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  Before ever my husband and I had five vigorous children at home, determined daily to illuminate who they are and what they’re capable of, there were four children who were ours before them. If a child born after the...
New parents are bombarded with registry lists, must-have articles, and (occasionally) helpful advice on what they’ll need those first few weeks after the baby arrives. But what about parents who have been there, done that? The parents who are...
I am 20 days from a year of breastfeeding, and I needed support to achieve this. For those of you who weren’t around initially, Carter was born at 5 lbs 15oz. He was a tiny tyke, and because...
Am I a medical professional? No, I am not. This is not medical advice. This is me purely venting out and seeking women equally or even more annoyed than I am. I am a woman who is using this...
"What are you planning to do to lose all that baby weight?" There I was, sitting with my brand new baby laying in his bassinet beside me, both of us fresh from the hospital and exhausted.  My postpartum body was...
Moreland OB-GYN & Associates has launched new resources and services to support mothers and address the increased occurrence of postpartum depression. Waukesha, WI – Moreland OB-GYN & Associates, a women’s health care organization serving Waukesha County and the surrounding communities, announced...

I Will Always Want A Baby

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A funny thing happens when you take the plunge and start having kids: the unending comments begin. When you’re pregnant, comments like, “Are you sure you’re not having twins? Are you feeling ok?” and “You’re huge!” are merely a...
TRIGGER WARNING: Article includes graphic descriptions of pregnancy loss. Please do be careful of your mental health while reading this, I do share my experience quite unfiltered and in detail. Also this is my personal experience and hope not...
Trigger Warning: Late-Term Loss. This post may be difficult for those who have experienced loss to read.  Late-Term Loss: A Letter to My Babies Who Left Us Too Soon. I am the face of late-term loss. After struggling with infertility, my...
Healthcare is an essential part of family life, but it can often be frustrating, confusing, and even intimidating. For many, the inequalities in the healthcare system place additional stresses on making sure their family is well cared for, plus...

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When I decided to take the year off and spend more time with my son, I was unsure what the days would look like....