F O U R T H   T R I M E S T E R

Before I got pregnant, I wanted a c-section. I was terrified of a vaginal birth, like could not even fathom the idea. I even used to talk about how I was going to convince my doctor to let me schedule an elective c-section bc I was not about that human out the vagina life. Then, […]

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Surrender, My Birth Story

Wednesday, September 6, 2017   3:28am // Water breaks Labor at home for 4.5 hours 8am // Arrive at hospital, 3cm dilated Pump to naturally induce labor for 5 hours 3pm // Epidural + Pitocin, 4.5cm dilated Wait… 8pm // 10cm dilated Push for 2.5 hours 10:30pm // Fever + infection, Selah’s heart rate gets […]

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Past Due

You may have noticed, I’m a take charge kinda gal. I like shit done + I like it done my way. She was due Saturday and I just knew she wasn’t coming. I also knew that since she wasn’t coming on time, I was shutting this party down + inducing by the 10th. Someone had […]

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39 Weeks

  I know this looks a lot like the same shot I posted a couple weeks ago, but if you look closely, you will notice it’s changed in small ways. It has slowly been filled with sweet notions that represent myself, James, our hopes of who she will be + hopefully inspiration for whoever she […]

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Maternity Shoot Magic

I met Roxanne Bellamy  [@roxannebellamy] on a shoot last summer in Mia. She was assisting the photographer and agreed to take some bts shots of me. I loved her eye + every shot she took. So, when I knew we’d be in Miami and I’d be huge, I reached out for her to shoot me. She […]

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Dress the Bump // Date Night + Girls Night Out

I know, I know. You’re tired, cranky, bloated… so, so, so very bloated, and none of your pre-baby clothes fit. I know. You just want to stay home in your sweatpants + a robe…. mmmmmm cozy! But, I insist that you take this opportunity to get out! Soon, your boobs will be leaking, you will be even […]

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Dress the Bump // Outdoor Concerts + Festivals

It’s almost summer time in Music City, and you know what that means… outdoor concerts + festivals! I don’t care how big, how hot, or how sweaty I get… being pregnant will not keep me from all the concerts + all the festivals.  Last week, we attended our first outdoor concert of the season, and it […]

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Dress the Bump // Denim

If you’re pregnant during the summer, it can be hard to step away from dresses. They are so easy, so cute, and so comfortable. But after a while, any fashionista is going to need to change it up! Luckily, one doesn’t have to look far for maternity fashion inspo. I never thought denim was something I’d really […]

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Dress the Bump // The Basics

When I first got pregnant, I said, I’m NOT buying maternity clothes! Then I started showing at 14 weeks. In my humble opinion, most maternity clothes focus more on comfort and less on fashion (translation: not cute). And, while I understand the need to be comfortable as your body grows and does bizarre things, I also want to […]

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