Pregnancy

Pregnancy:  Fairfield County Mom Collective

Congratulations on the exciting journey of pregnancy and the upcoming arrival of your little one! Pregnancy a time filled with anticipation and excitement as you prepare to welcome a new life into the world. While it can feel overwhelming, especially for new moms, Fairfield County Moms is a hub of resources from selecting prenatal classes to postpartum care.

At Fairfield County Moms, our team of over 30 contributors offer support and share their experiences in navigating, infertility, pregnancy and postpartum. From sharing our must-have baby products, prenatal fitness tips, and positive birth stories Fairfield County Moms is with you each step of your pregnancy journey. Whether you are a first-time mom or expecting another addition to your family, we have you covered.

Preparing for a baby and embracing motherhood can be a whirlwind, but being in Fairfield County has its advantages. This vibrant area offers a wealth of resources, including renowned hospitals and birthing centers where you and your baby will receive exceptional care.

Fairfield County Moms is here to support you through all of the ups and downs of pregnancy, postpartum and all the stages of motherhood.

Let me begin by saying that if you had an epidural, you are not a bad mom. Contrary to what one might think, having a drug-free birth doesn't make you supermom either. Both sentiments are utterly ridiculous. However, choosing...
How many pregnant women are actually “glowing”? I sure as heck wasn’t! Everyone knows about the food cravings and mood swings, but no one really talks about the absolutely gross things that your body goes through while creating new...
My name is Alison, and I’m a mom in Fairfield! I’m a social worker who works three days each week, which is a great balance to being home with my kids the other days. I grew up in Westport,...
Dear Labor and Delivery Nurses,  On behalf of all us mamas who delivered at your hospital, thank you! This one post during National Nurses Week is to honor and applaud all that you do.  We know your job is exhausting. We...
I am a mother to three children, currently ages 10, 7, and 7. Yup, two came at once! Life is extremely chaotic, and like most mothers of twins, I get tons of questions. The most frequent being, “Do twins run...
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Must-Have Baby Products

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Based on my survey of local moms all over Fairfield County, here are the must-have baby products for expectant moms. Dockatot I used this with my twins, and it really kept its promise to be the ultimate docking station. My kids...
Some new moms may worry - what if I don’t make it to the hospital and deliver my baby at home? This quickly became my reality. My husband delivered our third baby at home in our bed. It all...
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Love Your Postpartum Body

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There is an unrealistic expectation of women to return to their pre-pregnancy bodies even before they enter the postpartum phase. It could be your own friends who brag about bouncing back weeks after they have had their little ones...
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Sharing the Big News

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I am still in shock that I am pregnant. Between years of trying to get pregnant on our own and trying to have a “happy accident” pregnancy and everything else in between, I have become a little numb to...
I took a 6-month maternity leave after the births of each of my two children. I was so fortunate to have had that much time off to bond with each child and to adjust to the changes in our...

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