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"Well, how many kids do you have?" "I have five girls!" "FIVE?? Are you done??" Whether it be when we are out running errands, at church, or if my family merely comes up in conversation, the question as to whether or not we are...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary.  5 Commonly Googled Pregnancy Questions {Answered by OB/GYN and Expectant Mom Dr. Arelis Figueroa} Every mom-to-be has questions regarding the changes she’s going through and what to expect throughout her pregnancy. Some...
This post is sponsored by SI-BONE and written by Dr. Lucien Miranne, Jr.  The SI Joint: It Might Be Causing Your Postpartum Low Back Pain Is Low Back Pain Normal? Low back pain during pregnancy is fairly common. About 50% of women...
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Just Get the Vasectomy

This post is inspired by all the women who lament that their husband refuses to get a vasectomy. Dear Men, I understand your manhood is important to you. Your testicles are basically an inside organ living on the outside of your...

Mind Your Own Uterus

Once you become a mom (you haven’t even gone to your 6 week check up mind you), the question is “when are you gonna have another one?” Excuse me, but can you mind you own uterus?  This blog post is dedicated...
As we all know, every pregnancy is different. Since I got pregnant with my first child pretty young, I was naïve and ignorant in so many ways. (Does anyone else just shake their head at their younger self?) Now...
You’re 20 weeks pregnant, laying there in a dimly lit room with that warm goop on your belly, watching in awe as the growing creature inside finally looks like a real baby and not an alien blob, and the...
As we hope all of our readers know, feedback from local New Orleans moms is VERY important to us. We work tirelessly to bring the moms of New Orleans resources, events, guides, giveaways and information that will make your...
I consider myself a Drake fan and when his song “Trophies” came out I laughed because one of my favorite things to say is “they don’t have no award for that.” When it comes to childbirth, one might think there...
I thought I had a flexible birth plan. The only thing inflexible was I did NOT want to have a C-section. No disrespect to the C-section mamas out there, stick with me and I’ll explain. Anything but a C-Section I’m...
We are excited to announce that the winner of our 2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year is :: Ashley Mohren {Nominated by :: Jessica Perilloux} I met Ashley in September when she registered her daughters for dance at my studio,...
2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year Finalists We received some amazing nominees for our New Orleans Mom of the Year campaign … nominated by husbands, fiancés, daughters, sons, sisters, and friends … all who have made a difference in...
Ok I know, I know. Someone or everyone is going to come at me with “she knew what she was getting into” or “she has tons of help and most of us have zero.” I get all of that,...
2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year Whether she is a stay at home mom, work from home mom or working mom, her “job” involves so much more than the title implies. She’s the family nurse and the keeper of the calendar....

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