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Dear WordPress: I’m Moving

Dear WordPress, Thank you for the opportunity to get my feet wet as a birth and women’s health blogger. I’ve appreciated the user-friendly interface and fancy tools included in your free platform. My dream is to be a stay-at-home mom … Continue reading

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Preparing to Fall into the Second Trimester

I’m 11 weeks, 3 days, which means two fabulous milestones are just days away: the end of the first trimester, and the day I get to hear my baby’s heart beat for the first time. Monday evening will be my … Continue reading

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What Went Down at My First Prenatal Appointment

Yesterday was my first visit ever to a midwife, and I was anxious to see whether my preconceptions about the type of care midwives provide would hold true. Here’s what I expected, and what actually happened. Continue reading

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Surprising Preconception Fitness Facts

Once upon a time, I was a certified personal trainer. Given my background and current obsession with babies, I’ve been doing some research on how best to get my body in tip-top preconception, fertilize-me-please shape. Here’s what I found and … Continue reading

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The Scoop on Antidepressants Before, During, and After Pregnancy

Ever since my latest bout with depression, I’ve been on a mission to find real, objective information about the risks and benefits of antidepressants during the preconception phase. This week I had the great fortune of attending a presentation by … Continue reading

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