Tag: pregnancy

Here Is What I Wish I Knew About Motherhood

What really happens when you become ‘Mom’. Do you remember the day your child was born? The care ride to the hospital.  How you will NEVER be able to travel those same roads without that feeling of nervousness in your stomach accompanied by flashbacks of that exact moment. I remember telling my husband he can

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The Difference Between the First and Third Pregnancies

Guess what? I’m pregnant with our third baby. Seven years ago, I was pregnant for the first time. A lot has changed since then. As a couple, our entire universe has shifted. We live in a different state, have different jobs, different friends, and we’re six years into this wild ride of parenting. So much has changed, yet

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A Baby Comes Out of a Woman’s Vagina

Recently my 5-year old has enjoyed hearing stories about when I was pregnant with him.  He knows that he “grew in my belly” and he thinks it’s absolutely hilarious that he used to kick and punch me from the inside.  He is fascinated when I tell him that I used to see his little fists and

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Do I Need a D&C? Decision Making and Self Advocacy During a Miscarriage

Some of you are aware of my recent pregnancy loss. Because I had never miscarried until now, I learned a lot in the process and wanted to share my experience in case someone may benefit from the story. While I think the title serves as a sufficient trigger warning, I will emphasize here that you

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