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.
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.
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.
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.
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.