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Packing My Hospital Bag the Second Time Around

With two weeks left until my due date, it’s officially time to pack my hospital bag! I learned from my first labor and delivery what I needed for my stay at the hospital. Here’s what I’m packing in my go bag the second time around. Nursing Tanks and Comfortable Pants I lived in nursing tanks and yoga […]

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Everyday Miracles {Birth Stories} :: Hypnobirthing and a C-Section

I have always wanted to be a mom. But I was terrified of actually giving birth. When I found out I was pregnant, I was fortunate to work with several women who had amazing, empowered, natural births. And I soon became determined to have a similar experience. After an incredible hypnobirthing class, lots of internet […]

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Aspiring Mom: Planning Pregnancy in Albuquerque

The road through motherhood is not always clear or bright. It can be fraught with woes and quite lonely, despite the constant proximity of little ones—or so I’ve heard. But the road to motherhood, the on-ramp from childless lady to mommy can also be lonely. And it’s foggy. Visibility is low and you sort of […]

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Doula: A Woman Who Serves - Albuquerque Moms Blog

Doula: A Woman Who Serves

Today is World Doula Day, a day to recognize and share the benefits of birth and postpartum doulas. Doula, derived from an ancient Greek word, means a woman who serves. You may have wondered what a doula is or what role they serve in the birthing process. What is a Doula? A doula is what […]

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Special Delivery One Mom's Thoughts on Childbirth from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

Special Delivery: One Mom’s Thoughts on Child Birth

Hey there, Mama!  Let’s talk delivery, shall we?  Chances are if you are reading this you have a baby or two running around at home.  Maybe you had your baby at a birthing center, in your home, or perhaps you opted to deliver in a hospital setting.  Did you plan for a home birth but […]

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