Oh, the joys of pregnancy. Being pregnant is an experience unlike any other. You're giving up your body to grow another human. It is no easy feat and comes with a lot of changes-- some expected and some not....
I don't have a beautiful birth story. I have three beautiful sons, but not once has the birth been what I hoped for. I'm okay with that. I'm okay with it most of the time. Isen's Birth My first son was...
I have always wanted to be a mom. But I was terrified of actually giving birth. When I found out I was pregnant, I was fortunate to work with several women who had amazing, empowered, natural births. And I...
Pregnancy is full of worries. You desperately want everything to go wonderfully right, but your fear kicks in. Google becomes your best and worst friend. During my first pregnancy, I often found myself crying and my stomach in knots after...
Heidi Murkoff is a world-renowned author of What To Expect When You're Expecting, collaborator on her book's movie of the same title (which is hilarious and amazing on MANY levels), and bringer-of-happiness across the world as she visits many...
Chances are, if you've had a baby, adopted a baby, been pregnant, or know someone who has done these things, or, taken a stroll through the bookstore, you know who Heidi Murkoff is. You may or may not know...
There aren't many moms left these days who haven't read What To Expect When You're Expecting.  There are dozens of blockbuster hits that have snuck her book into their scenes, whether covertly, like a "Hidden Mickey" in Disney movies,...
My son's life is a miracle. My pregnancy with him was not a typical pregnancy. We got pregnant after 13 months of trying. My husband and I had already been through two miscarriages. In total we had been trying to...
It's been 2 years since I gave birth to my amazing son. He is so precious, marvelous, silly, and perfect. I can't imagine my life without him. ABQ Mom recently re-posted an article titled "Postpartum Depression: Struggling to Find...
We just sat there and cried . . . in the booth at Chili’s . . . both of us . . . just flat out weeping. Our waiter came to check on us. We must have looked so...
Read Part 1 and Part 2 of this infertility story. There it was. My Aunt, in her kindness, had begun this thing. She started the "Baby Love" Fund. I ugly cried sitting at the ATM with cars waiting behind me. Saying yes to something so...
When my first baby was just eight months old, I found out I was pregnant. Again. As soon as I saw those two little pink lines, I went from being eight months postpartum to six weeks pregnant. Our babies would be...
Read Part 1 of this infertility series here. There's that sequence from the movie UP that hits me hard every time. Those two sweet kids . . . they love each other so much. They grow up and get married....
It happened again the other day: the group of women I was sitting with started talking about the best age gap between children and asking each other when they were going to try for number two. They were sitting around...

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