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Must-Have Pregnancy Essentials for Each Trimester

By Kristen Bergeron | August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Ahh, pregnancy. That beautiful time in a woman’s life where she has the opportunity to grow a human being right inside her body. It’s magical, it’s wonderful…it’s a little bit weird. While the ability to have a child is truly extraordinary, women tend to forget about the strange things our bodies will go through during…

This is Infertility

By Katy Huie Harrison, PhD | August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments
black and white photo of woman getting blood drawn from her forearm

There was a time, not too long ago, when getting/staying pregnant would have never entered my mind. Fast forward through 18 months of trying and two miscarriages, and it’s now something I think about all the time. And somehow, while my pregnancy journey is always part of me, I’m constantly trying to figure out how…

Ideas to Host the Perfect Drive-By Baby Shower

By Katy Huie Harrison, PhD | August 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
woman standing behind outdoor table with decorations and a cake for baby shower

It was no surprise to me that my friend Christina, a gynecologic oncologist, waited until she was nearly 20 weeks pregnant to tell me she was pregnant.  But I let the excitement get to me–even in a socially distant, pandemic world, I let myself hope for the best and planned (along with other hostesses) a…

What I Wish I’d Known About Dairy Free Breastfeeding

By Katy Huie Harrison, PhD | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The moment you begin to wonder if you need to be a dairy free breastfeeding mom is pretty scary. Your baby is showing weird physical symptoms the suggest you may need to eliminate dairy. There’s likely mucus or blood in their diapers, they may be spitting up a lot, and you’re simultaneously grossed out, exhausted,…

Stress and Infertility: Could the Two Be Related?

By Kristen Bergeron | July 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
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“Just relax.” If you’re trying to figure out something to say to someone struggling with infertility, these two words are NOT it. After all, placing the responsibility for a person’s infertility on their inability to “just relax” is, er, less than helpful. And it sort of blames them for the problem when it’s totally not…

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