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Surrogacy 101

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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Urinary Incontinence - Dr. Potter

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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A Midwifes Birth Story

WHA Midwifery Birth Center: A Midwife Shares Her Own Birth Story {Sponsored}

Thank you to WHA Midwifery Birth Center for sponsoring this post!I’m a midwife and mummy of three. I’ve delivered hundreds of babies in different countries and cultures around the world, from Africa to Australia. Birth is both my profession and passion, therefore making the right choice for my own family about where I would birth […]

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VBAC

How My VBAC Healed Me

On August 2nd, 2016 I achieved the unimaginable. I had such a low probability of success that my decision to attempt a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) sounded pretty crazy. But something stubborn, calm, and unwavering inside of me kept me focused, and to my (and everyone else’s) utter surprise, I delivered my daughter without […]

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new baby

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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Trying To Conceive - Infertility

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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