Some A’s for the Q’s

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


My Experience with PostPartum Anxiety

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

DFS: Week 35 and Some Anxiety Rears Its Ugly Head 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

DFS: Week 33 and The Calm After the Storm 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

DFS: Week 31 Ultrasound and Three Scenarios 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

DFS: Week 30 Ultrasound Update and an End Date? 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.)