Preggo Nancy

This modern guide to growing a human offers a humorous and informative take on “what to expect” during pregnancy week-by-week.

Pregnancy
ByAlison Bucalo

7 Weeks Pregnant: Bring On The Kegels

It's pregnancy week 7 and the good, bad, and the ugly of first trimester symptoms are setting in. We also can’t stress this enough: DO YOUR FREAKING KEGELS.

Parenting
ByAlison Bucalo

Week 24: Prepare To Chug The Nastiest Drink Of Your Life Because Glucose Screening

During pregnancy week 24, the glucose drink is a whole lot easier to take ice cold than room temperature, so ask your doc to stick it in the fridge for you.

Parenting
ByAlison Bucalo

Week 28: It’s Time To Find A Pediatrician For Your Baby

It's pregnancy week 28, and it's time to find a pediatrician for your baby, since they will be getting regular check-ups soon, too!

Pregnancy
ByAlison Bucalo

13 Weeks Pregnant: Not Everything About This Week Sucks

At 13 weeks pregnant, and for the rest of your life, you can prepare for unsolicited advice from people who have no business advising you how to parent.

Pregnancy
ByAlison Bucalo

11 Weeks Pregnant: How About NEVER Saying ‘We’re Pregnant!’

As your first trimester symptoms wreck havoc, make sure your partner knows what they can do to help — like not ever saying “we’re pregnant," for example.

Pregnancy
ByAlison Bucalo

15 Weeks Pregnant: Try To Meet All The Practitioners (You Don’t Want A Stranger’s Hand In Your Vagina)

It's week 15 of your pregnancy! Time to meet all of your practitioners. First introductions can be awkward with someone’s hand in your vagina.

Pregnancy
ByAlison Bucalo

12 Weeks Pregnant: The Cat’s Out Of The Bag

By 12 weeks pregnant, your risk of miscarriage drops dramatically and it’s generally considered “safe” to tell everyone you’re expecting.

Pregnancy
ByAlison Bucalo

9 Weeks Pregnant: It’s Not Obvious … Yet

It's pregnancy week 9, and chances are, others still can’t tell, even though you probably feel like the extra 1/4 inch on your waistline is SO OBVIOUS.

Pregnancy
ByAlison Bucalo

10 Weeks Pregnant: All Fired Up

At 10 weeks pregnant, the same wild hormones that are wreaking havoc on your body (and personality) might also be firing up your libido.

Pregnancy
ByAlison Bucalo

14 Weeks Pregnant: You’re About To Be Able To Eat Without Barfing. Bring It On!

You're 14 weeks pregnant! At the start of your fourth month and second trimester, you’ll get to enjoy some of the best perks of pregnancy.

Pregnancy
ByAlison Bucalo

5 Weeks Pregnant: You’re Pregnant. Hooray!

It's pregnancy week 5, and here's what's going on. Get ready for all the early symptoms of pregnancy that are about to hit you.

Pregnancy
ByAlison Bucalo

6 Weeks Pregnant: Welcome To The Club

It's pregnancy week 6, and "pregnancy brain" excuses all questionable behavior until your baby arrives.

Parenting
ByAlison Bucalo

Week 26: Here Are Some Quick Baby Registry Tips

You're in pregnancy week 26. Don’t be shy about asking for things for yourself, too.

Parenting
ByAlison Bucalo

Week 20: Basically, You May Be An Emotional Hot Mess Right Now

It's pregnancy week 20. You’ve made it halfway through your pregnancy! You might be feeling elated, anxious, sad -- or a combination of all those things.

Parenting
ByAlison Bucalo

Week 37: Nesting Instinct Vs. Sheer Exhaustion — Which Are YOU Dealing With?

It's pregnancy week 37. Try to rest up and save some energy. You’re going to need it during labor, which is OMG SO SOON!

Parenting
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What You Need To Know About Preeclampsia And Early Screening

Come with Preggo as she sits down with a pregnancy expert and learns more about preeclampsia and early screening for this condition.