Pregnancy RSS feed for this section

What It's Like to Go Under the Knife to Prevent Ovarian Cancer

What It’s Like to Go Under the Knife to Prevent Ovarian Cancer

Last year, I wrote about my decision to undergo a bilateral salpingectomy — or, in plain English, to have my fallopian tubes removed. Why? Because according to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), new research suggests that ovarian cancer may actually originate in the fallopian tubes, not the ovaries, and removing them can […]

1
The Year I Became Both a Mother and a Sister

The Year I Became Both a Mother and a Sister

I was at work when I got the call from my dad. My stepmom was pregnant! The news was a complete shock to me. At six months pregnant with my first child and after spending the last 30 years as an only child, I was getting a sibling. My family dynamic has always been unconventional. […]

0
From Newborns to New Moms: Bay & Bee By the Ages

From Newborns to New Moms: Bay & Bee By the Ages

Thank you to Bay & Bee for sponsoring this post on child-led play. Children can be rather particular tiny humans, and what interests them one day can completely change the next. Whether your mini-me prefers balls over blocks or trains over toy trucks, child-led play (giving children a choice and following their lead in regards to […]

0
23146120_1986365531622264_1599390516_n

The Light at the End of the Pregnancy Tunnel

I can never talk about the struggles of motherhood or pregnancy without starting out by saying I absolutely love and adore my children. Their precious existence outweighs any hardship this chapter of life may entail. Quite frankly, when I find myself starting to rant on the difficulties of motherhood, I feel somewhat selfish. I chose […]

0
JMBBloomEvent-38

Bumps, Babies and Brunch: Bloom Event Recap

Bumps, Babies and Brunch oh my! On Saturday, May 20, Jacksonville Moms Blog hosted 100 guests at the beautiful Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa for an event celebrating pregnancy and motherhood. Our guests mix and mingled with other moms, enjoyed a delicious brunch, a little pampering with a braid bar by Cortello Salon and […]

1