pregnancy RSS feed for this section

Bloom_graphic_sponsors

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
PicMonkey Collage IVF

I KNOW I AM STILL INFERTILE BECAUSE…

In March 2014, I welcomed my two children after two years of infertility, four in vitro fertilization cycles, a frightening sub chorionic hemorrhage (bleed), and 60 hours of preterm labor. While suffering with infertility and undergoing treatment after treatment, I often wondered what it would feel like on the “other side.” Would my experience stay with me? Would […]

Continue Reading 2
text0214 (1)

THE BIRDS AND THE BEES

O. M. G. It happened. I wish I was Southern, so I could have started this piece with “It happened y’all.” It just feels appropriate. The thing that I have been dreading since the day my oldest was born happened, and it happened so quickly, and so organically, that I didn’t have time to relish […]

Continue Reading 1
baby

FOUR THINGS I LEARNED FROM LOSING A BABY

Losing a baby has impacted me far more deeply than I could have imagined. It’s been almost 2 years, and I’m still putting all the pieces together. I’ve worked through the rawest and hardest places. I no longer feel like everyone at Target is looking at me, and it’s been months since I cried myself to […]

Continue Reading 6
Disney Collage

breaking up is hard to do

I recently heard another mom make an interesting observation. She said, “Becoming a mom feels like breaking up with yourself.” I found myself reflecting on that statement – and do you know what? In some ways I agree. No doubt motherhood changed me. Sometimes it did feel like a break-up. Like I was breaking up with the […]

Continue Reading 0