When I was 17 I found out that I was expecting a son, scared and
When I was 17 I found out that I was expecting a son, scared and excited I started in on the 9 month journey and was looking forward to welcoming him in August 1998.
In February, 2006, my husband Scott and I became pregnant. On June 13th, we were excited and overjoyed to learn that we were the proud and expectant parents of a baby girl. In early July, I again developed an early onset of HELLP Syndrome so severe that delivery induction was required. Once again, I was faced with the decision that to save my life would mean sacrificing the life of my daughter Elizabeth Lynn.
There are no words to describe the devastation and overwhelming grief my family and I have had to endure at the loss of our beloved Zachary Thomas, Elizabeth Lynn and the realization that Scott I can never carry our child to full term. I have been at this point been advised to never get pregnant again and the thought of never being able to have a child of our own is difficult. If there is any research or information out there that has success stories I would be open to receiving it.
After surviving a very traumatic first pregnancy with a nightmare delivery (30 hours of magnesium-induced hell, ending in an emergency c-section) and even more debilitating recovery, one would think I was DONE having children. Let's be ...