Pregnancy

Pregnancy:  Fairfield County Mom Collective

Congratulations on the exciting journey of pregnancy and the upcoming arrival of your little one! Pregnancy a time filled with anticipation and excitement as you prepare to welcome a new life into the world. While it can feel overwhelming, especially for new moms, Fairfield County Moms is a hub of resources from selecting prenatal classes to postpartum care.

At Fairfield County Moms, our team of over 30 contributors offer support and share their experiences in navigating, infertility, pregnancy and postpartum. From sharing our must-have baby products, prenatal fitness tips, and positive birth stories Fairfield County Moms is with you each step of your pregnancy journey. Whether you are a first-time mom or expecting another addition to your family, we have you covered.

Preparing for a baby and embracing motherhood can be a whirlwind, but being in Fairfield County has its advantages. This vibrant area offers a wealth of resources, including renowned hospitals and birthing centers where you and your baby will receive exceptional care.

Fairfield County Moms is here to support you through all of the ups and downs of pregnancy, postpartum and all the stages of motherhood.

It was July 20, 2012. The corridor was cold, my skin prickly as I walked toward the operating room, my blue cloth gown swaying, my hands desperately trying to hold it closed. My eyes were wet, and my cheeks tear-stained...
When I was pregnant with my twins, I was pretty nervous. I scoured the internet for stories that would help me put everything in perspective – stories of triumph, positivity, hope, and light. But what I found were primarily...
I took a lot of classes while I was pregnant. All were essential in helping me with childbirth, breastfeeding, relaxation, and coping with the various physical and emotional changes that pregnancy brings. However, a few months ago, I realized...
Twenty-two years ago, I came home from the hospital with a seven-pound, fifteen-ounce bundle of joy. AND I WAS TERRIFIED. I could barely comprehend how I was allowed to take this precious boy home and...and...be in CHARGE?  I’m happy to...
I’ve always been a practical person, guided by logic. It’s hard for me to believe in things that I can’t see or feel for myself. I follow science, doctors, experts, those with advanced degrees. As a child and through...
A plus-size pregnancy, just like any pregnancy, comes with excitement and unknowns. Expecting while plus-size has its own unique set of unknowns. As someone who has had two pregnancies while very plus size, I wanted to share some wisdom.  Where...
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Sex During Pregnancy

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Are you pregnant? Feeling tired and perhaps sick? You may feel more like running to the bathroom than the bedroom. Maybe sex during pregnancy is not on top of your priority list. But some women do feel "in the...
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To Gender Reveal or Not

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"Surprise!" It's a BOY! It's a GIRL! Some of us may be keen on the idea of waiting until the birth of a child to reveal the gender, and some of us like to find out as soon as we...
Okay. Listen. Pregnant women have feelings. Feelings like no other time. Raise your hand if when you were pregnant or shortly thereafter, you received a not-so-nice comment. My hand is super high! WHY do people think it's okay to...
Just last week, I was distraught by some things being passed off as "mom humor." I am no prude, but I began to reflect on the state of women's conversations in (and outside) the mom circle. I truly believe...

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