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Tiny Wonder

As hard as you may try, there are just some things that happen in life that no amount of preparation will ever make you ready for. 1,020 more words


Once upon a midwife – Once upon a mother to be

Once upon a midwife – Once upon a mother to be.

Being a midwife and being pregnant is more than challenging. I certainly found it hard to walk around, each day, carrying both the precious life within me, and the vast store of knowledge about pregnancy, birth and motherhood that was being added to daily. 1,177 more words

Stand up for Pregnancy!

There are 10,000 medical studies that all point to one simple conclusion.  Sitting down is devastating to our health.  Even if you exercise regularly, you cannot undo the damage caused by sitting more than 3 hours a day.  404 more words

Donor Egg; IVF; ICSI; Fertility Treatment

And then there were three

I’m beyond happy to share with you that Elijah Philip Paul Durdin arrived safely with us a week ago at 7.59am on Saturday 21st February weighing 8 lb 9.5oz at 41 weeks and 2 days gestation. 543 more words


Zofran Birth Defect Studies Show Risks When Used For Morning Sickness

(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 28, 2015 ) Columbus, OH –Wright & Schulte LLC reports that Danish researchers have found that women who use Zofran during the first trimester of pregnancy to treat a severe form of morning sickness called hyperemesis gravidarum, are at a higher risk of having children born… 7 more words

I'm a Mommy!

Well…Braelyn Taylor Johns made her way earth side a week ago today! I’ll be writing about her birth story, but tonight, I just wanted to share a few short thoughts on my first week of being a mommy. 471 more words