23 Thoughts You Have When You’re 42 Weeks Pregnant

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The average length of a first-time mom's pregnancy is just around 40 weeks plus eight days, according to the research. But what happens when you go past that time ... well, I know from personal experience (went past 42 weeks myself!) that you go a bit batty. Okay, a lot batty. Here are 23 thoughts I …
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My Birth Story: Fast, Furious and Magical

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Guys, I wasn’t pregnant forever! Just days after writing this post and feeling like I would, in fact, break a Guinness World Record for longest pregnancy ever, my little girl made her debut into the world on 8:49 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015. Little Gwendolyn was 8 pounds, 7 ounces, 21 inches …
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Bottle Genius in Action — Plus a Giveaway!

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This post is sponsored by Born Free. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Hopefully you were able to party with us last week during our Bottle Genius Twitter Chat. We shared some of our favorite time-savers and stress-reducers, and you moms had such good ideas to contribute too. We told …
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15 Tips for Surviving Going Past Your Due Date

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I pretty much jinxed myself in the intro of this post because I definitely went late with my baby. At the time of writing this, I'm at 41 weeks pregnant and counting every day and hour. Because you know what? Going past your due date is hard. Physically and mentally, it's kind of a mental …
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Maternity Style Must-Haves

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As I've mentioned, I am a lover of all things fashion --- clothes, accessories, make-up, you name it! I love it all. I am a product of my mom who instilled in me that a woman can always make her day better by putting on some diamonds and pearls and a little mascara. While my belly grows, so does my …
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Save the Date — and Save Some Time With Bottle Genius

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This post is sponsored by Born Free. For our sponsored post policy, click here. When you have kids, your life is so full. Full of love and hugs and kisses. Full of drool and diapers and noise. There is so much more of everything. But there is one thing that most parents are lacking. Yes, …
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Pumping at Work? This Shirt Makes It Easier

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When you're a breastfeeding mom, you need easy access to the milk jugs. This means either easy-access tops or the ability to adjust your top to do what it takes as needed. When I'm at home, I rotate between my nursing tops, but sometimes I'm stuck in my regular clothes and just make it work. But …
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My Birth Playlist: The Calming … and the Hilarious

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By now, I'm sure I've had my baby. My goodness, I hope that I've had my baby! And, as I'm preparing to take a little time off for bonding, adjusting, not sleeping and getting my newborn snuggles in, I've written a few posts ahead of time that we can share while I enjoy said time away. This is one of …
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This Fit Mama Rocks ‘Thriller’ — On Her Due Date

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This woman is seriously my hero. Her husband has just last month been diagnosed with testicular cancer and she's 40 weeks pregnant, and yet here she is, on her due date rocking --- and totally killing --- the Thriller dance. She had heard that it would induce labor --- and we're willing to bet that …
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