Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) – Find Help & Support

Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) – Find Help & Support   Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is a pregnancy condition that is defined by extreme nausea and vomiting, dehydration, and malnutrition.  Hyperemesis can lead to organ failure and rarely death.  Hyperemesis sufferers often are left with psychological disorders such as PTSD, depression and anxiety disorders.  Organizations such as HelpHer […]

Surviving Bed Rest During Pregnancy

Surviving Bed Rest During Pregnancy   Finding out that you have to go on bed rest during pregnancy is often a shock to an expecting mom.  It’s a tornado of emotions – fear, anger, sadness, guilt, and many more often felt all at once.  Finding out that you have to go on bed rest isn’t […]

Growing My Son – A High Risk Pregnancy Story

Growing My Son – A High Risk Pregnancy Story My son was my 5th pregnancy and my 2nd living child. My pregnancy with him was the hardest physically and mentally by far.  I closed the doors on the idea of having more children after him. My experiences left my husband without a wife and my […]

Hyperemesis Gravidarum – I’m a HG Survivor

Hyperemesis Gravidarum – I’m a HG Survivor   Hyperemesis Gravidarum, HG Survivor. Sounds serious, right? It is, and I was unlucky enough to be diagnosed with Hyperemesis at 4 weeks into my pregnancy. It’s a condition that affects less that 2% of pregnant women in the world. It is greatly under-researched which leaves these women undiagnosed […]

Postpartum Depression

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. This post is based on research done by myself and my personal experiences with Postpartum Depression. Please seek medical attention if you are overwhelmed.    Statistics Let’s start by getting the statistics out there. There’s nothing worse than the feeling of getting reduced to a number so let’s […]

Lost Love – Surviving 3 Miscarriages

Lost Love – Surviving 3 Miscarriages Statistics show 1 in every 5 women suffer a miscarriage. I have been that woman three times. Miscarriages are devastating events in one’s life. Suffering a miscarriage can leave you feeling broken, inadequate, lonely, angry, and overall greatly depressed. Some women are able to bounce back after a miscarriage […]

Breastfeeding Trials & Triumphs

World Breastfeeding Week It’s World Breastfeeding Week and in honor of it, I’d like to share my story of trials & triumphs. Breastfeeding is a beautiful bond between mother and child. It is a perfect example of give and take. It’s a beautiful story of love and sacrifice. For some mothers breastfeeding comes incredibly easy […]

What You Really Need For Baby

What You Really Need For Baby When putting together a baby registry it is really easy to get carried away or worse – no idea of what to put on it! So, what do you really need for baby?   This list will hopefully help you choose what to put on your registry or help […]

Growing My Son

Growing My Son My son was my 5th pregnancy and my 2nd living child. My pregnancy with him was the hardest physically and mentally by far.  I closed the doors on the idea of having more children after him. My experiences left my husband without a wife and my children without a mother once already, […]

Hyperemesis Gravidarum – I’m a HG Survivor

Hyperemesis Gravidarum – I’m a HG Survivor   Hyperemesis Gravidarum, HG Survivor. Sounds serious, right? It is, and I was unlucky enough to be diagnosed with Hyperemesis at 4 weeks into my pregnancy. It’s a condition that affects less that 2% of pregnant women in the world. It is greatly under-researched which leaves these women […]