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Willfully Ignorant: Sex & Gender

I wasn’t one of those people who always wanted a baby, so when I decided to get pregnant there was a lot I hadn’t thought about. One of the biggies was whether I wanted to know the sex of the thing growing inside of me. There was no question for my husband. He wanted as […]

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Meet Us at the Barre! Prenatal & Postnatal Class at Neighborhood Barre — Sept 1!

Are you a new or expectant mom? Looking to stay fit or to tone back up after baby? We’ve got the answer for you! Nashville Moms Blog is teaming up with Neighborhood Barre for an introductory prenatal/postnatal class. As fellow moms, we know the struggle—and so does Neighborhood Barre. They have instructors who are and have […]

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Baby + Co Birthing Center Nashville NashvilleMomsBlog

Baby + Co — A New Birthing Center Option for Nashville

We recently had the pleasure of touring Nashville’s newest option for expectant moms — the beautiful birthing center, Baby + Co. Founded by a certified nurse midwife, this company has recently come to our city, and we are thoroughly impressed by what they are offering to the mothers of Nashville. If you’re looking for a uniquely […]

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Three Subjects to Avoid with Pregnant Person NashvilleMomsBlog

Three Subjects You Should Really Avoid with Any Pregnant Person

My friend, at 38ish weeks pregnant, texted me saying: “So… I just burst into tears at the post office because some old a**hole just yelled, ‘LADY, YOU SURE ARE PREGNANT.’” My heart broke for her. She had reached that point where everything is a challenge. Not only are the pregnancy-specific complications you’ve been dealing with for the past […]

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Fourth Trimester Postpartum NashvilleMomsBlog

Fourth Trimester — The Postpartum No One Talks About

#4thtrimester #postpartum #takingbackpostpartum All of these hashtags—when searched on Instagram or Twitter—have a couple of things in common. You’ll find pictures and posts about losing weight, cute babies, and even some breastfeeding posts. While none of these were surprising, in the newborn fog that followed the amazing moment of my becoming a mom, I realized this: there […]

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Top 5 Reasons I AM a SAHM NashvilleMomsBlog

Top 5 Reasons I AM a Stay at Home Mom

My lovely fellow contributor, Theresa, recently wrote a thoughtful post called, Top 5 Reasons I’m NOT a Stay at Home Mom. It came from a  place of honesty. I appreciate that she shared her experiences without perpetuating the tension of the Mommy Wars—because I am so over all of that. We are all on the […]

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