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Postpartum Depression: Struggling to Find Normal from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Postpartum Depression: Struggling to Find Normal

I hate being pregnant. I get hospitalization, four types of medication, nausea-level sick. I’m exhausted, hormonal, and sore. Pregnancy just isn’t my cup of tea. But this time, when it was over, I was crushed. The idea of the ‘baby blues’ and postpartum depression were nothing new to this third-time mom. I’d experienced them before, […]

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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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Overwhelmed & Anxious: My First Weeks of Motherhood

On a cold January morning, my son initiated me into parenthood with a very fast and painful birth. In between pushes, I glanced out the window to notice snow falling. It looked so peaceful, so calm. As though the world was giving me one last moment of serenity before my new life started. My new […]

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