Why I Choose Hypnobirthing

When I was pregnant with the little bird, I had booked a birth preparation class for my man and myself. I was not so much looking for information regarding the pregnancy (it’s all on the web, right ?) but wanted us to take this as an opportunity to get together into the whole “pregnancy/baby/birth/postpartum“ groove. For…

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Pregnancy Yoga

  At the begging of my first pregnancy, I was not really looking for a special pregnancy sport class. On the one hand, I did not feel the need and on the other side, the idea of being in a room with pregnant women only, well…it kind of put me off. Instead, I started from early…

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My Second Pregnancy: The Second Trimester

  Every pregnancy has its surprises. That’s how I ended my post about my first trimester. When entering the second trimester, there were indeed a couple of other surprises which started to add a certain difference to this pregnancy. First of all, we found out that I am carrying a little miss. Although this had been my…

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Feed the Skin: Anti-Stretch Mark Oils

  I don’t get a lot of me-time during this second pregnancy. However, if there is one thing that I am really conscious about it’s that I try to take at least 5 minutes in the morning and in the evening to massage my belly. It may be just a short moment but following this…

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My First Birth Story: The Aftermath

“You forget it all once the baby is born”. This phrase has always amazed me. It sounded so surreal that it made the whole childbirth thing in my eyes even more magical. I had heard of birth stories where everything had happened quite smoothly and then there were those stories that had a more traumatic…

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Pregnant State of Mind

We all know that being pregnant generates changes in a woman’s body. Most women get tired, some women feel nauseous, all women get eventually a big belly that will host the unborn baby. This aside, there is something else that we tend to forget. What if we talked about the mental state and how it…

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My First Birth Story

I have really been struggling with writing the birth story of the little bird. First, I felt too emotional. Then I just got over it but to be honest, the most difficult part were not my personal feelings but the fact that the whole experience felt similar to watching one of those twisted movies. You know,…

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Pregnancy Style: Wrapped Magic

It was one of those bad hair days. I woke up looking like a flattened version of Sideshow Bob and didn’t have enough time to show my curls some love. On those days I just like to wear them up in a bun and tame them with a nice headwrap. As this one features a Vichy print, it attracts…

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Pregnancy Style: That Casual Feel

  The 25th week of my pregnancy has been a very grey one with not much sunlight but a lot of dark clouds.With most maternity clothing coming in black, I was looking for something fresh and comfortable to give me a little boost. I think that I got that from my mother who always told…

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Pregnancy Style: Black & Denim

During this pregnancy, I had to say goodbye to my regular jeans from early on as I started to show very fast. As most of the maternity wear from my first pregnancy was either really worn off or too big, I started to look for some newness. Unfortunately, when it comes to maternity fashion I feel…

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