MUST-HAVES FOR BABY #3 – Mommy Status

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My happy little baby number three hasn’t required much.  I’ve downsized the diaper bag (see here), I’ve simplified the nursery (a few pics here), and I’ve stuck to squeeze food pouches.  Because Scarlett is our third girl (announcement found here), she didn’t even need new clothes…although I couldn’t resist buying …

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How Much Weight Should I Gain During Pregnancy?

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Question: “I’m 21 weeks pregnant, and I feel like I’m starting to look huge! Am I gaining too much weight!? How much weight should I gain during pregnancy?” Answer: You’re not alone if you’re freaking out about your pregnancy weight gain! Many women have mixed feelings about their changing body when …

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1st Trimester Pregnancy Symptoms No One Wants to Hear About

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The media always shows us photos of gorgeous pregnant celebrities with glowing skin and tiny baby bumps. But rarely do we hear about the uncomfortable and obnoxious 1st-trimester pregnancy symptoms women experience each day. Often, we keep these symptoms hidden from family and friends because, really, who wants to hear …

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Why Is Water So Important During Pregnancy?

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When you’re pregnant, you’ll need to drink lots of water and other fluids. Fluid helps your body grow new cells, process nutrients, and regulate body temp. You’ll probably feel better during your pregnancy if you drink more water than usual! Studies have shown that for every 15 calories your body …

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“I’m Not Thrilled To Be Pregnant…”

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“Ten days ago, I found out I’m pregnant. It had been five weeks since I’d had my period. I had this nagging feeling when I bought that test that it’d come up positive. But, I’m not thrilled to be pregnant… I walked into the living room, and my boyfriend paused …

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Ways to Treat Urinary Tract Infections

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Has your morning toilet routine turned into a cold war with the toilet seat? Does the thought of urinating send a blood-curdling chill down your spine? Do you feel like you’re PMSing throughout the month? If you nodded in recognition to all or any of the above, you may want …

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BABY SHOWER FT. WATER WIPES – Mommy Status

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“This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.” This past weekend, I hosted a baby shower for my beautiful friend Callie. She has the sweetest 4 …

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8 Tips to Live By for Healthy Pregnancy Nutrition

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You are what you eat, and so is your baby when you’re pregnant! Recently, experts have told us that what you eat during pregnancy may affect your baby’s health for years to come. Today, Pregnancy Help Online is sharing 8 easy nutrition tips for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy …

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