Pregnant Pauses Blog

Get Outside This Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside. But don’t let a little chill stop you from enjoying some time outdoors during your pregnancy!

December 07, 2017

Tips for Staying Organized the First Month Home

Being pregnant is all fun and games-until the realization hits you while you’re in the delivery room that you’re about to bring a real live baby home from the hospital.

November 10, 2017

5 Maternity Musts

There seem to be so many “rules” to follow in regard to what you can eat, as well as supplements to take. But, there are many additional musts that you should consider.

October 27, 2017

What to Expect the Second Trimester

The second trimester is a great time for expecting moms, in general. You start to get more pep in your step, morning sickness subsides, and your bump starts to pop out; alerting others that you’re pregnant and not carrying around a heavy lunch.

September 24, 2017

Back to School - With a Baby??

How will things change when your little one needs to get ready for school, and you have a baby to care for?

September 10, 2017

How to Have a Baby on a Budget

Babies can be expensive, but they don’t have to be. There are many things you can do to keep the costs of raising a child down.

July 25, 2017

How to Thrive the First Week Home With a New Baby

No one sends you home from the hospital with a set of instructions. While some guidance may be provided, it really sinks in when you walk through your front door that you are solely responsible for the needy but cute little life you created. How will you make it through? Read on for some suggestions on how to thrive with a new baby the first week.

July 05, 2017

First Father's Day Festivities

Dads, first time fathers and long time daddies should feel special on Father's Day. Here are some fun ideas for Daddies-to-be.

June 11, 2017

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