April Fools' Day is right around the corner, and you may have started planning the perfect prank. Perhaps you decided to fool your family and friends with a fake pregnancy announcement on social media. After all, that would really...
The day after I saw those two pink lines on my pregnancy test, I threw up while eating my breakfast. "Well, I guess that's the morning sickness." I shrugged it off and figured it was nothing more than another...
I have one regret in life. One. That's it. I know I've only been around 30 years, but still, just one. My one regret is not asking for help. This post is about to get really personal. It's something I have...
The best way to prepare for and stay healthy during flu season is to get a flu vaccine. It's even more important to get a flu shot when pregnant. A flu vaccine is the best protection against the flu for...
When I was 23 weeks pregnant with my first son, my belly finally popped. I excitedly bought my first-ever maternity clothes. I remember looking in the mirror and smiling at that small baby belly-- I finally looked pregnant. It...
As a teacher, I often hear kids tell each other, "You get what you get, and you don't throw a fit." They say this as they're passing out treats to one another on holidays or birthdays. It seems as...
My hands nervously fidgeted with my purse as I sat in the waiting room. I hoped against hope that my intuition was wrong this time. They called us to the ultrasound room-- the same one that brought the last...
There's a reason water birth is so enticing when it comes to planning a natural birth: water is, in fact, life itself . . . and it's healing. It's my go-to place whenever I'm feeling sad, anxious, hurt, or...
I pride myself on the fact that I have always researched all of my life endeavors pretty thoroughly. Delivering my first child was no different. I prepared for labor by milling over countless books, articles, and podcasts. However, I...
Since we cannot meet in person just yet, Lovelace Labor of Love wants to celebrate summer with you, and your bump, in a virtual setting. If your bump has made its way into the world, we welcome him or...
With two weeks left until my due date, it's officially time to pack my hospital bag! I learned from my first labor and delivery what I needed for my stay at the hospital. Here's what I'm packing in my go bag the...
The white stick dropped into the trash can, conspicuously face-up, showing just one little pink line. When we first started trying for another baby, I took tests with regularity, but as time went on and I didn't get pregnant, I...
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...

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