September 26, 2021.Reading time 10 minutes.
Wow. If any trimester was the most trying, it was the fourth. The least talked about, the least prepared for, and definitely the most complex. How come everything you read about the fourth trimester revolves around baby? Mama is on quite the journey too. (Although, all of my fourth trimester pictures are of Sloane and […]
July 26, 2021.Reading time 15 minutes.
I knew people had issues breastfeeding, I was so ‘go with the flow‘ that when I interviewed our pediatrician at 30-something weeks pregnant and she asked if I was going to breastfeed, I told her “I’d like to, but we’ll see how it goes”. Yet somehow, I was not emotionally prepared. I don’t think there […]
April 17, 2021.Reading time 15 minutes.
Birthing our precious baby girl was by far the coolest experience of my entire life. Let’s start there. My body amazed me all throughout pregnancy and going into labor and delivery- I was excited about the experience. I know a lot of people have fear or anxiety around the pain of labor, but I knew […]
April 14, 2021.Reading time 23 minutes.
Hello from our due date! Yep, I’m sitting here on baby girl’s due date reflecting back on the third trimester and patiently awaiting her arrival. The third trimester was pretty jam-packed and I’m looking forward to sharing lots of insight with you here. I’ll try to start from the beginning! Tell me about the glucose […]
February 4, 2021.Reading time 13 minutes.
Still pregnant! The second trimester felt full of exciting milestones for us. We finally shared the news with extended family and friends, we went on a babymoon, we received great results from baby’s anatomy scan (which was a huge relief to me, not that anything had been wrong to begin with, but I’m a worrier), […]
December 1, 2020.Reading time 16 minutes.
I’m pregnant! The past few months have been beyond exciting for Justin and me. We are overjoyed to welcome Baby Costa this March! I already feel like I have learned SO MUCH about pregnancy and I’m excited to share everything about the first trimester with you here. I want to take a pause to acknowledge […]