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.

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...

Postpartum Depression Doesn’t Look the Same on Everyone

When I found out that I was pregnant, I went into research overdrive. I wanted to know anything and everything about pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, breastfeeding, newborns, all of it. During all of my research, I saw over and over again the mention of postpartum...

How to Bond with Your Baby While Pregnant

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. Here are some really easy ways that I bonded with my baby while I was still...

A Letter to My Body After Pregnancy

To my body after pregnancy, I am sorry. I’m sorry for not appreciating you more before having a baby, for always thinking that you could be better. I’m sorry that I spent so much time and effort wanting to change you and not realizing that my time was being wasted....

10 Pregnancy Myths Debunked

Unless you've been hiding under a rock during your pregnancy, you have probably already figured out that everyone, and I mean EVERYONE has an opinion. Everyone else seems to think that they are the end-all-be-all when it comes to the correct information regarding your...

Hi! I’m Mallory

J and MeBeing a mom is like being on a roller coaster. It’s a fun filled, and slightly terrifying, adventure where you never really know what’s going to happen next. Thankfully though, I’ve managed to pick up a few things along the way (like wine) to help make life easier. So if you’re ready, grab a glass and let’s go!

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