After finding out we were expecting, we immediately couldn't wait to share the news with our friends and family. But it seemed so taboo to tell people in the first trimester. Everywhere I looked online there were recommendations about how to tell your loved ones at 12 weeks but not sooner. I understood this was … Continue reading Weeks 5-7 & telling our family
My boyfriend was due home at 3pm that day. I was so excited and nervous to tell him but I didn't want to tell him over the phone. Plus how much would it suck to hear that news and then have to wait in work for the day? The only people that knew were my … Continue reading Daddy’s home (telling him he’s going to be a Dad)
Friday the 7th of December, 2018 was like any other day. I had the day off to do some life admin and woke up early to get ready for the day. I knew it had been 10 days since I ovulated and because I was trying for a baby I thought "...why not? Let's do … Continue reading I’m pregnant!
We got so much advice from people and let's just say if you let people know you're trying, be prepared for some less than optimistic words of wisdom. Don't let it get you down. People will try to limit your expectations in case it takes you some time to conceive (or have fertility issues) which … Continue reading Trying for a baby
The Implanon is a progesterone based contraceptive. It's a small, bendy plastic rod that is inserted into your arm. It's one of the most effective forms of contraception and it lasts for 3 years, which was a huge draw for me. My options for contraception were pretty limited though as I had a history of … Continue reading The Implanon that would not die…
I've always been baby obsessed. I first learned what a midwife was when I was 5 and my little brother was born. I visited my own mama in the hospital and I could not believe there was a job where you got to hold tiny babies all day. At age 5, I obviously was oblivious … Continue reading Deciding to have a baby
My boyfriend and I got together in the Summer of 2013. He gatecrashed my house warming with a mutual friend and sparks flew the first night. I don't think love at first sight is possible but there was definite lust at first sight and there was something about this guy that no other guy had … Continue reading How it all started… meeting Daddy