there is nothing that attracts unwanted advice more than the sight of a pregnant belly. I know I got my fair share of outdated, rude, or even dangerous advice throughout my pregnancy. Strangers mean well, bu…
    - 11 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 7:14pm -
  • 30 Awesomely Easy and Creative Pregnancy Halloween Costumes
    Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. jennifer.ingle/InstagramBeing pregnant could be considered something of a disadvantage as far as finding the perfect outfit goes, but when it comes to finding the perfect Halloween costume? That's when pregnancy is a de…
    - 11 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 4:05pm -
  • Why Does My C-Section Have to be Awful to Count as 'Real Birth'?
    Post by Megan Zander. Kate Hudson had some major shade thrown her way recently when she referred to her C-section as "the laziest thing [she's] ever done." Predictably, women who've experienced births via C-section fell upon Internet comment secti…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Sep 17, 9:26pm -

Pregnant Chicken

  • Permission to Parent: Why I Celebrate My Son’s Homecoming
    It’s perhaps unfair to say my birth didn’t go to “plan,” because, aside from a piece of paper with our pediatrician’s name and my...The post Permission to Parent: Why I Celebrate My Son’s Homecoming appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.…
    - 76 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 5:36pm -
  • “I’ll just have to be 15 minutes late”
    There is something about being in the trenches that allows you to see with a clarity that is otherwise hard to achieve. Sometimes, when...The post “I’ll just have to be 15 minutes late” appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 77 days ago, 10 Jul 17, 11:19pm -
  • Win A Subscription & Pregnancy Bundle from Ecocentric Mom
    Enter to win a prize package valued at $115 from Ecocentric Mom, including a Build Your Own Pregnancy Bundle AND a three month Mom &...The post Win A Subscription & Pregnancy Bundle from Ecocentric Mom appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 78 days ago, 10 Jul 17, 5:44pm -
  • Being Pregnant in the Summertime is Like…
    For most of our lives, summertime is a great thing! It means patios and potato salad, beach days and hammocks, and sipping cocktails in sundresses long...The post Being Pregnant in the Summertime is Like… appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 81 days ago, 7 Jul 17, 4:41pm -
  • Why I Changed Pediatricians
    Before I had my first child, my husband and I took one of those baby classes – you know, where they scare the shit out...The post Why I Changed Pediatricians appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 82 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 3:55pm -
  • Tips From A Doula – How to Choose a Doula
    What is a Doula? I was introduced to the concept of a doula during my first pregnancy as I Googled, “what the eff happens to...The post Tips From A Doula – How to Choose a Doula appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 85 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 1:00pm -
  • I Read All The Baby Sleep Books So You Don’t Have To
    I was at a girls’ weekend a few months back. My friends and I were swapping Amazon passwords so we could download each other’s...The post I Read All The Baby Sleep Books So You Don’t Have To appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 87 days ago, 30 Jun 17, 10:37pm -
  • 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Twins Arrive
    There’s Such A Thing As Twin Mommy Guilt We are all familiar with traditional Mommy guilt which typically results in a Mother feeling guilty that...The post 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Twins Arrive appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 90 days ago, 27 Jun 17, 9:47pm -
  • Scary Shit Series – Placenta Previa
    Placenta previa always sounds like a horrible breakfast cereal to me. Ok kids, let me pour you a bowl of placenta previa! Now with...The post Scary Shit Series – Placenta Previa appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 93 days ago, 25 Jun 17, 3:20pm -
  • How Becoming A Mother Made Me Hate My Dog
      Before I had children, my dog was my baby. I missed her when I was out. We had a “cuddle on the couch”...The post How Becoming A Mother Made Me Hate My Dog appeared first on Pregnant Chicken.
    - 95 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 2:27pm -

Pregnant Fashionista

  • Christmas Sales Are Up Already
    It’s never too early to shop post-christmas sales…even, as it turns out, a couple days before Christmas. See below for my..The post Christmas Sales Are Up Already appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 23 Dec 14, 12:49pm -
  • PF’s Eclectic, But Quality List Of Cyber Monday Sales
    This list is for moms-to-be, new moms, not-so-new moms, and just about anyone who loves a really good, sitewide discount...The post PF’s Eclectic, But Quality List Of Cyber Monday Sales appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 1 Dec 14, 2:08am -
  • Black Friday’s Here! And The Maternity-Friendly Sales Begin
    It’s here–every devoted shopper’s favorite weekend of the year. Here is the beginning of the maternity-friendly sales already up and..The post Black Friday’s Here! And The Maternity-Friendly Sales Begin appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista…
    - 27 Nov 14, 2:08am -
  • Black Friday Starts Early With 20% Off Sitewide At Figure 8 Maternity
    Black Friday is arriving one week early here at PF, as Figure 8 Maternity has extended a sitewide discount code..The post Black Friday Starts Early With 20% Off Sitewide At Figure 8 Maternity appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 21 Nov 14, 5:55pm -
  • Nurse In Festive Style This Holiday Season
      Do you need a festive nursing dress to get you through the holidays? Of course you do! If you’re going..The post Nurse In Festive Style This Holiday Season appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 19 Nov 14, 10:07pm -
  • Shop Those Hard-To-Find Maternity Lines At 15% Off For The Next 24 Hours
    Queen Bee Maternity, everyone’s favorite Australian maternity boutique, is offering 15% off sitewide for the next 24 hours. Use promo..The post Shop Those Hard-To-Find Maternity Lines At 15% Off For The Next 24 Hours appeared first on Pregnant Fas…
    - 18 Nov 14, 2:22am -
  • A New Maternity Line Out Of NYC, Elegant And On-Trend
    My absolute favorite part of this job is writing about brand spanking new maternity lines entering the market. I love..The post A New Maternity Line Out Of NYC, Elegant And On-Trend appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 14 Nov 14, 6:58pm -
  • J Brand’s Friends & Family Sale Starts Today
    The November friends & family sales really start to kick off this coming week, with J Brand launching its 20%..The post J Brand’s Friends & Family Sale Starts Today appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 10 Nov 14, 7:43pm -
  • That Perfect MA Sweater Is Back In Stock
    That absolutely perfect black cashmere Maternal America Sweater I discovered and raved about a few weeks ago which sold out..The post That Perfect MA Sweater Is Back In Stock appeared first on Pregnant Fashionista.
    - 5 Nov 14, 1:50pm -
  • At The Giggle Friends & Family Sale, 20% Off All That Gear…And Ingrid & Isabel
    Giggle’s Friends & Family sale is always an opportunity to get that coveted Orbit car seat, Bugaboo stroller, bloom high chair or..The post At The Giggle Friends & Family Sale, 20% Off All That Gear…And Ingrid & Isabel appeared first on Pregna…
    - 3 Nov 14, 5:36pm -

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