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Do’s and Don’t of Supporting Someone Struggling with Infertility

This week, April 19 – 25, 2020, is National Infertility Awareness Week. According to the CDC, about 12% of women aged 15-44 have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. Which means, chances are, you know somebody (whether you know it or not) who is struggling with infertility. Thankfully, in recent years, women […]

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Embryonic Snowflakes

Every year at Christmas time, we hang a special ornament on our tree; a tiny snowflake with the year 2014 printed on it. You see, my husband and I have four little snowflakes. Yes, I am talking about our children, kind of. We struggled to conceive and our oldest is an In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) baby. […]

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My Ectopic Pregnancy

According to the Mayo Clinic, an ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants and grows outside the main cavity of the uterus. Pregnancy begins with a fertilized egg. Normally, the fertilized egg attaches to the lining of the uterus. An ectopic pregnancy most often occurs in a fallopian tube, which carries eggs from the ovaries […]

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So you’ve been able to breastfeed….Now what? 6 things I wish someone told me about when it was time for my breastfeeding journey to come to an end.

This is the stuff they don’t talk about at the support group unless you ask! I find there’s so many articles to guide us through beginning to breastfeed and maintaining a supply and even pitfalls, but what about when it’s time to be done? The following gems are opinions and discoveries I’ve come to learn […]

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Preeclampsia Awareness

My first born baby and I are Preeclampsia survivors. Every May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month but did you even know that? Every May, I want to shout out from the roof tops the need for more awareness for this disease. I want to thank my medical and birth team for caring for me and my […]

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Classes Offered at Wellington Regional Medical Center

Wellington Regional Medical Center wants to get your whole family ready when you have a new one on the way!  The range of classes they offer is amazing!  My favorite was their prenatal yoga class!  Check out the offerings from the hospital below! Lamaze Childbirth Education Weekday classes consist of three sessions. These classes are […]

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