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Prenatal Testing

I have chosen to do prenatal testing with each of my three pregnancies. My husband’s brother had spina bifida, so we have a higher statistical risk of having a baby with spina bifida. A spina bifida diagnosis could make a difference in the level of prenatal care needed, it might mean choosing a C-section over […]

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You know how there are girls that want to be teachers or doctors, or princesses? Well, I wanted to be a Mommy. I married my high school sweetheart just after college and we thought the prudent thing to do would be to wait a couple of years before we start a family. The goal was […]

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Carrying on After a Miscarriage

In January of 2007, while I was married to my first husband, I found out I was pregnant.  Two months later, while my parents were visiting for the weekend, I started to feel severe cramping.  After discovering I was bleeding, I called the doctor’s emergency line and explained what was going on.  The doctor called […]

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