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Recap | Bloom: An Event for New and Expectant Mothers

On April 28, 150 new and expecting moms and their guests, 40+ vendors, a panel of experts, and the ACMB Events Team gathered at the DoSeum for an evening of community, pampering, and information.   After the incredible DoSeum events staff helped us prep the space, we were ready to welcome our mommy guests with […]

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Zika Virus

Zika Update

Zika Update: Recently, a CDC statement confirmed a link between the Zika virus and the development of microcephaly in fetuses of pregnant women. I spoke again with our resident expert, Patrick S. Ramsey, MD, MSPH, of the University of Texas Health Science Center. “There really is no change in the level of concern today than when […]

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When Baby-Led Weaning Doesn't Work

When Baby-Led Weaning Doesn’t Work

Every now and then then I wistfully reflect on my breastfeeding experience with my two sons, now ages seven and five. Recently, my memories of lullabies and rocking chairs came to a screeching halt when I thought about one breastfeeding issue that most women don’t give much thought to: weaning. When my seven-year-old was first […]

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25 weeks

Ode to My Second Trimester

As I head into the homestretch of this pregnancy, I often reflect back on the different phases and stages that I’ve been through in the last seven months. I’ve shared with you, our readers, the joys of my first trimester and its gift of morning sickness. I’ve also shared with you the unexpected emotional baggage of […]

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