Mama in the City since 2008 and blogging since 2009!

Tag Archives // Pregnancy

My Experience With Post Partum Anxiety

The first person to ever ask me if I had ever had any issue with post partum depression or anxiety was my hairdresser. It’s seems kind of unbelievable really, especially considering she asked me this question just this past weekend […]

Celebrating Nurses Week: A Birth Story

May 12, 2017 // Birth & Breastfeeding // 6 Comments

I never really had to make a decision about having my babies at work, I just knew that it was the place that I wanted to birth. Once in awhile someone would say to me, “…but they will see all your […]

Should You Have A Baby Shower After The First Baby?

August 17, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama, Uncategorized // 3 Comments

Expecting your first baby is really something else. Everyone is so pepped for you and the world is your oyster. You will never have the same amount of excitement about one of your babies as you did for the first. […]

I Was Lost: A Personal Story

October 19, 2015 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 3 Comments

Over the last few weeks I have slowly started to feel like my old self. I don’t know exactly what shifted but I can feel the change and I am welcoming it.  Over the last year the Andrea that existed […]

Ready For Baby: The Bag Is Packed

My husband keeps asking me if I’ve packed my bag for the hospital yet. The answer is no, not yet. Apparently he is all packed up and has charged his camera gear and is ready to go! You might remember […]

My Decision To Have An Amnio

March 13, 2015 // Birth & Breastfeeding // 4 Comments

My amnio was booked for a few days after Christmas and the appointment came so much faster then I wanted it too. By the time of my appointment I was 22 weeks pregnant and it was just a week before that we had […]

Right Now

Over the last few months I’ve totally become way more of a homebody than I usually am. When people ask me,’ So! What’s new with you?!’, I don’t really have much to tell them besides children related topics or baby […]

Dear Friends

February 24, 2015 // Pure Mama // 4 Comments

I found that adulthood changed the way friendship worked for me and for the most part it was for the better. Being an adult means you don’t need to keep friends around who drain you or those who create stress […]

I Bought Stuff And I Felt Better

February 14, 2015 // Beauty, Pure Mama // No Comments

If you’ve been reading the posts prior to this one you might think I’ve got things held together pretty nicely despite having some pregnancy stress. I’ve definitely tried my best and I have tapped into all those resources I’d teach my patients […]


February 3, 2015 // Birth & Breastfeeding, Parenting // 2 Comments

As I approach the 28 week mark of pregnancy things seem to be starting to get increasingly busy around here! This is a pivotal week in pregnancy for prematurity and survival and it’s also the week that I told the […]