Tiny Needles Gave Me Sanity

While I will never truly know if it was the acupuncture or something else that brought an end to our road of infertility, I do know that discovering acupuncture was exactly what I needed to have a sense of sanity during that challenging time.
this post was originally published on October 15, 2016. The truth is that one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage. This is a staggering statistic, yet miscarriage is so rarely talked about. My husband, Matt, and I learned on our first...
With each imperfect picture I am reminded of the lengths a mother will go through for her baby. So whether you think your "fresh out of the womb" pictures are pretty or not, they are special because they tell YOUR story.
I managed to breastfeed both of my first two boys until they were 12 months old or until they started biting me - whichever came first.
If you too have experienced birth trauma, I want you to know that you will never forget your experience, but you can have peace and healing.
The sheer intensity of an unmedicated birth, combined with the fact that I had never experienced pushing before, almost overwhelmed me so many times.
Rochester MN Moms Blog is pleased to bring you our Guide to Pregnancy and Birth Resources. We hope it is helpful to you on your motherhood journey!
Over the past few weeks, my husband and I have been talking about some of the reasons we expect our family planning days have come to an end.
Part of the reason I chose to pursue a home birth with my second baby was that I was convinced my postpartum difficulties the first time were due to an unplanned, traumatic c-section.
However, my coworkers were very unsupportive. They would call/text/rattle the door handle every time I would pump, thinking they were being funny.

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2021 Guide to Summer Camps in SE Minnesota

We are so pleased to bring you the 2020 Guide to Summer Camps in SE Minnesota: a complete guide to all the camps in the Rochester MN area!