A few months ago, I wrote an article about finding a supportive VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) provider. Well, I GOT MY VBAC, and I am here to tell you how I could get one despite not having the...
Back when I was working the phones at a fancy restaurant in Manhattan, one of our servers became pregnant and was relegated to the back office with me and my team. Although the restaurant was very busy, we had...
The journey through pregnancy is full of exciting, joyful, nerve-wracking, tired, and unique moments. From the moment you see those two pink lines, you work hard to be a wonderful mom by getting prenatal care, researching baby gear, and...
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My Birth Experience Abroad

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This month my daughter turns four years old and when I share my birth experience, friends always get surprised (I gave birth to two kids in the Netherlands). It is interesting when we share stories seeing them from different...
Giving birth ain’t easy, regardless of how you deliver your little one. I still remember having to be rushed into the operating room for an emergency C-Section. I was terrified and ill-prepared, to say the least, during the next...
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Pregnancy Cravings

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Growing a person is a TON of work. No wonder pregnant women are always hungry and have pregnancy cravings. Being pregnant has its perks. Although there is the unexpected weight gain, where none of your clothes fit, you are performing...
After having my first baby via c-section because she was breech, I switched provider practices to one I originally thought was more VBAC friendly. Unfortunately, as I was about to enter my third trimester, I realized that some red...
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The Storm Before the Rainbow

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This post is not for the faint of heart. There will be no happy ending in this story. I will share information with you about something that happens so often but is spoken about so very rarely...loss of a...
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When You’re Expecting #3

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Every time you expect a new baby, there is lots of excitement and also lots of concerns. For your first baby, you worry about doing everything right. The right diet, buying all the right products, reading #allthethings pertaining to...
Looking out my kitchen window I can see into the parking lot. My neighbors are getting in the car with their days old baby. They are an adorable, lovely young couple. All smiles, mom climbs into the back seat to...

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Spotlight on Westchester: Peekskill

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We all love our cozy little corners of Westchester. There are so many things to do and see, places to eat, and parks to...