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Baby Hillin #2 | 15 Weeks

How Far Along: 15 Weeks

Baby is the size of a(n): naval orange

Gender Predictions: Pretty much everyone thinks it’s a boy! I had my ultrasound this morning but all I know is the heart rate, which was 148. 660 more words


Final Pregnancy Update

Well, here I am at 38 weeks & I’m officially out of work until after delivery.  This was supposed to be my last week of work, but this past Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) I ended up in the hospital being checked for preeclampsia.   988 more words

Nesting and Resting

I am on modified bed rest. What this means is I can go from my bed, to the couch, to the bathroom, and, in my case since I’m home alone most days, the fridge to grab premade meals my wonderful mom made. 279 more words

Bed Rest

Hello Bed Rest

In a woman’s first pregnancy, she is either completely terrified of all that comes with growing a child, or they are in total bliss and convinced they will have the best, easiest pregnancy ever. 207 more words

Bed Rest

Preeclampsia: My Birth Story Pt. 2

In case you missed the first part of my story, click here to go back and read it

PART TWO: The Birth

I had been battling with the decision of a c-section for days. 1,843 more words


Preeclampsia: My Birth Story Pt. 1

I wrote my birth story out last October, ten days after giving birth to my first son. There, in the tiny nursing room at a Ronald McDonald House in mid-Georgia, I typed the whole thing on the dim light of my phone as I was connected to a breast pump. 1,363 more words


Time Flies When You Shit Your Pants

Obvi a lot has happened in the last seven months since I updated y’all so I’ll just touch on some highlights.

Week 36 of the pregnancy I developed gestational-hypertension, which is just a fancy way of saying Autumn was trying to kill me.   719 more words

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