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How to Cope with Miscarrying Twins

By Katy Huie Harrison, PhD | July 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
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I can remember the exact moment I found out I was pregnant. A few days prior, I went to the doctor because I had this unusual pain in my stomach. I remember the doctor asking me, “Do you think you could be pregnant?” And my response was, “Eh, I doubt it.” I never thought that…

Why Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality Make Patient Empowerment Essential for Black Mothers

By Sarah Creel, PhD | July 16, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Have you ever been in a medical situation where you wish you’d known how to advocate for yourself? Speak up? Be heard? This is why patient empowerment is so important. As women, many of us have stories we could tell about moments when we wished we’d spoken up for ourselves in doctor’s offices and in…

What is Baby Wearing (And is it Right for You?)

By Kristen Bergeron | July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Isn’t it amazing how you automatically grow an extra set of arms when you have a baby? Oh wait, that’s not a thing? Damn. This is one of the major babywearing benefits–you don’t have extra arms, but your newborn doesn’t require your arms all the time! Otherwise, when a baby enters the scene, you’re left…

Everything You Need to Know About How to Choose a Breast Pump

By Kristen Bergeron | July 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
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When it comes to planning a registry and deciding which new baby must-haves to include, a breast pump might not be at the top of your list. But the day your insurance company asks you to choose one, the mom overwhelm feels pretty intense. We’ve been there, we get it, and we’ve got you covered…

Infertility Testing: What To Expect from Someone Who’s Been There

By Kristen Bergeron | July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Let’s be honest; infertility is a frustrating burden to bear. When you’re struggling to conceive, the idea of undergoing fertility testing can be both exciting and daunting. In a world where half the people you know still ask, “What is infertility?” and assume it’s easy to conceive, the struggle of infertility can feel so arduous….

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