"See and appreciate the significance in the mundane, in the everyday, in the fleeting. The big moments are important, but some of the best moments are the in-between ones." - Karen Jacot Photography When the opportunity came up for a...
Our infertility journey started about 6-years-ago in a bit of a strange way. My husband and I had been trying to get pregnant for about 8-months or so when I had severe abdominal pain. I spent several...
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Breastfeeding Two

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“Even if women are able to breastfeed twins, they may not be able to do it for very long.” “Most moms just can’t physically do it.” “Breastfeeding twins can be difficult and many are not able to do it for more...
We were having twins and were told in a Multiples Class that twins and triplets tend to come early (the average length of a twin pregnancy is 36 weeks) and to expect to spend some time in the NICU....
I have always loved Christmas Cards. Every year, I looked forward to the day when the very first festive envelope would arrive. I loved watching them pile up in the sleigh where we stacked our cards. We would go...
There’s no doubt that everyone you talk to will offer advice on anything to do with your new baby and with that, I too am offering advice with a select list of my top five baby gear. My list...
We recently got back from a great trip to San Francisco where we got to spend a lot of good, quality time with family and see some sites! The logistics of traveling with 2-year-old twins was a little overwhelming...
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The Last Embryo

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When you struggle with infertility, a great deal of time is spent thinking about the immediate next steps you must take to get to your end goal. You are consumed with "if x happens, when will I be able...
A first birthday is such a beautiful milestone. Not only does it signify that your baby is entering toddlerhood, but it means you have survived the first year of being a parent! And if that doesn't deserve...
Before my boys were born, as part of my husband's benefits, I worked with a lactation consultant. For free! Amazing right? Breastfeeding support from an employer. I digress... The lactation consultant and I discussed my breastfeeding plan, some local...
Oh, Oxytocin. What an amazing chemical you are. You help us to quickly refocus our brains from the pain of childbirth to the love we have for our children. Is it also you that helps us to...
Today marks the day you were taken from us. From me. It's been 30 years. And there is so much you have missed. So many of my first days of school. My first camp away from home. My first time behind the...
Surprisingly, maternal mortality is a newsworthy topic right now in our country. While globally, maternal deaths are decreasing thanks to improvements in infection prevention and other precautions, in the United States, maternal deaths are actually increasing. The increase in...
Liz F. took the time to answer some of our most serious mom questions, so you can get to know this spunky mom and talented photographer a little better! . . . Kid situation?: I have a four year old,...

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