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Pregnancy
Katie Reed

Am I Pregnant? How to Know It’s Time To Test

Wondering if you might be pregnant, but not sure if it’s the right time to take a pregnancy test? We’ve got answers to all your questions about how pregnancy tests work, when you should test, and why you shouldn’t worry if your period is late.

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Mother with newborn baby in hospital.
Babies
Katie Reed

78 Seconds – A Birth Story

“It’s just that there’s more blood than we would like to be seeing.” “Someone call the doctor in.” “She’s coming.” “What’s she dilated to?” “She’s

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skin to skin with new baby
PARENTING
Katie Reed

Chester’s Birth Story

Birth stories are hard for me to write, and I’m not entirely sure whether they’re appreciated by the masses or not. But I do try

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PARENTING
Katie Reed

Welcome to the World

Please welcome to the world Chester Henry Robin Reed, our brand new baby boy. Born October 22nd 2014 at 4:03PM. 6 lbs 12 oz and

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Having the first part of the VQ Scan, which involved breathing radioactive gas through a mask
Pregnancy
Katie Reed

And So It Continues…

In the never-ending saga of my pregnancy story, this last week was one for the books. As I talked about in my last post, I

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32 weeks pregnant with baby number 3
Pregnancy
Katie Reed

32 Weeks

Another week goes by in this pregnancy that has gone on FOREVER, and I am in equal parts happy that baby is staying put and

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Breastfeeding
Katie Reed

The Ultimate New Mom Care Package

Until I became a mom, myself, I never knew what sort of gift to give for a baby shower or to take to the hospital. But having four kids of my own, I know exactly what a new mom needs, and I’ve got the ultimate list to share!

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30 weeks pregnant with third baby
Pregnancy
Katie Reed

30 Weeks

I’m 30 weeks pregnant this week! Last week was one of those frustrating weeks where just when you think everything is going well, you suddenly

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29 weeks pregnant with baby number 3
Pregnancy
Katie Reed

29 Weeks

I’m 29 weeks pregnant this week! After my 28 week post last week, wherein I made some big confessions about my state of mind, I’ve

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Pregnancy
Katie Reed

28 Weeks

I haven’t updated about my pregnancy in a long while. The truth is that besides the stress of moving across the country and settling in

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22 weeks pregnant with baby #3
Pregnancy
Katie Reed

22 Weeks Pregnant

I can’t believe it, but there’s only 18 weeks left in this pregnancy! Unless, of course, the baby comes early like Daniel, in which case

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