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Dr. Annie Answers: Preparing for the Worst to Enjoy the Best

Last January, the hubs and I were super lucky enough to live the parenting dream and getaway to Hawaii for a long weekend.Our good friends from college were getting married on the beautiful North Shore of Oahu. The kids were happily being spoiled with the grandparents and we were sipping mai tais by the pool… Continue reading Dr. Annie Answers: Preparing for the Worst to Enjoy the Best

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At Home with Christiana: Thinking about that third baby?

As incredibly proud and crazy parents of three little ones, my husband and I have been surprised at how frequently we are asked about the transition from two to three children by families expecting or considering a third child. What’s it like going from two kids to three? How is the transition? Is it THAT… Continue reading At Home with Christiana: Thinking about that third baby?

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Dr. Annie Answers: Getting Pregnant

It's kinda crazy to me that a lot of us spend so much of our lives worrying about NOT getting pregnant and then you go straight from that to worrying about getting pregnant. This, like many issues addressed here, can be influenced by many personal health issues. Talk about it with YOUR doctor. I'm just… Continue reading Dr. Annie Answers: Getting Pregnant

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Dr. Annie Answers: Birth Control Breakdown

This has been and still remains one of my all-time favorite conversations to have in my clinic. There are so many options for birth control these days, it can be a little overwhelming to know what is right for you. Even condensing it, it's a long post, but hopefully you or someone you know and… Continue reading Dr. Annie Answers: Birth Control Breakdown

Momday Faves

Momday Faves: Part Deux

To continue a "few of my favorite things" on these Momday Faves list.... Kristy's turn: Mommy Hooks Does this look like you running errands or enjoying a day out with kids in tow...one in a baby wearing device, one holding hands, and one in a stroller? Trying to run errands, go to the farmers market,… Continue reading Momday Faves: Part Deux

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Dr. Annie Answers: Momxiety

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a mother. As a child, I have clear memories of poking my little tummy out with a stuffed animal in my shirt, pretending to be pregnant. Fast forward 20 years, I was married, at the end of residency, my 3 best friends (the other… Continue reading Dr. Annie Answers: Momxiety

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Potato, potato and other messages from above

So, part of what led me to this awesome blog adventure is an ultra-inspiring book called The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear To Faith by Gabrielle Bernstein. The book plopped into my life at the exact moment I needed to hear her message: don't let fears about the future stop you from following your… Continue reading Potato, potato and other messages from above