The True Diary of a Mum-to-Be

the true diary of a mum to be

‘Just a minute before 7 pm Samsara grabbed a mirror from the wall in the hallway and with me squatting on our nest, Dave behind me and Samsara and the midwives in front, we all witnessed the miracle of Pear being born. It was AWESOME. I was so glad for Samsara’s quick thinking as I was able to see Pear’s head then body slip out like a dream. We had him straight on my tummy and he just looked right at me and we fell in love instantly’.

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For Moms with Postpartum Depression, the Nation’s First Inpatient Unit

Moms Help

For moms battling depression, a first-of-its-kind psychiatric unit at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers intensive, inpatient care. Jenna Zalk Berendzen gave birth to a son in June. It was a difficult labor, and after Maxwell was … Continue reading →

Mothers and moms-in-waiting celebrated during Mama March

By Staff Writer – Vernon Morning Star Published: March 04, 2012 1:00 AM Alba Healing Arts and Rooted Birth celebrate mothers and mothers-to-be with Mama March. It all goes back 10 years ago to when Dawn Sharman and Emma Wheelhouse … Continue reading →

Do French Mothers Know Something We Don’t?

At 5:47 this morning*, my son Lucas let it be known that he had an urgent need. “Mama! MaMA! Maaaaama! MamaMamaMamaMama! MAMA, I NEED YOU NOW!” Any casual witness (like, say, our next-door neighbors, who most certainly could hear him) … Continue reading →

Mom at Last: She first faced the test of her life

Pregnancy Problem

A Story about Finally Becoming a Mom, at Last By Dan Irwin NEW CASTLE, Pa. — No quality of life. That’s what a genetic counselor told Bobbie McIlwain about the unborn twin girls she was carrying. Doctors were convinced that … Continue reading →

A Mom’s Interest in Pinterest

Mom Quote

There’s this amazing little site on the internet called Pinterest in case you’ve yet to hear of it. You must request an invitation to join. Pinterest is a site that allows you to create a “virtual pin board” for the … Continue reading →

Adopting in America: The Diary of a Mom in Waiting

Moms in Waiting

Adopting in America: The Diary of a Mom in Waiting Perfect timing… a night of romance… and nine months… For most women, that’s all it takes to fulfill the dream of motherhood. But for millions of women throughout the world, … Continue reading →

Don’t Give Up | Moms in Waiting

Adopting Mamas

Written by AdoptingMaMas.com I wanted to write a post for all of the moms in waiting out there. Especially the ones that have been waiting a long time and who have experienced many bumps in the road. There are a … Continue reading →

Mom In Waiting by MamaModerne

Moms in Waiting

For the last year I have been waiting for the phone call that will forever change my life. The call that tells me it’s time to become a mom. You see, for those of us waiting for an adoption placement, … Continue reading →