The last thing you want to hear as a new parent is that your perfect, healthy baby is not so perfect or healthy after all.
When you reach the third trimester of pregnancy, everyone primes you for the day that you'll head to the hospital. They walk you through the differences between false labor and active labor. You tell yourself that you won't be that person who shows up at the hospital every two days convinced that your Braxton-Hicks contractions … Continue reading 3 IVs, 2 x-rays, an echocardiogram & a partridge in a pear tree
Third time's a charm, they say, and for Alec and me the cliched saying rings true. I'm approaching week 17 of my third pregnancy—and (fingers crossed) my first successful one. I've had it easy. While some women spend their whole pregnancy laid up in bed, I've remained happy and healthy, aside from a few normal … Continue reading 3 lessons pregnancy is teaching me about my body