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I'm a writer, a woman, and a mother. I've survived more pregnancy-related issues than you can shake a stick at, including three losses, life-threatening placental issues, and NICU stays. I've also had experience with a variety of non-pregnancy related issues that have come and (thankfully) gone... Full Bio
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The boy so nice, we named him twice!

A little over six weeks ago, we welcomed Andrew Sawyer (that's his full first name) into the world.  It was a bit of a bumpy road, with a NICU...

One Week to Go! [Whew!]

One week from today, God willin' and the creek don't rise, we'll be holding our bouncing baby boy in our arms.  I've been on bedrest for 11...

Who's Got Two Thumbs and Another Odd Medical Anomaly?

THIS GIRL! Ever heard of Drug-Induced Lupus Erythematosus (DILE) ?  No?! Well I had. Back in college I was misdiagnosed with...

Almost 31 weeks

Baby Boy is doing just great.  He's a biggun, upwards of 90% on all the scans over the past month or two. Right now, as we hit the 31 week...

Bedrest, Home Edition

Sweet Jeebus, the let us come home! It's better than Christmas morning! It's hard to overemphasize how wonderful it is to see our home,...
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