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pregnancy

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    Parenting Pregnancy Second baby

    It’s A Boy!

    The medical imaging specialist spilled the beans. Minutes later she sheepishly informed me to wait for confirmation from my physician. She was young, new to the job and in violation of company policy. Though…

    November 16, 2017
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    It’s Not Your Fault

    Many young girls dream of their wedding. Of their partner. Of the dress. I had one dream. To be a mom. I never pictured my wedding or prince charming. I imagined my kids. I…

    July 20, 2017
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    Mom Stuff

    Beauty and The Baby

    Most expecting mothers have at least one birthing plan. I had two. Plan A involved the manner in which I wanted my child brought into the world. Plan B was more self-centered, a day…

    May 8, 2017
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    Mom Stuff Pregnancy

    Treat Yo Self

    I was putting on my bra one morning when my husband said, “Seriously. GET A NEW BRA.” He’s not an ass. I promise. To be fair, the ONE BRA I was wearing day in…

    May 1, 2017
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    Getting Pregnant Mom To-Be

    When To Start Trying

    This is so personal and different for everyone, so sadly I can’t give you a magic recipe for when to start, but these are some of my litmus tests for when I knew I…

    April 11, 2017
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    Mom Stuff

    “You aren’t you…”

    Sebastian, my first, was born on April 3, 2004. As a new mother, I was struggling with everything, breastfeeding most of all. On my six week checkup I got the post c-section all clear…

    February 9, 2017
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    Advice Pregnancy Second baby

    Labor Take 2

    So the good news is that labor the second time around was definitely easier. Finally something about pregnancy that people didn’t lie about! (Glowing for 9 months my ass..) I had a radically different…

    January 3, 2017
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    Mom To-Be Pregnancy

    Birth Plan

    When I was around twenty weeks pregnant with my first born, I became obsessed with finding the perfect stroller. I had narrowed it down to a select few but couldn’t pull the trigger on…

    December 26, 2016