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Depression

Depression is no joke. Studies have shown that women who have experienced depression earlier in life will experience it again during pregnancy. I fell into a dark time during my pregnancy. 484 more words

So this happened...

That’s right. This totally happened.

There’s a backstory here I will spare you having to read, but here’s the short version: I wasn’t supposed to be able to have kids without lots of help. 455 more words

Babyz

17 Week Bump and Update

Total weight gain:      3lbs.

This week was hugely stressful as C was hospitalized (and released, he’s okay!) and so I worried way more than I ate. 299 more words

Baby Bump

One good way to feel like a total dolt: snowboard while pregnant.

“No you didn’t!” you say. “Yes, I did.” I respond. I was still in my first trimester with my first child.  My mid-wife gave me the thumbs up, “Plenty of padding” she assured me.   862 more words

Humor

He's Here! He's Here!

I’ve been meaning to write a post for some time now, but life with a newborn is quite time consuming.

That’s right!  Last Tuesday (at 39 weeks) Nathan Alexander graced us with his presence and I wanted to share with you my experience.  1,006 more words

Pregnancy

The Six Food Groups of Pregnancy

  1. chocolate
  2. cheese (all sorts except the ones you’re not supposed to have while pregnant), yogurt (plain yogurt plain), and tamari almonds (get your protein b$%^&*es!)
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Chocolate

House Unanimously Passes the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, Bill Now Onto Senate

The House unanimously passed the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (HB 218), which would require employers subject to the Kentucky Civil Rights Act to provide reasonable accommodations for “pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions.” It would also amend the Civil Rights Act to make it unlawful for employers to “fail to accommodate an employee affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition require employers to provide notice to all employees regarding discrimination for pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions.” In addition, a “related medical condition” would be amended to include “lactation or the need to express breast milk for a nursing child and has the same meaning as in the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, 42 U.S.C. 263 more words

Employment Law