No Pockets in Your Yoga Pants? No Problem

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During pregnancy and the postpartum period, you become accustomed to wearing stretchy pants. I basically lived in yoga pants for the first few months postpartum --- and let's be honest, even now, almost eight months post baby three. Some of it is that I'm too lazy for real pants. But some of it is …
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Stay Fit During Pregnancy (and Ease Back Postpartum) With This Walking Workout

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I've always thought that walking doesn't get enough credit. Sure it's not as sexy as running, but it's a great workout perfect for so many levels of fitness. It's particularly awesome during pregnancy when you no longer want to jostle your bump and the postpartum period when you're wanting to ease …
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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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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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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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Pregnancy Pains, Woes and Wishes

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For the last 30 weeks I have been nauseated, struggling to keep my face from turning green and my food from coming up. I have started to wobble instead of walk, and I rely on my toddler to help reach my shoes. I feel confident that this is my last pregnancy, so I feel that I should embrace it and …
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