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Maternity Jean Blues

  I knew this journey was going to set me apart from other moms and make me feel isolated, but the day I no longer fit into my maternity jeans these thoughts were again confirmed.  That’s right. My maternity jeans were too big and I was sad. A discovery other moms would rejoice at—in fact, […]

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Let’s Talk About Miscarriage

I had a miscarriage. There. I said it. It was hard for me to talk about it when it happened, but I’ve grown to know that it’s healthy to talk about it. I talk about it because I know so many women are out there living it privately. They’re ashamed, heart-broken, and confused. And, many […]

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness: Charlotte’s Story

October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. This month recognizes and provides support for those families around the world who have suffered the loss of a baby to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, molar pregnancy, stillbirth, birth defects, SIDS, or other causes. People in all time zones all over the world are invited to light […]

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