Our Journey to Triplets: It’s Time

On a snowy Tuesday morning in February I gobbled down a huge breakfast of biscuits and gravy before the dietary nazi made her daily visit. When I was finished I stood up to go to the bathroom and thought I had peed my pants. By then, I was HUGE and…

Our Journey to Triplets: My Hospital Stay

An overnight stay in a hospital is doable. A week stay is worse. I was an in-patient for almost a month. I don’t wish that on anyone no matter the reason they are there. Read part four HERE. I will admit at first I was looking forward to making a home away…

Our Journey to Triplets: The Next 12 Weeks

Read part three of our journey to triplets HERE. I healed pretty quickly from my cerclage. Other than my incision opening after the staples were taken out, I was told I was the poster child for an abdominal cerclage. Matt became my nurse and clean and packed the hole in…

Our Journey to Triplets: Abdominal Cerclage

At 12 weeks I started seeing a Maternal Fetal Specialist at St. Vincent Women’s Hospital. Early morning appointments in Indianapolis (a 2-hour drive) became a regular for us. At 3 months I was pretty confident that I was past the miscarriage stage. There was a calm in me and…

Triplet Introduction

A Triplet Introduction | Henley

There are so many risks with a triplet pregnancy. The worst being losing one or all of the babies. I came close. I had a “normal” triplet pregnancy until I was 23 weeks. There was a troublemaker already! And she’s been a rebel ever since! Her name is Henley.…

Triplets

Our Journey to Triplets | I Think There’s Three

The next morning I confirmed the pregnancy with my family doctor. She called me personally to let me know that I was going to me a mother. I cried. I think she may have cried a bit too. Read part one of our journey HERE. Three days later my…

In-Vitro

Our Journey to Triplets | In-Vitro Fertilization

My husband and I met later in life. I was 27 and just divorced. He was 28 and still living with his parents working a great paying job, saving a ton of money for his future. Which shortly became our future when he proposed just 11 months later. In…