New Podcast Episode: Episode 8, Kirsten’s Hollywood Birth!

The title above will make sense to you when you listen to the episode – this episode is covering an unmedicated birth experience with an OB. Kirsten talks about her experiences as a military wife; IUGR, what it means, and how it was managed; gestational diabetes; and more. *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational…

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Be Breast Cancer Aware for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Remember how I said there is a lot to be ‘aware’ of this month? Well another huge topic of focus is breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so I thought it might be a good idea to share some quick breast cancer facts and information (there is so much information on breast cancer…

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The Podcast is Live! Birth Experiences Series, Episode I: Unmedicated & Water Births with Jess and Rebecca!

I am SO excited to announce my podcast is live! This is my very first episode – so there are some minor things that I will fix for next episode, such as the sound (a bit of an echo early on). Please find the Spotify player below for those of you who do not use…

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Taboo Topics: Things No One Really Told Me About Postpartum

I remember hearing the typical things about what happens after you have the baby – “it’s hard to lose the weight“, “your boobs never look the same after breastfeeding” (which, I actually talked a bit about in my last post in the breastfeeding myth series I just finished up), “you’re tired all the time“. Yada,…

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The End of the Mythbusting Breastfeeding Series

Before I finish up this series, I just wanted to point out to those of you who don’t know: Black Breastfeeding Week happens at the end of this month (Aug 25-31) and Native Breastfeeding Week is happening right now (Aug 9-15)- since this is my last post in this series (see Part 1, Part 2,…

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Birth Control Myths, Part 4: Wrap Up Q+A

So this is the final part in my series on birth control myths (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). I covered all the major myths I wanted to, however I got a selection of additional questions regarding birth control – and since these seemed to be common questions people had, I wanted to do my…

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