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Why You Should See a Specialist Obstetrician for a High-Risk Pregnancy

This post is written and sponsored by Kansas City Ob/Gyn.A high-risk pregnancy refers to a type of pregnancy that requires special care in order to have a successful delivery. This kind of pregnancy is often associated with factors such as chronic illnesses or other conditions that put your pregnancy at risk. Also, note that you […]

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No One Warned Me About This

I wrote this blog a few months ago. But I had to put it down for awhile. Revisiting my ectopic pregnancy in too much detail still makes me tear up. I’m literally crying right now. Geez. But no one warned me about ectopic pregnancies. I had never even heard of it before I had mine. […]

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Global Birthing Home Foundation

Moms and Babies Deserve Quality Healthcare, Wherever They Call Home

This post is written and sponsored by Global Birthing Home Foundation.Over 30 years ago, my two daughters were born in a hospital. The first birth was an emergency C-section, which was scary, but I trusted my doctor. Back then, a C-section dictated my second delivery would be the same. I was blessed with two healthy […]

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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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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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Going against the norm

Going Against the Norm

We are having another baby. Yes, another. That makes the fourth for our crew in six years. And luckily for all of us…this one will be making it’s arrival in September versus our other three that arrived in July in 2012, 2014 and 2016. Nope, that whole three July babies wasn’t planned either (but you […]

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