Chasing Rainbows: The end of the fertility treatments road without a baby

Like many women who struggle with infertility, I always anticipated the happy ending. You know, the one where we have the bump and the baby and all the things? But, what happens when you’ve...
Martine Boursiquot-LaConte

5 Things I Wish I Was Told About Motherhood Before Becoming a Mother

As a first time or new parent, the amount of advice from friends, family and strangers alike can at times be helpful and reassuring but can also be completely overwhelming and confusing. There are...

Pregnancy | Hey Mama to Be, YOU are Strong

Pregnancy is beautiful but it also comes with many changes and can sometimes cause you to experience anxiety. If you're pregnant with your first baby, you're nervous and worried that you may not be...

5 Things I Wish I Would’ve Known When Having a Miscarriage

5 Things I Wish I Would've Known When Having a Miscarriage | You didn't do anything to cause this. You can be older or younger. Black or white. Fit or fat. Rich or poor....

Life Lessons Learned from my Ectopic Pregnancy

Like many difficult things in life, distance from my ectopic pregnancy has given me perspective. Time has passed and I am able to articulate my emotions around it and even find purpose in doing...

Natural Ways to Increase Your Fertility

How to Naturally Increase Your Fertility | For those that don’t know my story, we’ve been through the ringer with trying to increase fertility; let me save you a buck and years of your...

My Birth Plan is Not to Plan, Anything Can Happen!”

Elevated blood pressure, PVCs, a Disney villain-worthy cardiologist, and multiple scans are just a few things that scrambled my perfectly curated (and color coordinated) birth plan. Often I would lie through my teeth and...

Reclaiming Meaning for Motherhood Despite Childloss

My first Mother’s Day as a new mom started with ice cream and a massage at 39 and 1/2 weeks pregnant. It ended with my incredible doula and amazing nurses at Seton preparing me...

Your Pregnant Belly is not Weird & It’s Probably Perfectly Normal

No matter what you look like while pregnant, your pregnant belly is not weird. It's probably perfectly normal. My pregnant belly was huge. I’ll just admit it. Prior to my pregnancy, I’d read so many articles...

Ways to Help Your Partner Connect During Your Pandemic Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be so isolating. Pregnancy during a pandemic is on a whole different level. A usually exciting time spent celebrating with loved ones is really shaken up when your partner can’t even attend...