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Yes, I Ate My Placenta. Here’s Why.

“You EAT your PLACENTA?!”  Well, I encapsulate so yes AND no. Here’s what you should know about using your placenta after birth:  WHY? There’s not quality research proving that ingesting your placenta will lead to benefits. Many birth workers are trying to get that done. Until then, we just have anecdotal reports from women who […]

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My Struggle to Accept My Post-Baby Body

I remember the first time I attempted to try on my favorite pair of jeans, the ones I hadn’t worn in at least 9 months. I remember the desperate ache in my heart begging for the possibility they would slip right on, and I remember the self-loathing I felt when they didn’t. I remember catching […]

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Journey to Motherhood :: A Mother Three Times Over

Every journey to motherhood is unique, each so compelling. Some of us have more difficult paths to navigate before reaching our final destination, while others follow the straight and narrow, hitting bumps further on down the road. For all of us, however, motherhood is a roller coaster that brings inexplicable joy and unavoidable pain, making us feel as if […]

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Journey to Motherhood :: Wonderfully “Weird” {Warning : Placenta Ahead}

Every journey to motherhood is unique, each so compelling. Some of us have more difficult paths to navigate before reaching our final destination, while others follow the straight and narrow, hitting bumps further on down the road. For all of us, however, motherhood is a roller coaster that brings inexplicable joy and unavoidable pain, making us feel as if […]

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