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And So It Begins…

My baby girl is 7 months old tomorrow! I have mild untreated post-partum depression that I really need to take care of. And yet it begins again - the quest to conceive. I don't know how long it will take me this time. I'm hoping I get lucky! And no matter what happens I have… Continue reading And So It Begins…

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My Breastfeeding Obstacle Course

Before I got pregnant and even while I was pregnant I always thought, “If breastfeeding works out then great, if not then no big deal.” No big deal. In fact, I wasn’t even sure if I wanted to breastfeed, but I was also 100% certain that my breasts would produce no milk. So, I told… Continue reading My Breastfeeding Obstacle Course

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Secondary Infertility Fears

Someone I know is pregnant with twins. IVF twins, after 4 rounds of IVF and a possible miscarriage, secondary infertility after primary infertility. And still... I flinched when I heard it. Isn't that stupid? I got lucky with one baby, and my feelings on having/trying for a second are worthy of an entire separate post,… Continue reading Secondary Infertility Fears

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Two Months Later: Birth Story and Update

Here we are at 9 weeks. I love being a mom so much more than I thought I would and I can't wait to give her a sibling. Hello, secondary infertility. Having said that, I can now confidently say that primary infertility is worse than secondary infertility. I've always hated that debate. So, my daughter… Continue reading Two Months Later: Birth Story and Update

Pregnancy Update

To My Unborn Children

Our little twins. You never stood a chance to survive. You were conceived shortly after your Dad and I got engaged. We were so thrilled to find out we were pregnant. You would have been 3.5 years old last month. You were all the children we'd ever need, our first and last born. I don't… Continue reading To My Unborn Children

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Pregnancy After Loss Frustrations

Warning: this is a vent, a frustration fueled vent, a hormonal oversensitive vent. Today I'm feeling like I just need to stop talking to people. First: my co-worker with the pregnant wife. He's the ultimate one upper. I'm going through a hard time with my family during this pregnancy, so naturally they are going through… Continue reading Pregnancy After Loss Frustrations

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97 Day Countdown and Mom Anxieties

There are 97 days until this baby girl is here. I never thought I'd be the one counting down the double digits. The nursery is getting painted on Monday, and a muralist is coming in to do some custom work the following week. It's like I'm this regular pregnant mom, getting ready for baby, planning… Continue reading 97 Day Countdown and Mom Anxieties