Infertility, Miscarriage

7 Lies People Believe About Miscarriage (and Infertility)

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month! The purpose of this is to raise awareness of the prominence of pregnancy loss and infant death, and to offer support to bereaved families that have lost children during pregnancy or shortly after birth. In honor of this, I just wanted to share some information with you… Continue reading 7 Lies People Believe About Miscarriage (and Infertility)

motherhood

A Quick Thought On Mother’s Day

Today, all over the country people are celebrating the women who gave them life. And rightfully so, I mean my mother is everything to me. She is the best listener and friend. Her strength is unmatched. My mom is quite literally the wisest and most beautiful woman I know. What's most important - she introduced… Continue reading A Quick Thought On Mother’s Day

Miscarriage

The Emotional Impact of Pregnancy Loss

My husband and I recently experienced our second *pregnancy loss. We've made 2 babies, but we have no children. And if we're being honest - even right now, typing that sentence and seeing it in black & white really just tripped me out. A little background: My first pregnancy ended over 2 years ago after… Continue reading The Emotional Impact of Pregnancy Loss

Miscarriage

My Ectopic Pregnancy Story

It's exactly 8:04 am right now as I type this, on January 14, 2018. I'm in a hospital bed, my husband asleep in a recliner to my immediate left. As I take in my current surroundings it's hard to believe that just a short 24 hours ago we were at home, sitting up in bed… Continue reading My Ectopic Pregnancy Story

Infertility, Pregnancy

When the Birds and the Bees Aren’t Enough

  Wow - it's been over 4 months since my latest post. I haven't blogged since before Christmas! So far this year life has been pretty hectic for us and I haven't really had much time to write. First, let me say hello to all of my new followers and readers! Last year, I shared… Continue reading When the Birds and the Bees Aren’t Enough

Miscarriage

Surviving The Holidays After Miscarriage

Last year, somewhere in between Thanksgiving and the first few days of December, my husband and I unexpectedly conceived our first child. I revealed the pregnancy to him by giving him two Christmas ornaments to hang on our tree with the big news written on them - he was super excited! That entire holiday season was spent… Continue reading Surviving The Holidays After Miscarriage

Miscarriage

Things I’m Thankful For After Miscarriage

In life, most of the time it's easier to dwell on what we don't have rather than what we do have. This can be especially true if you are going through miscarriage or infertility because your focus is on the baby that seems to be missing. It's hard to find the good in that, if… Continue reading Things I’m Thankful For After Miscarriage

Infertility, Miscarriage

Scriptures For Pregnancy Loss & Infertility

Okay, so can I be honest? Promise you won't judge me? When I first learned of my miscarriage, I was mad at God. It seemed that I was mad at everyone actually, but I felt particularly and especially angry with God. I felt like He had personally let me down. I blamed Him for things He… Continue reading Scriptures For Pregnancy Loss & Infertility