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As I scrolled through social media today, I saw these recurring statements.
“Happy International Women's Day to the strongest woman I know, my mother.”
“Happy International Women's Day to the bravest woman I know, my daughter.”
It was all about Mothers....Read more
In the busy days and weeks after you have your baby, your focus is usually all on the baby.
BUT also pay attention to YOU and YOUR symptoms:Severe Headache Changes in your vision, dizziness and fainting Swelling of your hands and face...Read more
Parenting and New Year’s Resolutions
My oldest child will graduate from high school this year. How in the world did that happen? Wasn’t I just at the hospital delivering him, taking him to kindergarten, watching his eyes light up with excitement on...Read more
1. At Mary's House you receive information on all your pregnancy options. You will talk to someone who cares about you and talk to a nurse who will answer any questions you have. Mary’s House is staffed with people who are kind and non-judgmental.
2. ...Read more
Did he start off really nice, complimenting you all the time, lavishing you with gifts, telling you he loves you…
And then things changed?
Did he become possessive, put you down, start controlling your time with friends and family,...Read more
There are some amazing free programs for pregnant and new moms right here in our own neighborhood! Stay tuned to this blog for the next 5 weeks as we highlight 5 free programs that offer QUALITY care and services. Our first shout out goes to an amazing program that...Read more
At Mary’s House, we understand that facing an unplanned pregnancy can feel overwhelming and you need a safe and confidential place to confirm your pregnancy without worrying how much it will cost. Mary’s House supports women and knows that every woman should have access to quality care, regardless of...Read more
The first thing is, don’t panic. You can’t change the past, but we’re moving forward and today is a new day, clean slate.
If you stop drinking and doing drugs today, you can decrease the risk of health problems for you and your...Read more
When is the right time to start preparing your children that a new brother or sister will be joining the family?
We’ve probably all seen those videos when parents announce that they’re having a new baby to their children. The reactions range from tears and...Read more
Cold weather brings the Sniffles and Shivers!
What’s a pregnant woman to do? There’s something about pregnancy that just makes your nose run. Have you noticed that?! Allergies, sinus troubles, bronchitis, and coughing seem to be more common during pregnancy.
Winter tips...Read more
While all the kids are having fun and going back to class, don’t think you have to miss out!
If you are single and pregnant, looking for supportive friends and a class that truly is fun and fulfilling, you should consider joining an Embrace Grace...Read more
Your cycle is a day late. You’re not concerned and keep going about your business. Two days later, you still haven’t started. You go back to the calendar on your phone, checking to see if your dates are right. You think, “I am always on schedule, what's going on...Read more
I’m pregnant! Look out favorite fried chicken place, here I come!
Before you throw back all those extra calories here are a few things you should know about “eating for two”.You really only need an extra 300 calories a day. That’s...Read more
Pregnancy can be one the most overwhelming, exciting, worrisome and wonderful times of your life. So, it is only natural that you will become emotional. Top that off with a serious boost of hormones, and you can expect to see some changes in your personality.
When I...Read more
Breastfeeding comes easy for some moms and not so easy for others. You fit in to one of these categories, so you’re completely normal!
Here are 5 fantastic facts about breastfeeding:A breastfed baby has a decreased risk of ear infections, colds, stomach bugs and risk...Read more