Category: Pregnancy

8 Tips for Surviving the First Trimester of Pregnancy

The first trimester of pregnancy can be ROUGH. You want to feel happy and excited about this baby, but it can be hard sometimes when all you seem to be doing these days is worrying and spending hours leaning over a toilet. 8 tips for surviving the first trimester of pregnancy (when it sucks) Some women breeze their way through their pregnancies. And then there are other women who do not. I expected that I would have one of those breeze-right-through pregnancies when I was around 7 weeks pregnant and still proudly morning-sickness-free. Little did I know it was...

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How to Get Rid of Morning Sickness – 9 Morning Sickness Remedies That Work

I have the feeling that you found this post in a frantic search for something – anything – to help STOP that feeling that you’re feeling right now. The one that makes you make your new home right in front of the toilet. The one that makes you want to sleep the day away because it’s just too rough to be awake feeling like this right now. But the gross feeling won’t even let you sleep, so what’s there left to do? Congratulations, mama, you’re pregnant! But I bet the last thing you feel like doing right now is...

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Best Postpartum Stretch Mark Cream to Get Rid of Pregnancy Stretch Marks

Best postpartum stretch mark cream to get rid of pregnancy stretch marks. When I got pregnant one thing I didn’t think much about was stretch marks in pregnancy, or what I would do about those stretch marks after pregnancy. I really didn’t think I would have any problems with stretch marks – genetics and age were on my side. I was young, and the ladies in my family didn’t get many (if any) stretch marks. For the first several months of pregnancy, all was well. There were no signs of stretch marks here, and I thought I was in...

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Top 20 Pregnancy Must Haves (from 0 – 9 months)

Congratulations mama, you’re pregnant! Since finding out the big news you may be feeling a bit anxious, excited, terrified, a little like you’re dreaming, and confused. It’s normal to feel all the things, and once you settle back down to reality, you may be wondering “what do I do now?”. Here’s a list of 20 best pregnancy must haves for every stage of your pregnancy. (Seriously, pregnancy is incredible – but some days it’s not. It’s best to be prepared for every stage that you’re about to face.) If you’re still in the first trimester, there’s a good chance...

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9 Ways to Overcome Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is something no mother dreams she will get, but some do. Here are 9 things to help you fight your battle to overcome postpartum depression. I’m quite honoured to be asked to write a post for Deliberately Here and want to thank you all for taking some time to read what I have to say. Allow me to introduce myself: My name is Mikayla and I am a 20-year-old wife and mother living in a small town in the interior of British Columbia – The Cariboo – with my amazing and diligent husband, Hunter.   We have...

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