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Kansas City Mom Collective was excited to host our baby fair, KC Mom + Baby: An Event for New and Growing Families. Moms, partners and support persons gathered in Olathe on a Sunday afternoon for support, resources, swag, giveaways...
KC Mom + Baby, our brand-new baby fair is just around the corner. It will be an afternoon of resources, support and community, and we want to see you there!  Here are a few reasons why you won’t want to...
This post is sponsored and written by University Health. Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Now what?  Once you find out you are expecting and after the excitement begins to subside, you’ll face a lot of questions and need to quickly make many decisions. One...
As we look around in the month of October, we see pink and pink ribbons everywhere – on TV commercials and the shows that we watch, all over merchandise at the stores, on clothing and coffee tumblers of the...
I knew something was wrong when I had flu-like symptoms at 10 weeks pregnant — it didn't feel like morning sickness. I remember leaving the office on Friday afternoon so pale and clammy that my boss called out after...
This post is written and sponsored by University Health. After your baby arrives, you’ll likely pick a favorite story to read to them again and again. Most parents tell you that even when their baby has grown, they still remember...
Five years ago, I curled up on my living room sofa and prayed for my life to be different. “You are not broken,” I repeated over and over to myself, my hands clasped around my stomach. “You are healing.”...
Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching, which means a lot of us are starting to research gift ideas and brunch spots to honor the mothers in our lives. But, while we’re getting ready to celebrate, I wanted to take a...
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in one or more of the deep veins in the body, usually in the legs. Deep vein thrombosis can be serious — and turn serious quickly — because blood...
The postpartum planning experience in America is a common topic in mom conversation. That can encompass care (or the lack thereof), a wide range of emotions, and a variety of mental health challenges that so many of us have...
After dealing with infertility issues for over five years prior to having my sweet girl, Olivia Grace, I naively thought I had endured all of the sadness that comes with the act of trying to become a mother. The endless...
October marks Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month - a time to remember the babies lost to stillbirth, miscarriage, SIDS or any other cause during pregnancy or infancy. While you may have your own ways to remember your sweet...
How do you find a a postpartum doula in Kansas City and why would you need one? Well, if you’re a mom or mom-to-be, you’ve probably heard, “sleep when the baby sleeps.” Easier said than done. There’s dishes everywhere, laundry...
One winter Monday afternoon, a nurse from our fertility clinic called to tell me that my pregnancy test was positive. I sat there at my home office desk for a couple minutes totally stunned before both the happiness and...
My husband and I have always wanted two kids. I am an only child and remember longing for a sibling to play with growing up. Brian grew up with a brother and loved having a buddy by his side....

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As the temperature rises, we're all looking for ways to cool off. If you are new to splash pads (also called spraygrounds or spray...
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