Fun facts and trivia about pregnancy.
If you work for an American company, typically some or all of your maternity leave will be unpaid, leaving you the options of using vacation time, taking less time off or simply not being paid for the duration of your leave.
Staying active is essential to a healthy life, but even more so when growing and nurturing a new one. Previous generations of moms-to-be were told to do little more than rest for the entirety of their pregnancy. How things have changed!
Soaking up milestones with the last baby
My third baby is what I call my “bonus baby.” I had my heart set on this baby. I am thrilled with my bonus baby, the one I held out for, and am trying to soak up as much as I can of his babyhood and the last months of being a mommy to a baby. Thinking that these baby milestones will be our last is a sentimental idea to ponder. As silly as it may sound, I can get emotional about purchasing that next size of diaper, putting away the 6-month wardrobe, weaning, watching him become mobile and more.
New moms have lots of questions as they prepare to deliver their first baby. While you cannot exactly predict how your experience will go, there are a few things you can probably anticipate.