Dear Labor and Delivery Nurses,  On behalf of all us mamas who delivered at your hospital, thank you! This one post during National Nurses Week is to honor and applaud all that you do.  We know your job is exhausting. We...
I am a mother to three children, currently ages 10, 7, and 7. Yup, two came at once! Life is extremely chaotic, and like most mothers of twins, I get tons of questions. The most frequent being, “Do twins run...
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Must-Have Baby Products

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Based on my survey of local moms all over Fairfield County, here are the must-have baby products for expectant moms. Dockatot I used this with my twins, and it really kept its promise to be the ultimate docking station. My kids...
Some new moms may worry - what if I don’t make it to the hospital and deliver my baby at home? This quickly became my reality. My husband delivered our third baby at home in our bed. It all...
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Love Your Postpartum Body

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There is an unrealistic expectation of women to return to their pre-pregnancy bodies even before they enter the postpartum phase. It could be your own friends who brag about bouncing back weeks after they have had their little ones...
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Sharing the Big News

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I am still in shock that I am pregnant. Between years of trying to get pregnant on our own and trying to have a “happy accident” pregnancy and everything else in between, I have become a little numb to...
I took a 6-month maternity leave after the births of each of my two children. I was so fortunate to have had that much time off to bond with each child and to adjust to the changes in our...
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Infertility: Don’t Give Up

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Living with infertility isn’t easy.  There are multiple rounds of different treatments prescribed by different doctors with differing opinions. Clomid, IUIs, IVF, etc. It’s exhausting. Before I opened up to friends and family about it, I didn’t know it was such...
Becoming a mom, whether it is your first time or your fourth, is so exciting, joyous, and nerve-wracking. Between food cravings, mood swings, finding the best gear, and more, any mom can feel overwhelmed. That's why Fairfield County Mom...
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35 Weeks and 4 Days

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35 and 4. That’s what my doctor told me to tell them at the desk when I got to the hospital. I was 35 weeks and 4 days into my pregnancy, but she didn’t like how I looked. I...

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Falling for Fairfield County Road Races

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New England has some of the best temperatures and courses for fall road races. Fairfield County boasts several road races ranging from beginner to...