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My Broken Road to Motherhood

Almost 10 years passed from the day I started trying to have a baby to the day I brought my first baby home. Ten years of dreaming and planning and praying and crying. Ten years of invasive tests and shattered hopes. I had spent a decade of my life becoming an expert about my own […]

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Bloom 2018 Is in the Books!

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 […]

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Sex After Baby

You’ve had six weeks to heal and become a “normal” person again, which is super easy with all those restful nights of consistent shut-eye you’re bound to be getting. Your partner has waited six loooooooooong weeks for your postpartum appointment and for permission from your OBGYN that you’re ready for sex again. He will ask […]

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Sex and Pregnancy — Why You Should Still Do It

Pregnancy is beautiful, but it isn’t always sexy. With internal organs in new locations, a protruding abdomen, and a soccer player using your womb like an arena, it’s difficult to get your head in the game. Pregnant sex requires creativity, patience, and a little flexibility. And if you’ve ever been pregnant, you know such things […]

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Being Pregnant Around Those Who Can’t Be

I have no idea how people go through the hope/despair cycle without losing their minds. But many people close to me have endured it for years. Watching people I love struggle with infertility has reshaped how I think and communicate about my own pregnancies and my children.

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