Sarah Vickers

Sarah Vickers is a happily married, stay-at-home, homeschooling mom of 2 young boys. She is also a gestational surrogate to 4-year-old twin girls and is currently pregnant with a traditional surrogate baby girl who is due to arrive sometime in March of 2013. Sarah is addicted to all things pregnancy-related. She has spent the last several years studying pregnancy,birth, Invitro-fertilization and is also a certified Doula. Sarah also runs a personal blog called Moose and Tater- her sons' nicknames. There she writes about life, love, food and the pursuit of happiness in Denver. She is a jack of all trades, a master of none but she does what she loves and she loves what she does!

Sarah Vickers is a happily married, stay-at-home, homeschooling mom of 2 young boys. She is also a gestational surrogate to 4-year-old twin girls and is currently pregnant with a traditional surrogate baby girl who is due to arrive sometime in March of 2013. Sarah is addicted to all things pregnancy-related. She has spent the last several years studying pregnancy,birth, Invitro-fertilization and is also a certified Doula. Sarah also runs a personal blog called Moose and Tater- her sons' nicknames. There she writes about life, love, food and the pursuit of happiness in Denver. She is a jack of all trades, a master of none but she does what she loves and she loves what she does!

I remember that after I gave birth to my first son I had no idea what to expect. I thought that I would just have a baby, go home, bleed for a week or so but be otherwise be just great and go back to life as usual with the exception of a baby joining in.

Surprise! It wasn’t like that at all!

There were things that happened ...

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So, you “failed” your one-hour glucose test and now you have to do the dreaded three-hour test? Yeah, me too. I have had to do the three-hour test with two of my pregnancies and it stinks! How to pass the test? Oh man, I have asked myself this so many times but the truth is… there is no way to really make it so that you “pass,” unless ...

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A non-pregnant woman should get around 45g of protein per day but in pregnancy that number literally doubles to support you and your growing baby. Protein is one of the major building blocks of your body and, of course, your baby’s body too! It will help you have more energy too, which is nice on those days when you just feel ...

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Early labor is something that is a mystery to most people, but the one thing that they always show you in the movies is that your water breaks and then suddenly you are in labor. You know the scene - the hugely pregnant woman is walking through the store and suddenly *gush* the whole floor is soaking wet and she is mortified and as a pregnant ...

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From the moment that you see those two little pink lines and the realization sinks in that you are actually pregnant, you start to worry about the delivery. The baby has to come out somehow! You spend your whole pregnancy with the thoughts of your delivery in the back (or front) of your mind: birthing techniques, labor options, medical ...

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You have probably heard that you should keep taking your prenatal vitamins even after your little one arrives, but you may not have heard about a “vitamin” that you can take that is even more powerful and all natural… it’s your placenta!

Don’t freak out

I know it sounds pretty awful and you are thinking something ...

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Whether you are pregnant for the first time, or sometimes the second or third, you may be considering taking a birthing class of some sort. As someone who has checked into birth classes myself, I can tell you that when you type “birthing classes” into your search engine you get a giant list of the different types of classes that are out ...

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After our second son was born I realized that my love for pregnancy and birth was so overwhelming that I just needed to find a way to be around it all the time. I had considered becoming a mid-wife but because I planned to home school my kids’ I knew that was pretty much out of the question for at least another 18 years. After some research ...

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When you first tell people that you are pregnant they will tell you exactly what to expect from your first trimester, morning sickness, nausea, extreme fatigue, acne and every other awful thing that you would never want to hear about. The people who don’t tell you what to expect from the first trimester will surely tell you all about the ...

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This is my second surrogacy and I find that I am encountering the same things this time around that I did last time; one of those things is running into women who tell me that they would love to become a surrogate.

There are a few things that I have learned in the past 5 years that I would like to share with anyone who is thinking of ...

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