One thing I've heard before but never really understood, or could even begin to understand, was the saying "the NICU life changes you." Before you had kids you, could understand how a Mom would go to the ends of the Earth for her child. Before you had kids, you could understand why parents liked taking… Continue reading It changes you
A month went by with no other complications and at this appointment with the MFM we would get to see our baby again. By this time we were due for the anatomy scan. This is the point in the pregnancy where they measure baby's arms, legs, head, belly, and check for any (other) abnormalities. The… Continue reading Nice to Finally Meet You
A couple days after my water broke I had an appointment with a Material-Fetal Medicine (MFM) doctor. These type of doctors take care of pregnancies with more severe conditions with either unborn babies and/or moms; conditions like pPROM. We weren't really sure what to expect from this type of appointment. So far our appointments for… Continue reading The Day The Rain Came
Was exactly what I asked myself on May 14th, 2018. It was about 9:30 pm and I was only 14 weeks pregnant at the time and felt a gush of water like I'd just peed myself. I did not. My water broke. I didn't even know that could happen, let alone so early! I was… Continue reading Did I Just Pee Myself…?