This post is written and sponsored by Overland Park Regional Medical Center. When your child is sick or injured, trust the expertise of The Pediatric Center at Overland Park Regional Medical Center to get them back to being a kid...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  I did everything right to prepare for my first birth. As someone who wanted to give birth without an epidural, I knew I had to prepare my body and mind...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  I became pregnant with my first child at 35. While I liked to think that being in my mid-thirties was still young, I was considered to be of “advanced maternal...
I know I'm supposed to tell you my med-free birth was a beautiful, inspiring experience. That this is what I wanted when I walked through those hospital doors and that my baby and I are so much better for...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  We were grown-ups when we got married. In fact, we’d been grown up for several years when we found each other and fell in love. Since we were a little...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  My first labor was called a precipitous labor. Fortunately in that case, I was already in the hospital for observation when my water broke and contractions started. She was born...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  So, my babies all have big heads. And because my firstborn has a particularly large noggin, we headed down the road of induction when it seemed like our bouncing baby...
This birth story series is sponsored by Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Having babies is life changing. There isn't anyone that could argue me out of that fact. You are changed forever. The birth of each one of my kids...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  I was ready. The nursery was decorated, the car seat was installed, and my research was complete. But then I got Bell’s Palsy during my 38th week of pregnancy and...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  It was Wednesday, July 17, 2019. I was 36 and a half weeks pregnant with my first child, a baby girl. My husband was heading into his last day of...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  In November 2019, I found out I was pregnant with my second child. I was labeled as a high-risk pregnancy due to being diagnosed with chronic Crohn’s-Colitis, an anti-inflammatory disease...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  The familiar wave of nausea had hit me hard. I crawled back in bed only to find myself huddled in the bathroom once again five minutes later. I had one...
1 in 8 couples is impacted by infertility. As women, we spend our whole young lives being warned about getting pregnant, discussions on virginity, unplanned/unwanted pregnancy, abstinence—it seems like a baby is literally going to drop out of the...
This post is sponsored and written by HCA Midwest Health. When you’re trying to conceive, much of the focus is understandably on tracking when you’re ovulating and when to have sex. While these things are important for a successful pregnancy,...
Before our daughter was born, as a first-time parents, my husband and I were constantly being asked about how we were going to parent our child. Questions like, “So do you plan on breastfeeding?” or “Will you put her...

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