What have we learned after talking to hundreds of contraction-tracking moms? Well, "normal contractions" is a relative term. Every pregnancy is different! "Normal contractions" at each stage of pregnancy comes down to understanding what is “normal for you.” To get you one step closer to understanding your "normal", let's go over the basics...Read more
Here you are at 38, 39, 40, maybe even 41 or 42 weeks pregnant. You’re emotional, excited, and ready to meet your baby. Let’s be honest—you’re probably also exhausted, uncomfortable and uber-tired of the endless trips to the bathroom. All you’ve got to do now is wait for labor to start… And while it seems […]Read more
What does a contraction feel like? What are the differences between Braxton Hicks contractions and labor contractions? Am I in labor?
We asked our favorite midwife, OB/GYN, birth doula, and birth educator to help us answer these questions and share their own birth stories.Read more
Has your baby oven been called names?
What does it mean to have an "irritable uterus" and where did this name even come from?Read more
You know you've been wondering...Read more
Why do I feel Braxton Hicks all day? For those of us lucky enough to get acquainted with good ‘ol Braxton Hicks nice and early in our pregnancy, we may notice that it feels like we get these pesky non-labor contractions all day. Every. Damn. Day. Congratulations, you are totally normal! Whether you feel them […]Read more
Why is there so much confusion around contractions and what they will feel like? Probably because everyone is different and only you know what you are feeling (or not feeling)! We're here to help.Read more
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