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Denise’s Story

William Christopher Rhys Storm Birth story…by Denise Perry 3-27-10, 9:11PM, Cincinnati Ohio It had been a challenge since even before day one. Infertility. A less than 1% chance of ever having a baby of our own. Fast forward two and a half years and…pregnant…naturally. What followed was about one week of true bliss. Then, a […]

Brianna’s Story

This story was submitted by one of our readers. My name is Brianna. I was 24 years old when I got pregnant with my first baby. I had a normal healthy pregnancy and she was born July 12, 2004 and was 7lbs 4oz at 38 weeks. When she turned 3 we decided to start trying […]

Shawnte’s Story

This story was kindly submitted by Shawnte, one of our readers. In August of 2010 my Hubby and I found out we were expecting after trying for a year after I miscarried. We were of course excited and couldn’t wait for the first time we would hear the heartbeat. Our first ultrasound at 9 weeks […]

Preterm Labor: Trust Your Instincts

Yesterday I was talking with a friend of mine about her pregnancy, and we got on the topic of mine, and how my doctor missed my Preterm Labor (PTL) symptoms.  Had she caught them, I may have stayed pregnant longer than 24 weeks. I’ll give her this:  I had a subchorionic bleed my first trimester, […]

My 24 Weeks of Pregnancy

Hello, my name is Marissa and I am new to Preemie Babies 101. I am 25 years old, and before I got pregnant last year I was a 4th grade teacher, happily married to the Worship Leader at our church (we were high school sweethearts). We only tried to get pregnant for a few months […]