Author: Emily Klingbeil

Phoebe’s Postpartum Plan Guide

Use our guide to help you plan for the initial weeks post baby. If you have a birth plan, you should definitely have a postpartum plan. Let us help you get started. Why make a postpartum plan? The first days […]

16 weeks pregnant: what is happening and what to do

At 16 weeks pregnant your baby is truly beginning to look like a little human, and your body may experience some very noticeable changes to support that growth. It is a special time for a mother and a family, as […]

When do you feel the baby kick?

What to expect each month. Experiencing the baby kicking in utero is one of the many fun parts of being pregnant. It enables you to bond with your baby before you can hold it in your arms. It is something […]

What should I prepare for postpartum?

How to expect the unexpected and still plan for it all Getting ready for a baby to come can be a lot of fun. It can also be a bit disorienting for new parents. Where to begin? Is it just […]

What is mom guilt?

What causes feelings of guilt and how to let yourself off the hook. Have you noticed that the problems facing mothers in America change with the times? In the 1960s and 1970s, The Feminine Mystique and Betty Fredian’s “problem that has no […]

The third trimester: what is happening and what to do

The time has come! The third trimester of pregnancy is in many ways the height of the pregnancy experience. Your baby will be experiencing the fastest period of growth and will be rapidly functioning as a little human. Your body […]

Sympathy Pains

What they are, what causes them, and how to cope. While it may be funny to think of men walking around with their hands on their hips and easing into their chair in the throws of sympathy pains during their […]

Swollen feet during pregnancy

What are the causes and what can you do? While there are so many joys that the nine months waiting for your baby brings, swollen feet is probably not on the top of your list. Having swollen feet or ankles […]

Pregnancy cravings

We have all heard about the funny foods and food combinations that women crave during pregnancy: pickles with ice cream, Cheetos dipped in who knows what, cranberry juice for the first time ever, French toast with peanut butter and jelly. […]