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Why I Exclusively Pump – and Pumping Tips for you

Of all topics about parenting, I was surprised that exclusive pumping gets the most blank stares or strongest reactions from fellow mothers. Exclusive pumping is breastfeeding without nursing. I only express my milk and don’t nurse. I explain it to mothers of all kinds, and the majority of the time the reply is, “That would […]

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Des Moines Moms Blog’s Pregnancy and Postpartum Guide

Des Moines Moms Blog is thrilled to be releasing the 2016 Pregnancy & Postpartum Guide. The goal of the guide is to be a one-stop resource for moms trying to conceive, currently pregnant, or recently given birth. This is a guide that will offer the resources you need for a successful pregnancy and postpartum period [...]
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Quinn’s Cookies: Not Just for Lactating Mamas

If you were lucky enough to attend to our recent BLOOM Event for New & Expecting Moms, you got the chance to taste the area’s newest, most delicious chocolate chip cookies EVER! We were honored to feature cookies from Quinn’s Cookies in Urbandale at our event and believe strongly you should try them, too. Whether you’re a lactating […]

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