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A mom I follow and greatly admire recently shared that she decided not to post baby milestone photos because of the effect it has on other moms. Guilt, frustration, and shame just to name a few. She knew exactly what that felt like because she went through it with her first precious babe who has […]

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Real + Raw Motherhood

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I could think of no better way to celebrate an anniversary than to run around on the beach, freezing, with a ripped dress and sand all up in your shoes with someone photographing you while you make out. And holy hallelujah I’m glad Stephanie and Austin decided to travel from Colorado to Oregon for just […]

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Pollock | Anniversary

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Surprise, surprise, there’s more that I didn’t know about having a baby… And what I needed to aid in my cesarean recovery was included in that long list. I was lucky (or I guess as lucky as you can be when you have to be cut open to get your baby out)┬áto know ahead of […]

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Stuff I Swear By | Cesarean Recovery

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If you’re just joining and would like to know more about Olivia’s journey, check out my previous post about my pregnancy here. In case you missed it, April is┬áCesarean Awareness Month. While the purpose behind raising awareness is to make known the rising rate of unnecessary cesareans, in our situation it was inevitable. If we […]

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Little Olivia Anne’s Birth Story