Third Trimester

10 Ways to Avoid Pooping in Labor

You’ve heard the whispers. Someone has probably come right out and said it: I pooped during labor. The good news?¬†There are ways to lessen the chances of it happening and even if it does happen, you probably won’t even know.…

Top 10 Pregnancy Apps for Twins & Multiples

Expecting twins or more? It can get a little annoying when so many different items, both real and virtual, are designed for a singleton pregnancy. Fortunately, there are many twin resources available if you know where to look. Check out…

Can I Do a CPR or First Aid Class While Pregnant?

While you’re pregnant, one of your main aims is to make sure your baby is safe. To do that you choose healthy food and exercise regularly – but what about every day activities or physical training you may wish to…

What Does Leg Labor Feel Like?

The consensus is that labor is painful, but every woman experiences that pain differently. For some it can be in their back, others in their belly or in their pelvis. It can vary between short and long, and be accompanied…

What Does Negative Dilation in Pregnancy Mean?

Whether you are a new mom or a well seasoned one, the last thing that you want to hear at any stage in your pregnancy is the word “negative.” It immediately fills your head with the worst possible ideas, causing…

What are Fanny Daggers & What Causes them?

You may have heard other mamas mention it, or even been told that you’re experiencing it. But what causes it and what does it mean? What are fanny daggers? Fanny daggers, also known as¬†lightning crotch, is the nickname given to…