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The Stir By CafeMom: Pregnancy

  • freshThese Clear Drapes Let C-Section Moms Witness Every Second of Their Baby's Birth
    Post by Ashley Austrew. For many moms who give birth via C-section, the first glimpse of their baby comes when a doctor or nurse lifts the newborn above the blue-green drape that covers the lower half of their body during the procedure. But there's…
    - 5 hours ago, 17 Nov 17, 7:46pm -
  • 15 New and Hot English Baby Names That Are Trending Right Now
    Post by Genny Glassman. What is it about British baby names that drive Americans crazy? Perhaps we love their accents or a certain British poshness that we appreciate here in the states, but either way, when baby name expert Laura Wattenberg of Bab…
    - 3 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 10:20pm -
  • Men Are Tweeting Their #PregnantWife Problems and Every Dad-to-Be Can Relate
    Post by Kathleen Wong. Being that you're literally growing a new human (or two, or three) inside of you, being pregnant can be a wild ride. From strange cravings to the hormone changes, there's almost no other experience like being pregnant -- for…
    - 3 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 4:37pm -
  • Drinking Red Wine Might Boost Your Chance of Getting Pregnant, Says Science
    Post by Genny Glassman. We all know there are certain sacrifices women need to make once they are pregnant -- the expectant mama can kiss coffee, sushi, and deli meats good-bye for nine months. But what about before you're expecting? Well, a new s…
    - 8 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 6:07pm -
  • 10 Thanksgiving Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy
    Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. In some ways, Thanksgiving is the perfect time to be pregnant. Think about it: Nobody's gonna give you the side-eye when you go back for a third helping of mashed potatoes, and maternity clothes mean not having to worr…
    - 10 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 10:44pm -
  • 15 Short but Chic Baby Names With Big Personalities
    Post by Emily Cardoza. While long and luxurious names have been the favorites of the past decade -- Isabella, Alexander, even Charlotte -- parents are beginning to gravitate toward names with smaller sounds -- Noah, Ava, and Mia, for example. These…
    - 10 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 10:31pm -
  • 6 Reasons Why Being Pregnant at Thanksgiving Is Actually the Best
    Post by Megan Zander. If you're pregnant and worried about seeing the family at Thanksgiving because you don't want anyone to compare your growing bump to a butterball turkey, or you're afraid that your face will look swollen in family photos, fear…
    - 14 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 7:46pm -
  • 15 Raw Birth Photos That Capture Tattooed Moms in All Their Glory
    Post by Genny Glassman. geelongborn/InstagramIn general, women's bodies are judged harshly -- especially once they become mothers. Moms are supposed to look a certain way, dress a certain way, act a certain way. And, believe it or not, tattoos on a…
    - 15 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 10:07pm -
  • 19 Handsome Baby Boy Nicknames That Make Better First Names
    Post by Genny Glassman. Looking for a baby boy's name that doesn't sound too trendy? While baby names based on nicknames have been making a huge comeback in the past 10 years, there is a new movement of parents who wish to find names that aren't so…
    - 17 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 9:22pm -
  • 45-Year-Old Woman Went to the Hospital For Kidney Stones and Gave Birth to a Baby Instead
    Post by Jordyn Smith.   There's just something about "I didn't know I was pregnant" stories that make them almost always incredibly fascinating. While some people may have a hard time understanding how it can be possible to be completely unaware th…
    - 21 days ago, 27 Oct 17, 3:04pm -

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.…
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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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