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We highlight the inspiring and vulnerable stories of parents caring for a child with a medical diagnosis. Recognizing the needs of these children, we also feature businesses who create products to support the little superheroes.

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    • Kids & Family

We highlight the inspiring and vulnerable stories of parents caring for a child with a medical diagnosis. Recognizing the needs of these children, we also feature businesses who create products to support the little superheroes.

    Ep. 81 - A Mother with a Mission

    Ep. 81 - A Mother with a Mission

    Jessica manages 2 foundations, speaking engagements, a retail shop and also cares for her three boys including her youngest Bodey who was born with a rare muscular dystrophy called Muscle Eye Brain Disease.

    Jessica speaks honestly about finding a balance between all of these parts of her life and also shares insights on the financial impact for heart families, how she started her foundations, the support her foundations offer families and so much more! 

    Learn more at www.mountmotherhood.com

    • 53 min
    Ep. 80 - And She Shall Reign: The NICU & Beyond

    Ep. 80 - And She Shall Reign: The NICU & Beyond

    In this episode, Ebony shares what life in the NICU was like, as well as ways that she took care of herself and also how she advocated for Reign.  Ebony also shares more details on her recovery after Reign's birth and her involvement with March of Dimes.

    Full Transcript can be found at www.mountmotherhood.com/podcast

    • 39 min
    Ep. 79 - Finding Balance as a Special Needs Parent

    Ep. 79 - Finding Balance as a Special Needs Parent

    In today’s episode, we bring you the story of Sara England, mother to three children, including Sam who was diagnosed with Down Syndrome and because he was born prematurely, had a 147 NICU stay. This episode is all about finding balance.

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    Find a full transcript at www.mountmotherhood.com/podcast

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    • 50 min
    Ep. 77 - Coping in the NICU

    Ep. 77 - Coping in the NICU

    Evelyn Gama is a perinatal mental health therapist in NYC. Evelyn has a private practice on the Upper West Side and in midtown Manhattan. In addition, Evelyn works in the outpatient program at The Motherhood Center which is an innovative day treatment and outpatient program helping parents with perinatal mood disorders.
    In today's episode, Evelyn answers questions on all things coping in the NICU; from preparing if you know you’ll have a NICU stay to transitioning home from the NICU

    • 47 min
    Ep. 78 - Mother of 10 and Special Needs Adoption

    Ep. 78 - Mother of 10 and Special Needs Adoption

    Today's episode is a celebration of the work Carla has done helping other families adopt children with special needs abroad, but also a celebration of her son Henry who became an angel in heaven 7 years ago today. Carla walks us through her adoption process with henry which took 7 months and how his passing impacted her family and the ways in which her children coped with his loss.
    Find show notes and a full transcript at www.mountmotherhood.com/podcast

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep. 76 - Ebony's Journey with HELLP Syndrome and Preeclampsia

    Ep. 76 - Ebony's Journey with HELLP Syndrome and Preeclampsia

    Welcome to episode #76 of the Mount Motherhood Podcast.
    In today’s episode, we chat with Ebony, mother to Reign Victoria who was born just shy of 27 weeks. After experiencing the emotional rollercoaster of infertility and child loss, Ebony first shares how she grieved the loss of a child and celebrated the pregnancy of another. She also shares ways families and friends can help and be supportive through such trying times and pays tribute to her own family's support. Ebony also tells the very scary truth of what happens when a woman is diagnosed with HELLP Syndrome and Preeclampsia. 
    We will be joined by Ebony again later this week to hear about Reigns NICU Journey, Ebonies recovery and her involvement with March of Dimes.
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    You can find a full transcript HERE. 

    • 38 min

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