Malachi’s Birth Story: A Birth That Didn’t Go Quite As We Had Planned

when a birth doesn't go as planned

It's been over a week since Malachi was born, and I'm finally sitting down to write up his birth story! Labour was very quick so there isn't too much to tell really, but I thought that maybe his story could maybe encourage others, as we weren't able to do the birth we'd planned. On August 9th, around 10:30pm, I was laying in bed trying to sleep [More...]


Pregnancy Update 29 Weeks

Yep, 29 weeks already. Actually, tomorrow I will be 30 weeks! How in the world did that happen? This pregnancy is flying by! Overall, I'm feeling well.  Sleeping it getting to be a bit trickier as I'm usually a belly-sleeper. But I'm not too tired (until the end of the day) and no major aches or pains. I'm feeling bigger than I remember being [More...]

Gender Reveal!

March1

It's a..... Boy! Everything looks good, baby is measuring properly for dates, and we need to start thinking of boy names, and keeping our eyes out for more boy clothes. Most of our kid-clothing has been bought or gifted used, so most things are worn out after going through 1 or 2 children before our 3 boys. [More...]

Pregnancy Update; 16 Weeks

16 week pregnancy

  A few days ago I asked for prayer on my Facebook page because there was a possible complication with my pregnancy. My initial ultrasound at 11 weeks showed that I might have placenta accreta, which occurs when the placenta implants too deeply into the wall of the uterus and it can't detach after delivery. Obviously, this can be quite [More...]

Pregnancy Update 10 Weeks

week 10

image¬†credit: babygaga.com   I've been busy lately and struggling with writer's block. Not a very productive mix for try to blog! I don't have exact dates yet, but I'm already about 10 weeks along! A few weeks farther than my last pregnany lasted. I know that reaching the 2nd trimester doesn't mean the pregnancy will be completely [More...]

A New Year’s Announcement

rainbow baby pregnancy announcement

Happy New Year! I pray that your year is full of love, laughter, and uncountable blessings. I wanted to start the new year off with good news, so here you go! Our good news :) [More...]

6 Lessons I Learned Through Early Pregnancy Loss

early pregnancy loss

  I know there are lots of articles out there about pregnancy loss, but I think an early pregnancy loss is different in some ways than others. Not to say one is worse than the other, but that the emotions are just different. Also, I think the view that society seems to have on early loss is different. I didn't ever see the baby on [More...]