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Surviving Pregnancy

Pregnant with baby number one? I see the look on your face! I understand the deep amount of excitement followed by the small amount of fear of raising a human being. I see you staring at your stomach in the mirror (don’t worry soon you will eventually look pregnant). First, you will go through the awkward […]

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The Milkless Freezer

If you were to come to my home and open my freezer, you would notice I have a lot of interesting and stereotypical freezer items: frozen vegetables, fish, teething rings, etc., However, one thing that is definitely NOT in my freezer is breast milk. As a new mom, this would be not only normal, but expected in […]

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Mick Birth

My Dog Ate My Birth Plan

“Whatever happens, please, try to do whatever you can to avoid a c-section.” Those were my wishes to my doctor. I had envisioned my first birthing journey in my mind and I was sure it was the right one for my husband and me. I did non-stop research on different delivery tips and signed us […]

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Surviving Morning Sickness

To paraphrase Miranda Hobbes, “I don’t know why they call it morning sickness if it lasts all freaking day.” I believe she used stronger language than that, but Miranda, I TOTALLY feel you.  With my first baby, I had “morning sickness” at night, from 6-8 pm, for 2 weeks. I actually got sick once. The […]

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