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How to save on maternity wear


The positive pregnancy test. The excitement, the tears, the laughter, the fears, the joy. Pregnancy sets off an adventure you can never prepare yourself for. No books or someone else’s experience will ever come close to going through it yourself. Once the excitement wears off a little (although come on, it never does), and reality… Continue reading How to save on maternity wear

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Rocking your maternity shoot


One of the most exciting parts of pregnancy is the maternity shoot stage! While you're well on your way towards the end of your pregnancy and meeting your new baby, you're in for an exciting experience with your maternity shoot. If you're still busy marking items off your third trimester to-do list, this is one… Continue reading Rocking your maternity shoot

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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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Tips for Surviving Your Hospital Stay after Delivery


I was lucky to have given birth both times at a private hospital, which is a lot different from giving birth at a government hospital because of the period of time you stay at the hospital for recovery. The first time around, I had no idea what to expect after my delivery, even though I… Continue reading Tips for Surviving Your Hospital Stay after Delivery

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9 Things You’ll Miss about Being Pregnant


Enjoy these perks (yes, that’s what they are), they’ll be gone sooner than you think. At some point in your pregnancy, you’ve probably been told to “enjoy your pregnancy”. Of course it’s easier said than done when you’re not having a great pregnancy, because as we know, everyone goes through some of these stages during… Continue reading 9 Things You’ll Miss about Being Pregnant

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20 Worst Parts of Being Pregnant


Pregnancy is amazing, and great, and there is a cute little baby waiting for you on the other side of a long nine months. However, everything about pregnancy isn't fantastic, and easy and comfortable! While I had two good pregnancies, with minimal complications, I can't be completely honest and say that I had a great… Continue reading 20 Worst Parts of Being Pregnant

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Dad’s Delivery Day Duties {Because It Takes Two to Tango}


Dad's might not be the stars of the big day but they still play a very important role on D-Day! It's always clear what mom's duties are before and during the delivery, but the facts around dad's duties are a little faint. Sure, dad's won't be doing any pushing (or being cut open) but there… Continue reading Dad’s Delivery Day Duties {Because It Takes Two to Tango}

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Blog Series | Once Upon a Time, I Found Out I was Pregnant by Luchae Williams


Introducing one of my fav and fab ladies, Luchae Williams, who blogs over at www.myspreadsheetbrain.co.za   Today she shares her story for the blog series "Once Upon a Time, I..." about being pregnant at a young age and trying to figure out her future and what lay ahead of her. Today is also this lovely lady's… Continue reading Blog Series | Once Upon a Time, I Found Out I was Pregnant by Luchae Williams