To any woman who has experienced a miscarriage: you are not alone. You have support. This is not your fault. You should be allowed to feel what you feel, and that feeling should not be shame.
So, yes. We’re pregnant. WE are pregnant. He’s as much of a part of this as I am. No, his body isn’t sacrificed. No, he doesn’t experience the same shaming we mothers do. No, he won’t experience the pain of child birth. But he does as much as he possibly can to share the burdens and the beauties of this pregnancy, and I would never take either from him.
So, we’re pregnant! We’re having another girl! Emmie is so freaking excited to be a big sister…we think…she actually doesn’t really seem to get it, so we’re projecting excitement onto her. We just found out we’ll be having another daughter. We could not be more excited. Let me repeat: we could not be more excited. […]
My sister recently had a handsome, probably smart, and incredible baby boy. Since there are two of us with babes in the family, we got to discussing our babies’ birth stories, how they were similar and different, and how things didn’t go exactly as we had planned. She and I are very different. She’s an […]