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National Preeclampsia Month – One Moms Journey

May is National Preeclampsia Month. Hopefully, for a lot of you mamas, you’ll never have to experience this disease during your pregnancy. Preeclampsia is defined as a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another organ system, most often the liver and kidneys. Preeclampsia can be a dangerous and sometimes […]

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Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one of the most amazing things we can experience as women. Growing a human child is hard. miraculous work! Through the morning sickness, food cravings/aversions, exhaustion, and more, we strive to feel that true pregnancy glow. As we patiently await the arrival of our new little one(s) we research everything and try our [...]
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I Am Changed: Pregnancy After Miscarriage

It took some time after our miscarriage to conceive. Each month I saw that negative pregnancy test my heart sank a little more. The sadness would seep in. It would sit. It would stir. And it would settle. Sometimes that sadness changed to resentment and frustration. Frustration for wanting control. Wanting to control my body. […]

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CHD Awareness

Broken Hearts – Spreading Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness

A friend on social media has shared a page for a fundraiser for a child with a health issue. You may scroll by or you may read into the details.  Many times it is related to childhood cancer, occasionally an accident, and sometimes a cardiac issue. Congenital heart defects, CHDs, are actually 60 times more […]

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