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Pregnancy comes with SO many questions, even for veteran moms. Add in a global pandemic, and life can just feel down right scary when you're getting ready to welcome a little one into this crazy world. There are many...
So you had a baby. Congrats! All of a sudden your life becomes sleepless nights, feeds every few hours, jumping at every noise and snort, juggling older children’s needs and their adjustment to a new baby, struggling to find...
October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, where we honor the moms who have lost babies to miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, or the death of a newborn. I had different plans. I had nearly accepted that having a “traditional”...
Pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding are all amazing feats women accomplish with their bodies. To grow and birth an actual human and then provide that human with food that she makes herself are miracles that should be celebrated. And while...
I had just attended my first midwife visit at The Addice birth center in January before the world went to chaos with COVID. Having made the decision to use a birth center with my second pregnancy {I had already...
Oh pregnancy, a time when your body is constantly changing. Every day brings a new surprise. The miracle of life…..plus many gross things that happen along the way. Anyone who has ever had sex during pregnancy knows it is...
My husband and I don’t use birth control.  In a world where hormonal birth control and other contraceptives are a hot topic, I always feel a little vulnerable in telling people that. What? You don’t use contraception? Like at all?...
I never expected any of this as I haphazardly glanced down at the pregnancy test I'd just taken one January evening.  For starters, as my husband and I weren't trying to get pregnant at the time, I never anticipated the...
After two healthy, uneventful pregnancies I never imagined that an itch I felt in the middle of the night would lead me to fighting for my third baby's life.  I am one of the less than one percent of...
A Tale of Two {Very Different} Births St. Patrick's Day is the feast of the saint who famously converted Ireland to the Catholic faith. It is a day normally celebrated all around the world, typically with crowded bars, street parades,...

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