Pregnancy Update 12 Weeks [with pic]

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The most dramatic development this week: reflexes. Your baby's fingers will soon begin to open and close, her toes will curl, her eye muscles will clench, and her mouth will make sucking movements. In fact, if you prod your abdomen, your baby will squirm in response, although you won't be able to feel it. Her intestines, which have grown so fast that they protrude into the umbilical cord, will … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Questions: Midwife or Doctor

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When I went to my last prenatal appointment I was told I needed to make a decision by my next visit. Doctor or Midwife. In the past I didn't think twice and went with a midwife from the first visit. I love that midwives stay with you from the moment you walk into the hospital to the moment you walk out. When I was in labor with Johnny I wanted the 20+ people in the room out and didn't know how to … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Update 10 Weeks

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I still can't believe that I am pregnant. We still can't believe I'm pregnant. The boys are so excited and our family was definitely surprised. We've discovered though that even though everyone thought our baby makin' days were over they are all really excited about having another baby around. Right now Gavin is the baby so he is also super excited that he will no longer be referred to as 'the … [Read more...]

Pregnancy: Getting Tested

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Being TTC (trying to conceive) for so many years the photo above actually explains more then just this pregnancy as I was testing on a regular basis. Many times I couldn't move on to a new cycle until I tested. However, when one of my tests actually gave me a BFP (big fat positive) I almost fell on the floor. I immediately thought "Well, this test HAS to be defective" and grabbed another test. I … [Read more...]