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post #1 of 9
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I saw these boards and I thought I would join along for the support. I was 9 months pg in Jan with a beautiful baby boy named Grant Alexander. He was due Feb 15th... I lost him 2 1/2 weeks before my due date. Everything was going fine, a wondeful pg from the start. I went in for a check up and he had a strong heartbeat, then 2 days later he died. We didn't know what had happened, everything was perfect up until then. The ultrasound couldn't even tell either. I noticed he wasn't kicking and went in to find out that the nightmare was true. I delivered the next day. My umblicial cord was wrapped around his neck 3 times and there was a knot in the cord as well. Needless to say it was the worst day of my lfe.

My husband and I have been grieving for a while now and we finally feel like we have a handle on things. I will always hurt and there will always be pain when I think of that day...but I did get to hold him and tell him I love him and say a sad goodbye, he was 6 pounds and absolutely beautiful, he was perfect.

Anyways, we are ready......we are ready as we will ever be....I want a another child...I have a toddler and that has kept me going...he needs his mommy. But we want another child...

I will never forget Grant and no other will ever replace him,,,I know you ladies know how I feel, I know you know the pain we go through....sometimes when all is well I will just start crying...I will be driving in my car and then all of a sudden the tears just start flowing...I don't know if that will ever go away..however, my family is moving on in a healthy way,,and I will find out May 5th if we are pg once again...oh, how I hope so....The Lord is in control.

Please pray for us,,we want to be pg so badly...
Thank you,
post #2 of 9
Oh Jen, I'm so sorry! I don't know what to say. God Bless Little Grant Alexander. I hope that God blesses you with another child. Remember that the Lord always have a plan for us. {{{hug}}}

If you need anything, please feel free to ask!
post #3 of 9
I am so sorry. If there is anything I can do to help, please don't hesistate to let me know.
post #4 of 9
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Hello again,
I have some wondeful news!!!!!
I am pregnant.....Yipeee....I found out this morning at 6:15am with a home pg test..then I drove myself to the hospital and took a blood test at 7am and pg was confirmed at 9am! Call me crazy but I had to know. I left my hubby and my toddler snoozing away...not me, I was pinging off the walls. How could I go back to sleep when I wanted to call everyone in the world and tell them... (I waited until 10am to call my friends-he he)

Well, I am thrilled...I am believing that we are getting this baby here,,,healthy, beautiful and alive,,,I refuse to fear, I put my faith and trust in the Lord..

Proverbs 3:4-6
Excited in TN,
post #5 of 9
Jen29 I am so happy for you Are you going to have a pg journal so we can follow along with you??? I hope so
post #6 of 9
Congradulations! I am so happy for you! That's wonderful. I would have woken everyone up anyway. They have to get up sometime!
post #7 of 9
That is wonderfull news!!! I am really happy for you.
You should start a journal, I think we would all like to follow along with you.
post #8 of 9
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help...I would like to start a journal...

I want to start a journal,,,but i don't know how,,can anyone help me? I went to the pg journal site, but I could only pull up other peoples' journals, I couldn't figure out how to start one.

Thanks for sharing with me in my excitement.....I told my sunday school class and they all clapped...all my friends that went through my darkest hour will now share my happiest moments as well..

By the way, I am feeling great!
post #9 of 9
Contact Tara, she will set up a journal for you.
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