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You’re pregnant- congratulations! Now it’s time to start interviewing maternity care providers. Yes, you heard that right. Not all providers are created equal, and interviewing a few before choosing one allows you to find the best one for you. It may seem like a daunting task, but it’s worth it to make sure you’re comfortable […]

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Welcome to the Melanated Mamas Blog

 Here you will find stories, resources, and information that help guide you, inspire you, and support you on your motherhood journey. 

Wife, Mom of 2, Introverted Virgo, Millennial Mom Cheerleader. 

Hi, I'm Monica.
Melanated Mamas Founder.

When I became a mother, I noticed the lack of representation and diversity in the motherhood community. It was frustrating not to see or hear many stories, resources, or tools related to my motherhood experience as a Black woman. BIPOC moms are in the motherhood space, and it's unfair that they are often not represented not only physically, but our stories are missing. Melanated Mamas is a space where we can bridge the gap, to be seen, be heard, and be empowered.  

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The Ultimate Postpartum Checklist

We all know that the postpartum period can be challenging, exhausting, and blissful. To help with the transition into your 4th trimester we have complied a list of must-haves and some nice-to-have things. 

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