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Thank God for Doulas

When I was pregnant, I became somewhat of a birth junkie. I couldn’t get enough information or watch enough birth videos. My husband and I read all the books and took all the classes. Although we were super prepared, we knew we still needed a doula. And THANK GOD we hired her. I’m confident in […]

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It’s a #boymom Life

How many of you Mom’s out there have children of the same gender? When you found out the second, or third, or fourth was the same gender, how did you feel? I ask because we are pregnant with our second child and we had a wonderful gender reveal party that revealed we are having our […]

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When Labor and Delivery Don’t Go as Planned

As I entered through the hospital doors, walked down the short hall to maternity, and headed into the labor and delivery room, I was filled with a million different emotions ranging from fear to excitement to anticipation. Sure I had borrowed informational baby books from the library and read countless birth story experiences written by fellow bloggers online, but as a […]

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When Pregnancy is in Overtime

When Pregnancy is in Overtime

When first finding out you’re expecting, there’s a date mentioned at the initial OB appointment that is months down the road yet controls your life from then on out. Your baby’s due date quickly becomes the end point for your pregnancy countdown. You push through the tough months reminding yourself only three months to go, only three weeks left, […]

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When Opinions are Numerous While Expecting

I have always been aware that people have their own opinions on topics, but never did I realize just how adamant others are at sharing said opinions until I found myself expecting. As a first time mom-to-be, I can honestly say that I knew nothing about pregnancy, or labor and delivery, or parenting at the […]

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Why a Babymoon is More than Just a Vacation

Choosing which brand of swaddle or baby carrier to register for can certainly be overwhelming, but navigating all the celebrations that come along with expecting can be an entirely new challenge in itself. Push Presents, Diaper Parties, and Babymoons are no longer just trendy ideas, but instead are mainstream must-do’s for many couples preparing for […]

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What I really want to write in your baby shower card..

What I really want to write in your baby shower card…

    Instead of “Congrats! You guys will make great parents!” or “So thrilled for your new bundle of joy!” how about we write what that mom-to-be needs to hear: I’ve talked to several girlfriends about this. Right before you have a baby, you rationally and consciously know that “your life is about to change forever,” […]

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