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Vaccinations During Pregnancy

Vaccinations During Pregnancy

Disclosure : Thank you to Heartland Women’s Group Gynecology and Obstetrics Services for sponsoring this post and to Dr. Lowden for sharing her expertise with our community of moms. Immunization of a mother before and during pregnancy is important to protect both baby and mother. Pregnancy renders the immune system less active by design, so that it does not […]

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The One Percent : Infants Born with Heart Conditions

Disclosure : Thank you to Children’s Mercy Wichita for sponsoring this post and for providing quality medical services to our community of moms and their babies. It is estimated that one percent of infants are born with heart problems. Not all of these infants will require immediate care or surgery, but for those who do, it is lifesaving. […]

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Transitioning to Life with Pediatric Diabetes

Disclosure : Thank you to Children’s Mercy Wichita for sponsoring this post and for providing quality medical services to our community of moms and their babies.   Diabetes is no longer as frightening as it once was. With proper care, the disease can be kept under control and children with diabetes can lead normal, active lives. Take Derby, […]

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Newborn Screening : When Results are Unexpected

Disclosure : Thank you to Children’s Mercy Wichita for sponsoring this post and for providing quality medical services to our community of moms and their babies. This post specifically highlights the endocrinology unit, a familiar place for WMB team member Lindsay and her family.  Did you know that the State of Kansas does newborn screenings on every baby […]

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Our “Conspicuous” Family :: International Adoption

In support of National Adoption Month, we are honored to be sharing adoption stories and perspectives from moms in our community, as well as advice and insight from a Wichita attorney on how to handle the adoption process. Click here for more on our National Adoption Month series.  We are what you might call a “conspicuous family.” Sheer numbers […]

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Moms Fit Night Out at Genesis Health Clubs {Event Recap}

Oh what a NIGHT! Moms Fit Night Out was a success on so many levels, and we want to thank everyone who came out. We are all about connecting moms at Wichita Moms Blog, so to see some of the same repeat faces at our events makes us so happy – we can’t thank you enough for the […]

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Intimacy Issues Addressed by Dr. Hague

Disclosure : Thank you to Heartland Women’s Group Gynecology and Obstetrics Services for sponsoring this post and to Dr. Hague for sharing her expertise with our community of moms. As a gynecologist, one of the most fulfilling things I do is help women who are experiencing a variety of difficulties with intimacy. There are options available to […]

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Tips from a Counselor : How to Manage the Holiday Stress

Disclosure : Thank you to Snappy Kids  for sponsoring this post and to Vanessa Whalen, LSCSW for sharing her expertise with our community of moms.  Okay, it’s happened. One of my Facebook friends posted a photo of the family Christmas tree that had been decked out… on HALLOWEEN! Frankly, I’ve barely caught my breath from the beginning of […]

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Our Happy Ending :: Adopting Through Foster Care

In support of National Adoption Month, we are honored to be sharing adoption stories and perspectives from moms in our community, as well as advice and insight from a Wichita attorney on how to handle the adoption process. Click here for more on our National Adoption Month series.  I would describe the last few years of my life as a […]

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Adoption

Born in Our Hearts : An Adoption Story {Guest Post}

In support of National Adoption Month, we are honored to be sharing adoption stories and perspectives from moms in our community, as well as advice and insight from Wichita Attorney Megan Monsour on how to handle the adoption process. Click here for more on our National Adoption Month series.  My husband and I have always talked about adoption. We […]

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Protect Yourself and Your Baby : Get the Flu Shot Today

Disclosure : Thank you to Heartland Women’s Group Gynecology and Obstetrics Services for sponsoring this post and to Dr. Janna Chibry for sharing her expertise with our community of moms.  Whether you are expecting your first child or your fifth, one thing remains the same – you want to provide the best care for your developing baby. Besides […]

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Over 40 {Free} Field Trips for Homeschooling Families in Wichita

Homeschool families have a variety of motives for homeschooling, and contrary to what some might think, being a “cheap” option is typically not one of them. Homeschool education can be a rather pricy endeavor, and I’m sure we all have a story to share about that time we got “creative” finding inexpensive alternatives. It wasn’t until […]

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Braces 101 with Dr. Brian (Part 2)

We recently teamed up with Dr. Brian Smith of Smith Orthodontics to help ease our fears and answer some really important questions when it comes to braces. Check out the first part of our conversation, including what to look for in an orthodontist and when to get your kiddos checked out. He provided more insight into the mama must-knows before ultimately taking the […]

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