Birth Parents Blog

How to Survive Work During Your Third Trimester

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 3, 2017

This post originally appeared on our blog a couple of years ago as "Working During Your Third Trimester? 6 Tips on How to Survive," and we've refreshed it for 2017.

During the last trimester of your pregnancy, you probably get tired so easily that it feels like a big accomplishment to do anything (like tying your shoes!) Even though it seems like every day brings a new and obnoxious side effect, you still have to arrive at your job on time and put in work.

Here are 6 quick tips on how to survive work when you're very pregnant:

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Topics: Open Adoption, adoption plan, working during pregnancy, pregnancy tips, third trimester

How to Create Your Complete Hospital Bag Packing List

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 13, 2017

If you're in your third trimester and planning for labor, you might be wondering what to pack in your hospital bag. As you get closer and closer to your due date, think about having a bag packed and ready. Then, you can just grab and go once labor starts. 

Today, we're giving you hospital bag packing list inspo from Lauren Conrad. PLUS, learn how Lifetime can help you out with some of the needed essentials for your labor bag!

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Topics: Labor preparation, third trimester, labor bag, hospital bag, hospital bag packing list, preparing for labor

Could I Be in Labor?: 5 Signs to Watch For

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 15, 2016

If you’re in the third trimester of pregnancy, you might be wondering how you’ll know when you’re really in labor. Even women who've had other children can't always determine when labor is starting. It’s because lots of the early signs of labor are uncertain and easy to mistake for something else. So, before you pack up for the hospital, check to see if you have these common signs that you are in labor:

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Topics: Labor preparation, pregnancy tips, third trimester