Pregnant Pauses Blog

Mother's Day Musts

Here are some awesome Mother’s Day ideas (or hints to drop) that include some major pampering and lots of luxury for the expecting mother in your life.

April 30, 2017

Spring Cleaning: A "Nesting" Mommy's Dream

There’s just something about spring that makes an expecting mommy want to jump up and clean (and clean, and clean).

February 25, 2017

6 Items You Absolutely Need in Your Hospital Bag

Here are the most important things you need to pack your bag for the hospital when you are pregnant.

February 04, 2017

Contingency Birth Plans for a Snow Emergency

With a snow storm around every corner, black ice and sleet impeding their path to the hospital, what would a mother in labor do in the event that she couldn’t get to the hospital to birth her baby?

January 22, 2017

2017 Nursery Trends

There’s nothing more exciting for a new mom than setting up her nursery. These are the newest trends for 2017.

January 08, 2017

Having Fun on New Years When You Are Pregnant

Consider the several tips listed above to ensure you have a great night; and keep your thoughts positive.

December 28, 2016

Stress, The Holidays and the Unborn Fetus

This season, the promise of a new baby arriving in the next few months brings an extra layer of joy to the festivities for you and your family.

December 01, 2016

Reasons to Relish Thanksgiving This Holiday Season

Is there anything to be more thankful more than being pregnant during the holiday season?

November 10, 2016

Fall Pregnancy Trends

One way you can embrace the season is by boasting some pregnancy trends. Read on to learn about the maternity items that are totally of the moment, as well as some great baby related items that your little bundle of joy will look absolutely adorable in or utilizing!

November 20, 2016

Baby #2 – How This Pregnancy is Different from Your First

Your second pregnancy may start out being similar to your previous one – the excitement of finding out the joyous news, the early nausea, that familiar fullness in your womb.

October 13, 2016

Eating for Two: A Nutritional Guide to Pregnancy

When you first find out you are carrying an itty-bitty baby inside of you, you become very protective.

August 16, 2016

A Smart Start - The Health Benefits of Breastfeeding

There are numerous health benefits for not only babies, but moms as well. Read on to learn all about how you can get off to a smart start from the very moment you bring your baby into the world!

August 02, 2016

The Ultimate Guide to Holistic Pregnancy

Holistic pregnancy has many benefits for you and your baby. A holistic approach focuses on the whole person and considers not only the mother's physical health, but her mental, emotional, and spiritual health as well.

May 20, 2016

14 Misconceptions About Pregnancy

There are so many misconceptions floating around about pregnancy these days. From what you should eat to what you shouldn’t, the opinions vary based on whatever the concern of the day is. Here are some common misconceptions, however, always check with your doctor before changing anything.

March 20, 2016

Top 10 Romantic Dates While Pregnant

So the adventures have begun, you are going to have a baby! You're alone time with your significant other is about to become limited, interrupted and loud lol Take advantage of the moments alone while you still can and make the most of them!

February 11, 2016

Amazing Facts About Pregnancy

Being pregnant can be hard work; from extreme fatigue to swollen ankles it doesn’t always feel like the miracle of life. It’s important to remember that your body is going through some incredible transformations to create a whole new life; here are 5 interesting facts about what happens to a pregnant woman’s body to remind you just how awesome you are.

January 28, 2016

Top Five Amazing Changes in your Body when Pregnant

I’m sure you’ve heard the horror stories: shoe size increases; stretch marks; and hair falling out. These are issues that people love to harp on about to newly pregnant mothers. It’s really easy for some people to highlight the negatives of any situation whether legitimate or made up. While these things may occur for some women, they certainly do not occur for all women and these ‘negatives’ certainly don’t outweigh the positives.

January 19, 2016

11 Wonderful Gifts for the Expectant Mommy to Give, Share, or Keep for Yourself

The holiday season is an awesome excuse (as if we needed another one) to spoil and comfort expectant mothers. We’ve combed this year’s bevy of gift ideas to come up with the ones we found most snuggly, delicious, handy, and downright adorable.

December 04, 2015

4 Reasons Why You Are A Good Mom Already

So the next time you feel like you have to live up to some standard in order to be a good mom remember, you already are.

October 22, 2015

10 Things Every New Mom Should Tell Herself EVERYDAY

Being a new mom is difficult emotionally. Tell yourself these things every day.

September 29, 2015