Pregnant Pauses Blog

Pregnancy and Back Pain

Pregnancy brings with it a whole host of changes to a woman’s body, and the process is associated with all kinds of common complaints: fatigue, weight gain, increased frequency of urination, nausea, and others.

February 03, 2018

Product Review: Rock N Play Sleeper for Your Newborn

As you complete your baby registry and prepare for your little one to join your family, don’t forget about this must-have baby item: the Rock N’ Play Sleeper by Fisher Price.

January 16, 2018

How to Guide for Infused Water

When you’re busy with work and kids, it can be difficult to find time to sit down and eat a “real” meal, let alone get all of the nutrients you need each day. That’s why we love infusing water with fruits and herbs, because it’s a great way to sneak extra nutrients into your diet and stay hydrated. Below are some of the health benefits of infused water as well as some of our favorite ingredients and combinations.

January 11, 2018

2018 Resolutions! Ring in the New Year

Bestselling Author Melody Beattie said, “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.”

December 22, 2017

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