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Oh yes. It happens. My son, Charlie, was born at 37 weeks at a beautiful hospital in Houston, Texas. I was pre-eclamptic, but at the time the only emotion I felt was excitement. I was happy and comfortable with the...
February 7th-14th is Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week. 1 in 110 babies are born with a heart defect and I didn’t realize this until my son was that 1. According to The American Academy of Pediatrics, there are over...
Breastfeeding isn't something I've really talked about, even though it's been a huge part of my life the last five years between two kids. When I was pregnant with my first, I didn't think about it much and wasn't...
Preparing to have a baby can be a nerve-racking time for every mom-to-be, filled with anticipation, birth plans, and packing the hospital bag. Lately, that anticipation has spiraled into major anxiety with all of the uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus...
It was my first pregnancy.  I was thirty-six.  The thought of labor and delivery was honestly terrifying to me.   I had no idea that the terrifying day of my daughter’s birth would not be birthing her but saving her and...
Just the other day, while I was perusing social media, a friend who is becoming a new mom in the next few weeks asked for advice on items to take to the hospital that no one may have told...
We're all given the discharge instructions from the hospital after we've had a baby regarding pain relief, prenatal vitamins, infant care, how to care for any incisions we've had, bleeding, breastfeeding, diet and nutrition, activity, emotional changes and the always...
We're often told that we have to give up so much when we become mothers. On one hand, I agree, on the other.. NOPE. All of the no's that every existed in Notown. The truth is, I still have...
Today I was supposed to have a baby. I’m supposed to be 40 weeks pregnant—uncomfortable, nervous, excited. I’m supposed to be preparing my home and my family for a new, unique little baby. But I’m not. Instead, I’m going to...
Many couples have the luxury of choosing when they want their baby to be born. Those lucky fertile women that can family plan and surprisingly women like me with fertility issues can have that same luxury with a little...
Warning: When you have a baby, you are expected to be instantly thrilled, overjoyed, and/or . In the early weeks after my daughter was born, my husband would say things like, “We can’t imagine life without her” or “We...
Yes, I had an abortion. You wouldn't guess that I would be someone who would have had one. I don't tell most people. Not that I am ashamed of it; it's not something that comes up in casual conversation....
It's Saturday night at 9pm, which means my husband and I can finally turn the TV to something other than Daniel Tiger or Frozen. I'm attempting to have a real conversation with him for the first time today while also...
I'm currently 21 weeks into my second pregnancy and just past the half way point! However, my first born is seven years old now, so the first time I did this was a long time ago. When I got pregnant...

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Indianapolis Moms Guide to February Family Events

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Don't let the cold and snow keep you from experiencing the fun around Indy this month! Take a look at our list of February...
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