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postpartum self-care

Postpartum Self-Care Survival Guide

Recently in the media, there has been more “real talk” about postpartum recovery and what to expect after the baby makes his/her exit. Whether via c-section or vaginal delivery, a mother’s body can be somewhat worn out post-birth. I had two c-sections followed by vaginal delivery, and I felt fairly unprepared postpartum with both modes […]

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infertility

The Year of Magical Hormones

I am scheduled for a c-section to have my rainbow baby. I honestly could never have predicted what it would take to get here, or how many curveballs would be thrown my way on my two and a half year journey to complete my family.  My husband and I struggled with what we now know […]

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world surrogacy

This Connecticut Mom Gave a Couple in Amsterdam the Gift of a Lifetime

There’s an agency right here in Fairfield, Connecticut that’s giving families all over the world the gift of a lifetime. Worldwide Surrogacy Specialists is one of Connecticut’s first full-service surrogacy matching agencies, and they’ve helped hundreds of families grow via gestational surrogacy over the past 13 years. Our favorite surrogacy story from Worldwide Surrogacy features […]

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dog

A Letter To My Dog Upon Baby’s Arrival

Dear Dog, I know you know what’s coming. We’ve been through this once before. Before the arrival of my son, you were my baby. You came with me everywhere, got hour-long cuddle and tummy rub sessions on the couch, and ruled my Instagram account with pictures of your sweet, furry face. Then, the baby came. […]

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Giving the Gift of a Lifetime with Worldwide Surrogacy Specialists

This post is sponsored by Worldwide Surrogacy Specialists. Please support our sponsors. Don’t you think that everyone deserves the gift of family? Whether you’re interested in growing your family through surrogacy or sharing the gift of family with others, Worldwide Surrogacy Specialists is proud to be your dedicated partner on your journey to parenthood. Working […]

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maternity fashion

Maternity Fashion on a Budget

At 18 weeks pregnant, I am definitely past the point of “oh, she’s put on a little weight” and reached the “oh damn, there’s a baby in there” phase of pregnancy fashion. This being my second go-round, I feel like I’ve definitely learned a thing or three about dressing for two, and I am so […]

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