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An Emotional week..

I have always enjoyed writing from a very young age, however never really had an appropriate outlet to write more often.

Of course I have had various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, but these are generally restrictive in the amount you can write and perhaps not the most appropriate place to document personal and professional experiences. 3,073 more words

20 Week Scan

Prayer and Medicine: Confessions of an OB/GYN Physician

The hand stretched out towards me and I looked at it solemnly.

“Will you pray with us, Doctor,” her mother asked.

I was at a loss for words or an appropriate response. 1,071 more words

Medical Theme

The 9 month Mark

I have been dreading this date for a few weeks now, I realised it was coming just before our last Sands meeting when I quickly calculated how long it has been for us should there (heaven forbid) be new faces. 1,365 more words

Trisomy 18

A Test of Faith: Saying Goodbye to Boone

When I began this blog, I decided to focus on topics related to leadership, parenthood, and worldview development. My wife and I are currently experiencing our biggest parenting challenge yet. 84 more words


prologue: 9 weeks

Sunday, March 15 to Saturday, March 21: on Monday we went for our first prenatal appointment at Piedmont OG-GYN with Dr. Julia Combs .

Given we’ve been in something of a holding pattern as to whether or not all’s well in utero, I was particularly anxious about seeing/hearing a heartbeat. 434 more words


To our baby

Something you should know about me, I Google everything. If it were a job, I’d be hired. If it were a sport I would be pro. 787 more words


open letter to parents

Dear parent, or parent to be,

We guess that if you are reading this it is because you have been told that your baby may have Edward’s syndrome which has been discovered either before or after their birth. 1,677 more words

Edwards Syndrome