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On Being Pregnant After a Loss

On the day I found out I was pregnant with this baby, I told my husband quietly, as if saying it out loud might cause something bad to happen. We didn’t cry and laugh like we did with our first. We were excited, of course, but with the unspoken knowledge of how this could end […]

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Tips for Trying to Conceive

Disclaimer :: Dr. Catherine Bevan sponsored this post on the all-too-common problems surrounding conception. Fort Worth Moms Blog is excited to partner with Dr. Bevan again as she provides her expert opinion to the FWMB audience. Have you decided you are ready to take the plunge into parenthood? If so, congratulations! There is so much […]

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How to Survive Bed Rest

At 27 weeks pregnant with my first child, I was working full time and was just starting to feel the discomforts of pregnancy. I joked at work about how glorious it would be to have doctors’ orders for bed rest. Little did I know that after attending my first baby shower on a Sunday afternoon, I […]

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Joining Club Miscarriage

If the title of this post seems glib, please forgive me. I have just been drop-kicked into a secret club of which I wanted no part. Miscarriage, defined as the loss of pregnancy prior to 20 weeks gestation, occurs in 10 – 20 percent of pregnancies. I think somehow we perceive a miscarriage as “normal” or […]

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