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Chana Putnam
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Mommy Makeover - Pre Op Appointment
Had my pre-operative appointment yesterday.  Only 1 week till surgery day.  Eeeeeeeeek!!!!!  I'm so excited yet nervous at the same time.  I know it'll all be worth it in the end, but at the same time, I know I'll be in a world of pain for a few days after ...

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Mommy Makeover - 2 Week Countdown!
I've been dreaming of this day for about 9 years now.  After having my first daughter I realized that my tummy would never be the same again.  No amount of exercise would get rid of the extra skin, and no miracle cream would get rid of all the stretch marks...

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My Postpartum Body... Stretchmarks And All
I started this post a few days ago and I'll admit that it ended up on the bitter side of things.  I'm now 6 weeks postpartum and if I leave the house, it's almost certain that someone will ask me when I'm due.  With no baby in sight, I suppose that's to be ...

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Surro Files - Life After Surrogacy
It's been 3 weeks since Baby P was born.  Wow!  Is that it?  For some reason it feels like it has been way longer than that.  Maybe it is because I'm always busy and don't have time to think about the time that has passed.  I've never been one for sitting a...

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Pushing With An Epidural
Since almost 71% of women in the US opt for an epidural, I felt it would be very beneficial to go over effective ways to push your baby out with an epidural.  Epidurals come with the big positive of having a pain free (or reduced pain) birth, but they also ...

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The Birth Of Baby Ian
July 20, 2014 The birth of Ian was a special birth for me.  This was the birth of my nephew.  I'd been there when his big brother was born almost three years ago, and I wouldn't have missed this birth for the world.  To ensure that I wouldn't miss the birth...

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Surro Files - Looking Back and Looking Forward...
On October 23rd, 2012 , I received an e-mail from a friend that I hadn't heard from in awhile.  Belle let me know that she was on her 5th round of IVF and looking into surrogacy as an option to start a family with her husband.  She had great faith that this...

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Surro Files - Baby P Is Here !!!!
Baby P is Here!!!!! What a week this has been.  It started off with a bang and it's been great ever since.  Due to all the events that have occurred, I'm going to forgo my usual blog template and just dive into the story of how this week went down.  When I ...
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