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Pregnancy After Loss Stories

Pregnancy After Multiple Losses

We decided to start a family in 2000. Within 3 months I was pregnant and 9 months later we welcomed our daughter into our lives. 7 months later, I fell pregnant unexpectedly and found out on Christmas Eve that I'd miscarried.

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Rainbow After Multiple Miscarriages

I’d always been a perfectionist and a planner, and having a baby was no different. As a 27 year old with no chronic medical conditions, I thought conceiving and carrying a baby to term would be a walk in the park. However, this journey taught me that life is dynamic, and most importantly, unpredictable.

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My Rainbow Baby

I’m sitting here writing this with my rainbow baby laying on my chest. To those of you currently pregnant after one or more losses, I bow down to you. It’s far from an easy path you’re embarking on. It's a complete and utter emotional rollercoaster.

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I am 1 in 4 - The Journey to My Rainbow

They say 1 in 4 pregnancies will end in miscarriage. 1 in 4 took on a different meaning to me after my last loss – it meant only 1 in 4 of my pregnancies resulted in a baby in my arms to take home.

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My Rainbow After Many Storms

In November 2015 we welcomed our first daughter into the world. She was a surprise pregnancy but welcomed none the less. When she was born we had it all planned out, we wanted an 18-month age gap between our children, so at nine months we would start trying.

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James David is a light to all he meets and I'm so blessed to be his momma

I was alone till the birth of my rainbow at every single appointment; including the one I heard “I’m sorry there is no heartbeat.”

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