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Placenta Ingestion: It's less gross than it sounds from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

Placenta Ingestion: It’s less gross than it sounds!

I recently had an enlightening Q&A with Kim Racette of Angel Touch Doula. She answered some of my #AspiringMom questions about everything from tearing to surviving postpartum (Read that post here). One question I had was about ingesting the placenta. I’m sure you’ve heard of women doing this but it’s not just for super-crunchy, granola […]

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Give Local Albuquerque from Albuquerque City Mom's Blog

Give Local Albuquerque: My favorite local shops

Give local! Give local, It’s a great way to support the local economy and ensure that you’re giving something a little bit special to those you love. Saturday the 26th is “Shop Local Day” but if you can’t get out on the 26th (or don’t want to), these local boutiques are open and filled with […]

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The Waiting Game: Trying to Conceive from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

The Waiting Game: Trying to Conceive

Trying to conceive can feel like the waiting game before the nine month waiting game we’re dreaming about. It’s been 5 months and 4 periods since I got my IUD out and this aspiring mom is still not pregnant. If you’ve been following my posts you know this comes as quite a shock to me. I […]

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5 Things To Do In Albuquerque Before You Get Pregnant from Albuquerque Moms Blog

5 Things To Do in Albuquerque Before You Get Pregnant

If you’re an aspiring mom, you’ve no doubt seen eight million lists of things to do before you get pregnant: save money, spend time with your partner, take prenatals, sleep, go to Europe, etc. Great advice. But what are the things in Albuquerque to take advantage of before your lifestyle changes for baby? Here’s my top 5 for […]

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Hashimoto's: Diagnosis and Implications for Pregnancy from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Hashimoto’s: Diagnosis and Implications for Pregnancy

During my well-woman exam and IUD removal appointment my gynecologist felt a lump on my thyroid. One and a half months later I was sitting at the endocrinologist’s. He diagnosed me with Hashimoto’s. It wasn’t a fun month–not terrible, but not what I was expecting the first month we were trying to conceive. What Is It? Hashimoto’s is […]

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