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6 Things I Miss About Pregnancy

The other day, my two boys and I were playing together and running around the house together.  We were playing tag and chasing each other, when we finally flopped on the couch on top of one another.  Then my 3 year old said “Look mommy, I’m back inside your belly!” and proceeded to pick up […]

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Pittsburgh’s Premier Home-Away-From-Home Birthing Experience at Jefferson Hospital

In November 2014, Jefferson Hospital opened a new state-of-the-art obstetrics unit as part of Allegheny Health Network’s patient-focused Women’s Health services. At a time when many medical facilities were closing doors, Jefferson Hospital’s investment in obstetrics significantly impacted the community; it was the first new labor and delivery unit in the Pittsburgh region in 34 years. In […]

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Bloom into Motherhood with Fitness: Tips for New and Expecting Moms!

In my last post I touched based on self care with self awareness. It’s very imperative to take care of yourself even if you aren’t a new or expecting mom. Not only is it good for you, it’s great for your baby. You can check out that post here. Even if you’re not necessarily a new […]

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The Second Pregnancy

Pregnancy is always the start of many different emotions – from thinking you might be pregnant to taking that pregnancy test that confirms what you already knew: positive. For me the feelings between finding out I was pregnant for the first and second time were pretty identical, but the pregnancies themselves have not. My first […]

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Trusting Your Mother’s Intuition

This morning I woke up and looked at my phone, January 5, 2017. I texted my husband, “You know we could be gearing up for another first birthday party?” It’s been 18 months since we lost our little boy, and while since then we have welcomed another sweet boy into our family; the pain still […]

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An Epidural Free Labor

They told me I couldn’t do it, but I proved them all wrong… I don’t know when, but somewhere in the thick of pregnancy I decided that I wanted to have an epidural free labor. I do want to preference with the fact that I was really lucky to be able to have a natural […]

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