0-3 Months Postpartum: What to Expect

I used to find it silly how people referred to the first 12 weeks in the postpartum period as "the fourth trimester" in baby's development. Now I think its quite relevant seeing as no matter what you experienced during your pregnancy it all (mostly) pales in comparison to adjusting to life with a newborn. Your … Continue reading 0-3 Months Postpartum: What to Expect

5 Ways Newborns Affect Your Relationship

I have to first apologize for the one month hiatus. My sweet, sleepy little newborn decided to turn into a rambunctious, nap-fighting beast in the last few weeks so I spend most of my days trying to coaxe my baby into taking 20-30 minute naps until my dogs decide a shadow is worth waking the … Continue reading 5 Ways Newborns Affect Your Relationship

The Pregnancy You Never Hear About: What It’s Like to Experience a Miscarriage

While I've wanted to talk about this for a long time, the thought of doing so also terrified me. I was afraid if I verbalized my previous loss while I was pregnant, it would somehow jinx the baby I was carrying and something terrible would happen. Crazy, I know, but it's just one of those … Continue reading The Pregnancy You Never Hear About: What It’s Like to Experience a Miscarriage

Breastfeeding Sucks. So Here’s Some Unsolicited Advice.

Breastfeeding always seemed like the most natural thing in the world to me. A precious bonding moment between mom and baby with the added benefit of some incredible nutrients and antibodies for baby (and calorie burn for mom!). Before I gave birth, I pictured myself going about town with some fashionable breastfeeding scarves and becoming … Continue reading Breastfeeding Sucks. So Here’s Some Unsolicited Advice.

The Final Frontier: A First-Time Mom’s Labour and Delivery Tale

In case you were wondering, yes, the final frontier is a euphemism for my vagina. **WARNING: For anyone delivering within the next two months do yourself a favour and scroll past this blog post. Ignorance is bliss at this point. I think. Chapter 1: And so it begins Once I hit 39 weeks, I started … Continue reading The Final Frontier: A First-Time Mom’s Labour and Delivery Tale