Tag Archives: fears and anxieties

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Cautiously Optimistic vs. Optimistically Cautious

I realized shortly after the second insemination of this cycle that I have been so focused on making sure we’re doing all we can to avoid getting pregnant with higher-order multiples that I haven’t spent a whole lot of time … Continue reading

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Expecting Multiples Class

So Molly and I went to a class geared for parents expecting multiples. It was put on by Molly’s health insurance/medical provider, it was free, and we figured we might as well go if they really have two full hours … Continue reading

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20 Weeks – Halfway There!

Today marks exactly 20 weeks of the pregnancy – halfway! In reality, it’s probably more than halfway, because they are likely to come early. Then again, pregnancy didn’t actually start until around week three so I guess it evens out. … Continue reading

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12 Week Milestone

It’s November 12th, and today we’re celebrating making it to 12 weeks in the pregnancy! It’s such a big milestone that everyone talks about so we’re super excited that it’s finally here! I’ve told a few people here and there … Continue reading

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New Checkoff Sheet!

Molly is 10 weeks, 5 days pregnant with twins, and today we got to start a new page on our daily checkoff sheet!  Starting at our baseline ultrasound of this cycle, back in August, the fertility center gave us a … Continue reading

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Tummy Tube / Easing Anxieties

Molly is 9 weeks and 1 day pregnant with twins, and the first official maternity clothing item has been purchased: a Tummy Tube from A Pea in the Pod. OK, so maybe it wasn’t technically the first item, because we … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Ultrasound #2

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Molly is 8 weeks, 3 days pregnant with twins, and we had the second ultrasound of the pregnancy. Everything looks great so far! I was literally holding my breath until I saw the little flicker of the two heartbeats, and … Continue reading

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Trying to be Supportive

I whole-heartedly sympathize with pregnant women being nauseous and sensitive to smells. But do we need to talk about it all of the time? Does it have to dominate every conversation? Molly is 8-weeks pregnant with twins today, and she … Continue reading