I know you mean well. I know you're just trying to convey the joy you think you experienced when you were pregnant decades (or maybe even a year) ago.  I get it. I really do.  But if you tell me one more time to "enjoy this...
It took us nearly 18 months to get pregnant, and that might not seem like a long time to some, but when all you want is a baby, that's an eternity. That's right, my husband and I found ourselves...
Our fourth annual Bloom Event for new and expecting moms happened on May 4th, 2019! With just under 100 attendees, 19 vendors, and 60 giveaways, the event was a giant success! Our title sponsor this year was TrueSky Credit...
A woman remembers special events very vividly in her life: her first kiss, her wedding day, and the first time she gives birth. During my first pregnancy, I didn't really know what to expect except that it was going...
He has what, now? The words seemed to hang in the air around me as the doctor continued his assessment. I was as stunned by his announcement as I was by the casual way he said it: "Your baby will...
“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...
When I found out I was expecting our firstborn (just coming back from our honeymoon, nonetheless) we were elated, to say the least. Especially after being told that there was a good chance we would need IVF from having...
Natural childbirth has nothing to do with your pain tolerance, and everything to do with your mental stamina. I should know. I'm incredibly stubborn (thanks, dad), and it paid off. Up until I got pregnant, I assumed I would do what...
The birth of my fourth child is best described as a "Grand Finale," but to understand why my fourth birth story deserves a name so grand, I will have to take you back to the birth of my first...
C-Section. Say that word in a group of moms and you’ll immediately see some very strong responses. Some are stricken, others are disgusted, while some are raising their hands in praise. If you’ve ever talked about birth stories in a...
I remember preparing for motherhood like it was yesterday, or more specifically, planning our hospital stays with each of our three children. As a first time mom, you have no schema for what the experience will be like unless...
I was 35 weeks pregnant the day our twins were born, with an almost 3-year-old son at home. My husband was unemployed at the time, which was scary, but the fact that he was readily available at all times...

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