The past few months since our son was born, I've gotten a couple questions asked that I thought would be good to address on here as well. Having a child after pregnancy loss tends to color the world just a little bit differently, and seemingly innocuous questions may end up being more awkward than intended. … Continue reading Some A’s for the Q’s
I waited five long years. Through miscarriage and stillbirth, I finally gave birth to a beautiful, healthy baby boy. I crossed the finish line. Or so I had thought. When I reached that finish line, I looked up and saw I had several more laps to go. And, guys, I was exhausted. Emotionally. Physically. Mentally. … Continue reading My Experience with PostPartum Anxiety
https://youtu.be/Nl801fh9oFo Computer is still not working, so it's another gem from the cell phone.
https://youtu.be/-pJc57kJtEM So, my computer might be kaput, but I am determined to get out these videos, especially since we are so close to the end!
https://youtu.be/n-dvUSd3qVI I know that I've been anxious through most of this pregnancy, but this week just seemed to hit a peak. The place I struggle with it the most, which I mention a little bit in my video is putting this nursery together. There are so many memories I have of working on registries and… Continue reading DFS: Week 35 and Some Anxiety Rears Its Ugly Head
https://youtu.be/Ftt4876a2mc This week's appointment didn't go exactly as planned, but it was for a good reason!
https://youtu.be/hsk12Xk29Zw This week, other than the ultrasound appointment, there isn't much to share. As far as my stress levels, I have good days and bad days. While in most pregnancies, women can breathe a sigh of relief after a certain point, my stress just seems to get a little higher. With the umbilical cord placement and… Continue reading DFS: Week 33 and The Calm After the Storm
https://youtu.be/CEMBsXEFkXs This video gives us three end scenarios for this pregnancy. Also, to those of you who have asked about a baby shower, I did talk about this in Week 18, but I realize it has been a while since then, so the short answer is that I'm not having one until after he is… Continue reading DFS: Week 31 Ultrasound and Three Scenarios
https://youtu.be/pEm5PIEnyKY Back with yet another pregnancy video, but who knows how many of these I might have left? (Hopefully a good number of them, please. My poor nesting heart may not be able to take a too early arrival. Although, if it happens, I'm good, you know? Ok, enough rambling, go watch the video.)
https://youtu.be/hIXkYS6kaHI Hello, third trimester. Yes, I know I've been in my third trimester since last week, but I'm acknowledging it now! Also, all the updates from this week's ultrasound are included!