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Pregnancy & Infant Support Guide for Cincinnati & NKY Moms

This guide is sponsored by the businesses featured below. We are grateful to their partnership in helping us provide this resource for local parents.It doesn’t matter if you are having baby #1 or baby #8… moms need support! We are fortunate to have a variety of resources available to us in the Cincinnati/NKY area. This […]

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Doula

Why I Wished I Had a Doula at My Birth and After

I am part of two clubs that pregnant and new mothers don’t ever wish to join: the long-first-labor club and the postpartum depression club. My husband and I did 54 hours of labor, mostly alone. Afterward, I developed postpartum depression, which was also very isolating. During those challenging days and then subsequent challenging months, I know […]

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Is it Depression

Is it Depression of Something More?

This post is part of a sponsored partnership with Your Wellness Center, however we would not partner with a business we did not feel brought value to our readers. The Cincinnati Moms Blog team shares a common mission with Your Wellness Center in supporting women’s health and well-being.Cincinnati Moms Blog has been partnering with Your […]

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BabyBlues

When the Baby Blues Turns into Something Darker

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. I don’t know if you have been personally affected by suicide, but I’d venture to say that everyone has in one way or another, distantly or up close. I’ve been affected by it personally. You see, several years ago, while in an extreme depressive state, I attempted to overdose on […]

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WE ALMOSTDIDN'T MAKE IT

We Almost Didn’t Make It

Warning: Do not read this if you haven’t had kids!  Or do, and remember you’ve been forewarned! I never thought I wanted kids. I thought maybe I was missing the “mom gene” or something. I was in denial for a while when my friends told me they thought I was pregnant, until I threw up […]

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