Category Archives: Pregnancy

Have We Been Conditioned to Panic? 3 Myths About Pregnancy Over 35 Debunked Have We Been Conditioned to Panic? 3 Myths About Pregnancy Over 35 Debunked


About a month after my 30th birthday, an elderly woman, who was admiring my 2-week-old daughter, asked my…
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Didan Ashanta

About Didan Ashanta

Didan Ashanta is the author of "Jamaican Green Smoothies" and a LifeDesigner who blogs about eating your way to vibrant health at DidanAshanta.com. A native of Jamaica, she currently lives in the Tokyo, Japan with her husband and 3-yr-old daughter.

New Studies Show the “Crack Baby” Was a Media Myth Designed to Frighten Whites and Criminalize Black Children New Studies Show the “Crack Baby” Was a Media Myth Designed to Frighten Whites and Criminalize Black Children


When you hear the term “crack baby, ” you might picture the movie Losing Isaiah with the screaming…
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About Alicia B

Alicia lives and took a semester of photography in a small college town that often challenges her resolve to live as simply and as stress-free as possible. When she’s not working, rereading the same children’s books, cooking, or wondering how crunchy she’s become, she’s busy updating her site, liciabobesha.com. You can follow her on facebook.

It Takes a Village: Resources for Black Moms to Advocate for Healthy Childbirth It Takes a Village: Resources for Black Moms to Advocate for Healthy Childbirth


http://www.cincinnatibirthphotography.com/ When I delivered my daughter nearly four years ago, I planned on having a natural home birth….
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Dara Mathis

About Dara Mathis

Dara T. Mathis is a freelance writer and editor, the brains behind the lifestyle blog Truly Tafakari, and a lover of great homemade soups.

I’m Pregnant With Twins and Raising 4 Young Children — The Challenges and the Joys I’m Pregnant With Twins and Raising 4 Young Children — The Challenges and the Joys


I never thought that after already being blessed with four children my body would carry twins. When I…
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Kim

About Kim

A Christian Wife and Stay at home mom to 7 beautiful children whose names all start with an M. I enjoy writing with my husband about our FAITH and all things FAMILY as we grow in the Lord. You can learn more about my family and I at www.encouragegrowingfamilies.com

5 Ways to Dress for Pregnancy Without Buying Expensive Maternity Clothes 5 Ways to Dress for Pregnancy Without Buying Expensive Maternity Clothes


Pregnant at 16 weeksDuring my first three pregnancies I struggled GREATLY with maternity clothes. No one ever explained…
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Kim

About Kim

A Christian Wife and Stay at home mom to 7 beautiful children whose names all start with an M. I enjoy writing with my husband about our FAITH and all things FAMILY as we grow in the Lord. You can learn more about my family and I at www.encouragegrowingfamilies.com

Was Your Pregnancy Planned or a Surprise? Was Your Pregnancy Planned or a Surprise?


*This post originally went up in September. I’m re-posting because it’s a great discussion I’d love to continue!*…
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Leila

About Leila

Leila is the founding editor of Baby and Blog. She splits her time between editing hair and culture site, Black Girl with Long Hair, whipping up butters at BGLH Marketplace, and writing here. She adores her husband and two kids, her parents and her friends. But she hates Chicago weather although she is slowly coming to peace with it...

10 Things Never to Say to a Pregnant Woman 10 Things Never to Say to a Pregnant Woman


Are you seriously asking me that?by Alicia Barnes of liciabobesha.com 1. Are you scared? Of what? Of the dark?…
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About Alicia B

Alicia lives and took a semester of photography in a small college town that often challenges her resolve to live as simply and as stress-free as possible. When she’s not working, rereading the same children’s books, cooking, or wondering how crunchy she’s become, she’s busy updating her site, liciabobesha.com. You can follow her on facebook.