Tag: pregnancy

15 Tips for Reducing Facial Swelling During Pregnancy

Facial swelling and puffiness is one of those unpopular but common side effects of pregnancy.   Now, to be clear, I’m not talking about sudden facial swelling accompanied by severe headache, nausea and blurred vision, which if you’re experiencing you should immediately seek medical attention as this may be a sign of pregnancy-induced hypertension or

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21 Pregnancy Hacks Every Expecting Mom Should Know!

Pregnancy is a beautiful season of anticipation and growth (literally). However, it can also make your regular life a bit more complicated, to say the least. From the symptoms that we deal with on a daily basis to the things we must know and remember and to everything we need, it’s a lot!   I

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Managing 21 Early Pregnancy Symptoms (The Ones BEFORE Your Missed Period!)

The first time I was pregnant this blog was inexistent and the notion of blogging was not on my radar, that is why I don’t have many pregnancy posts. However, the second time around has really gotten me to really get into writing about pregnancy because well now I have the first-hand experience that I

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Body-Shock: 11 Things No One Tells You About Your Post-Delivery Body

When I thought body discomfort with getting pregnant, my first (and only) thought was labor, right? Like I know labor is painful. Well, I also learned that pregnancy was no vacation either, but NO ONE told me about the torture boot camp that is post-partum (probably because no one wants to talk about it or

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Things I Wish I Knew BEFORE Labor

Everything You Need to Know Before Labor // A First-Time-Mom Guide to Labor

I am not one of those girls that read up on pregnancy and birth or that attended any pregnancy classes (although they were offered), so partially it’s my fault that I was so unprepared for what lied ahead. I assumed (to my own detriment) that it would be no huge deal that I was delivering

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