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Why I Did NOT Encapsulate My Placenta

You have probably heard of placenta encapsulation if you are having babies these days. Placenta encapsulation is the practice of preparing your placenta to eat. In case this is all news to you: yes, that’s right: some moms eat a human organ after birth. Clearly placenta encapsulation isn’t for everyone. Yet, when I was pregnant […]

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Drowning: Know the Signs; Save a Life

 The only thing that causes more deaths in children ages 1-4 than drowning is birth defects and with all children up to age 14, drowning is the number two cause of accidental death (car accidents remain first).   In this article, we will run through common misconceptions about water safety and dive into the signs of drowning. Common Misconceptions […]

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month – Difficult Conversations You Need To Have

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. I know what you might be thinking.  My children are young, they don’t need to know about this yet! I don’t think I need to discuss this topic with my children. This doesn’t affect me, I’ve never been in this situation and don’t know anyone that has. I live […]

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