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One Family’s Experience with Incompetent Cervix and Pprom

Here’s my story and I hope it brings you encouragement. You are not alone. We are fighting for you! In the fall of 2011, I got some very exciting and unexpected news, I was four weeks pregnant! Dave and I were so excited and nervous to become parents. By the 18th week we went in […]

Post Preemie Pregnancy

Over the last couple of years people have asked me time and again if we’d have another. As an only child myself, I’d always promised my unborn child that they would have a sibling. But after everything we’d been though with Bryce, and continue to struggle with, I couldn’t bring myself to commit to that as-of-yet unkept promise. But as serendipity would have it, the decision was made for us and here I sit almost 36 weeks pregnant with Bryce’s little brother. [Read more]

Jenny’s Story

This story was thoughtfully submitted by one of our readers. The week after my husband and I were married, we decided we wanted children and I was overjoyed.  We had my son 11 months after we were married and besides having preeclampsia, I was called a “constant contractor”.  I went up to the hospital many […]