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Post-Partum Depression: Part I

Life As mentioned in my previous blog post, Mental Health is an important aspect of our lives. Life can take over and overshadow our health. Acknowledging that you are not in a stable mindset can prevent the domino effect of many mental illnesses. Disclosure It has been a long time coming and trying to find […]

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You Are Having A BOY… Finally!

One girl, two girls, three girls, four girls… That’s how many daughters I have. It is a man’s dream to have a son, but after having four girls all hopes seemed lost. I just thought it would be impossible for me to make a boy. Surrounded by Women As you guys know, from reading my […]

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I Cried & Cried & Cried…….. A Lot!

& NO I did not cry because my son was diagnosed with Down Syndrome! I cried because I did not want him to go through whatever he will go through in this society.. A society that judges you for being “different.” As a mother all I want is to protect my own and even before […]

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He has Down Syndrome?!

My midwife said, “you as a nurse should see some characteristics on him, do you see them?” My response was hesitant and I just said, “well all newborns look the same when they are born, I can’t really tell.” But I knew the minute I held him in my arms that my son had Trisomy […]

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