Bump Life

You’re pregnant! Congratulations! Now the real fun begins.

Being pregnant is a truly one of a kind experience. You are building a baby! The things that a woman’s body can do are just absolutely amazing.

That being said, building a baby is hard. Like really hard.

So in order to help make that process just a tiny bit easier, I am here offering up some of the tips and tricks that I have learned that helped make my 9 months just a little bit better.

If you don’t see what you’re looking for, or you have some particular questions, then feel free to shoot me an email. I would love to try to help.

Preparing for a Baby, the Easy Way

When I found out I was pregnant, a million things flooded through my mind. While some of that was the, “Oh my god, I’m about to have a baby!” the rest of it was thinking about all of the STUFF I needed to do. The idea of trying to prepare my home for a baby was just...

The Complete Postpartum Care Kit for First Time Moms

When I was pregnant, I thought I was well and truly prepared for my postpartum recovery. I thought I had all of my postpartum essentials ready to go, boy was I wrong! While I did know a few things about taking care of myself after birth, I didn’t realize all of the...

How to Take a Postpartum Sitz Bath

Okay, Mama, time to get real. It's time to talk about your va-jay-jay. If you had a vaginal birth, there is a LOT going on down there. You pushed a watermelon through a straw. That’s no mean feat. Now though, it’s time to heal. One of the best ways to do that is to...

What Your Spouse Should Know About Childbirth

Alright ladies, let’s take a minute and talk about your baby daddy and his role when you give birth. I hear it time and time again about dads and the dumb things they say and do in the delivery room. It’s completely understandable to want to have the baby’s dad in the...

Why You Should Ignore Your Birth Plan

Here you are, preparing for your little bundle of joy to arrive. I'm sure you've already been searching for the things that you have to do before your baby arrives, and I'm sure at some point you've heard about writing a birth plan. Birth plans are great. They're a...

How to get More Sleep during Pregnancy

If you're anything like me, you love to sleep. I've never been one of those women that could function off of just a couple of hours of sleep a night. I need the full 8, though I would definitely prefer more. This made getting enough sleep during pregnancy a must for...

Easy Tips for Postpartum Weight Loss While Breastfeeding

Let's face it, even though you're proud of your body for bringing your new baby into the world, I'm sure that holding onto those extra pregnancy pounds is not really what you had it mind for your new life. While it is absolutely possible to lose weight postpartum, you...

Bonding with Baby During Pregnancy: It’s Really Possible

Bonding with your baby is one of the biggest highlights of motherhood. Did you know though that you can start bonding with your baby while you are still pregnant? Oh yeah, totally possible. Creating that connection between mother and baby also doesn’t have to be...

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