One Year of Breastfeeding

One Year of Breastfeeding

When I first had Caleb, I committed to 6 months of breastfeeding. If I wanted to go longer, great! But if I was hating it, I wanted to give myself a less intimidating goal than an entire year. After one year + 18 days, my 

Breastfeed Like it’s Your Business

Breastfeed Like it’s Your Business

I recently changed from feeding my baby every 3 hours to feeding him every 4. It took some trial and error when it came to filling up his bottles for daycare to make sure he was getting enough to eat, but he takes 2 bottles 

Baby Registry Essentials

Baby Registry Essentials

I am in the stage of life where many of my friends have babies or are pregnant, and I’m the type of person who compulsively reads reviews before making a purchase, so I put together a list of items I’ve enjoyed using with my little 

Caleb’s Birth Story

Caleb’s Birth Story

39 Weeks I never had a 39-week blog post since he was born on that day, so a quick recap of what happened in that week: I was not feeling great. I was stressed about my blood pressure (really didn’t want to be induced), uncomfortable, 

38 Weeks

38 Weeks

Baby Size Caleb is the size of a mini-watermelon at about 19.5 inches long and about 6.8 pounds. Pros We are officially in the 4-week timeframe of when Caleb will arrive! Likely 3-week timeframe since I’m not entirely sure my doctor would let me go 

37 Weeks

37 Weeks

Baby Size Caleb is the size of a canary melon at about 19″ long and around 6.2 pounds. 37 weeks is considered early term, so really from here on out, he’s the size of a baby. Highs We checked a few more items off the 

36 Weeks

36 Weeks

Baby Size Caleb is about the size of a papaya at 18.75 inches long and 5.8-6 pounds. Highs I had another doctor’s appointment at the end of last week and got to meet another doctor in the practice who I liked as well. She did 

35 Weeks

35 Weeks

Baby Size Caleb is the size of a honeydew melon at about 18.2 inches long and about 5.25 pounds (though see the growth scan estimate below). Highs I’ve had a couple of weeks of feeling really good! It is amazing to me that I can 

34 Weeks

34 Weeks

Baby Size Caleb is the size of a spaghetti squash at about 17.75 inches long and 4.75 pounds. Highs I put some shelves up above the changing table and despite the struggle to get them on the wall. Did you know that increased clumsiness is 

33 Weeks

33 Weeks

Baby Size Caleb is the size of a pineapple at about 17 inches long and about 4.2 pounds. Highs We had a great anniversary weekend with the biggest present to ourselves being a cleaning service. I was so excited to not have to clean the