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The Second Time Mom's Hospital Bag

The Second Time Mom’s Hospital Bag

I’ve mentioned that I’m not as prepared for Baby No. 2 (coming early July!) as I was for our daughter. But one thing that is for sure going to be better prepared this time around is my hospital bag. Here’s what’s making the cut for our second trip to the hospital: For Labor & Delivery […]

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Your Guide to Bloom Richmond 2017

Your Guide to Bloom Richmond 2017

On Saturday, May 6th, 2017, Richmond Moms Blog hosted our first Bloom Richmond event for New & Expecting Parents. It was an exciting and joyous time to connect moms with local businesses, resources, and health care professionals. Moms were pampered, encouraged, and uplifted as they prepared to enter into or walk through their journey of [...]
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Emma and Ava

My Birth Story – Emma

My first pregnancy was fairly uncomplicated in the beginning. I experienced mild amounts of morning sickness but not much. By my second trimester, I was energetic and had that enviable glow that pregnant women are famous for. This ease ended when I went into preterm labor at 27 weeks because I was working 12-hour days […]

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Baby Roy, 5 minutes old

Birth can be redemptive

All birth stories are important, each for different reasons. The birth of my second child was redemptive and restorative for me because it showed me my own power. I was woefully uneducated with my first birth and put a lot of trust into my ob-gyn that was, unfortunately, misplaced faith. Suffice it to say that […]

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