Tag Archives: pregnant

Good Mood Checklist

(If this post seems a little backwards, it’s because I wrote it in late June, when I was still pregnant.) I’ve been in a funk for a few days. Some of this could be normal, very-very pregnant lady stuff. At … Continue reading

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5 Foods For Fertility

The following is a guest post from Nichi Kuechle, a Parent Coach, Childbirth Educator, Doula, and Craniosacral Therapist, and Mom. I interviewed Nichi for the podcast several weeks ago, when we talked about postpartum planning and recovery. I am not … Continue reading

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Maybe, Baby?

It looks like today is the day. I had contractions all night… they were spaced about 30 minutes or so apart, but strong enough to wake me, and I had to breathe and chant “pressure, warmth, open….” to get through … Continue reading

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9 Days Late

The Pregnancy Hut There ought to be a hut for grumpy, miserable women to go to at some point late in their pregnancies. (Kind of like the menstruating hut in some cultures? Wisdom, that.) A place where heavily pregnant women … Continue reading

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41 Weeks

Yes, I’m still pregnant. Baby is fine. I had a prenatal appointment Monday and things checked out ok. Meanwhile my emotions run the gamut from boredom, irritation, sadness, worry and even guilt. Boredom that comes from being physically limited and … Continue reading

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40 Weeks

Today is my official due date. I’m 40 weeks pregnant. Unfortunately, babies can’t tell time. (Actually, my midwife says they CAN, we just don’t like their timing!) My countdown checklist is a little bare for this week, because I never … Continue reading

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Curry Chicken Salad and Navelgazing

I try to make this blog an informative place. You know, the kind of site where other people might come and read or listen to things that are educational or at least, thought provoking. But lately, it’s been all about … Continue reading

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Bored People Are Boring

Bored people are boring. I say this to my kids all the time when they have the nerve to use the “B” word around me. (Which, thankfully, is quite rare.) For the last 3 weeks, I am boring myself to … Continue reading

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39 Weeks

Killing time. That’s all I’m doing at this point. Still no signs of baby, and I have no reason to believe s/he will be making an appearance in the next 48 hours either. Thankfully I’m feeling better this week than … Continue reading

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Orgasmic Birth

Ok, so maybe I spoke too soon the other day when I said that I wasn’t having near constant Braxton-Hicks contractions and cramping, which is normal for me at this point. Yesterday at 11:30 or so they started. Strong enough … Continue reading

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