One thing many pregnant people anticipate the most is being able to show their pregnancy -- literally -- to the world via their growing baby belly. I vividly remember checking my stomach profile every morning before getting dressed when I was pregnant. It was part excitement, part confirmation,
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
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
The second trimester of pregnancy is from 14 weeks to 27 weeks, and even though this time is often referred to as the "honeymoon phase" of pregnancy, you and your baby undergo several big changes. For starters, the second trimester is when you physically start to "show" your pregnancy to the world,
It's official - the world can tell I'm pregnant! I hadn't really noticed a difference until two friends in one day commented that I was finally showing.
I had a minor meltdown on my first day in Los Angeles (if you recall, two weeks ago I wrote about taking 11 teenagers to LA for a college access re