• Charlotte’s Birth Story & First Days {Part 3}

    January 5, 2016

    Part 1 Part 2 After Charlotte was born, she was placed immediately on me. The cord clamping, first bath, and eye drops were delayed like we’d wanted, and for a few minutes I just held her and cried – in relief for her, and as memories of Preston, Julian, and Kaden laying in that exact spot on…

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  • {2016}

    January 1, 2016

    I’ve gone back and forth on making any New Year’s resolutions because let’s be honest – by March (if not end of January) I’ve forgotten them all and by this coming December I won’t even know what I resolved to do 12 months ago. However, there is something fun about everyone starting new and fresh.…

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  • Charlotte’s Birth Story {Part 2}

    December 3, 2015

    Read part 1 here. Sam came in and so did the nurses. I had a birth plan and a note to everyone explaining ciHHV-6 in short terms, but it wasn’t needed. Sam took charge of everything, and what we weren’t able to tell them we wanted because of how fast it all went, the hospital staff…

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  • Charlotte’s Birth Story {Part 1}

    December 1, 2015

    I ended up at like 1200 words with only 3/4 of her birth story written and decided to divide it into two, possibly three, parts to spare everyone a small novel. So having Charlotte was an adventure. You know that I fully expected to have her early, as did everyone else. The OB staff was…

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