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I’m Pregnant and Scared of Losing My Freedom

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy March 9, 2021

Along with the excitement and eager anticipation that a first pregnancy brings comes fear in its many forms. So many fear-based thoughts can come up when you find out a baby is on the way, but rarely do we feel comfortable expressing them. One fear…

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I’m Pregnant: Can I Drink Coffee?

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy March 1, 2021

If you’re anything like me, I live for my morning coffee. It has transcended into ritual and become the focal point of my morning routine, as vital as the air I breathe. OK, that might be a wee bit over dramatic, but if you’re reading…

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What Are the Top Foods for Morning Sickness?

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy February 28, 2021

Were you so excited to find out that you’re pregnant until the day you woke up feeling nauseous or having to throw up? And then the same thing happened the next day? And the one after that? All of a sudden being pregnant isn’t fun…

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What Should I Read Now That I’m Pregnant?

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy February 23, 2021

It’s funny how quickly your taste in reading changes once you find out you’re pregnant. Suddenly, your appetite for bestsellers or Reddit sub-feeds is replaced with all things pregnancy and childbirth. You’ve probably already noticed that tons of things have been written on these subjects…

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Why Go Unmedicated?

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy February 18, 2021

With epidurals and other forms of medicine readily available on labor and delivery floors around the country, it’s become the norm for birthing people in the United States to choose medicalized pain management once they’re in labor. With 71% of all birthing people opting for…

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I’m Pregnant and I’m Scared

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy February 15, 2021

You’ve recently found out you’re pregnant and instead of being over the moon about it, frankly you’re scared shitless. You may even feel guilty for not being elated by the news but instead afraid and overwhelmed. It’s OK to admit that you’re scared. It’s far…

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OMG I’m Pregnant – What Now??

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy February 12, 2021

You’ve just found out you’re pregnant for the first time and absorbing that reality can be a lot to process. The moment you find out you’re pregnant your life changes overnight, so it’s natural to feel thrown by this momentous shift. Whether you’re really excited…

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Pregnancy and Social Media

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy February 1, 2021

Being pregnant in the early 21st century has some added bells and whistles that our maternal ancestors never had to contend with, things like the jogging stroller, baby wipe warmers, and gender reveal parties. And while most new inventions related to pregnancy and parenthood are…

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Pregnancy After A Miscarriage…

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy January 30, 2021

If you’ve suffered one or more previous miscarriages and are now pregnant again, you’re likely processing a lot right now. Grief. Apprehension. Fear. Anxiety. Guarded excitement. There’s no quick and easy way to pivot away from the loss of one baby to the eager anticipation…

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How Many Times Will I See a Care Provider While I’m Pregnant?

By: Jennifer Cole Pregnancy January 1, 2021

Great question! If you have recently found out you’re pregnant, one of the first things you might be wondering about is how often you should be having prenatal visits with your care provider. In the course of a normal, healthy pregnancy, your care provider will…

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