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10 Things They Don't Tell You At Birthing Class (and Other Non-Advice) | Duluth Moms Blog

10 Things They Don’t Tell You At Birthing Class (and Other Non-Advice)

It all starts in middle school, you learn a little about your body and why the things that are happening are happening. Then high school happens and you sit through some form of “Health” class. Well for me, birthing class is a similar experience to health class. I walked away scared, more confused, and not much more […]

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Time: Ready to Jump (Part 2) | Duluth Moms Blog

Time: Ready to Jump (Part 2)

In my mind I was making it work, but in my heart I was completely broken. I needed a solution, and fast. There were sleepless nights and long days of thinking the same thing over and over again. With the passing of my grandmother this past Fall, I started reflecting on my life while celebrating […]

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Success in Labor Defeat

When planning for my second child’s birth, I realized much of the information I collected surrounding VBACS was incomplete. Based on a combination of conversations with my OB, details of real people I know who succeeded, and some (potentially naïve) optimism, I was motivated to attempt a VBAC and avoid surgical methods. Despite being nearly […]

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Confessions from a Really Real Housewife, Stepmom & Baby Mama

{Photo credit: Jill Kari Photography} Mama Said In the beginning when I first got pregnant, as planned, on the first try, I thought I knew it all. I was clearly already on track for a perfect pregnancy to raise a perfect child and be my child’s perfect mother. I wrote in a journal about it everyday. […]

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