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Author: Mary Holloman

Postpartum recovery

Facing the Fears of Motherhood: Postpartum Recovery

This week we continue our latest blog series by exploring another of the common difficulties experienced by new moms: postpartum recovery.  Wikipedia gives us a pretty clean, straightforward definition of what “postpartum” is: The postpartum period begins immediately after childbirth as the mother’s body, including hormone levels and uterus size, returns to a non-pregnant state.

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volunteering risk

3 Ways Volunteering at The Pregnancy Network is Risky

Risky is defined as “having the possibility of failure, danger, or loss.” Volunteering at The Pregnancy Network is risky.  Quite the volunteer recruitment strategy, right? Come Volunteer at The Pregnancy Network and experience failure, danger, and loss like you never have before!  There’s a reason I’m not a recruiter. But let’s be honest—diving headfirst into

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summer pregnancy

6 Tips for Your Summer Pregnancy

My first baby was born in August. After that, I promised myself that in the future, I would plan to avoid being pregnant during the heat of summer. My second baby was born in July. Clearly, I’m not the best planner.  Thankfully, there are a few simple ways to stay healthy and comfortable during a

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Dads, We’re Rooting For You

Planned or unplanned, fatherhood can be daunting.  But dads, we’re rooting for you.  At the Pregnancy Network, we offer free Pregnancy 101 classes and Parenting 101 classes so you’ll feel at the top of your game when it’s time to welcome your son or daughter.  On Your Team  Pregnancy 101 is a group class that

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STD woman thinking

Next Steps if You Might Have an STD

If you think you may have an STD, you are not alone. The Center for Disease Control estimates that nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections occur every year in America, half among young people ages 15–24.  If you are sexually active, we recommend that you talk to your doctor about STD screening. It may

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Splash Pads in the Triad

Memorial Day Weekend is right around the corner which means one thing… splash pads are beginning to open! Today we’re sharing some of our favorite places in the Triad to take kids during the summer. Many are opening up Memorial Day Weekend, so grab some sunscreen, throw some snacks and towels in a bag, and

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mother

Happy Mother’s Day

To all the moms, Moms of children still at home or all grown up. Moms who have outlived a son or daughter, or moms of babies they never got to hold. Moms who have raised kids all on their own, or became a mom to someone who needed one. Or the ones who are longing

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Golf Tournament Benefiting The Pregnancy Network

The Pregnancy Network invites you to play in our first annual golf tournament sponsored by Viasource Solutions. The tournament will be held Monday, May 10 at the beautiful Bermuda Run Country Club.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBBt5yKzJvA Register A Foursome To register a foursome to play in the golf tournament, visit ThePregnancyNetwork.org/golf or call 336-274-4901. This sponsorship funds free

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GSO Walk For Life Recap

We are thrilled to share that over $148,540 was raised at the Walk for Life. Because so many in our community decided to Join the Movement through generous giving, the funds raised will provide 123 women with The Pregnancy Network’s free services!  Over 500 participants took part in the event, both in person at Lawndale

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