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Pregnancy + Birth

Pregnancy and the birth of a new baby are some of the sweetest – and sometimes most challenging – seasons of a women’s life. The category of Pregnancy + Birth features articles to help you every step of the way — trimester tips, baby shower inspo, etc. — as well as how to find an OBGYN, where to connect with local support groups, helpful books to read, the best birth options in Fort Worth, and more! 

Fort Worth Moms publishes original, personal stories and advice from local moms, as well as relevant and fun information for those of us in the trenches of parenthood. 

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This post is part of an editorial series, “The Stork Stories,” brought to you by the Fort Worth Moms Blog and Texas Health. We hope these pieces provide you with helpful information, encouragement, and answers as you prepare for baby’s...
I’m not sure why I’m so nervous to become a mother to a girl. I wasn’t nearly as nervous having our son and definitely wasn’t worried about what I would say to him. Maybe that's because I thought my...
The fact that we now have the technology to isolate this fetal DNA from a blood sample from mom and reliably test for common genetic issues is even more fascinating. The implications of this are very personal to me, not just as an obstetrician, but as a mother who has utilized this testing myself.
Pregnant with twins? First of all, let's do this together: Take a breath, let it fill your diaphragm, and push it out. Repeat. Keep doing that . . . for the rest of your life. Right now you are probably feeling...
Having a baby go into the NICU is a scary experience for parents.

I’m a NICU Mom

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This article is part of an editorial series, "Stork Stories," brought to you by Fort Worth Moms. Join our subscriber list so you don’t miss a moment of “Stork Stories” and all Fort Worth Moms has to offer throughout the year. NICU...
Naturally, one of the most popular questions asked by full-term pregnant women appears to be: What are the early symptoms of labor? As a seasoned birth-giver, I have decided to make a fool-proof list. If you have any of these symptoms, or none, and you are past 37 weeks, you are guaranteed to begin active labor before your baby is born . . .
This event is for pregnant women and mothers parenting children ages zero to two — foster and adoptive moms included.

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You have our permission to build a fort, have a pillow fight, even play with your (room service) food on your next family staycation in DFW.