Cervical Cancer Awareness

I Am One of the Lucky Ones: Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

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I am one of the lucky ones. My regular pap smear triggered a follow up call to tell me that abnormal cells were found and I would need a repeat, just to rule out...

Primary Infertility Insurance: A New Option for the Next Generation

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Sponsored By :: LifeSpring Insurance Well, here we are, after five years of fertility treatments. Five years of sonograms, blood tests, surgeries, shots, medications, and appointments. To be specific, we tried 7 rounds of IUI...

I Had a Miscarriage

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I’ve waited my entire life to be a mother. The first time I had a positive pregnancy test, I sat in quiet anticipation staring- at a stick. Waiting. Praying. I didn’t realize that I could...

Struggling with Loneliness? Do This.

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“Nobody played with me, mommy.” My daughter’s words pierced my ears and my heart as we drove home from the gym. “Really?” I said, concerned. “Yes. I asked all the kids to play with me, but...

My Postpartum Anxiety

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Having my daughter was the best thing that had ever happened to me. Then postpartum anxiety took hold and withdrew me into a world of constant panic, trouble sleeping, and restlessness. I hadn't realized...

Infertility – A Hidden Scar

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Sometimes I’m struck by just how much we humans can endure, without anyone else ever guessing a thing. Once the initial wound has turned to scar, we put on a brave face and go...

Secondary Infertility: My Story

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This past week (April 21-29) was National Infertility Awareness Week. Though few of us like to talk about this sensitive and heartbreaking issue, it affects 1 in 8 couples—in other words, I can almost guarantee...

There’s A Lot Of Work To Do For Our Black Mothers

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Today is the last day of Black Maternal Health Week, that is designed to help shed light on the challenges and opportunities in the fight for Black women’s maternal and reproductive justice. This People...

Meet Alison Bogle

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Meet Alison Bogle   Hi Everyone! I’m really excited about the opportunity to work with Austin Moms Blog and to share this mommyhood journey with you.   My husband, Scott, and I have three kids - Ana (2006)...

Meet Priscilla Bennett

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Meet Priscilla Bennett Picture this - my dining room is half playroom and half kid art studio.  If yours is the same then we will be fast friends!  Hi! I’m Priscilla Bennett and I’m so...