I’m 27 weeks pregnant! This week I discuss superfetation, why stress incontinence is common, and the pros and cons of natural births vs. births with epidurals!
You’re 28 weeks pregnant! Welcome to the third trimester. I discuss the importance of kick counts, the contraction stress test and my experience with sciatica!
As you enter your 29th week of pregnancy, your baby will be putting on more baby fat. This week, I discuss preterm labor and the fetal fibronectin test.
You’re 30 weeks pregnant, mama! How tired are you? I’m wiped. This week, I discuss third trimester fatigue and how to confront eating disorders during pregnancy.
By the 31st week of pregnancy, third trimester fatigue has likely set in. Let’s talk about this, placentophagy (the practice of eating the placenta) and more.
You’re 32 weeks pregnant, mama! I discuss nesting while pregnant, fetal weight gain, and the controversial question: is circumcision good or bad?
You’re 33 weeks pregnant and feeling it, right?! My delivery bag checklist for hospital stay essentials, decreased fetal movement and more this week.
You’re 34 weeks pregnant and thinking about giving birth. Scary, right? This week I discuss baby dropping and the signs and symptoms of early labor.
At 35 weeks of pregnancy, your baby’s dropping might finally allow you to breath again. This week, I discuss Group B Strep (GBS) and the types of bed rest.
At 36 weeks of pregnancy, you might feel ready to pop. This week, I discuss why pregnancy makes you waddle and what options exist if your baby is breech.
During your 37th week of pregnancy, you may experience bloody show, cervical softening, and cervical shortening. “Will I need a C-section,?” and more this week.
At 38 weeks of pregnancy, your cervical length will decrease and you may experience diarrhea before labor. That plus why newborn skin peeling can occur!
At 39 weeks of pregnancy, you might lose your mucus plug, which is a sign of imminent labor. Speaking of labor, at what point should you head to the hospital?
You’re 40 weeks pregnant! Way to go! This week: how do you know when your water breaks, the APGAR test, and kangaroo care, among other hot topics.
Are you 41 weeks pregnant? Wow, mama, you’re overdue! Join me this week as I talk about being past due, managing the baby blues, fetal macrosomia, and more!
When you’re 42 weeks pregnant, the word induction becomes important. This week, I discuss what your overdue baby will look like at birth and how to confront your post-baby body.