For many around the United States, August is back-to-school season. Lots of supplies being bought, lots of cute first day photos circulating around social media. If you're pregnant and due soon or if you're parent to a new little one, back-to-school can create some added challenges. Here are a few
Your third trimester, weeks 28-42, is the home stretch -- and it often feels like a looooong one. That's because the third trimester is a time when, physically, your body is being stretched and pushed to the farthest in this last phase of pregnancy. Fatigue, back pain, sleep challenges, frequent
Group B strep is a term and point of discussion that everyone comes across during pregnancy, and often, there is confusion over what it means and its significance. Group B strep -- otherwise known as GBS or group B streptococcus -- is a common bacterial infection in the vagina or rectum that is
Even the act of typing this post's title made me shudder. Why? Because I've been there -- three times, to be exact. Well, I guess the first two were technically late spring, but we lived in the South, so yeah, summer.
Well, today is my due date with no baby in sight, so I won't be one of the 5% who delivers "on time." I'm as comfortable as any full-term pregnant woman has a right to be, which is to say I'm pretty uncomfortable but I know it could be a lot worse. Mae keeps inching her way down and then leaping bac