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Hey Fellow Mom, It’s Okay to Just Survive

Dear mom/dad/grandparent/guardian, I need to tell you something simple, but important.    It’s okay to just survive.    I taught 5th grade science in another life and I remember some of our vocabulary words during the life science unit were “thrive”, “survive”, and “perish”.  The visual vocabulary cards I had showed a plant in full […]

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Understanding Stillbirth

Understanding Stillbirth

Last summer, when I became pregnant we were thrilled.  Like most women, I was a bit nervous through the first trimester.  I held my breath and felt the huge sigh of relief that comes with the start of the second trimester. Unfortunately, that relief was short lived.  At 17 weeks, we found ourselves sitting in a perinatologist’s office.  […]

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