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NICU Journey

Baby boy arrived at 6:15PM on December 4, 2019. We knew that he would go straight to the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) because he was born at 34 weeks. We hoped that he wouldn't need a long stay but there was no way of knowing exactly. All the doctors told us that most babies go home by their due date and his was January 15. I was confined to my bed for the first 18 hours so I wasn't able to see him. My husband was running back and forth from me, to baby, to our 18 month at home. Once I ...

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Baby #2: Birth Story

Due to having vasa previa, I knew I was going to be admitted to the hospital when I was 32 weeks. I got admitted on November 20 and it was so hard being away from my husband and Lucas... especially during Thanksgiving. My husband's mom came into town so they made a nice dinner for Thanksgiving and brought it to the hospital. The first night at the hospital was HARD. I cried myself to sleep because of the fear of the unknown. I wasn't sure how long I was going to be in the hospital, I wasn't ...

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Pregnancy Update: Vasa Previa

I wanted to update you all with what is going on with my pregnancy so far. I'm already high risk so I go and see a high risk pregnancy doctor pretty often in addition to seeing my regular ObGYN. At my 25 week appointment with the high risk doctor, I was told I may have vasa previa but to come back in 3 weeks to confirm. Those 3 weeks were the longest 3 weeks of my life. After googling and researching what vasa previa was, I was a mess. At my ...

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Baby Boy #2: Maternity Pictures!

I just wanted to share some of my favorite maternity pictures from our session with Erin Roberts Photography. We did a maternity/family session at Spring Mountain Ranch. I already ordered my Christmas cards and they came out so cute! My dress is from PinkBlush Maternity ...

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