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Fevers

Fevers: How High is Too High?

This post is written and sponsored by Olathe Health Pediatricians.Fevers can be alarming, but when should you really be concerned?  Should I make a doctor’s appointment? Should I wait? What about my infant that has a fever?  As a mom of two, pediatrician Erica Red Corn, MD, with Olathe Health Pediatricians – Olathe Medical Park, […]

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Guide to Women's Health (2)

Women’s Health Guide

From conception to postpartum, pregnancy to menopause, women's healthcare needs are varied. Our readers often ask for recommendations for mom-approved providers that will help them keep their health a priority. Together with HCA Midwest Health, we hope this guide will help you find good partners for your own health and wellbeing. To inquire about including [...]
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preeclampsia

Preeclampsia Awareness Month – My Story

My first foray into motherhood didn’t go how I had always pictured it. I didn’t get the natural, peaceful birth I had imagined just my husband and I breathing together, focused on bringing our first born, our son into this world on a beautiful May day. Instead, it was a terrifying, rushed, surgery on a […]

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Anxiety and Parenting

Anxiety and Parenting

This post was sponsored by Resolve Counseling and Wellness and written by Jennifer Jackson-Rice, LSCSW and licensed PCIT therapist. (Resolve Counseling and Wellness) Worrying about our child is a normal part of parenting, especially in today’s day and age. Parents are bombarded with information about how to raise heathy, well-rounded, confident children through social media, […]

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Helping You Become a Mom is More Than a Job for Me, It’s a Privilege

Helping You Become a Mom is More Than a Job for Me, It’s a Privilege

This post is written and sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.It’s your delivery day! First off, welcome to the day that will change your life… forever. As a labor and delivery nurse and a mother, I am telling you this to prepare you for quite possibly, the beginning of the most important journey of your life. […]

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Postpartum KC: Guide to Support Services

Hello new mom, soon-to-be-new mom, new mom again, and still-feel-like-a-new-mom-11-months-in (that’s me). Here we are post-pregnancy raising a child, and it’s not always easy. Mom-ing is a whole new world of emotions and physical experiences. This week is Maternal Mental Health Awareness (learn more at Blue Dot Project ). This year’s campaign focuses on #realmotherhood […]

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A Marriage Left Vulnerable

My Vulnerable Marriage

It only took about 20 minutes into my first session for my therapist to say the words I had unknowingly been waiting to hear. They seemed so obvious when spoken so matter of factly, but I hadn’t yet put them together myself, “You’re extremely vulnerable right now.” What she went on to explain, although I […]

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