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A Midwife Answers Your Burning, Itching, Most Embarrassing Questions

Weird smells, sounds, and STIs? She’s seen it all. Read...
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Kate Middleton To Tammy Duckworth: Redefining Postpartum? Or Just Pushing Women To Do More?

I wish that our culture valued the most vital month postpartum as a time for healing our bodies and holding our babies. Sadly, I’m not sure we ever will.

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The first step to teaching small children where babies come from is by always correctly naming their body parts.

I Tell My Small Children Where Babies Come From

I tell my small children the truth about where babies come from because it is a natural biological function that has been shrouded in shame and control for too long.

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This Is Not How Nurses Treat Babies

A nurse in Jacksonville, FL thinks it’s hilarious to use newborns like puppets for her own amusement. This is NOT how nurses treat babies!

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To The Mommas Whose Births I Have Had The Honor Of Witnessing

My most precious memories are of the births of my own children, and right next to those, the memories of all the mommas and daddies and babies I have witnessed become families.

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Rainbow Baby Franklin by Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

The Birth Of Our Rainbow Baby 

He is FINALLY here — our rainbow baby is home.

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image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

I Pee My Pants. Do You? Here's Help.

I’ve done 200,000 Kegels, and a good joke will still make my panties wet (and not in a sexy time way). It's pee. In my pants. I pee my pants!

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Why I Get So Frustrated With My Pregnant Friends And Friends With Kids

Logically speaking, I fully understood and appreciated the necessity for the shift, but my heart was far less forgiving.

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