Our bodies are meant for this. This innocent-sounding phrase is everywhere. You read it in novels. You hear the instructor in childbirth class repeat it again and again. And it’s all over on social media. It’s something women say to...
Please talk to your medical provider before beginning any exercise program. First of all, congratulations on your new bundle of joy!!!! I’m so happy you are considering exercising after having a baby, but really...don’t rush! Not because I’m trying to be...
Some women plan their births like a wedding, imaging the beautiful, spiritual experience years before conception. Like any experience with high expectations, we may be setting ourselves up for disappointment. When a woman does not have her birth go according...
Recommendations provided here are not intended to replace conversations with your own medical care provider.  A nurse's perspective on any medical concern is always welcome. It is particularly appreciated during a common but fraught issue such as infertility. Join us...
My husband and I were so excited to bring Maddie to the hot air balloon festival in Stowe, Vermont, when I woke up feeling horrible -and I mean HORRIBLE! I was nauseous like you wouldn’t believe. I was exhausted....
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....
Deciding to live a full, healthy life isn’t easy. For me, it took almost seven years. I love to eat and I’m lazy. But, I haven’t always been lazy. In the recent past, I’ve been on a path to heal...
We are thrilled to announce that tickets to our 3rd Annual Bloom:: An Event for New and Expecting Moms are now on sale! *UPDATE: TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT* Who:: This event if for any mom who is currently pregnant, trying to...
With my first born I had a lot of trouble breastfeeding. I mean A LOT. It felt like we had all the problems.  I had a c-section with him and it took a while for my milk to come in,...
Please talk to your medical provider before exercising after having a baby. By now you are (somewhat) used to your new little one and are adjusting to your new life. Maybe your bleeding has (finally!) stopped and you just want...
The road to motherhood is not the same for every woman. Some experience smooth roads with no bumps or hiccups, while others of us struggle along our pothole filled road wondering if we will ever make it to the end....
When I was pregnant with our son, I was sick from week six until delivery, nauseous all the time and losing my lunch on the daily. I remember my doctor saying, “Oh, you’ll feel better at 12 weeks,” then,...
A mother is impatiently counting down the days until her due date. Her belly protrudes to unbelievable proportions and vigorous kicking keeps her awake at night. Sometimes her husband can feel the kicking on his back as they lay...
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....

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