Third Trimester Pregnancy Essentials

Third Trimester Pregnancy Essentials

Congrats, mama! You made it to the last trimester! The trimester where things get very, very real! Such an exciting time but also a time where it’s essential to take care of yourself, in ultimate preparation for labor and those blissful, but sleepless, nights with a newborn! Here are my recommendations for what you need during your third trimester:
BELLY BALM: Your belly really will start to

What to Wear for Your Maternity Photos / girl about columbus

What to Wear for Your Maternity Photos

Eeek, I’m so excited! For today’s post, I’ve collaborated with Ashley Wilburn, the talented photographer behind Sweetbriar Studios, a Southern Ohio-based photography studio, to bring you some helpful info when it comes to deciding what to wear for your maternity photos!
Ashley photographs everything from newborns to maternity to weddings to seniors and I really value her opinion

What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag / girl about columbus

What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

Having delivered twice now, I feel like my hospital bag was packed completely differently the second time around (and way more in advance as I kept hearing how second deliveries happen quickly)! I found checklists for what to pack extremely helpful in not forgetting anything, and also to not pack EVERYTHING, so I wanted to share what I actually needed and used during our hospital stay! Your hospit

third trimester bumpdate

Third Trimester Bumpdate

Just like I did during my second trimester and when I was pregnant with Ava Mae, I wanted to pop in to give you all a bumpdate on how the third trimester is going! At times, it’s felt like this pregnancy has gone so quickly and other times, it feels like I’ve been pregnant forever!How many weeks? 36 Weeks! I was measuring 2 weeks behind schedule for a few weeks but we recently found

second trimester bumpdate // girl about columbus

Second Trimester Bumpdate

I can’t believe that I only have a couple more weeks left in my second trimester! It’s definitely time for a bumpdate, just like the one I did when I was pregnant with Ava:How far along: 26 weeks! 3 more months!
Gender: Girl
Decided on a name? Yes! It was definitely more difficult this time around to decide on a name but we love the one we’ve chosen!
Total weight gain: Around 1