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Reasons why a summer pregnancy sucks


Summer pregnancies are not for sissies, especially when you’re in your last trimester! The last trimester is hard and exciting for many reasons, even though that last month can feel like it’s going on forever. When I was pregnant with the boys, I had just entered the second trimester when the summer months ended so…… Continue reading Reasons why a summer pregnancy sucks

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Truths about the last month of pregnancy


Ahhh, the last month! Can you believe that your baby’s arrival is around the corner already?? Pregnancy has its great moments, and its not so great ones, and yet when it’s over, you’ll still miss it! When I reached the last month of my pregnancies, I remember thinking how the time had gone by so…… Continue reading Truths about the last month of pregnancy

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Reasons you should have a maternity shoot


A maternity shoot is one of the best ways to document a part of your pregnancy. Sure, you’ve maybe taken plenty of photos of your belly throughout your pregnancy, but nothing compares to professional standards. When I was pregnant with Monster, I knew that I wanted to have a maternity shoot. I didn’t really put…… Continue reading Reasons you should have a maternity shoot

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How to have a baby shower on a budget


Having a baby shower is awesome. Opening presents, having good company to celebrate the day and yummy food (you’re pregnant, food is always welcome!). Usually a baby shower is held during your third trimester of pregnancy and it’s one thing you can mark off your to-do list. If you’re lucky, a relative or a close…… Continue reading How to have a baby shower on a budget

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Things I didn’t know about C-Sections before my own


It’s been a couple of years since my C-Section with Gremlin, and I had another one planned with Cay, but that never happened. The situation around Gremlin’s birth was similar to Cay’s birth; I started having contractions in the early hours of the morning but I had no idea I was busy going into labor.…… Continue reading Things I didn’t know about C-Sections before my own

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Dis-Chem Baby Goodie Bag + How to Get One


Getting free things cannot come at a more convenient time as when you have a baby on the way. If you’ve done research on baby shopping, you’ve already done some calculations on the costs that wait for you. So when brands and companies reward you with awesome goodies and spoils to thank you for your support,…… Continue reading Dis-Chem Baby Goodie Bag + How to Get One

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What’s in My Baby’s Hospital Bag?


I’ll be lying if I said that I could remember every single item I needed to pack into Cay’s hospital bag. In fact, when I sat down to write down my list, I completely hit a blank.. Call it a brain fart or pregnancy brain… But I was clueless! I knew that I needed to…… Continue reading What’s in My Baby’s Hospital Bag?