6 Early Signs of Labour Approaching. A Labour Nurses’ Guide

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You are probably here because you are sick of being pregnant and ready to meet your baby. Maybe you’ve had some weird symptoms and are wondering if this is it, are these early signs of labour approaching? Well, search no further! This labour nurse will guide you through all the signs that might mean that your labour is finally approaching! I’ve seen so many women come into hospital unsure of what is going on. Are they in labour? Are they close to being in labour? If you’ve never had a baby before, it’s normal to be unsure and questioning...

How To Rock Your First Trimester. A Pregnancy Survival Guide

Tips how to rock your first trimester written by an L&D nurse

I’ve been wanting to write about the first trimester ever since I was pregnant! It’s such a roller coaster ride of emotions and physical symptoms and there is so much to share. Mostly, I really want to help other mamas get through this crazy time, so read on for some great tips and tricks on how to rock your first trimester of pregnancy. Now that my baby is three months old, it’s kinda fun to walk down memory lane. It makes me feel so nostalgic! This may be TMI, but this day last year was the first day of...

How To Get Pregnant Fast. Five Steps I Took To Get Pregnant

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This post was written right after I got my BFP (big fat positive) home pregnancy test. It’s fun to look back after everything is said and done. After waiting and waiting for our rainbow baby (that’s what a baby after miscarriage or stillbirth is called), it’s so crazy that he is finally here. We are so happy! Read on to find out what I did differently the month before I found out I was pregnant. I made a few lifestyle changes and got pregnant fast! More about my infertility and miscarriages right here on Babytalk! Infertility: Reducing the Stigma Oh...

How to Pee on A Stick: Adventures in Trying to Conceive.

Peeing on a stick

Peeing on a Stick – Middle of March How many times have I peed on sticks? Too many. Right now I’m a day late for my period and just took another pregnancy test five minutes ago. Looks completely negative. It’s torture. When you want something so bad but it just doesn’t happen. Pure torture. Right now I’m spotting pregnancy symptoms all over the place. I’m dizzy, I’m tired, I’m hungry, my boobs hurt. You name it I’ve got it! Except for the fact that I’m not even pregnant. Just checked the pregnancy test again. Yep, still negative. I wish...

My Pregnancy Journal – Week Twenty-Eight

So much growth in the last couple weeks. The baby is now the size of a large eggplant. Yum! I’d love some middle-eastern baba ghanoush with fresh pitas! Yes, I want all the food all the time. It’s so hard. My whole life I’ve tried to limit the amount of food I ingest, but during pregnancy, I have absolutely no self-control.  I’ve gained close to 30 lbs already, insert shocked emoji here! I try my hardest to eat super healthy, but unfortunately, that’s not always what I crave. For some reason, my go-to food group has been carbs. Give me all...