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BABY-FRIENDLY HOSPITAL

Note from QCMB: We love sharing stories and ideas that may help you as a parent. And today, we’re thrilled to share some thoughts from our friends at The Group- Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialists. They offer health care for women. If you’re looking for an OBGYN, we highly recommend checking them out! Special thanks to […]

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The Club

THE CLUB NO ONE WANTS TO BE PART OF

Two months ago I was coming to terms with being pregnant with my third baby. A surprise baby. I was struggling with the emotions of an unintended pregnancy. I hesitated in sharing the post on QCMB for fear of the judgement from others, but I decided to anyway because I knew I couldn’t be the […]

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The Surprise Baby

THE SURPRISE BABY

It was 2:30 in the morning a couple months ago. I had been tossing and turning for a couple hours thinking about the possibility that I had been considering the last day or so. And I couldn’t get comfortable because, well, I was feeling really uncomfortable. The thoughts kept coming… Could I be? No, I […]

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LOSING MY SECOND BABY

October 15th. Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. The first time I wrote about losing a baby, I received emails and messages from friends and strangers sharing their losses with me. I had no idea so many other women had lost babies. All of our stories were different, but the one thing we all wanted […]

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THE FINAL PREGNANCY

I’ve been pregnant 7 times. I have 4 healthy boys (7, 5, 2 and now, brand new). I’ve had three miscarriages. As I write this, I’m snuggling the baby from my last pregnancy on my chest and I’m trying to commit to memory the way being pregnant felt. I didn’t love being pregnant. My pregnancies aren’t particularly […]

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20 THINGS EVERY PREGGO SHOULD KNOW

Well hey there, mama expecting her first child! Wow, your life is about to change for the wonderful. I hope you’re surviving the summer heat in stride with that little hot cake in the oven. I’m not planning on having another baby any time soon, but I have a thousand and one friends expecting, so I’ve collaborated […]

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BLOOM EVENT FOR NEW/EXPECTING MOMS | GET YOUR TICKETS

Are you currently expecting a baby? Have you had a baby in the past year? Are you planning to grow your family soon? Then, our next event is definitely for you! You won’t want to miss BLOOM – a national event for new and expecting moms that we’ll be hosting right here in the Quad Cities! Mark your calendar for April 28, 2016 from 7:00 […]

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