This post is part of a sponsored relationship, however, we would not partner with a business we did not feel brought value to our readers.Support for families through pregnancy, birth, and postpartum has been around for pretty much forever. Modern Doulas are quite a bit different than what you may have loosely learned in history […]
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This post is part of a sponsored partnership with The Christ Hospital Health Network. We are excited about this partnership and the opportunity to provide important resources to local moms. Two lines. And not just ANY two lines. Two life-changing little lines. I’m talking about the ones that show up on a home pregnancy test. […]
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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Dear Madison, I first picked out your name around 2009, or so. I was watching the “Suite Life of Zach and Cody” with my little brother and sister-in-law. Maddie, that would be your nick name. Your name would be Madison. Your middle name was just as easy to pick, it would be Delores, after my […]
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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 […]
Disclaimer: The information in this blog post is based on the research of one local mom with the goal of staying informed on a serious topic. As always, if you have questions about topics related to medicine, we encourage you to engage with your health care provider.Public Service Announcement from one mom to another: If […]
November 17th may be just a normal day to most families, but not to mine. Today is national Prematurity Awareness Day, and I am a mother of a former preemie. On this day, we remember the birth of our daughter, who was born at 32 weeks and 5 days in May 2015. Here is our […]
When you’re pregnant, people say some crazy things. If you’re reading this blog, I probably don’t have to tell you that. From the stranger who told me I should induce labor by “going home and making whoopee,” to the nice old lady who informed a 9-month-pregnant me that she almost bled to death during delivery…I’ve […]