labor and delivery, pregnancy, Uncategorized

Reducing the Risk of Birth Defects

The road of pregnancy is not always smooth and joyful. There are times when you are met with challenges and unexpected results. Birth Defects are one of those road blocks that stop you in your tracks and cause you to travel an unexpected road. While this may not be the journey you want or the… Continue reading Reducing the Risk of Birth Defects

pregnancy, Uncategorized

Enjoying Your Fall Pregnancy!

  Happy Fall Fri Yay!! ( to quote my 5year old) Are you enjoying your Fall Friday? Being pregnant in the Fall can be a wonderful thing. Listed below are 5 Simple yet Wonderful Things I enjoyed during my Fall Pregnancy. I Hope you are enjoying them too.  1.) Outfits Sweaters ,scarves, boots, Oh My!… Continue reading Enjoying Your Fall Pregnancy!

parenting, pregnancy, Uncategorized

6 Helpful Tips to Tell Your Boss: You are Pregnant

I remember a few years ago, I scheduled an appointment with my director. My intent was to inform her I was pregnant. My mindset was I wanted to be transparent and have a plan ready for my Maternity Leave. My Personal Choice was to wait until I was in my 2nd trimester. Sitting down in… Continue reading 6 Helpful Tips to Tell Your Boss: You are Pregnant

parenting, Postpartum Depression, pregnancy, Uncategorized

Surviving Postpartum Depression: You are not alone

This week ABC television show: Black-ish , aired the episode 'Mother Nature'. This episode captured the very real phenomenon of Postpartum Depression (PPD). While watching this episode, I begin to reflect on the miracle of pregnancy and the journey of pregnancy that is not always so pretty:  Postpartum Depression. Postpartum Depression is real and it is… Continue reading Surviving Postpartum Depression: You are not alone

labor and delivery, pregnancy, Uncategorized

Dear High Risk Moms

Dear High Risk Moms, While I'm not proclaiming to know exactly what you are going through and cannot fully understand every thought you are having. I know you have chosen to have a baby and with that baby comes  dreams and hopes of an amazing pregnancy journey and a beautiful healthy baby.   However at… Continue reading Dear High Risk Moms

amazing mom contributor, doula, parenting, pregnancy, Uncategorized

Baby Shower

Your pregnancy journey may be filled with nausea, joy, fatigue, excitement, happiness pregnancy symptoms you never knew could occur... basically a roller coaster of emotions and experiences...then you take an expected turn and arrive at your..... Baby Shower 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 Hosted by your family and friends to Celebrate you and your new baby This is the time for… Continue reading Baby Shower

family, parenting, Uncategorized

The Art of Letting Go

So it happened. I learned to let go. My baby girl; my 1 and only started Kindergarten. This was a major stepping stone for her and our family. Until Kindergarten, she had always been in the care of us her parents or grandparents. However, the time had come to learn The Art of Letting Go.… Continue reading The Art of Letting Go