Let me start this post by saying: your first trimester of pregnancy can be brutal. The waiting, the not knowing, the nausea, the stress... whoever says pregnancy is beautiful is probably not referring to the first trimester (or the third, but that's a story for another post).
The question that pas
The simple answer to this question, of course, is: whenever you want! With cheap and effective pregnancy tests sold at dollar stores, it's fairly accessible for people to test whenever and as often as they want.
But wouldn't it be great not to waste time, money, and hope on taking a home pregnancy
The first trimester of pregnancy can be so... boring. For those who have eagerly anticipated pregnancy, there's a big rush of excitement and joy over finding out about being pregnant. And then, there's nothing. Or at least, it often feels like nothing. There's no belly to show for, no kicks to feel,
After a sneaking suspicion or a hopeful wish, you peed on a stick and saw two lines! (Or you saw "pregnant" if you had the fancy test.) Now what? After the excitement and early announcement activity dies down, it's time to start thinking about your birth. Wait-- what? You just found out you're pregn
I've entered week 11 and we're just one week away from sharing the good news far and wide, so for my last week of relative pregnancy privacy I figured I'd share a smorgasbord of symptoms and experiences with the World Wide Web.
1) IRRATIONAL CRYING. I inherited my mother's ability to be very emotio