Pregnancy in ”Active Mode!” Here’s Why and How

Sometimes, despite knowing better, we still find excuses to do things differently. During pregnancy this tendency can easily grow: after all, it is the pregnant woman who is having a tough time and everyone has to be sweet to her. Being lazy during pregnancy is, therefore, the easiest thing a pregnant woman can do. Moreover, […]

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The best gift for a pregnant woman!

When pondering about what to gift a pregnant woman, baby outfits and toys are likely to be the first things to come to mind. After all, they are easy to buy, a need for any mother-to-be and, not unimportantly, super cute and irresistible! Having said that, that is not what this post is about. Rather, […]

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Back in Shape: The first 40 days!

I followed my Indian roots for the first 40 days after delivery. You must be thinking: What does that mean? And why 40 days? Let me elaborate. The Indian culture (and also the Chinese culture) believes that approximately the first 1.5 month after delivery is critical for both mother and baby. Your body is weak […]

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Invisible tummy yet visible symptoms!

From nausea, perhaps with vomiting, to mood swings and swollen breasts. There are many symptoms suggesting the early stage of pregnancy. You may well be unaware that you are pregnant; so, it is time to take a pregnancy test. If you have just got to know that you are pregnant, then I want to congratulate […]

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Pregnancy isn’t always sunshine

By the time your social circle learns about your pregnancy and you receive sweet messages from near and dear ones, chances are you are in the final weeks of your first trimester. In other words, you might be still processing your pregnancy mentally, but certainly also emotionally. Surely it does not help that in the […]

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Pregnancy starts with a wish

Having a little one around often starts with just a passing thought. For some, it may even be a desire that they want to have a child at some point in the distant future. When the initially sporadic thoughts occur more frequently, one may well decide to talk about it with one’s partner. Nothing concrete […]

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7 grateful moments of pregnancy!

Even though a pregnancy isn’t always as envisaged or idealised, it definitely has some magical moments. Those moments are so precious and heart-touching, that they can create a super positive vibe. Also read: Pregnancy isn’t always sunshine In this post I am listing a few of my favorite moments during my pregnancy, and I am […]

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