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She-Ra Standing: A Semi-Stubborn, Cutting-it-Close Christmas Birth Story

It was a verifiable miracle: Somehow I woke up on Christmas morning able to cram my 40-weeks-pregnant belly into my festive footie pajamas and zip them up. Even though it was my due date, I’d already decided Baby would be at least a week late. Nothing was happening. The doctor and midwife agreed. Having a […]

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Yes, My Kid was Born on Christmas, and No, I Didn’t Plan That

I didn’t exactly plan for my water to break in my festive footie pajamas after a big Christmas breakfast. But then again, the due date listed on my chart was December 25, so I guess I shouldn’t have been too surprised. At my first prenatal appointment, I actually fibbed about the date of my last period […]

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I’m One of Those Ballooning Pregnant Women

I always dreamed of being one of those super fit pregnant women who didn’t look pregnant anywhere other than in their belly. You know, the kind whose bodies look exactly the same other than their growing bumps, the kind who can still wear their pre-pregnancy jeans through every trimester as long as they have a […]

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Thanks, But No Thanks

A recent article on 6 Baby Items You Don’t Need was posted where Ami mentioned nixing the diaper genie (yes, the heaven-sent diaper genie that leaves fumes lingering in your house for a week if you forget to empty when you leave for the weekend). My sister-in-law also went without this magical pail and I thought, […]

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Event Recap: Bloom Parenting Fair at Park Nicollet’s Women’s Center

Were you at our BLOOM event on May 2nd?! We had a fantastic time, a great turn-out and everyone learned so much about Park Nicollet’s Women’s Center, their Family Birth Center and the many vendors and educators that joined in.  We want to thank Park Nicollet for being such a gracious host in a beautiful […]

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