Tag Archives: pregnancy

5 Things No One Tells You Before the Baby Arrives

Welcome back to Risky Baby Business, our Saturday series here are More Cowbell! If you’re new over here, the previous posts in this series can be found here. I’ve talked before about all the advice that people give you that … Continue reading

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Benefits of The Amazing Placenta

Welcome to Risky Baby Business! This is the Saturday series that examines questions and challenges about babies and pregnancy, particularly the high-risk kind. Today’s post is about the placenta – what it does and why it’s so important. What does … Continue reading

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Having a Baby: When Mr. Disaster Recovery Packs The Hospital Bag

Welcome to Risky Baby Business, our Saturday discussion about pregnancy and babies, especially those on the high risk side. Last week when we discussed tips to ease the stress of Labor & Delivery, we mentioned the hospital bag. In the … Continue reading

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7 Things That Rocked My World During Pregnancy

I was 40 years-old when I got pregnant with my daughter. As many complications as this caused with an already high-risk pregnancy, in a way it was a blessing. I’m not sure if “younger me” would have had the mental … Continue reading

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Risky Baby Business: Because Sometimes Pregnancy’s Funny

OK, I had a whole blog planned…a serious interview with my husband about his highs and lows during pregnancy. It was gonna be freakin’ awesome. And then I saw this video and laughed so hard I thought I’d pass out. … Continue reading

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Risky Baby Business: 5 Surprising Things About Pregnancy

Welcome back to Risky Baby Business! This is the 7th installment of this column, and I’m so excited about how well this series has been received. (Click here to see all the other Risky Baby Business posts.) Huge thanks to … Continue reading

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Risky Baby Business: When Pregnancy Goes Awry

Over the last several weeks, we’ve been talking about trying to conceive and how to stay sane once you do. But what about when a pregnancy goes awry? We made reference to this a few weeks back with my friend that … Continue reading

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Risky Baby Business – Question #2: Are You Getting Good Advice?

Have you noticed how everyone gives pregnant ladies a TON of advice? I’ve talked about this before — sometimes the sweet, scared new mommy feels like everyone’s picking on her when she’s too tired to shield herself and too round … Continue reading

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Risky Baby Business – Question #1: Are You Sure There’s A Baby In There?

Much of pregnancy is a balance of worry and hope, whether we want it to be that way or not. Every pregnancy is different – some are full of movement and nausea, others filled with cramps and mood swings, still … Continue reading

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The Most Important Thing To Know About Pregnancy

Welcome to Risky Baby Business! As of last week, the topic here at More Cowbell each Saturday will be BABIES. Having a baby was some serious risky business for me. Though I wouldn’t change anything because I did get a … Continue reading

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