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10 Ways to Announce Your Baby News

I didn’t create a Facebook account until my daughter was six months old, so my options for telling the world that she was coming were relatively few. Seven years later, the ways to spread the new baby news seem limitless. I’ve been taking notes in preparation for the day when we have another bundle of joy […]

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Secondary Infertility and What to Say When You’re Trying to Conceive

The Internet is full of “expert” advice about how to sensitively talk, or not talk to your friends and loved ones about reproductive health, family size, and secondary infertility. But what’s more annoying than those asking ignorant questions or making obtuse comments is when people stop talking to you all together about your dreams, feelings, or struggles related to your family plans […]

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The Midwives By My Side

It just so happened that I attended Birthingway College’s “So You Want To Be A Midwife” event a few weeks prior to getting those two life-changing pink lines. Although it hadn’t been on my mind at the event, there was one midwife on the midwives panel that I really liked and felt I could trust. […]

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I Missed My Baby’s Birth: Learning to Accept My Emergency C-Section

I don’t celebrate my birth story the way I’m supposed to.  In fact, I don’t even remember it. I grew up knowing the power of birth to change a woman. I listened eagerly to the stories told by my mother, aunts, and cousins about how birth was their first step into motherhood. I even supported my […]

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