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We get personal with local Lee's Summit mom and Pelvic Floor OT, Dr. Kassie DeWitt.  In our conversation, we cover all things pelvic floor health including the anatomy of the pelvic floor, ways to support and improve functioning pre-...
The first time I found out I was pregnant was September 10, 2011.  I was on a business trip to Toronto for work and I bought a charming digital French pregnancy test that pronounced me both pregnant and "enceinte."...
One of the best, unexpected things I’ve enjoyed as an adult is watching friends become parents. Some have teenagers and some have two-month-old babies, and it has been a wild ride watching them grow their families and guide those tiny...
Where does the time go? Time for each kid (don't forget the dog), time for your husband, time to clean, time to cook, time to write (this article) and time for yourself. We seem like ships passing in the...
"From the moment I laid eyes on my child, I was in love." This is said by many parents, and therefore is also the feeling most new parents expect. They will tell you how beautiful their child was, how amazed...
I don’t know about you, but coming out of my pandemic cocoon has been hard. I recently went shopping to an actual store in preparation to finally attend an in-person event, and I’ll be honest — the experience caused so...
This post is written and sponsored by HCA Midwest Health. Some think it’s too personal, embarrassing or just plain rude to talk about “that time of the month,” but it’s a fact of life and a natural function of the...
When I was expecting my first child in 2018 and hadn’t yet announced my pregnancy, fate played a cruel trick on me: It inspired my coworkers to host a holiday happy hour at TikiCat. TikiCat (rest in peace, you beautiful...
This post is written and sponsored by Overland Park Regional Medical Center. When your child is sick or injured, trust the expertise of The Pediatric Center at Overland Park Regional Medical Center to get them back to being a kid...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  I did everything right to prepare for my first birth. As someone who wanted to give birth without an epidural, I knew I had to prepare my body and mind...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  I became pregnant with my first child at 35. While I liked to think that being in my mid-thirties was still young, I was considered to be of “advanced maternal...
I know I'm supposed to tell you my med-free birth was a beautiful, inspiring experience. That this is what I wanted when I walked through those hospital doors and that my baby and I are so much better for...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  We were grown-ups when we got married. In fact, we’d been grown up for several years when we found each other and fell in love. Since we were a little...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  My first labor was called a precipitous labor. Fortunately in that case, I was already in the hospital for observation when my water broke and contractions started. She was born...
This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  So, my babies all have big heads. And because my firstborn has a particularly large noggin, we headed down the road of induction when it seemed like our bouncing baby...

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