From Amy Suzanne: "Pink Stork was born from my three life-changing pregnancies over the course of four years. My pregnancies were debilitating, and I was diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum (which is often described as “morning sickness on steroids”). My husband, Thomas, was working extensively with the Marine Corps and was deployed twice during my pregnancies, plus we moved 11 times! Each of these struggles led to the creation of Pink Stork.
In 2009, my husband and I found out that we were going to become parents. What should have been an exciting time turned out to be the biggest challenge of our lives. I started experiencing severe morning sickness, vomiting 20-30 times per day, unable to eat or function, and suffered from severe weight loss and dehydration. Six weeks into my pregnancy, I was finally diagnosed with HG. While I was happy to have a diagnosis, there weren’t any real solutions.
I was hospitalized several times, and one doctor even gave me and my unborn baby just 24 hours to live. Thankfully, I ended up delivering my son (we are both happy and healthy today) and everything was back to normal! Until my second pregnancy. My second experience was just like the first, except now I had a toddler to care for. Doctors continually offered band-aid treatments for my sickness, but they never got to the root of the problem. My third pregnancy was a repeat of the previous pregnancies.
I knew something had to change. I was committed to finding a way to help alleviate the root cause of my health struggles. I implemented a new health protocol as soon as I found out I was expecting my fourth child—vitamins and supplements from around the world, combined with diet changes, helped eliminate nausea and vomiting while nourishing my body. My health flourished, my son thrived, and after a full 40-week pregnancy, I delivered a healthy, nine-pound baby boy! I started Pink Stork shortly after his birth, and, while we started with pregnancy and morning sickness products, that was truly just the beginning. I experienced another “normal,” healthy pregnancy with my fifth child, who was born in March of 2018!
I realized the power of natural and organic healing and felt led to empower other women on their health journeys. I know that God has blessed me immensely through my struggles and personal experiences, which all led me to start Pink Stork. Our brand has grown immensely, adding products to support women through all stages of life, and our team has grown, too! We are proud to be the brand that women can trust and believe in."