Pregnancy Weight-Gain: What to Expect and How Much to Gain

With it being the New Year, my mind has been on those cliché New Year’s resolutions—including one of the most common ones, weight loss. During pregnancy you obviously shouldn’t be dieting or losing weight, but it got me thinking about my weight-gain journey the last few months and how important it is to be aware … Continue reading Pregnancy Weight-Gain: What to Expect and How Much to Gain

Other Pregnancy Symptoms and How to Deal with Them

I am into the final stretch of my first pregnancy, and there have been some interesting symptoms along the way. After dealing with morning sickness that lasted into my second trimester (read about beating pregnancy nausea here), these have all felt like a walk in the park in comparison. But here are some of the symptoms … Continue reading Other Pregnancy Symptoms and How to Deal with Them

First Trimester: Beating the Nausea

Morning sickness, or more like all-day sickness, has been the absolute worst part of pregnancy so far for me. It hit me hard during my fifth week of pregnancy, and didn’t let up until about week eighteen. I still feel nauseous occasionally, but haven’t lost my food since that eighteenth week. Morning sickness affects roughly … Continue reading First Trimester: Beating the Nausea