My first birth began with my water breaking and ended 36 hours later with a c-section. I knew from the moment we decided a c-section was best that I wanted to go for a VBAC for my next birth. Three and a half years later I got that opportunity. After a lot of research, my … More My VBAC!
When I was first pregnant with our first child I went in to the OBGYN for my first appointment. I was having some spotting so they did an ultrasound and saw-to my surprise- two babies. I remember thinking that they had made a mistake and that it was just gas bubbles or something. That was … More One in Heaven
A lot has happened since I last wrote. I don’t want this blog to just be an update of my life and what I’m doing, so I won’t go into a lot of detail. just to say it’s been times of stress and growing. I finally went to my daughters grave last week. I took … More Cookies & Flowers
Hannah cried out to God. Her barrenness was her suffering. Provoked to despair, her tears fell at her husbands feet. Her cross to bear was her closed womb. Bitterly weeping, she comes to the temple of the Lord. Spirit troubled, she pours out her soul before the Lord. Trusting in Him at all times, God … More Wilderness
I will never forget the ultrasound where they couldn’t find the heartbeat. It was my first pregnancy. I told my husband, not to worry about coming to the doctor appointment, it was a routine 12-week check-up. We’d already heard the heartbeat at eight weeks with an early ultrasound. I never dreamed in a million years … More I will never forget
I am a mother of nine. Only five are here with us. My fertility journey started early because of my husband being in the army and deploying. I knew he was the only one I ever wanted to have a family with. We conceived our first easily and pregnancy and birth were a breeze. We … More Charlie, Ariah and Declan, and Emery
Our 3rd Baby Boy was due September 23, 2014. We were hoping for the 24th though. A couple of days before my due date I had several very strong contractions in the middle of the night. I stayed in bed and slept to conserve energy. They lasted for about 2 hours and to our surprise, … More A Growing Confidence in Natural Birth (part 2)