Topic: pregnancy

7 Reasons It Sucks To Be Pregnant On Thanksgiving

7 Reasons It Sucks To Be Pregnant On Thanksgiving

You would think that being pregnant on Thanksgiving would be awesome. You imagine lots of food to satisfy your every craving and your entire family gathered ’round to share in your excitement and hear about your plans for decorating the nursery. Rarely does dinner with the extended family go so smoothly. In reality, being pregnant on Thanksgiving is anything but a holiday. More »

Everyone Talks About Pregnancy ‘Cravings’ But Forgets To Mention How Much Food Will Gross You Out

Everyone Talks About Pregnancy 'Cravings' But Forgets To Mention How Much Food Will Gross You Out

Everyone’s heard about pregnancy cravings. I don’t know if we have movies to thank for this or what, but the thought of a woman eating peanut butter out of a jar using a pickle as a spoon is probably something people think is relatively normal. You may actually not find yourself wanting to eat anything weird while you are pregnant. Instead, you may find yourself absolutely grossed out by just about all the foods you normally love. More »

8 More Accurate Ways To Refer To Morning Sickness

8 More Accurate Ways To Refer To Morning Sickness

Anyone who has ever had morning sickness knows that the label “morning sickness” is a big ol’ crock. It’s a, “whoever came up with this had a sample size of one” kind of lie. When I had “morning sickness” with my twins, I had mid-level nausea twenty-four hours a day, and would wake up in the middle of the night to dry-heave. I don’t actually know any women who only threw up in the morning and then went along their merry way. If I did, they were smart enough to lie to the rest of us about it. More »