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Little Wonders

Elk River, Minnesota
After a heart-breaking struggle with infertility, we conceived our identical twin girls through IVF. They suffered from life-threatening Twin-to-Twin Transfusion in-utero, causing me to undergo laser surgery, and 13 weeks of bed rest, 10 of which in the hospital. Every day for a long 13 weeks, we... Full Bio
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Waiting for Junior: A nail biter (Month 22).

Our adoption turned into a bit of a nail biter this month!! Just last week, our agency was so confident that we would finally receive travel...

Waiting for Junior: CLOSE (Month 21)

What a whirl-wind of a month it has been! Wow! On June 1st, our case was reviewed by the First Instance Court in Ethiopia for the first time....

Waiting for Junior - More Progress!! (Month 20)

It's mid-May and boy, does it feel like a lot has changed in the last few weeks! I don't really know how to sum up where we are at in the...

Waiting for Junior - Progress!! (Month 19)

After so long, this adoption process can feel very much like the proverbial forest that you can't see for all the trees. There are so many...

Waiting for Junior - A Year and a Half

March marks the 18 month anniversary of Junior entering our lives. He did so in the form of a short  e-mail from our adoption agency, which...
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Mar 23 2010 by bphifer
Hi! Ran across your page when searching for more on bed rest and high risk pregnancies.  I am 29 weeks pregnant now and have been on bed rest for five weeks (one in hospital) due originally to incompetent cervix and then to actual pre-term labor that had to be stopped and am now being managed through infusion pump. Thought it would be helpful to touch base with other women who have been there to keep my sanity intact.

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