Welcome to your go-to resource for all things baby in Portland and the surrounding areas! This year, we've spiced it up by including videos from our virtual Bloom event, where we connected with local pregnancy, postpartum, and newborn panelists....
Though we all miss gathering together face-to-face, we are delighted to host the 2021 edition of Bloom virtually to allow as many parents as possible to tune in for a weekend event for new and expecting parents. We'd also like...
For many moms-to-be, prenatal genetic testing may be entirely out of mind. These tests sound stressful, scary, or complicated. Let's keep it real: sometimes it is. However, the reality is almost EVERY pregnancy will include some kind of prenatal...
My younger sister is having her first baby in October, and it has been so much fun preparing to welcome a new little one into our family. My kids are five and three, so while pregnancy and all things...
April marks my daughter’s first birthday, making a year since our vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Birthdays feel like the real beginning of the year for me. Especially this year, as we slowly emerge from the hibernation of a...
Mother's Day 2020 is not going to play out how we imagined earlier this year. There's probably no meal out or relaxing day at the spa to celebrate just how awesome we are as moms. And, let's get real. We...
Remember the pre-kid days? When you could leisurely stroll through trendy shops (the ones with the adorable, tiny knick-knacks that are only placed at lower levels to stress moms out) and buy clothes you loved and couldn’t wait to...
We are so excited to announce our newest arrival: the 2019-2020 Mom & Baby Guide! Having a baby is a huge life change, and there are so many fantastic professionals throughout Portland who support mamas through the journey. If...
Parenting is flooded with acronyms; CIO, RIE, BLW, EBF, and on and on. I’ve been a mom for almost ten years now, and the only acronym that has worked for me consistently is DWW: Do What Works! While parenting...
Every pregnancy has its own share of joys and difficulties. When the adorable pregnancy announcements, lovely pregnancy photo shoots, and cute baby showers are over, it is time for soon-to-be moms to focus on your baby’s delivery. The truth...

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