When I count it up, I’ve nursed for two and a half years so far. It’s one of the hardest commitments I’ve ever made, and I made it twice. At times I fantasized about quitting multiple times a day — like desperately wanted to, mostly in the first few weeks and months. And now I’m […]
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After a short and terrifying drive, I arrived at the German hospital. I walked through the main doors, shoulders high and hunched forward hoping to conceal the freak show growing inside of my shirt. Let me explain. If it were just one big boob and one normal sized boob, I’d be okay, but by this […]
Breastfeeding didn’t come easily to me. I fretted about everything: Is she getting enough milk? Why is she nursing so often? Why does it hurt so much when everything I’ve read told me it shouldn’t hurt? Am I eating the right things? Are my boobs destined to look like missiles from now on? In a fit […]
It is a sensitive thing to receive help. It’s hard to admit that you qualify for the help. Could we survive financially without WIC? Yes. But while my husband is in school, it has allowed us some financial flexibility we wouldn’t have otherwise. Nobody’s getting rich, here.
Bloom 2018 was a wonderful three-hour event celebrating pregnancy, birth, and those precious first two years. We at Fort Worth Moms Blog (FWMB) are forever grateful for all the DOZENS of people who made the event possible. Those 150 attendees also filled up our hearts with encouragement and motivation to do more, be more, and […]
Bloom :: An Event for New & Expecting Moms! Bloom, happening April 15, 2018 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Cook Children’s Medical Center, is an event for expectant moms and moms who are currently parenting children two years and under. (Foster and adoptive moms are welcome too!) The afternoon will focus on information, resources, products, and more […]
Whether you are in the midst of the decision-making process or weeks away from your breast augmentation surgery, you’ve come to the right place! I have been exactly where you are: Obsessively searching Real Self, looking through all of the women with your same stats, following their stories, and losing sleep weighing out the pros […]