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Preparing For Life during Pregnancy

Even though you’re pregnant and your body is already undergoing miraculous changes, your day-to-day life goes on. How will you need to change your lifestyle in order to make your pregnancy go as smoothly as possible? 609 more words

Health

Watching the Monitors

Just thinking of this day, my body has a strong reaction. It remembers the fear. My stomach churns. My skin crawls, feels like pins and needles. 1,325 more words

NICU

Eamon Eugene: a birth story.

“I will sing of your faithfulness and tell the whole world of all that you have done because you, God, have done awesome things for me. 1,630 more words

Family

A Beautiful Haze.

The past three weeks have been a surreal, beautiful haze. On Tuesday 17th May I went to attend my weekly antenatal appointment with my OBGYN (Baby delivering doctor) knowing I couldn’t continue much longer. 783 more words

Unexpectedly Good News

After all these weeks of suffering and misery, I have some good news.

The bloodwork continues to decline slightly, the protein in the urine continues to rise slightly, but overall the system continues to be mostly stable. 98 more words

Daily Recap

A Year of Blogging

I got a message on my blog dashboard saying that it’s been a year since I started the blog. I remember the night I wrote the first entry. 192 more words

My Check Mark

I had lots of things I hoped and expected to be able to do with Little Miss Minion. When I first found out I was pregnant, I started reading about labor and delivery, different pain management options, what to register for, how to arrange the nursery, whether to give pacifiers, whether to give formula or breastfeed, whether to give bottles right away if I would breastfeed, where she would sleep, who would come to the hospital, etc. 1,363 more words