Take note of these essential items to ease your way through pregnancy!         When I was expecting my son, I went through an endless process of trial and error, online research, and advice from family and friends to figure out how...
Unsure about what happens next after you deliver your sweet baby? Here are 10 things you can expect!   When you’re having a baby, there’s a wealth of information about giving birth. But after you deliver, what comes next? The experts...
You’re never alone with Mercy Fetal Care by your side.    “Your baby’s genetic testing shows a high chance of Trisomy 21…”   “What exactly is Trisomy 21? Did I do something to cause this? What does this mean?”   I’m one of many who...
St. Louis Mom is pleased to announce our 2nd Annual Bloom: A Celebration of Motherhood event! This exclusive event is geared towards moms, dads, and grandparents who are planning to grow their family, currently expecting, in their first year of...
There’s no better story than a birth story ...   As I write this on the eve of my son’s 4th birthday, I’m reflecting on his birth.   We chose not to find out the sex, which made the reveal more exciting. The...
I didn’t realize how my struggles with an eating disorder and disordered eating would impact my pregnancies. It took a long time before I realized that not everyone knows the calorie count of a medium apple, a spoonful of...
Let’s explore postpartum sex and what it means to a new mom.   Picture this … You are six weeks postpartum from a vaginal delivery. You had a second-degree tear, and your stitches haven’t fully dissolved. You are using a peri-bottle when...
Ever wonder what a pelvic floor physical therapy appointment entails? Well, wonder no more!     We recently sat down with Dr. Brooke Kalisiak of Legacy Physical Therapy. Legacy Physical Therapy specializes in the overall health and strength of the pelvic floor and...
Help your C-section recovery go smoother with these tips!     October 13, 2017.   My first pregnancy. I had a normal labor. Quick. I took the epidural as soon as I could. Started pushing. Then. Everything went downhill. After three hours of pushing,...
Nesting before baby is not meant to be a solo endeavor— how can you get help and support?     Cleaning. Organizing. Re-Organizing. Decluttering. Preparing for baby ...   You may have heard of the “mental load of motherhood” by now. You know -...

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Spring is near, and it's the perfect time to clean out your closets and declutter your home while enjoying a break with other moms!  Let's...