• Week 18: Baby Can Stretch, Hiccup, And Hear Everything You Say 

    22 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    MIND
    Wild, intense dreams are a hallmark of the second trimester - they're more frequent and vivid than your usual dreams, often super bizarre and extremely memorable. No one knows why this is, so just enjoy the show (and hope for some of the super sexy variety - RAWR)!
    BODY
    The biggest news this month is that you'll probably get an ultrasound, during which you can find out the baby's sex! Assuming the baby cooperates and shows you the goods, that is, and assuming you even want to know the sex. Most parents opt to find out - whether it's because they can't contain their curiosity, want to...
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  • Week 11: How About NEVER Saying “We're Pregnant”

    22 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    MIND:
    This week, do yourself a favor and make sure your partner knows what to expect and, most importantly, knows what they can do to help you... like not ever saying “we're pregnant,” for example. That, and being ready to provide Doritos and Reddi-wip at a moment's notice without complaining or wincing in disgust. (This last part, as you know, is critical. For their safety.)
    BODY:
    Your hair and fingernails are growing like crazy, but your body's also lubricating them plenty, which can mean a lovely glow or oily skin and acne - maybe even acne in funky places where you've never broken out...
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