Juliana’s Birth Story

I had the best pregnancy when I was expecting my first child. I was working in the ER up until the end, I was feeling tired but excited for being a mother.

My Ob/Gyn at the time practiced what I felt was conservative medicine, meaning she was overly cautious. Instead of keeping me calm during my pregnancy she would say things that made me nervous about my pregnancy (I’m pretty easy going).  Read More


Your top infertility questions — answered An interview with infertility specialist Dr. Margareta Pisarska

 

According to the CDC, 15% of couples in America struggle to get pregnant. Infertility does not discriminate based on race, religion, sexuality or economic status. You never know how badly you want something until you are told that it may not be possible.

More and more I’m noticing couples around me having trouble conceiving and I’ve personally witnessed the emotional toll it takes on them. In honor of all of those who are having trouble getting pregnant I interviewed Dr. Margareta Pisarska, to help answer some common questions and debunk myths about infertility.

Q: After how long of trying to conceive should a couple seek an infertility specialist?

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Tips to Successful Breastfeeding

Before I discuss my breastfeeding journey I want to preface it by saying everyone’s journey is different and breastfeeding is not for everyone. However, I do believe there’s a stigma and almost a taboo for a mother to nurse her child in public and that needs to change if we want mother’s to be successful with breastfeeding.

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Steps Women Need To Take Before They Start Trying To Get Pregnant

Time to get knocked up!

It’s kind of ironic isn’t it? As younger women, we spend a considerable amount of effort trying not to get pregnant. Then, when the time comes to completely reverse that mind-set it can be a little disorienting. Please don’t let me be pregnant somehow  turns into Please let me be pregnant!

Today I discuss ways you can optimize your body for pregnancy!

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