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Breaking Out of the Darkness and Into New Light {Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness}

My husband and I were thrilled to start a family. My first pregnancy was incredibly smooth, with my OB literally saying that every appointment was perfect. Besides the normal morning sickness, there were no complications. I gave birth to a healthy 7 pound 12 ounce baby boy at 40 weeks. He was gorgeous! He even […]

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Saying Goodbye to Biological Motherhood

My journey to (biological) motherhood was anything but text book easy. It took about eight months to get pregnant. Once pregnant, I carried eight pounds of EXTRA amniotic fluid. I had back labor. The epidural didn’t touch my labor pains. And after hours of pushing, I was rushed off for an urgent C-section. I spent […]

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Labor and the C-Section

         Birth – I could talk about it all day. How you went into labor, your birth story and your whole experience. There are always similarities and differences in these conversations. I have had two babies and two unplanned c-sections; however, I am not disappointed. After learning about natural and alternative birthing […]

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I Hate Being Pregnant

 I hate being pregnant. “Wow.”  “That’s a pretty harsh statement, Camille.” I know it and I mean it. I know it’s a completely different opinion from someone who has documented their struggle to get/stay pregnant, but I stand by it. Pregnancy is a means to an end for me. Now, before you furiously type in the […]

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Baton Rouge Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Guide

The pregnancy and postpartum period can be filled with lots of joy, but it can also be overwhelming when researching all of your options. There are so many questions to be answered :: Where should I give birth in Baton Rouge? Who will help me after the birth of my baby? What photographer should I use? Where […]

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The Story of How I Became a Dad

{For just this week, we are handing over our computers to the men in our lives and turning this little piece of the world wide web into Red Stick DADS Blog!  Read along with their joys and their struggles, and find out why we are so very thankful to have these awesome dads in our lives.} —————————————————————————- What […]

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