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Anna Gannon

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Acupuncture and Fertility: Everything You Need To Know

At 8-weeks pregnant, I could just about crawl to the acupuncture office down the street from my New York City apartment. I had been in the throws of morning sickness for weeks and was desperate for any relief I could find.  So I (somehow) made my way over, opened the door, climbed up on the …

October 8, 2019
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Your 12-Week Ultrasound: Everything You Need to Know

I had no idea what to expect when it came to my 12-week ultrasound.  Even though I was excited to finally see an image of my daughter, I was also terrified about the possibility of finding out something might be wrong with her.  So, on the day of the scan, I found myself sitting in …

September 3, 2019
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Expectful Moments Photo Contest

Meditation is the art of mastering the moment. And parenthood is a collection of moments— the sweet and bittersweet ones, the hard-won and heartfelt ones. That’s why we created Expectful. We empower you to live in the moment, whether it’s overcoming your challenges or savoring your euphoria. Expectful’s meditations encourage you to be present for …

May 8, 2019
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Everything You Need To Know About Prenatal Vitamins

When I became pregnant with my daughter Annabell, I didn’t know which prenatal vitamin to choose. So, I did what so many other pregnant women do, I went in for my initial doctor’s visit and asked my OBGYN to recommended one. Within seconds, they prescribed me an under the counter $60 bottle, and the next …

December 8, 2018
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Everything You Need To Know About Labor

I can still feel the anticipation of what labor would feel like. In the weeks leading up to giving birth to my daughter Annabell, I felt both excited and nervous as I drew closer to my due date. Each day, my mind would race about how and where labor would begin, what it would feel …

December 8, 2018
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Everything You Need To Know About Infant Sleep Training

I thought sleep training was going to be a nightmare. At 6 months postpartum, my husband and I made the decision to transition our daughter Annabell to the crib. Being new parents, we knew we had no idea how to sleep train but after months of sleep deprivation, we were desperate to try. Understandably, this …

December 8, 2018
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Pregnancy Nutrition Tips with Parsley Health Founder Dr. Robin Berzin

I was overwhelmed with what to eat during pregnancy. Although I had a healthy diet to begin with, I was constantly concerned about not getting enough nutrition or eating something that could harm my baby. This left me googling what I could / couldn’t eat for months, and with all the conflicting research out there, …

December 8, 2018
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Women Share The Best Part Of Motherhood

Becoming a mom is the best thing that’s ever happened to me. It’s made me lose myself and find myself in the most profound and beautiful way. It’s also given me something I never knew I wanted or needed; to be welcomed in with open arms by moms everywhere. When you become a mom you join the …

July 30, 2018