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Pairofmoms

Detroit, Michigan
This is the blog of two women on the path to parenthood. We are currently using known donor sperm and doing home inseminations. We have had one pregnancy that ended in miscarriage at 15 weeks.
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35 weeks by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Lately I have been experiencing BH contractions Mild swelling of my hands and feet at the end of the day Pelvic floor pain Waves of exhaustion Some difficult ... Read on »
Pediatrician by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We visited a pediatrician's office yesterday and fell in love. First of all, it is decorated in a very calm, but bright way. The waiting room has a few bean bags on the ... Read on »
Baby Wipes by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I made some reusable baby wipes this weekend. It was my first batch, so I didn't really care how they turned out. I used leftover baby flannel from the stool I recovered ... Read on »
What's in a Name? by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting As you might be aware, we are keeping Nuggette's real name a secret until after she's born. As a result, we have had a lot of fun with friends and family who have been try ... Read on »
40 Days by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting There is a lot of talk today about the next 40 days (Lent). However, I'm a bit confused, because my ticker says that I have 40 days left until induction (on Palm Sunday). ... Read on »
Next Ultrasound Scheduled! by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Our next peek at Nuggette will be March 22nd. I will be 35w5d. We haven't "seen" her since the 20 week u/s, so we are very excited. This is basically a growth scan to see h ... Read on »
Nesting by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Yesterday, we spent the dayPutting things away in the nursery Doing more baby laundry Putting her linens on her bed Putting away our own clean laundry Cleaning out/orga ... Read on »
Breast Pump by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Just found out the breast pump is covered under my insurance, as long as it is "medically necessary." WOOT! Read on »
My favorite number by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My favorite number has always been 33 since I was a teenager. I don't know why I didn't realize it sooner in this pregnancy that I would "turn" 33 weeks on March 3rd. 33 ... Read on »
Next Month by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Since today is March 1st, I can officially say that we will meet our daughter NEXT month! Today is my first (of weekly) NSTs and our first (of three) childbirth classes. ... Read on »
Family Shower by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The shower was amazing. Being surrounded by such love from our family and friends was wonderful. People were more than generous. We are so blessed. Once I get some pict ... Read on »
Another Milestone by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting 32 weeks. You know how you have those imaginary dates in your head..."well if I can just make it to x." Today, X marks the spot. 32 weeks was a big one for me. I think ... Read on »
Shower, Hospital Visit, Nursery Pics by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My work shower was on Friday and it was absolutely perfect. There were just the right amount of people (around 20) and some pretty awesome food. (including pickles and buck ... Read on »
31 weeks by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I'm starting to get a bit uncomfortable. This belly seems like it weighs a lot more than the weight I have gained. I'm pretty sure it's just the pressure on my insides. ... Read on »
Tickers by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I updated a couple of the tickers so they reflect the current induction date of April 18th. For those that would change the development, I left with the original due date. ... Read on »
65 days by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting 65 days OR LESS! before we meet our sweet baby girl. I can't believe it. Nursery is pretty much set up, her clothes and blankets/sheets are washed. We do not have any bo ... Read on »
Heh? by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Friends, it's B here. And I have a question for you. Our due date is supposedly April 21st, right? We have been tracking weeks since practically before Nuggette was co ... Read on »
The Magical 30 Week Mark by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Something about making it to 30 weeks makes me feel great. Overall, I have loved every minute of being pregnant. People ask me all the time how I am feeling and the answe ... Read on »
Induction by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So we have a tentative induction date. Apparently, at our ob/gyn practice, if you have not delivered by 39 weeks, they induce you (if you have gestational diabetes). The ... Read on »
She's a squash! by Pairofmoms Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Happy 29 weeks to us! 77 days left. A couple people have commented in the past week saying I "have popped." To me, it's still the same ole big belly. In fact, I had t ... Read on »