should it matter

this question has been weighing on me lately. it’s very simple, should it matter? let me explain myself a bit first. as i have become more visibly pregnant, i have received a lot of well wishes and congratulations from perfect strangers, new neighbors, and women associated with the team that i am just starting to meet. and while i genuinely appreciate the “congratulations” versus the … Continue reading should it matter

the waiting weeks 2.0: weeks 16-18

weeks 16 to 18 were filled with more waiting, but more “life.” here’s a look back at those weeks while we moved, prepared for an amniocentesis, and house hunted! week 16: on july 27, we headed to our perinatologist in Oakland hoping to be able to have the amniocentesis done this day. i was freshly 16 weeks pregnant and just barely into the window of … Continue reading the waiting weeks 2.0: weeks 16-18