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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): The Silent Disorder

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Crescent City Physicians, Inc. One in every 10 women has polycystic ovary syndrome, a disorder that is the leading cause of female infertility and also a risk factor for diabetes, cancer, heart disease and other life-threatening illnesses. Yet half of all women with PCOS go undiagnosed. What is […]

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Delivering Hope NOLA at the Bloom Mother’s Day Brunch :: How You Can Help Local NICU Families

One of the proudest things I’ve done to date (besides birthing two precious boys) is co-founding the wonderful non-profit organization, Delivering Hope NOLA. It has been over 4 years since my family spent 101 days in the NICU with my son Liam, and I’m so happy those days are behind. While I’m forever thankful for […]

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It Takes Two: Why Women Should Turn to Both a Primary Care Physician and an OB-GYN to Manage Their Health

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. If you’re like most young moms, you have an OB/GYN who you would follow to the moon and back. He or she delivered your baby and has seen you at your best and your worst. You don’t miss your annual gynecologist visit. But who do you […]

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My Unexpected Journey Towards Motherhood {Infertility, Loss & Prematurity}

All I ever wanted in life was to be a mom. I never thought wanting to be a mom would be such a hard thing to make happen. After years of infertility, we never thought it would be such a struggle to stay pregnant. My husband and I tried to get pregnant for 8 years […]

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Forced to Grieve and Love All at Once {Choosing to be Happy after Losing a Twin}

It’s been 18 months since my husband and I got a crash course into parenthood in the worst way. You see, we found out we were pregnant, and about 9 weeks into the pregnancy, we found out we were having twins. Both being in the medical field and working with pregnant patients often, we realized […]

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Learning to Take Responsibility for my Health {My Battle with the Numbers on the Scale}

Women are constantly judged on weight, appearance, and any other thing that makes us different. There’s always something that separates us. Unfortunately, those diversities often create a negative division that is used for harm and not good. Sometimes, we judge others without even realizing what we are doing. We think things about the person next […]

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Having More Kids :: How Do You Know When You Are Finished?

I don’t want to get into a religious, political or moral debate about family planning. I personally believe in responsible decision-making when it comes to how many children I should have. I consider all things like time, money, space, etc. If I may state the obvious, the decision to grow my family is not merely a […]

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