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Breastfeeding Woes: You Are Not Alone

I starved my baby when she was first born. Not by choice, of course, but because despite my best efforts to breastfeed I couldn’t make milk. During my hospital stay, I wasn’t producing or progressing as the hospital staff thought I should. However, when I asked for formula I received a look from a young […]

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Preparing for Back to Back Babies

Whether you find yourself unexpectedly or intentionally walking through Walgreens carrying an infant in one hand and 6 boxes of pregnancy tests in the other, there are a few things to consider before that second baby arrives and the proverbial you know what hits the fan. We hadn’t planned on having kids 13 months apart […]

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Top 5 Benefits of a Doula

More and more often around the country, medical professionals and women are seeking guidance in birth and postpartum settings.  With so many options there’s one positive look on the horizon – doulas!  So, what exactly is a doula and why are they helpful? Here’s my 5 top ways that a doula can be beneficial to you. […]

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