Yay, you're in the second trimester! Now what? More waiting and growing, of course, but there are also things you can do during weeks 13-27 of your pregnancy that will benefit your physical, mental, and emotional health now, in birth, and beyond. Think of this list as helpful suggestions, not as
Who doesn't love a good checklist?! Ok, so some people don't, but this post isn't just for us type-A, list-checker-offer, to-do-list-lover types. These first trimester of pregnancy to-dos are meant to serve as practical, sensible tips and reminders to help guide you with good health and ease through
We are in the midst of Black Breastfeeding Week, which closes out a full month of breastfeeding celebration and awareness. Now in its sixth year, Black Breastfeeding Week continues its strong and very much needed presence.
The last thing you want to read in pregnancy is another "what not to eat" post -- I get it. Currently, the United States allows more than 10,000 food additives to preserve, package, or alter the taste, appearance, texture, or nutrients in foods. Increasingly, studies are revealing that many of these
Feeling baby kick for the first time is an exciting and memorable milestone in pregnancy. I can still remember where I was and what I was doing when I felt my first baby kick for the first time (in my car, driving to the grocery store). I also remember wondering when I would feel it and what it