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Bedrest. Ugh. For those of you who have experienced this during pregnancy know that it’s not all about sitting on the couch with your feet propped up eating Bon Bons and watching soap operas. Having experienced bed rest for...
November 2014, I was nine months pregnant with my first child and ready to start a brand new chapter in life — becoming a stay-at-home mom. I was so ready to take on my new role and certain that...
I'm the proud mama of five girls. I'm the youngest of seven kids, and I've always wanted to have a big family of my own. I've also always known that I wanted to get an epidural when the time came....
Once upon a time, there lived a prince and a princess. They met in college, fell in love, and got married three years later. They were so excited to start their life together. They both had great jobs, had just...
Those words were repeated over and over when I had my daughter. I had always suffered from anxiety but this anxiety was off the charts. It started as soon as I was in the hospital. I looked over at...
"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...

 

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