I had an anxiety attack today. It’s been a good long while since I’ve had a real attack, but this morning one got through. For the most part, the farther along I get carrying these babies, the more relaxed I feel. Or at least, that would make sense… Right? In reality it’s not all that linear. Read More
Archives for April 2016
I’m definitely preoccupied with the weather and Easter candy reminding me of the first three weeks after Liam’s death and with the twin’s growth scan tomorrow and viability date on Wednesday, but I could never forget today was my third due date, and there’s still part of me that aches for that third pregnancy and the baby we thought there was.
On Wednesday I will be 24 weeks pregnant. This is a huge milestone, as 24 weeks is generally considered the “viability” milestone, or the earliest a baby has a chance at surviving on his own. Most doctors will not attempt to resuscitate a baby born at less than 24 weeks gestation. Every week after 24 only gets better. K and I have been holding out for 26 weeks, because by that point a baby has a 80-90% chance of survival outside the womb. Read More