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Back to the Hospital, Part I: Preeclampsia Edition {Katie}

So I survived five days of bedrest at home. I don’t think I did a very good job of “bedresting,” but in all fairness, I was never given any guidelines about what that meant. 4,728 more words

26 Weeks and a Donut Pillow

The past several weeks, especially this week just ending, was a little tougher than I was expecting it to be. I welcomed some new pregnancy symptoms that I wasn’t expecting and was worried about some that I have had for a while. 1,395 more words


Why you should give to the Promise Walk

I don’t often get nervous when speaking in front of people but when I told this story for the first time publicly a few months ago it happened. 347 more words



This occurs when pregnancy is associated with presence of high blood pressure (hypertension). It is one of the most dangerous complications in pregnancy.

TYPES… 923 more words

An agonizing decision

The Wednesday morning we were scheduled to meet with the maternal-fetal specialist, I was eating cereal and trying to escape into the morning news when Tim interrupted.  1,128 more words


The Birth Story

Pictures from Maddie’s Birth

An early scan

34 week scan

36 weeks pregnant

Admitted to hospital

My rising blood pressure

Yum… Hospital food…

Rising more… 1,364 more words