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Miscarriage Aftercare: How to Take Care of Your Mind, Body, Spirit, and Your Family

There is no question that suffering a miscarriage is devastating, heartbreaking, and all-consuming. Depending on how far along the pregnancy was, the physical recovery itself can be complicated. However, the emotional effects of such a loss can be overwhelming and can leave us searching for a way back to ourselves. Whether you are an experienced […]

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We Need to Talk More About Miscarriage

As moms, we share about many things that happen in our lives. We talk about sleepless nights and our absolute and complete exhaustion. We discuss diapers and their contents. We share about our relationships and how they have changed after having children. We’re even talking more about post-partum depression and anxiety. But there’s something we […]

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The Apprehensive 11 weeks. My journey through pregnancy after (multiple) miscarriages.

I made it four weeks between appointments. Four whole weeks. Considering I found out about our pregnancy when I was just two weeks pregnant and enduring every 24 hour period since, this is a remarkable feat. We have had two ultrasounds already: The first on the day I found out that instead of wondering if I had ovarian […]

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Let’s Talk About Grief…

BurlingtonVT Moms Blog is partnering with Northeastern Reproductive Medicine to bring you our latest series titled “Lullaby Wishes: raising infertility awareness.” 1 in 8 couples suffer from infertility and yet the subject is often not openly discussed and seems to carry a stigma. Through this series we hope to open the dialogue and help women battling through infertility know that they […]

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Don’t You Want Another One?

Don’t you want another one? Sometime around MJ’s first birthday people starting asking us this. At that time we weren’t ready, we’d had a rough start with him, he wasn’t sleeping through the night and the idea of having another one (regardless of what we wanted) wasn’t even a thought. It started right away, but […]

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Oh Boy

I have five children. The oldest four are girls. And we just adopted a little fur-baby (puppy), yesterday, he’s a boy too. Is a large family really so odd? After all, “Large families have consistently been common,” Martin points out. “Two is the norm, but for every 34 mothers who stop at two, there are […]

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How I Became a Mother: An Indirect Path to “Mothers’ Day”

BurlingtonVT Moms Blog is partnering with Vermont Midwives Association to bring you our latest series titled “How I Became a Mother” in honor of Mother’s Day.  Each of us has a unique journey on how we got here…here being in this crazy thing called motherhood.  Some of us have grown our families through adoption, some through donor sperm.  […]

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