5 Things to Do Before Your First Baby Arrives

Take it from experienced moms, use your first pregnancy time wisely. It’s the last time you’ll have to yourself for quite a while! 5 Things to Do Before Your First Baby Arrives ♦Go to a movie. I haven’t seen a movie in the theater for four years. Go now and rest the jumbo size popcorn on your huge belly. Or at least binge-watch a TV show you’ve been wanting to see. ♦Read a book. It’s going to be a while […]

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What To Expect When Expecting vs REALITY

I don’t know about you, but when I was expecting my first child I had a very clear picture of what it would be like. From the pregnancy to the birth, breastfeeding and bouncing back, I was sure II have it all covered. Five years down the line and three kids later, I can now say: HA! Joke was totally on me because the reality was nothing like what I had expected. The Pregnancy: Everyone always talks about ‘the glow’ of […]

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Eating During Labor | Is it okay to eat during labor? New episode of BLABBERMOM |

Did your hospital or midwife allow eating during labor? Most of us MomCavers weren’t allowed to eat once we arrived at the hospital. The reasoning behind this (barbaric, in our opinion) practice is that in an emergency, general anesthesia may be used and any food eaten could aspirate into the lungs. While this may be a concern in very rare cases, most laboring moms are doing the most physically demanding work of their lives and could use some sustenance. Last […]

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Second Child |6 Ways My Unborn Second Child is Already Getting Shafted | BonBon Break

Second Child? Totally getting shafted! So excited to be published on BonBonBreak today talking about the preparations for a second child. I’m the eldest of three children. My sister, the middle child, has complained all her life about getting the short end of the stick. Now, pregnant with MY second child, I’m starting to see her point…. Check out 6 Ways My Unborn Second Child is Already Getting Shafted, my first piece to be featured on BonBonBreak.

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33 Weeks Pregnancy Vlog | Pregnant Sister, Epidurals, Second Baby | MomCave TV

  It’s a cliché for a reason–life happens when you are busy making plans. I filmed this 33 weeks pregnancy vlog in a state of blissful ignorance, one day before my pre-term labor adventure began!  In the video, I talk about how I’m enjoying pregnancy but have so much to do that I wouldn’t mind if this baby stayed in a couple of months past the due date. Boy, was I mistaken!  The next morning, I was rushed to the […]

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MomCave Pregnancy Update: 34 Weeks Placental Abruption & Labor??

MomCave Pregnancy Vlog Update Placental Abruption and Labor…..?!?!   On Sunday morning, Jen was home alone with her 4.5 year old when a pretty gorey scene occured. (We’ll spare you the details.) Her boy was very brave. Jen was taken to the local hospital who promptly transferred her via ambulance to a larger city hospital 1.5 hours away, that has a NICU. It was determined she had a placental abruption and she started having contractions every three minutes and dilating. […]

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11 Weeks Pregnant Vlog | Morning Sickness is not just for morning.

We’ve been doing this MomCave thing over on YouTube for almost a year now, specializing in comedic videos for moms. We’ve got scripted shows (Slummy Mummy & Double Leche) and unscripted ones (MomCave LIVE & Blabbermom.) But one thing we haven’t done is “vlog.”  When I got the news that I was pregnant back in the fall, fellow YouTubers urged me to film some pregnancy vlogs. Apparently that’s a big thing on YouTube. Who knew? So here is my attempt […]

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Grown Up Wendy Paula Rhodes |The New Adventures of Peter & Wendy

“I won’t grow up…” –Peter Pan Meet Grown Up Wendy! Peter Pan may not have wanted to grow up, but Wendy did. Then she got knocked up. Our LIVE show guest this week is Paula Rhodes, who plays Wendy Darling  in “The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy,” an award-winning series.  Join us and the preggo Paula as we talk about how “grown up” all this baby-making feels.  MomCave’s Jen met Paula when they were the only two knocked up […]

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Pregnancy Prep Talk by Well Rounded NY

Well rounded NY hosted a phenomenal pregnancy prep event for moms-to-be at Coco Mat in Soho. I’m a little past this stage of my life, with a 9 year old and a 3 & ½ year old at home, but this made me wish I something like this was around when I was having my kids. What a great way to meet other moms to be, get helpful tips regarding each stage of pregnancy, and be introduced to useful products […]

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Weird Pregnancy Announcements… and WE have one too!| MomCave LIVE

There are some crazy weird pregnancy announcements going around social media lately. There’s the good, the bad, and the… well, just plain WTF weird. On this week’s LIVE show,the moms will sit down for a glass of wine and a laugh at some of the crazy, awkward, creative, awesome, and weird pregnancy announcements out there. Join us for a Twitter Party using #MRRMCTV and tell us how YOU announced your pregnancy. And…one of US just may have an announcement! And […]

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