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6 PAINfulTruths AboutC-Sections (2)

6 PAINful Truths About C-Sections

When I was pregnant with my girls I was so confident that I was going to have natural, un-medicated births. I may have even zoned out a bit during the C-Section portion of my birth classes. But as fate would have it, here I am status post C-Section x 2. Perhaps if I hadn’t been […]

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Infertile

Advice for the Infertile… That doesn’t include “Just stop trying and it will happen.”

It’s okay to cry.  It’s okay to be angry, to feel betrayed by your own body.  It’s okay to feel bitter when your friends share miraculous stories about getting pregnant on the first try.  It’s okay to sit quietly as one of your friends complains about their pregnancy, and then excuse yourself to go sob […]

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Green Bay Area Moms Blog Bloom

BLOOM: An Event for New & Expecting Moms

In partnership with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Green Bay Area Moms Blog will be hosting BLOOM: An event for new and expecting moms on Saturday, May 13th from 9-11:30 am. Over the course of 2.5 hours, our goal is to provide new moms and moms-to-be with access to educational resources, pampering, light snacks, giveaways, swag, […]

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Surviving Bedrest - How I Spent 8 Weeks on the Couch

Surviving Bedrest – How I Spent 8 Weeks on the Couch

Bedrest can seem EXTREMELY daunting. Every November 22nd, I remember the day that bedrest began for me… During my twin pregnancy, I knew that carrying two babies increased my chances of going on bedrest. While it was always in the back of my mind, I prayed it wouldn’t actually happen. As my belly grew bigger […]

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octvsmonkey

Octopus VS Monkey – A Pregnancy Comparison

Some women LOVE being pregnant.  I am not one of those.  I actually enjoyed delivering my babies (literally pushing them out of me) more than carrying them.  I’ve been fortunate enough to experience both twin and singleton pregnancies.  I realize singleton is an odd word for anyone who doesn’t have twins.  Those with twins use […]

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Top 5 Maternity Must-Haves

Top 5 Maternity Must-Haves

With two pregnancies under my belt I found a couple of must-have, staple items that really helped keep me comfortable as my belly grew through each pregnancy. Comfort is SO SO key when pregnant, I felt like I would do anything and purchase whatever necessary to keep comfortable. Let’s face it, it gets tough carrying […]

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