• Postpartum,  Pregnancy

    Postpartum-Round 2

    So I’m technically still in the postpartum stage, or fourth trimester as some lovingly call it. Does it ever actually end? But I wanted to recap some major postpartum differences for me this time around. I shared a lot about postpartum when I first started this website, but this time around has been way different for me. I want to share again to highlight how different pregnancies are, even within one person. I don’t think there is such a thing as a “normal” pregnancy or postpartum time because they are all so different. Recovering from having Genevieve who was 7 lbs 9 oz was WAY different from recovering from Oliver…

  • Pregnancy

    The first half of the second Pregnancy

    So in case you haven’t heard the news, we’re having another baby! I wanted to share a bit about this pregnancy so far because I am already 20 weeks and it has been a very different pregnancy from my first. This pregnancy is flying by and I still have so much to do before this second bebe joins us, including transforming our cluttered office into a bedroom. But for now, I just want to share the differences I’ve experienced with baby #2 so far. The first major difference is how fast we got pregnant this time. It took us months to get pregnant with Oliver, so I was prepared for…

  • Pregnancy

    Pregnancy

    I figure I’ll break down having a baby into three posts: Pregnancy, Birth Story and Postpartum. I know there’s some people that absolutely love reading birth stories and I do think it’s helpful to read some real people tell their stories so all the first time moms out there can get some idea on what they’ve gotten themselves into. If you’re not one of those people and it can be a bit TMI to read about, you don’t have to read these next few posts, I totally understand. Honestly, before I got pregnant and even up until I gave birth, I wasn’t interested in pregnancy or birth stories and I…