Posts tagged with: pregnancy

Black Maternal Health Week: A conversation with Dr. Pamela Brug, MD, MS

For Black Maternal Health Week MommiNation sat down with board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, Dr. Pamela Brug, MD, MS, to talk about maternal health. MommiNation: Dr. Brug, what are some of the key... Read More

Black Maternal Health Week

There is a maternal mortality crisis in America and the face of it is black! According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 12.4 deaths... Read More

Fact vs. Fiction: The Most Common Pregnancy Myths

One of life’s biggest miracles is the gift of having life growing inside of you. The entire pregnancy and childbirth journey is full of thrilling and nerve-wracking experiences. The air... Read More

Living with Endometriosis

Nothing worked I can remember it so clearly. Being in middle school and finding out I got my period. The pain and the bleeding are what I remember the most.... Read More

Nursery Organization Tips for New Parents

It seems slightly intimidating to plan the nursery, especially as a new parent. You have parent-friends who give you advice on the best nursery organization tips for new parents, but... Read More

A Childless Mother

A childless mother “You’re so motherly. I’m surprised you don’t have kids.” “When are you gonna have kids? You don’t want to wait ‘til you’re too old.” “You love to... Read More

A Tale of Two Pregnancies

They say no two situations are the same … whoever “they” are is right! Pregnant with my second child and its a whole new experience. First of all the daddies... Read More

Fitish Mommi and Proud!

The good old days! My body has changed from that of the 17-year-old young girl in high school. As a student athlete back then, I took for granted the time... Read More

My Journey to Motherhood was NOT Pretty and Bright

My Journey to Motherhood was NOT Pretty and Bright Where do I begin? Let’s go all the way all the way back to 2010 I was in a fairly new... Read More

Career or Kids: The Twins I Almost Chose Not To Have.

In 2006 and I was ranked #1 in the world. It was my third year running professionally and everything was going how I envisioned. So many great things happened that... Read More

After Labor, Now What?

The feeling of bringing a child into the world is an indescribable feeling, and cannot be compared to anything else in life. It's almost unreal, supernatural, simply magical! To feel... Read More

Ten Things To Do While Pregnant UNAPOLOGETICALLY

You’ve found out you are pregnant, Congratulations… I hope. This news, in most cases, is the most shocking, scary and beautiful news you will receive in your life; at least... Read More

Save My Son

So as my OB sat at the edge of my bed once again, he asked had we made a decision. My husband stood next to my bed with a tear... Read More

Body after Baby

It never fails, you always seem to find yourself pregnant at the same time as someone famous. So, you watch their pregnancy as you are watching your own. They aren’t... Read More

To The NICU And Beyond

Days 1-2: After an entire 17 hours of labor, all I wanted to do was hold and kiss my baby and begin my breastfeeding journey. But I couldn’t. Due to... Read More

The Day I Became A Mom

In honor of Mother's Day, our mommies shared their stories of the day they became moms!... Read More

Bringing Home TRIPLETS!

I felt like I waited for this day forever and couldn’t wait to get home, but now the day has come and I didn’t want to leave the hospital. I’m... Read More

This B!@tch I Know Named “HG”

HG is a bitch and I apologize for the language but she is, there literally aren’t any other words to describe her evil and destructive ways.... Read More

Keeping Your Confidence During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is the most beautiful experience you can have as a woman. However, weight gain, hair changes, skin problems, lack of sleep, etc... will have you feeling anything but beautiful.... Read More

The Day I Became Your Mother: A Letter to my Daughter

The day I became your mother, my world changed instantly. I wasn’t ready to be a mother, but I am so grateful I put my faith in God and saw... Read More

The Day the Magic Began…

It was surreal, indescribable, it was Magical!Seeing my baby for the first time rocked my world! I couldn't do anything but scream and cry, she was perfect! I couldn't believe she... Read More

When Nothing Goes As Planned: The Day I Became A Mom

I am filled with so many different emotions whenever I reflect on the day that I became a mom. This eventful day consisted of highs, lows, excitement, fear, frustration, happiness... Read More

I Thought My Husband Was the Pull-out King, Turns Out I Have Infertility Issues

Throughout my twenties as many of my friends had those “oops” moments and I didn’t, I thought to myself “dang, we don’t have those problems, y’all man need to learn... Read More