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Mother's Day Angst!

It might come as a surprise but I am not really a fan of Mother’s Day.  I know this is probably a terrible thing to say and most people will not understand how anyone could possibly feel this way but for me there is a certain untruthfulness to celebrating this day. 483 more words

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So you had a baby and your dog disowned you... the story of transitioning our dog to life with a baby, and some advice to help you!

Being a pet lover, I think it is part of the normal flow of life to have a “fur baby” for years before transition to the real, human kind of baby. 1,356 more words



My last birth involved a placental abruption and an emergency C-section, and this is one of the reasons we opted to not have another child.  The other reason came about because when my middle child had just turned 2 years of age he had an allergic reaction to Augmentin, well this is what the doctors concluded following his illness. 2,699 more words

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Pregnancy Yoga & Pilates

I am so pleased to be in my second trimester because this means I can now safely complete pregnancy Yoga and Pilates routines.

I really do recommend Yoga and Pilates, not just for the physical benefits but also for mental well-being.  315 more words

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Telling my parents, religion & India

Telling my parents I am pregnant is kind of a big deal.  They are church going Catholic’s and my worry is that if for any reason the doctors told me not to proceed with the pregnancy I am not sure how they would feel about this. 1,072 more words

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High Risk Specialist

The high risk specialist appointment came with another ultrasound to check exactly where the placenta was sitting; anterior or posterior, and also to check my cervix length and the condition of my previous C-section scar. 509 more words

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One little accident...

After a little research on the web I read over and over again that there should be less than a 5% chance of getting pregnant naturally at 47.  2,893 more words

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