Leaving Work for Maternity Leave

As I write this, I have one and a half days left of my school year. As of Thursday I am on maternity leave, and I plan to take a full 12 months off. It is such an odd feeling knowing that I won’t be working next year. I know that caring for a newborn…

Pelvic Girdle Pain

From about 12 weeks into my pregnancy I was getting lower back pain – turns out it’s pelvic girdle pain!

Getting Used to the Belly

It’s a very strange thing to have people constantly looking at your belly. Even the most confident of us get self-conscious at times, and when you have had body anxiety since early adolescence, it can be a bit overwhelming to suddenly have so much attention directed at it.