October is a month is set aside to bring awareness to the roughly  25% of pregnancies that do not reach full-term. Specifically, October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day.  We feel the loss of our babies, whether...
Dear pregnant me in 2005, First, I need you to walk to your closet and find the pink striped maternity shirt. Take it out of the closet, walk straight to the garbage can, and just toss it in. It’s not...
Oh, the breast pump! Such a gloriously functional contraption, am I right? Mine enabled me to continue to supply my babies with breast milk for as long as my heart desired, even after returning to work when my babies...
My daughter was born in 2009 via an emergency C-section that proved very traumatic for me. My husband and I are thinking of adding a fourth member to our little family soon, and if we do, I will be...
They say hindsight is 20/20. They are right. In the last two years, many of my friends who were going through their first pregnancy asked me what I wish I'd done differently. Now, I’m not a person who lives...
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