Infants have a leg up on toddlers in many ways… but I’d be remiss if I didn’t describe all the ways that toddlers are way awesomer than infants. Here’s the rundown.
We kept this second IVF attempt quiet so I could finally experience a true “pregnancy reveal.” Here’s how it all went down when we finally told our families.
A great deal of blood, clumps of tissue, cramping… sounds like a textbook miscarriage. Not in every case. And not in my case either, it seems.
On pregnancy test day, I was done with the blood draw and at work by 7:30am. An hour later, my email pinged: “You have one new test result.” My hands started to shake.
I’ve made it over the first hurdle in this process — my pre-transfer ultrasound. Now my mind is swimming with statistics, and I’m terrified about making it through the next steps.
The first night I spent away from Peanut wasn’t as hard as I expected. The second night, on the other hand, was awful. It all goes back to Canadian Geese. Sort of.