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I Don’t Understand the Pro-Life Movement

Rather, I don’t understand certain factions of the pro-life movement.  I mean, what is it they stand for, anyway? For most of my life, I thought that pro-lifers believed life began at conception, and therefore it would be murder to abort … Continue reading

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Finding Evan’s Heart

Have you ever seen a miracle? Now you have.  Meet Evan Davis.  He and his brother Finn were born 16 weeks early, on August 1st, 2009.  Evan essentially has only half a working heart.  He was born with Hypoplastic Left … Continue reading

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Feeding Babies for the Win

I had the honor of guest blogging for Fearless Formula Feeder today about my decision to formula feed.  It was a tough decision, never once made easier by societal pressures, but I’m glad I did it, and I hope my … Continue reading

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Nurse In Rocks Out

Joella Jarosh nurses Delilah. Are you turned on?  Neither am I.  I am experiencing a warm and fuzzy feeling as I see a beautiful baby in the cutest leggings I’ve every laid eyes on filling her little tummy with her … Continue reading

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Every Birth is Beautiful

Today, I have the honor of being the guest blogger for New Mommy Oasis. I talk about birth stories – beautiful and calm, or terrifying and humiliating.  Go ahead over and take a look. Giving birth is one of the … Continue reading

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A Day

Today is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day – an incredibly hard and painful day for millions.  The loss of a little one, born or unborn, is something I hope never to experience.  Having never experienced it, I feel I … Continue reading

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Abortion, Eugenics and Parenting

The abortion debate rages on around us.  The ethical issues of life and death are potent enough to break families apart as members line up on either side of the great divide.  Neither side will budge.  Both sides feel they … Continue reading

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Drink’s on Me

There’s a new product out there for the nervous among us that can test your breastmilk. MilkScreen are disposable test strips that indicate the volume of alcohol concentrated in your breastmilk at any given time. Continue reading

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Beating Depression

Change is always hard. It’s harder when you don’t take each facet of that change into consideration. Depression isn’t just hormones, it isn’t just genetics. Depression can hit anyone, and many times the triggers occur outside the body. Continue reading

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Food for Thought

Am I a formula feeding advocate? No, not really. I am a feeding advocate. As long as mothers are feeding their babies, I am content. Continue reading

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