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Pregnancy & The Scale

“I’m not gonna look at the scale.” “I just don’t even care anymore. I’m growing a human being! It’s fine. I’m fine.” “Maybe I didn’t gain anything these past few weeks!” This is what my brain sounds like on the drive to my prenatal appointments. Yeah, so, I’m on my third pregnancy and I wish […]

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The Benefits of Exercising

The Benefits of Exercising {While Pregnant}

Note: Aubrey Moon is a certified Pre/Post-Natal Corrective Exercise Specialist through Fit For Birth and while she shares this information willingly, you should always consult with your health care provider before participating in any physical activity. So you just found out you’re pregnant and are unsure if you should continue working out. You’ve Googled too […]

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To Be Surprised or Not

Baby Gender Reveal: Shout it from the Rooftop or Keep it a Surprise?

Everyone that has had a baby has been in this predicament. Should we find out “what” we’re having or keep it a surprise? Generally people feel strongly one way or another, and we’ve enlisted two DMB Moms, Amber + Aubrey, to share their reasons for why they chose they way they did. Maybe some of their insight […]

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The Doula and the Doctor

When I was pregnant with my daughter (my first), and making decisions about her imminent birth, I was caught between two worlds. I value the traditions of yesteryear (considered a non-medicated birth), and question whether the modern approach to things is always best. Meanwhile, I was immersed in a community of student doctors, my husband […]

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What the IVF?

What the IVF? My Unexpected Journey with Infertility That I Totally Saw Coming

My story is not a short one, but in honor of October being National Miscarriage and Infant Loss awareness month I thought I would share the whole thing.  If one woman reading this feels less alone in her journey, it will be worth it. I always knew in the back of my mind that I […]

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Ultimate Hospital-Bag-Packing Guide!

It’s Go Time, Momma! Your baby’s arrival is imminent! If you haven’t yet already, it’s time to pack that infamous Hospital Bag. Ready, Set….wait a minute, what exactly are you supposed to pack? Do you really need all of those items listed on that form from your doctor? Come to think of it, where is […]

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You Did {NOT} Just Say That

Ever wonder why people feel like they can say whatever they want to pregnant women? Pregnant mamas everywhere, you are not alone. And it’s (unfortunately) not just men that make those comments. Women that have gone through the birthing process themselves have been caught with their foot in their mouth!   I tapped into my mommy network […]

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