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I was not the only mom-to-be scared of forgetting her baby. Or having nightmares throughout the pregnancy of forgetting her baby. My first week back at work after my beautiful Lucille was born, I was so sleep deprived, I took her to daycare, started driving to work, then thought I had left her on sidewalk next to the car in her carseat, and called the police on myself for losing … Read more »
I rode the subway to work 30 minutes each way. When I was 7 months pregnant I realized that people weren't unaware ~ they were simply rude. I decided to teach NYC a lesson. I printed up fliers that read "A recent study shows 8 out of 10 men say they would give up their subway seat to a pregnant woman. In reality, only 2 … Read more »
I was about 8 months preggo. My husband and I were up late. Newly weds, newly pregnant. We were in the kitchen making me a craving snack and him a sympathy snack. I couldn't even tell you what it was he said, but something made me laugh really hard and I suddenly felt the urge to pee. Trying to stop laughing, I felt it was … Read more »
I waited through the silence on the other side of the receiver: "You find out the results tomorrow?" I nodded, though he couldn't see. "Why didn't you tell me till now?" He didn't need an answer. Why would I worry the man who fears commitment by telling him I could be pregnant? I touched my belly softly, caressing my possibilities.
When he found out I wasn't pregnant, he laughed … Read more »
After the first one its a piece of cake. But when I started spotting before my third trimester, I was worried. The doctors tried to give me drugs to stop my contractions, but little did they know this baby was coming. I kept the nurses up all night, until the doctor was called after six centimeters. The labor was quick and easy, but distracted by the crowded NICU. He wore … Read more »
I never planned to be a mother at 16. I hated him and I hated myself and I hated IT.
5 months in is when I began to love her, began to love the feeling of life inside myself. 5 months in is when I lost her. I would have named her Grace but I have lost my faith in grace and God.
I still feel her, like … Read more »
My name is Alicia and I have never been pregnant, I'll get that off of my chest right away, but I thought I might have been, once...
Random, unexpected, unprotected, (yet gentle, passionate, wonderful) sex had befallen, I feared that I would end up with a sickness, (I didn't,) or a baby, from this man I was sure I'd never see again...
A few nights … Read more »
I went into labor typically, I went to the hospital. The nurse told me my baby was breach and I would need a c-section. I was so scared I hadn't even planned that this was a possibility for me. The sugery stared off ok. When the doctor delivered my baby I asked if it was a boy or girl. He didn't know. I asked why..He said the baby wasnt breathing...I … Read more »
After 3 miscarriages... I was finally pregnant, (30 yr. ago) and about 3 months in, the dr. took a blood test for, "toxoplasmosis" and he called me, asking us to come in for a, "talk." While at the meeting with him, he came straight to the point. "You tested positive for "toxoplasmosis" & must abort right away. I was horrified! I told him... I'll get back … Read more »
Our 2nd., "miracle baby" was delivered 27 years ago. Fraught with too many pregnancy problems; bleeding, nausia, and another breech position... I was ordered to plan my c-section by phone and stay in bed that last month. When the day came, the anesteologist emptied the drugs into my L-5 disc. I felt the whole thing, terrible. Beautiful baby! I had a tubal-ligation with a general anestetic … Read more »
You're invited to join us on an amazing adventure, everyone is very excited to meet you and we are making impressive adjustments and special arrangements in your honor. You will be pleased to know we have made your comfort and wellbeing our top priority and intend to go to great lengths to continue to please you and keep you safe from harm. This journey promises to be one … Read more »
I had been dating my boyfriend for about a year. I was told at 15 that I couldn't conceive in the future due to endometriosis. Being a mom was a goal in life. It was heartwrenching. Anywho, my boyfriend said he didn't want kids, but rather would have expensive shoes. I found out I was 9 weeks pregnant and told him at lunch. Then … Read more »
Today, I want to give rise to a very crucial and difficult problem for many moms; it is infant sleep disorder. The reasons for that can be different, but quite often parents themselves cause this.
As a result, sleepless nights, problems to put a baby to bed, and questions how to dishabituate a baby from sleeping in arms. It is a common mistake for many parents when they … Read more »
I've never been pregnant. But I was adopted when I was six months old. I found my birthmother, through the adoption agency, after I turned eighteen, and I had a lot of questions for her! One thing I was curious about was her pregnancy with me. What one food did she crave the most? I was very happy to hear it was cheese! I love cheese! I was also amused … Read more »
Husband Deployed at 3 Months Pregnant. Beautiful Little Girl. "How're My Girls" He would ask. Always the answer "Here and Healthy." R&R; Leave planned for due date. May 5th approaching fast, excitement fear, all mixed emotions. Baby is born April 10th. Grandma was there. "How're my Girls" he asks the next morning...Not sure how to explain,"Uh I just had your baby." He laughs then we cry. Tears of joy, frustration, … Read more »
My husband and I were talking about having an baby for over two years. We wanted to but there were all kinds of practical reasons that kept us of not using condoms. One night we went out and had a lovely evening together. Walking back to the car we were talking about having a baby again and I hear myself say: "If we try it tonight I'll be pragnant." Directly … Read more »
After 3 miscarriages I was finally ready to deliver my beautiful baby girl. I was ready for the drugs to ease some of the pain just as I had seen them work for my sisters. Well after 5 shots in the spine I was still feeling every bit of it. I was in Labor from Monday evening until Thursday morning and FINALLY she was born. The … Read more »
I went to the Doctors for my ultra sound. It was the day I found out we were having a boy.Out of the five siblings in my husbands family all had girls. Busting at the seams to tell him the news. I got lucky because he came home for lunch that day which was unusual for him. He had completely forgotten about my Doctors appointment. When I tolded him the … Read more »
I am 8 weeks 4 days into my third pregnancy. My first pregnancy, 14 years ago was a little girl I lost at 20 weeks. The second pregnancy, 2 years ago, were twin girls I lost at 15 weeks.
This time will be different! I will accept no other outcome! I've been married for 19 years. I am 36 years old. This could be my last chance.
I strive … Read more »
After being up all night because I just could not fall asleep, around 6am my water breaks, so I waddle down the hall to my boyfriend to wake him up and his first word were "Do I have time to take a shower?" while I'm standing there having contractions.
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