Tag: pregnancy complications

The Two Week Wait: Trying to Conceive After Stillbirth

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I have two sons.  My oldest is three and obsessed with construction trucks and he's just a hysterical human being. When I got pregnant with...

Maternal Morbidity is a Serious Issue, Even Today

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Surprisingly, maternal mortality is a newsworthy topic right now in our country. While globally, maternal deaths are decreasing thanks to improvements in infection prevention...

Pregnancy in Your Forties: The Whole Truth

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If you've ever read anything about pregnancy over 40, it probably discussed the reduced chances of conceiving and/or the risks of carrying a baby...

The Emotional Rollercoaster: Pregnancy After Miscarriage

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For us women, the child-bearing years are infused with every emotion imaginable - the pressure to start having kids when you're not yet ready;...

Early Pregnancy Symptoms that my Brain Forgot…

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Oh, Oxytocin. What an amazing chemical you are. You help us to quickly refocus our brains from the pain of childbirth to the...

I Am Not Pregnant

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A brief preface: everyone's story does not read like mine. If you are pregnant, or have never experienced what I address below - this...

Pregnancy and Exercise: What Can You Do?

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We've got the answers on your most common pregnancy and exercise questions from OB/GYN, Dr. Jeremiah McNamara! One common concern I hear from moms-to-be is...

Darn You, Dr. Whatever His Name Was! {Preeclampsia Awareness}

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Before I had preeclampsia, my knowledge of the condition was based solely on what I saw on Downton Abbey (spoiler alert for those of...