This time last year I was starting the (unfortunately long) process of getting diagnosed with Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) at 33 weeks pregnant. I've only written very briefly about this part of pregnancy...and honestly, I didn't even talk to that many people about what was going on at the time. But I wanted to share a bit more detail in order to raise awareness about what ICP is and how it affected me. So today, a whole year later, I'm finally writing down a little bit about my experience to shed some light on this little known affliction. ICP is a liver disorder specific to pregnancy. The telltale symptom is…
After a mere 7 weeks of motherhood, I already have a LOT of favorite baby things. So many lovely people gave us beautiful clothes, hair bows, toys, books, and much-appreciated advice. In lieu of dumping all of that info on you, I narrowed this list down to 8 of my absolute favorite baby-related things. Some are physical things, and some are virtual things, but all of them are things I just love. If any of you have babies or are soon to have babies, I hope this is helpful and that you find some new favorite things too!