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Category: Week by Week

My 7 Favorite Things to Do in Barcelona While Pregnant

Things to do in Barcelona while pregnant! This past July, I traveled to Barcelona as part of my MFA program. We stayed there for two weeks and I got to know the city pretty well. Being six months pregnant, I wasn’t exploring the bar scene like I normally would be sans kids, so I can’t speak to that (to be honest, when I went in college I was too inebriated to remember exactly where we went), but I can tell you some great things to do in Barcelona while you’re preggo, or if you…

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Hattie’s Birth Story

Read all about Hattie’s birth story here! I’m restless all night. I can feel pain but I’m unaware of when the contractions started. I try to sleep through them but I end up tossing and turning, barely getting any sleep. When it’s finally time to get up and get ready for work, I go through my morning routine of getting dressed, brushing my teeth and hair, and then getting Jude ready and I can finally tell the contractions are pretty regular. To keep myself from worrying too much, I tell myself they…

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National Midwifery Week

I have been so lucky with my prenatal care and birth experience this time around with Hattie. So lucky, that I’m now partnering with my birthing center, baby+co., to help all you mamas-to-be with birth bag packing! baby+co.’s slogan says it all: A modern birth center, built on evidence, delivered with love. Learn more about baby+co. here. This week is a very special week – National Midwifery week! Now that Hattie is here, I’ve started reflecting back on my time at baby+co. baby+co. is a women’s health and family wellness…

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What’s in my Birth Bag?

Struggling to figure out what to pack in your hospital bag or birth center bag? Let me help! Packing a hospital bag and packing a birth bag are hard! I’m here to make it a little easier. 🙂 It’s getting closer to D-day (you know, due-date day) and one of the most important things to have ready is a bag for the birth center. As you’ve read in past posts, I’ve been receiving prenatal care at baby+co. and will be delivering at the birth center in Cary. NC baby+co. is a women…

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Baby Two: 39 Weeks Pregnant

  Baby Lamotta is due September 28th, 2017! Today is 9/21/17 which means I’m 39 weeks! Full term to all you naysayers who don’t think 37 is full term. 😉 Baby is the size of a mini skateboard. I’ve gained… less than 27 pounds as far as I know! Midwife appointment this week? Nope. I go for my next appointment on the 28th – my due date! Or, baby girl may come before. Who knows! Current mood: Trying to stay relaxed and not stress about things I can’t control. Cravings: Sweets. Food Aversions…

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