Prodromal Labor & Iron Fears Averted

38 Weeks Pregnant

“I just don’t remember feeling this tired with Small Shaw,” I’ve lamented to my husband in recent weeks. I’ve also complained to him that, “I just don’t remember the Braxton Hicks being so painful last time around.” That’s because I wasn’t. And they weren’t. Let me explain… “Extremely” Iron Deficient … Continue reading

We’re 36 Weeks Pregnant!

Walking at 36 Weeks Pregnant

We’re 36 Weeks Pregnant! Yesterday, I would have told you that you didn’t get to pinch me, because I remembered to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day (see the above Instagram photo as evidence). Today, though, I think I need you to pinch me. I can’t believe that we’re only four … Continue reading

Exercise Modifications for the Third Trimester

MilliGFunk 31 Weeks Pregnant

Happy Valentine’s Day Weekend! 31 Week Bumpdate As our little baby boy grows, his movements are (just as the pregnancy books and blogs promise) becoming less cute and more painful. I find myself shifting positions really often now when I’m working at my computer or sitting on our couch. Getting … Continue reading

Working Out During Pregnancy: the Muscles Down There

MilliGFunk 30 Weeks Pregnant Wearing FittaMamma Clothes

Shh…We Should Probably Whisper When we talk about working out during pregnancy, it’s a lot easier to talk about reps or steps or distance or weight than it is to talk about the muscles that do some of the hardest work during labor, delivery, and postpartum recovery; the muscles of the pelvic … Continue reading

Three Delicious Alcohol-Free Mocktails

The Good Elf Mocktail on www.MilliGFunk.com

Happy (Birthday) Friday! I’m writing you today from the other side of the halfway point to 70 years old. From the medical definition of “high-risk pregnancy.” From the ripe old age of 35! That’s right, you guys, I’m 29 weeks pregnant and 35 years old, so I’ve spent January celebrating … Continue reading

Iron: It Isn’t Just for Pumping!

Iron: It Isn't Just for Pumping! on www.MilliGFunk.com

I’m 27 weeks pregnant. 27 weeks! Just look at this big ole beautiful baby belly, will you? Today we’re going to talk about this belly, this momma, and iron deficiency during pregnancy. En route, we’ll talk about everything from steak to poop, so keep reading! The 27 Week Bumpdate The … Continue reading

A MilliGFunk Fashion Show: New Goodies from FittaMamma!

FittaMamma High Support Maternity Workout Top via MilliGFunk

It’s a super-busy week around GFunk Land, so instead of writing about this week’s fitness routines or pregnancy lessons learned, I’m going to present you with a MilliGFunk Fashion Show! So sit back and wrap your hands around that warm cup of morning coffee, because you’re about to scroll through … Continue reading

Managing Morning Sickness, Fatigue, & Fitness During the First Trimester

MilliGFunk 14 Weeks Pregnant Comparison 2013 2015

“I’m going to work out every day,” she told herself. “I’m not going to cave into the unhealthy cravings I get,” she said. “I’ll gain exactly what I should gain — and nothing more — in those first 12 weeks,” she vowed. Surprise #1: You Morning Sickness Might Hit Like … Continue reading

How Can I Solve My Horrible Morning Sickness?

12.5 Weeks Pregnant Doing Yoga - MilliGFunk

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by FittaMamma, who has graciously outfitted me with maternity activewear for my active pregnancy. FittaMamma supports active Mammas by offering exercise tips, recipes, and maternity activewear that holds and supports your baby bump! Well, friends, the cat is out of the bag: We’re expecting Bavarian … Continue reading

Announcing an Exciting New Brand Partnership with FittaMamma!

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by FittaMamma, who has graciously outfitted me with maternity activewear for my active pregnancy. FittaMamma supports active Mammas by offering exercise tips, recipes, and maternity activewear that holds and supports your baby bump! Wait, what did you just say? MilliGFunk is pregnant?! Yes! When this post goes … Continue reading

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