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We’re women! And we are fierce! You are awesome!

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What year is it?

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My grandma’s favorite piece of advice is to start rubbing my nipples with a towel every day to prepare for breastfeeding. This sounds crazy to me… but is this valid?? Do people do this to prepare?

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Anyone ever developed brain fog while they were pregnant that hasn’t gone away after giving birth? My daughter just turned 2 and it’s been such a challenge feeling like my brain isn’t as sharp as it o… more

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First time mom and curious to know what your schedule was like at home with a newborn and then after when you returned to work. I’m about 3 weeks pp and it feels like my days revolve around the baby. … more

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Has anyone figured out anything creative for a baby shower in a pandemic? Is it still okay to send out cute invites for a virtual one??

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True that

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Help! Interviewing this week and wondered if anyone has any tips from interviewing at home, especially with a little one at your feet! I don’t have help. My hopes is that she will be napping while but… more

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