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starburstice's Pregnancy

My Due Date: I suffered a pregnancy loss
Age: 31 years old
Location: Ohio, United States

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Tags:  Multiple Miscarriages    Planning a Home Birth    Planning Drug-Free Birth    Planning to Breastfeed    Planning to Cloth Diaper    Planning Water Birth    Pregnant after Ectopic    Pregnant after Miscarriage    Pregnant in my 30s    Stay at Home Mom   

About Me

Quit BCP 9/10.Found out 12/25/10(15dpo)that we were pregnant, sadly started bleeding the next day. Waited 1 cycle &was shocked 9dpo to get a positive! Made it about a week before began bleeding &took about a month to complete, while they tested my hcg &wondered about an ectopic,among other things. We waited a few cycles &tried, actually TRIED! Opks, timed sex, the whole bit...NOTHING! So we decided to take a break &focus on health, mental &physical. I lost 20lbs &kept charting. Finally 4/12, we quit preventing but decided not to "try". That cycle brought us our 1st Rainbow! After all we went thru, we opted not to prevent, &12/2013 I had extreme sharp pains in my side which led to an ER visit where we found I was about 6wks pregnant, ectopic &my tube had already ruptured. I was rushed for emergency surgery &lost our baby &my right tube. Devastated I had to learn how to trust my body all over again. 6/14 we were focusing on &thankful for the blessing we did have &surprised to find out we had conceived on our 4th anniversary, our 2nd Rainbow! We had 2 more losses between him &lost my mother to cancer, so took another break for mental &physical health-allowing my lp to lengthen more.We quit preventing 9/16 &conceived right around my birthday, our 3rd Rainbow! Found out I do have a hetero MTHFR mutation. We weren't sure what the future held for us but we both felt 1 more was in the cards, I teased 2. I had a bunch of health issues early in 2019 &had wondered if maybe even 1 was in our cards. IFM Drs put me on a strict diet to reset my body & symptoms have improved. Still leary felt called & took a leap of faith & stopped preventing. 2nd cycle not preventing we conceived &went on to miscarry what seemed to be frat.twins around 5wks. Still scared we still had faith that we were where God needed us to be and pushed on. 2nd cycle after mc we conceived again! Enter #11..


My Birth Plan

Our daughter was born 1/18/2013 in the water at 41wks 3 days weighing 7lbs 14oz 19.5" long 37cm head at a hospital birth center. 7hr labor

Our 1st son was born 2/24/15 in the water at 40wks 4days weighing 9lbs 4oz 20.5" long 38cm head in the comfort our our living room. 6hr labor

Our 2nd son was born 6/11/17 in the water at 40wks 3days weighing 7lbs 9oz 20.5" long 36cm head. Also in the comfort of our living room. 7hr labor

We are on route to another natural home waterbirth and are team green, only God knows the sex of our baby thus far :)

Red raspberry leaf is my friend, some alfalfa, and nettle too.

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