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The Do’s and Don’ts of Infertility Support

One in eight women will deal with infertility - which means at some point or another going to need to help a friend or family member through these emotions.

For You, Of Whom We Do Not Speak

Even now words fail me. I usually say "miscarriage", but it was in some ways much worse than that. I was so sick. At the time we didn't know why.

Are Vaccines Safe During Pregnancy?

From both my role as a pharmacist and as a mom, I know there is also a lot of misinformation floating around about the safety of vaccinations.

Being Pregnant Sucks…But I Want Another Baby

Being pregnant for me meant months of being uncomfortable. I couldn’t sleep. I was constantly nauseous. Being pregnant sucks...but I want another baby.

The Light You Seek

We were pregnant together in 2016. Our six children were born within four months of each other. One of our six babies would be born with Down syndrome.

This Womb is Closed for Business

This womb is closed for business. Done. Over it. That ship has sailed. My port is closed. How many more ways do I need to say it?

5 Things You Should Never Say To A Mom Expecting Twins

Any woman who has been pregnant is well aware that people lose their filter around pregnant women. Comments span the gamut from those that are intrusive, shocking, and inappropriate, to those that are downright hurtful. It’s a bizarre phenomenon I won’t soon understand. In my opinion, anything that would be...

Why Your Baby Poops

Remember when you had a baby and you started your obsession with poop? I know for me, I made fun of all the new moms who talked about poop as if it was a trip to the mall! When I became one of THOSE moms, I knew that a baby...

#RealityMoms: My Pregnancy Was So Bad…

Pregnancy is almost always pictured as a time when some “glow” and eat healthy salads while their husbands wait on them hand and foot. #RealityMoms called BS – we asked them to tell us how bad their pregnancies got. My pregnancy was so bad, that even though I had a...