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Five Firsts for an Autumn Baby

This is not my baby’s first autumn. My son was born in early November 2016. That, however kept him from experiencing Portland in the fall. This season happens to be my favorite, and not just because it’s my namesake. There’s something about Portland autumns: the crispness in the air on a brisk morning, the golden […]

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Surrogacy: Facts vs Fiction

We are delighted to bring you this interview in partnership with our friends at All Families Surrogacy!Surrogacy is becoming more and more common, but it is often misunderstood. Did you know that Oregon is one of the most surrogacy-friendly states in the country, while it is still illegal in Washington state? The surrogacy landscape is […]

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The Trepidation of Turning One

It only happens once in a child’s life. The great first birthday. There’s something about ‘one’ that gets us parents in a fervor. Turning one isn’t just the first real birthday we can celebrate with a party, it’s also the milestone that says, ‘You did it! You kept your kid alive for one whole year!’ […]

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5 Myths (and Facts!) About Postpartum Urinary Incontinence: Why Kegels Are Not the Only Solution

We are delighted to partner with Dr. Angela Potter for this post and are thrilled by the giveaway she is offering PMB readers below!Did you have a baby recently and you now pee every time you stand up or laugh? You’re not alone! Urinary incontinence is common among postpartum women and it’s not talked about […]

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