First Trimester

Questions to Ask at Your First OB Appointment

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
Questions to Ask at Your First OB Appointment | Baby Chick

Heading into uncharted territory is nerve wracking and sitting half naked at your OB appointment is no exception. So to help new mommies keep their thoughts in order here are some questions to be sure to ask your OB when you meet with them for the first time. When should I call you? Doctors will […]


5 Things to Look for When Choosing an OB

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 By Jessica Tzikas
5 Things to Look for When Choosing an OB | Baby Chick

Whether you are already pregnant or planning to become pregnant, having a good OBGYN in place is one of the first, and most important, steps a new mother can take in her pregnancy. If you have a bad experience with your doctor, it can lead to an unhappy pregnancy—and no one wants that! You probably […]


3 Tips for Dealing With Morning Sickness

Monday, August 20, 2018 By Kate Horney
3 Tips for Dealing With Morning Sickness | Baby Chick

For many moms, pregnancy can be brutal in terms of morning sickness & queasiness. Studies show that between 70 to 85 percent of pregnant women experience this during their first trimester with nausea usually beginning around the sixth week of pregnancy. Since you may not be getting all of the nutrients you need from food […]


First Trimester Checklist

Thursday, August 9, 2018 By Nina Spears
First Trimester Checklist | Baby Chick

Congratulations on your pregnancy! This is such exciting news. I’m sure you are filled with joy, but are also asking yourself, “Now what?…” There’s so much to prepare for baby! I get it. This is why I’m going to take the guesswork out of your first trimester and share with you my top 12 checklist items […]


10 Silly Mistakes First Time Pregnant Moms Make

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 By Nina Spears
10 Silly Mistakes First Time Pregnant Moms Make | Baby Chick

So you’re expecting your first bundle of joy and you want to do everything perfectly during your pregnancy. Of course you do! That’s only normal. We all want to make sure that we are taking good care of our little bun in the oven. 🙂 But what if you’re doing some things now that you may think are […]


6 Early Signs of Pregnancy

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 By Sarah Ring
6 Early Signs of Pregnancy | Baby Chick

If you have been trying to conceive, you might be all to familiar with the “two-week wait” (TWW). That little slice of time in your cycle post your pregnancy attempt: you haven’t yet missed your period, but it’s too early to take a pregnancy test. It’s 14 days of emotional ups and downs wondering, “could […]


6 Hip Opening Stretches To Do During Pregnancy

Friday, July 20, 2018 By Nina Spears
6 Hip Opening Stretches During Pregnancy | Baby Chick

Stretching and exercise is so important during pregnancy. Why, you ask? Well, now that you’re carrying around extra weight and fluids, it can make you feel sore, tired and downright uncomfortable. Stretching during your pregnancy helps relieve your aching joints, reduce muscle tension, relieve lower back pain, increase flexibility, help you relax, and, BEST of all, better […]


How to Keep Your Pregnancy a Secret in the First Trimester

Saturday, July 14, 2018 By Nina Spears
how to keep you pregnancy a secret during the first trimester

Deciding whether or not to tell your family and friends the exciting news about your pregnancy during your first trimester is a personal choice. Some people are all for it and others feel more comfortable waiting until they are further along. I decided to wait till I was 12 weeks to share our pregnancy news, and […]


5 Cute Ways to Announce Your Pregnancy

Sunday, June 10, 2018 By Jessica Tzikas
5 Cute Ways to Announce Your Pregnancy | Baby Chick

Finding out your pregnant is so exciting—but quite possibly even more exciting is getting to share the news with your loved ones. Whether you wait a certain length of time to break the news or are too excited to wait and want to tell people right away, here are a few cute ways to announce […]


How to Stay Cool While Pregnant in the Summer

Saturday, June 2, 2018 By Nina Spears
How to Stay Cool While Pregnant in the Summer | Baby Chick

It’s getting hot, it’s getting humid, and . . . you’re pregnant. Oh the joys of summer pregnancies. 🙂 If you didn’t already know, when you’re pregnant your body temperature is already a bit higher than normal. When you add the summer heat on top of that, it’s bound to make you feel even more uncomfortable. With all of the […]