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Rockin’ Cotton Bibs and Burp Cloths

These Rockin’ girls and boys cotton bibs and burp cloths available at walmart.com are awesome for following reasons:

  1. They were designed by a local San Francisco designer.
  2. At $19.00 for the set (average cost of $3.15 per item) they are reasonably priced.
  3. They are urban chic and edgy which is almost impossible to find in the baby department at a major retailer.

Additional Tip: If you decide to purchase this be sure to select the Site to Store option during checkout for free shipping.

Full Discloser: When not on maternity leave I hold a full time position as a Senior Manager of Creative Operations at walmart.com however the opinions expressed on this blog are my own and don’t reflect those of my employer.

Half Way There!

Now that I am officially past the half way mark of this pregnancy, I thought I would take a moment to document the things I did not expect, and gather your thoughts on what might still be in store for me.

  • My migraines have disappeared. I have had at least one migraine a month since I was a small child; however amazingly, I haven’t had a single migraine during my pregnancy so far.
  • My skin has become “sensitive”. I can no longer use some of the same skin care products/routines that I have religiously used for years. For example, I have always had my eyebrows waxed until a waxing early in my pregnancy led to half of my eyelid coming off, leaving me with scabs that lasted for over a week.
  • My taste buds have changed. I crave hot sauce – the hotter the better and I can’t seem to get enough of it no matter how much heartburn is likely to follow.
  • I REALLY dislike being sick while pregnant. Okay call me a wimp, but I recently had the worst cold/flu ever due to the fact I wasn’t able to max out on all the wonderful over-the-counter drugs that I have traditionally used in the past.
  • I really like my baby belly. I find it incredibly liberating not to have to walk around sucking in my stomach all day. I was also not expecting to like looking pregnant but I honestly think my self image is healthier now than it has probably been my whole adult life.

What things surprised you about your pregnancy? Any ideas on what else I should expect during the last half of my pregnancy?

Note:  Originally posted on Walmart’s Baby Buzz Blog on 4/6/2009.

It’s a Girl and I am in Love

During the beginning of my pregnancy, I experienced grueling morning sickness and at moments, I began to second-guess myself. What am I doing? Am I maternal enough to be a good mother? If I am struggling this much now, how am I going to handle the sleepless nights and midnight feedings?

I am sure I will continue to experience ups and downs during my pregnancy; however, I’ve recently experienced several things that have boosted my confidence and made me completely grateful for this amazing opportunity to be a mother.

I recently found out I’m having a girl. I would have been equally happy with a boy but for some reason knowing it’s a girl has taken this pregnancy to another level.

Another thing that has helped me connect is the somewhat strange and surreal feeling of her moving around inside me. I have also begun talking to her, which probably makes me look slightly insane. I have no idea if she can hear me or not but I love her and I want her to know.

Not only is my connection to my daughter growing but also it is amazing how pregnancy can bring a couple even closer. This past weekend my husband bought an heirloom tomato just to show me the present size of our baby growing inside me. At that moment, I think I fell in love with him all over again. He is going to be an awesome dad.

Note: Originally posted on Walmart’s Baby Buzz Blog on 3/16/2009.