Thoughts and Happenings

Thoughts & Happenings 8/11/17

When I went for my twelve week midwife appointment, there was a lot going on (namely, all four kids were sick!) so something that happened that day only finally caught up with me yesterday - two weeks after the fact. The midwife had attempted to hear the baby's heartbeat with the Doppler but there was… Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings 8/11/17

Thoughts and Happenings

Thoughts & Happenings (June 1-15, 2017)

June 1 It's surprising me how much I'm enjoying playing Minecraft with the kids. The whole look of the game always annoyed me, but it's actually quite fun. :) In my world, I am currently living with Samuel (he likes having his own tree house but prefers to live with someone, aww) and Maggie and… Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings (June 1-15, 2017)

Motherhood, Pregnancy and Birth

Pregnancy after the D&C

Hi there! I hope your summer has gotten off to a nice start. Mine sure has, and I've really been enjoying my break. :) I'm writing tonight because I have some news to share. Remember how I said in a recent Thoughts & Happenings post that I had ovulated and was getting back to normal? Well... Today I… Continue reading Pregnancy after the D&C

Pregnancy and Birth

Test Results

Good morning, what a beautiful day! I am more than just a little bit excited today to be able to announce that it was NOT a molar pregnancy!!! I am in the clear! The genetic testing came back yesterday afternoon,'s OVER!! It was just an incomplete miscarriage. This means no more questions, no more tests… Continue reading Test Results

Thoughts and Happenings

Thoughts & Happenings 04/04/17 Part 2

First, thank you all for praying today and on other days. I appreciate the support so much! And I know He heard your prayers. ❤ Okay, now for the update, which is quite fitting with how this has all gone so far. THEY'RE NOT SURE I may or may not be pregnant. lol, I'm serious!… Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings 04/04/17 Part 2

Pregnancy and Birth

Deep Transverse Arrest ~ Could I Have Done Something?

I am a big supporter of unmedicated, intervention-free natural childbirth when it's possible. Getting rid of things that can slow down labor and/or cause distress is certainly a good idea. There are, of course, instances where interventions are necessary and beneficial. I pursued having a completely natural experience with my third child because of what happened with babies one and two. I learned from their births and… Continue reading Deep Transverse Arrest ~ Could I Have Done Something?