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As I type away sitting on my comfortable (well, use to be a lot more comfortable just a few months ago) leather office chair, legs propped up, cold glass of pink raspberry lemonade and some sweet cherries next to me on the desktop, you would think that I’m pretty darn comfortable right about now. Wrong. No matter how I sit, how I lie down or how I walk… *cue Tony Montano voice* Say hello to my little friend. I’m talking about the Pregnancy Pains. You know, that pesky ache that you get from your lower back to your upper back … Continue reading
The countdown is on! As your baby’s impending arrival inches closer, it is tempting to wish away the days and hours in anticipation of holding your new little bundle of joy. But remember, in just a few months (after you’ve gotten used to the mothering thing) you will tell expectant mothers just like yourself to get some rest and enjoy their time before baby comes. The weeks leading up to your due date will be the last you will spend as a free agent – don’t waste them! Here are some must-do activities before baby arrives that will really help … Continue reading
My little 3 year old girl is very excited to be a big sister. She’s constantly telling us that she is going to be “the greatest big sister in the world” and talks to my belly often. She’ll attempt to swaddle her baby dolls in blankets, rock them to sleep, feed them, push them around in a stroller and constantly save bits of her treats for her baby sibling. Not sure how they will taste 5 months from now but, I get what she’s doing. Awww. But when she gets upset about something, the little green monster will suddenly emerge … Continue reading
Yes, I said Cat. Before you think I’ve gone a little preggo-crazy, try it out and you’ll see what I mean. Who would’ve known stretching the way cats do provide the much-needed back comfort we expecting moms really (badly) need? I just began prenatal yoga (before I go in, let me tell you how scared I am of my yoga instructor! That’s a whole different post. :p) and noticed this move was very popular. I also came across it on pregnancy.org. As your uterus stretches, abdominal muscles weaken, starting a chain reaction of kinked and sore muscles, especially in your … Continue reading
This has to be one of the funniest (and relatable!) music parody videos I’ve seen in a while. Hilarious! Enjoy your Sunday, Mamas! And remember — you’re pregnant sexy and you know it!
Hi Moms (to-be)! Welcome to our newest PTPA Pregnancy Blog! What a thrilling time for you! Carrying and seeing a child into this world is one of the most (if not the most) amazing joys in this world and truly a time to cherish and most importantly, a time to take the best care of yourself. As an expecting mom and a blogger, I’m always intrigued and thankful to read the many wonderful pregnancy-related posts on the web. Thank goodness for the magnificent world of Technology! I know many people prefer not to gain their main resource and advice from … Continue reading