When the focus changes from ‘me’ to the ‘child’!!!

Once you enter the third trimester, the only thing that is on your mind is how will you deliver - Whether it will have to be a C-section or a natural delivery? And if natural - how painful or easy will it be? How many hours will the labour last? Will I be able to... Continue Reading →

Gearing up to deliver when your partner is not around

Ever since you get pregnant; the one person you truly share this special experience with is your partner. You two have been in it together since the very first second. And most of you will be together till the end. All your 'to do' or 'wish' lists will invariably have something for the Dad -... Continue Reading →

How safe is the ‘Paracetamol’ in Pregnancy

Ever since I got pregnant, the one thing I have been afraid of is putting anything into my body that is not natural. Something as simple as a bleach on my face also I have avoided. Or eating outside food. Because I have been dreading falling sick like crazy. Since the day one, this thing... Continue Reading →

Third Trimester Terms: Baby Dropping or Lightening!

"Lightening/Engagement"¬†Illustration by Beth Okurowski from the book Pregnancy, Birth and You. What is a baby dropping or lightening? Almost towards the end of the third trimester, when the baby starts settling lower into the pelvis - it is called baby dropping or lightening. It is nothing but a positive sign that the baby and your... Continue Reading →

Some third trimester terms: Braxton Hicks Contractions

There are these certain terms that are only within the reach of today's generation - thanks to the number of books they read and the ever so accessible and informative world of internet. If I ask my mother or any of the aunts - they would wonder what the hell am I talking about. Though... Continue Reading →

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