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Learning to Live After The Loss of A Baby

Learning to live… learning is described as, ‘Knowledge acquired through experience, study, or being taught.’ Unfortunately in the case of losing a baby our knowledge is gained through experience. Experiencing every mother’s worst nightmare. When it happened to me, it was not even in the realm of possibilities and utterly shattered my soul. My brain […]

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Pregnancy Is Not An Excuse

Pregnancy is not the time to let yourself go. It is not an excuse to eat whatever you want. It is not the time for you to rationalize that second piece of pie, or laying on the couch when you could be out for a walk. In fact, it’s just the opposite. When you’re pregnant, […]

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I’m a VBAC Failure

I’ve tried to write this post a thousand different times in a thousand different ways. And I have come up with no clever way to say these words.  So I’ll just say them plainly.  My VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) attempt failed. And it was the exact birth I needed.  My emergency c-section with my […]

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To The Mom Who’s Suffered Loss: You’re My Hero

I have this friend. When I met her at my daughter’s dance class last year, I immediately classified her as “The One Who Has It All Together.” As if her trendy haircut, perfectly procured outfits, and sleek black sedan weren’t already screaming Nailing It, she also had three adorable, well-behaved children, and was a genuine pleasure to […]

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