Listening to your own pregnant body

People have opinions and their own experiences with pregnancy, parenthood and their own lives.  There are certain activities and guidelines that state to specifically avoid while pregnant (like most people agree with smoking and drinking) but there are a lot that are ruled out because of caution and fear. There is a responsibility to keep […]

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Accepting our growing and ever changing bodies

This is one of those forever projects. It gets easier at times and other moments it’s a real effort to work through.  Whatever stage you are at in your life; puberty, entering adulthood, pregnancy, post-natal or menopause – us women have the guarantee that our bodies will adapt and evolve with these milestones in our […]

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Stay healthy when you fly

As a previous flight attendant, I know the environment of the aircraft and the havoc it can wreak on your skin and health. Flying is the most efficient way to travel however it can definitely exacerbate some issues you might already be having. When I was working, the amount of medical cases we had on […]

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The bad, the annoying and the just plain weird pregnancy advice…

Everyone’s got something to say! Whether it’s to your face or to someone about you. Throughout your pregnancy unfortunately some people will put you under scrutiny and judgement.  When you are only trying to do your best or what you believe is right for you and baby, without trying to offend you, others sometimes think they […]

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Pregnancy announcements – When to do it and how?

I have been plagued by this question myself over the past few weeks. My partner and I suffered two losses, but since this one is going swimmingly well – there’s the uncertainty if we should wait until the popular 12 weeks or contain our excitement no more and announce a little early. I have spoken […]

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First trimester woes

Morning sickness, extreme fatigue, awkward bloated belly, changing appetite, mood swings and breakouts! Ah – the joys of pregnancy. While everyone says Pregnancy is the most beautiful gift – we’r not doubting, just praying for this first trimester to hurry up and pass. Along with the ‘lovely’ symptoms mentioned above, another added challenge is keeping […]

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