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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

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An Actual Pregnancy Update (And At A Cross Roads)

I am at a crossroads whether or not to blog at all about this pregnancy. Yeah, I ventured to add the rest of the letters on to that P. Yeah, I may be taking them back still. But I've had feedback that my P updates aren't completely unwelcome, and I've also had people unfollow, maybe… Continue reading An Actual Pregnancy Update (And At A Cross Roads)

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RE Graduation and First Prenatal Appointment

The day before Thanksgiving we graduated from my RE, Dr. M. At 9w6d we measured at 10w1d and heart rate was 172 (down from peak at 184.) We got a video of baby doing a little dance for us. This morning was my first prenatal appointment. I had a quick scan to see if everything… Continue reading RE Graduation and First Prenatal Appointment