Low-Risk Pregnancy in Ontario: When Will My Ultrasounds Be?

Why is this low-risk only? Because high-risk pregnancies or pregnancies with more monitoring for whatever reason will likely have more frequent ultrasounds outside the “normal schedule”. Please also note that this post is as usual, based on my local ultrasound scheduling in the province of Ontario. As always I will try to provide some links […]

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16-17 Weeks of Pregnancy

What is one part of my last pregnancy I did not enjoy at all? Honestly, I was very, very fortunate that I enjoyed most of my pregnancy with Maggie. I had very few “bad” symptoms, lots of energy in the second trimester, and didn’t really start to feel the “heaviness” of it all in my […]

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New Podcast Episode: Ep 25 Speech Language Pathology (SLP) & Your Little Ones with Gina-Marie Principe, SLP

New episode of the podcast is now available on all major podcast platforms! Disclaimer: this podcast is for informational purposes only. This is NOT medical advice. If you need medical advice, please see your doctor or healthcare provider. This episode I am chatting with a Speech Language Pathologist, Gina-Marie, who is answering all your submitted […]

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15 Weeks pregnant with #2 / Maggie is 19 months

It works out perfectly that I can often combine my weekly pregnancy journal posts with Maggie’s Monthly updates! This past Sunday Maggie hit 19 months – it came so quickly all of a sudden I almost forgot. To be honest, 18 months felt like it was really long, which was nice because some months fly […]

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I Support Breastfeeding Photos

Last year for World Breastfeeding Week, I did a series of informative posts on breastfeeding. I looked at common myths, claims, and questions and provided supported answers. You can find that series here (Part 2, Part 3, Final). You can also find my personal overview of my first breastfeeding journey here (3 part series – […]

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13-14 Weeks of Pregnancy: Ready to Say Goodbye to the First Trimester!

Starting at week 13, I have started to feel a lot better than I have in previous weeks. I am seeing a light at the end of the tunnel in terms of my nausea (I think) but everyday is different. My Symptoms Over the Past Week Nausea – decreased and mostly in the mornings now […]

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I’m Pregnant! (And Maggie is 18 Months!)

I know I have been seriously MIA on here and I apologize to anyone who reads this blog regularly! I just haven’t had the energy or motivation – partly, because I am expecting #2! And partly because I was in a really writing-heavy Masters course that required 3 paper submissions. I’m just finishing it up […]

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