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This section has a growing list of posts to help pregnant women through every aspect of pregnancy. 

Pregnancy can be a magical time in a woman’s life.

It can also suck.

It’s often just the luck of the draw.

But that doesn’t stop it being hard on your emotions, especially when it doesn’t go to plan.

This is a growing list of posts to support women through every aspect of being pregnant.

GIVE A MORNING SICKNESS CARE PACKAGE TO HELP A PREGNANT WOMAN IN NEED!!

Morning sickness can make even the happiest of newly pregnant people feel really low. So, if you have a friend or someone you love who is currently experiencing morning sickness, here are some ideas for things you could put together to make a morning sickness care package for them. Things that will help relieve nausea, …

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WHAT TO PUT IN A FIRST TRIMESTER CARE PACKAGE

GIVE A FIRST TRIMESTER CARE PACKAGE TO SHOW YOU… CARE! Putting together a first trimester care package for someone who has just found out they are pregnant is a lovely way of supporting them in the early weeks of their pregnancy. As a mom who has been through pregnancy, I’ve looked back to the early …

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Coping with Polyhydramnios

This is a guest-post about polyhydramnios by Alice Thompson who publishes at www.sloely.com “Oh my gosh, you’re enormous!”.  I wasn’t even 8 months pregnant when my shocked friend shouted out this choice greeting, but I was already carrying an extra 25kg (55lbs) on top of my pre-pregnancy 55kg (120Ibs).   That’s a LOT of extra weight …

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FIRST TRIMESTER PREGNANCY TIPS FOR NEW MOMS: GETTING THROUGH THE EARLY WEEKS OF YOUR FIRST PREGNANCY

Being pregnant for the first time can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. Here are 14 first trimester pregnancy tips to help you survive and thrive during the early weeks of your first pregnancy. FIRST TRIMESTER PREGNANCY TIPS: FROM MORNING SICKNESS TO EXHAUSTION! There are so many emotions that swirl around your brain when you first …

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5 first-trimester pregnancy must-haves: SHOPPING LIST FOR THE FIRST TRIMESTER

Here’s my shopping list of the things to buy for your first trimester when you first find out that you are pregnant. These are the first-trimester must-haves that will help get you through the early months of your pregnancy. There are only five things on my suggested shopping list, but they are all total must-haves. …

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Step By Step Guide to Writing a Birth Plan

Here’s my step-by-step guide to writing a birth plan, including a checklist of all the different things to consider when you are putting your birth plan together. IS IT WORTH WRITING A BIRTH PLAN? Should you write a birth plan? No birth goes as perfectly planned. And no birth is perfect. You can’t predict or …

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30 Natural Remedies for Morning Sickness

Here is a list of 30 natural remedies for morning sickness that you can take during the early weeks of your pregnancy to help stop you feeling nauseous. 30 NATURAL REMEDIES FOR MORNING SICKNESS You’re deliriously happy and unbelievably excited having received the best news of your life. You’re pregnant – hurrah!! But you feel …

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Hospital Bag ESSENTIALS Checklist: AKA THE THINGS YOU ACTUALLY NEED for you and your newborn baby

Want to know what you actually need in your hospital bag to get you through labor and post-labor? Here’s my guide, based on my personal experiences. Plus I’ve also included a printable hospital bag checklist PDF you can download and print, PLUS a google sheet checklist you can copy and save. PRINTABLE HOSPITAL BAG CHECKLIST …

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Ectopic Pregnancy

A guest post by Emily Greentree.  Emily is a nurse who blogs on all aspects of motherhood at Tealady Mumbles.  She gave birth to her first daughter in 2013, 12 months after suffering an ectopic pregnancy. She has written extensive, moving posts on her experiences during the ectopic pregnancy and her fear of getting pregnant …

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