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BLOOM 2018 Event Recap

  Last month, California Pacific Medical Center, Newborn Connections hosted our SF BLOOM event for new and expecting moms! It was a wonderful afternoon filled with giveaways, mommy massages, treats, and tons of baby information! Keep scrolling for photos from the day and info. on all of our sponsors and partners!          […]

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pregnancy after miscarriage

When Pregnancy Is Terrifying

Trigger warning: miscarriage and stillbirth. I am blessed to be 20 weeks pregnant with my third pregnancy. But as I sit here and type this, I simultaneously feel kicks and feel very disconnected. My first pregnancy was lost a few days shy of 17 weeks. It was a devastating loss that we felt blindsided by. […]

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And the Gender Is…Disappointing?

I was convinced this time would be different. I was sure I was having a girl. The Chinese Gender Prediction test, the ring test, and every other gender test I found on the internet said it would be a girl. I even tried to tell myself I was having a boy because I wanted a […]

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safe exercises for pregnancy

Top 5 Considerations to Make When Exercising for Two

Women’s bodies are incredible and the transformative process of pregnancy is no walk in the park. Gone are the days when expecting women were seen as fragile and weak (thankfully!); the benefits of prenatal exercise are now well-documented for both baby and mom. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) notes that although a woman’s […]

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