Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. Families mourning pregnancy and infant loss hit with costly bills Something I don't see discussed as often is the actual financial cost of pregnancy loss. CBS news did a story on… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

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When Are You Having Another?

It felt like every week I was at the grocery store. I would pull into a cashier's lane, load my groceries on the conveyor belt, and pull my cart towards the end. One look at my precious boy's face, and I got all the coos and oohs and aahs. "What pretty eyes." "He's so sweet."… Continue reading When Are You Having Another?

Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. Women Are Demanding Miscarriages be Part of School's Sex Education Curriculum This is happening in Scotland after an outcry that a miscarriage depicted on a TV show wasn't realistic. And it… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. ‘Why I kept quiet about my infertility for five years’ Kayleigh Evans and her husband had been trying to get pregnant for three years when she decided to record small video… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. How Infertility and Depression Made Me Reconsider My Parenting Dream This is a beautiful, personal article about the reasons why Stephanie Auteri decided not having another child after dealing with over… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

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

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