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Pregnant Diaries: Weird things people have said to me since I got pregnant

If you’ve experienced a pregnancy, you’ll know that suddenly your body seems to become public domain. EVERYONE seems to need to comment on every single change you’re going through – as if you haven’t already noticed and nit-picked about them yourself! I’ve always been the type of person that took ownership of my own body,… Continue reading Pregnant Diaries: Weird things people have said to me since I got pregnant

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Pregnancy pet peeve: leg cramps.

Making my way through my second trimester, my nausea is completely gone and my energy is (somewhat) back to normal, with the help of my chiropractor my muscle pain is at a minimum but a new pregnancy side effect has come on: Leg cramps.  That’s right, the wake-me-up-in-the-middle-of-the-night-in-horrible-pain leg cramps have started in the last… Continue reading Pregnancy pet peeve: leg cramps.

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Preparing for baby – why is everything SO gendered?!?

As I make my way through my second trimester, we’re working on slowly purchasing items in anticipation of baby’s arrival to spread out the costs. Some things are super easy – soap, books and baby safe laundry/cleaning supplies, others are hard – clothing, cloth diapers and outerwear. The reason? We don’t know what the gender… Continue reading Preparing for baby – why is everything SO gendered?!?