Weeks 21-24 Pregnancy Update

These past few weeks feel as if they have blurred and blended together. As I sit down to type this post I’m trying to think back and recall how I’ve been feeling and what milestones me and my little sunshine babe have met. Between finding out the gender of our baby, Brendan flying out of…

Weeks 17-20 Pregnancy Update

Me and my little Sunshine Babe have officially reached the halfway point on our magical little journey together! 20 weeks has come a lot sooner than I thought it would and I still find myself in disbelief that this is my life right now and I am a mother-in-the-making. How I’m Feeling Physically This month…

Searching For The Right Model of Prenatal Care

Written: 2/21/2018 First Impressions of Birth Growing up I enjoyed hearing stories about how my mom gave birth to me and my siblings. When I became a teenager I was intrigued to learn more about the birthing process, what it was like being in the hospital delivery room, how long it took, and my dad’s…

Happy Herbalist Day

Happy Herbalist Day! Over the course of this past year I have learned so much about herbs and what it means to be an herbalist. Herbalism isn’t something I pictured myself pursuing, but it has come so naturally to me and I have found such passion in my studies. I have a family history in…

Hormone Balance and Enhancing My Fertility Naturally

Written: 2/13/2018 It wasn’t until mid-summer last year that I felt the first true signs of what people call “baby fever”. Up until that point, I hadn’t felt the desire to have children and I was content with just being married and sharing my life with Brendan. Of course, I wanted children one day, but…

Weeks 13-16 Pregnancy Update

Written: 3/21/2018 Time for another Pregnancy update! Sometimes I feel like I don’t have a whole lot to say when I write these monthly recaps, but I feel it’s important for me to share how I’m feeling and any changes I may be experiencing. First Ultrasound On March 5th I had my very first ultrasound….

Pregnancy Update Weeks 0-4

I’m a little late in sharing these pregnancy updates, but since Brendan and I decided to keep our pregnancy a secret until around 12 weeks I didn’t plan on sharing these right away. Regardless of the timing, I wanted to document how my first pregnancy is progressing and share it with you all.What an exciting…

Weeks 5-8 Pregnancy Update

Written: 2/18/2018 Time for another pregnancy update! If you hadn’t noticed the pattern already, I plan on updating you guys on how my pregnancy is progressing in 4 week increments on each of these “pregnancy Update” blog posts. So, updating you as each month passes. By the time week 5 rolled around I started feeling…

Weeks 9-12 Pregnancy Update

Written: 3/4/2018 Here we are, coming to the close of the first trimester! It seems surreal that 12 weeks has gone by so quickly. When I first found out I was pregnant it felt like 12 weeks was many moons away and there were days when I didn’t think I would be able to keep…