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waiting for baby #2

Waiting For Baby #2

“So, do you have all of your ducks in a row?” asked my sweet OBGYN at my last appointment. “Uh…NO” I deadpanned. She laughed. I freaked out internally. My husband and I are expecting our second boy in just a couple of weeks and I do not feel ready AT ALL. I’m ready in the […]

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An Ectopic Loss

It was our second round of IVF.  We were fresh off a month of rest and relaxation and thought for sure this would be the cycle we would get that positive pregnancy test.  At our IVF clinic, they have you do two blood tests 48 hours apart before calling you with results.  The call came […]

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My Menstrual Cup

Yes, you read that correctly. A menstrual cup – and no, I’m not talking about your favorite mug that you bring to coffee with your girlfriends. A menstrual cup is just what it sounds like: a cup for your menstruation. Are you ok? Did I just totally confuse you? Is your mind completely blown?! Don’t […]

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Infant and Pregnancy Loss

Infant and Pregnancy Loss Awareness {Forever Loved, Never Forgotten}

October is recognized as National Infant and Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month. October 15th, specifically, is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. Charleston Moms Blog has created a Forever Loved Wall dedicated to remembering those little lives that, however brief, made an impact. This wall will remain a permanent fixture on our site and serve a reminder of the precious […]

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The Unexpected Mother

I never planned to be a mom. That’s a bold statement since I am one. But it’s true. As a little girl, I fantasized more about career options than kids. I didn’t play with dolls. In fact, they kind of creeped me out. When I played, I pretended I was a vet, or an artist, or […]

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