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Nonprofit Spotlight: Gathering Hope

As mamas, every so often one or more of our children inspires us to step outside of our comfort zones…for them, for ourselves, for others. You might call it a mission, or a passion, a calling, or a life’s work. No matter what you call it, though, it changes the mama, and it changes the […]

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My Road to Motherhood Was Long, But So Worth It

“Should you start putting a towel or something underneath the sheets in case your water breaks while in bed?” my husband nervously asked. (Insert big eye role from an overly pregnant me.) “No,” I simply stated. “I’ve read that the chances of your water just spontaneously breaking are actually really small. Only in the movies […]

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Announcing Your Pregnancy While Your Friend is Still Waiting For Her Baby

Fertility. The word itself carries connotations of a formulaic process. Commit this specific act in this specific time frame and you will conceive a child. It’s objective. Scientific. It clearly works for so many without a second thought. It’s just a question of, am I ready?  For some of us, it was merely a decision […]

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A Journey Through Infertility

  Three years. One HSG. Twenty five (maybe more) ultrasounds. A ridiculous amount of blood draws. Too many doctors appointments. Nine rounds of clomid. Three rounds of a trigger shot. Two failed IUIs. Three miscarriages. Hundreds of negative pregnancy tests.  This has been my life for the last three years.  Infertility is tough. It’s draining […]

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