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The Shock and Sting of Infertility

First you fall in love, then you get married, then you have a baby, right? In 2013, I married the love of my life, Luis. We were ready to start our family together and have a baby. We tried for about six months before I went ahead and called a doctor. I did multiple tests, […]

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2017 Top Post- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Mama Said: A Look Back at Our Top 20 Posts of 2017

2017 Was a Year, Wasn’t It? From tragedies across the country to our own backyard, 2017 seems heavier than year’s past. In the Coastal Bend, we’ve grown together as a community and marveled at the strength and courage displayed through Hurricane Harvey and continued through recovery efforts. But not all was gloom. The Coastal Bend […]

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Significant Tears {A Journey through Infertility}

Though many tears accompanied my two-year journey through infertility, there are two specific crying sessions that remain deeply implanted in my memories of those tough times. When we started trying for a baby, we were more than ready. I had been the one to “wait” for certain things: decent jobs, a house, a community. After […]

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What to Expect {The Pursuit of Adoption}

People can arrive at adoption in many different ways. For us, it was through infertility. After years of testing, failed treatments, and what seemed like endless disappointments, we were ready to look into adoption.  The overwhelming part was deciding whether to adopt through the foster care system or to adopt through a private agency. When we began the […]

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