A Rainbow Story of Hope

As most of you probably already know, if you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you've probably already seen the announcement (and if you don't follow me on either of those, you definitely should!). RAINBOW BABY H HAS MADE HER ARRIVAL!! That's right folks! My precious rainbow baby that we've been hoping and praying for … Continue reading A Rainbow Story of Hope

The Guilt of Pregnancy After Loss

You may be thinking that my guilt of pregnancy after loss would be that I'm holding onto the hopes of having this beautiful daughter in my arms soon when I have two babies in heaven. Do I feel guilty about loving another child? No. It's the same as a mother with 4 living children loving … Continue reading The Guilt of Pregnancy After Loss

Celebrate Your Rainbow Baby: I Give You Permission

So, my rainbow baby is my 4th pregnancy but 2nd baby. There's a part of me that hates the question "Is this your first baby?" or "Do you have any other children?" I get those questions a lot. I usually answer with "No, I have a 3 year old at home." But I always feel like I'm … Continue reading Celebrate Your Rainbow Baby: I Give You Permission

Pregnancy After Pregnancy Loss

It's been almost 8 weeks since we announced to the world that we were expecting another baby. And for more than a month, this post, with only a title, has been sitting in my drafts. I've really struggled with all of my feelings surrounding pregnancy after pregnancy loss. I'm still not sure how I feel. We … Continue reading Pregnancy After Pregnancy Loss

Guest Post: Three is the Magic Number

Written and Posted with Permission By: Lauren of lo-wrenNot one, not two, but three.  Three is the number of times I had to miscarry in order for my miscarriages to be deemed ‘recurrent’, and for my health insurance to cover testing to find a cause.  It didn't matter that my first two miscarriages happened within six months … Continue reading Guest Post: Three is the Magic Number

Guest Post: Pregnancy Loss and Rainbow Baby – A Story of Hope

Written By: Brandi, Guest BloggerBrandi's Story:In November 2010, we found out we were pregnant after trying for one month. I had the fairy tale pregnancy… no morning sickness, very little swelling, never miserable, etc. We found out in February that we were having a little boy, whom we named Noah.I had an appointment on July 15th, … Continue reading Guest Post: Pregnancy Loss and Rainbow Baby – A Story of Hope

My Dear Pregnant Friends,

First, I want to express how incredibly happy I am for you! You are experiencing something that can only be described as a true blessing and a journey that is wondrous and amazing. Along with this wondrous, amazing journey is back pain, nausea, fatigue, kicks to the kidneys and bladder, breast tenderness, an inability to … Continue reading My Dear Pregnant Friends,

Pregnancy Loss & Infertility – What Not to Say or Ask

There are some questions and statements that are better left unsaid. I've learned this by making the mistake of asking and/or by being asked these questions. In my experience, here is what to avoid:When are you having kids? Lesson learned on this one. You never know what is going on in a couple's life. For all … Continue reading Pregnancy Loss & Infertility – What Not to Say or Ask

Did God Fail Me? Or was He Listening?

When M was born I was told he either aspirated or he had a heart defect. I prayed for aspiration. I got heart defect. Then when I got pregnant again I prayed every night that my baby would be healthy, born healthy, able to nurse, that we'd have the "normal" hospital experience. I miscarried.Did God … Continue reading Did God Fail Me? Or was He Listening?