Pregnancy

The other day I stumbled across this Babycenter blog regarding how long to wait to conceive after a miscarriage.  Michelle Stein mentions new research from a National Institutes of Health (NIH) study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, that after studying 1000 women who had lost babies before 20 weeks they found no medical reason to wait 3 […]

John Henry was born October 27 at 7:42am.  He weighed 9lbs 8 oz.  Yes, we are doing the double name 😉  I know it’s southern, but John seemed too plain.  He was so big he just looked like a John (I was about ready to name him Andrew Jonathan until I saw him).  Big hands, […]

We have had a lot of company this month (which has been great), but it means that I have hardly even gotten on the computer.  I wanted to catch everyone up!  Our baby boy will be born around 7:00am on Tuesday, October 27!  Yes, that’s just days away.  I have to say I’m a little […]

This would typically be Medical Monday, but we just got back from the Razorback game against UT Vols in Knoxville.  We had a chance to stay in Pigeon Forge (Smoky Mountains) and enjoy the fall beauty!  I love how they decorate there, and I am so grateful we live so close!  I will let Scott contribute […]

Time flies!  I still have many topics for posts floating around in my head that I cannot wait to write about, but when you are thick into the middle of summer with 2 young kids at home and trips in between, it’s hard to fit it in!  But, on this last night of 22 weeks […]

People are always so kind to ask how I’m feeling.  I’m actually doing pretty well–had a bit of a scare last Friday, but everything turned out fine.  I have a horrible gag reflex so often I am clenching my jaw for fear of throwing up.  Otherwise, I really am doing well.  Emotionally, I bounce back […]

Almost 2 weeks ago I had a detailed ultrasound followed by a first trimester screen (a blood test of mother’s blood that can tell you if your baby has any genetic disorders).  It’s amazing how science has progressed–that you can use my blood to determine chromosomal problems, and a nice byproduct is that you can find out […]