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Child Loss

It all seems so petty (Kim)

Previous post here. I had c-sections with my first two births (please see my previous posts). I wasn't thrilled with the birth experiences, but I had living babies because of them. My 3rd child was born via successful vba2c. It was amazing to hold her right after she was born. My body was stretched a [...]

Categories: Cesarean, Child Loss, Four or More Pregnancies, Mom over 30, No Photos (Story Only), Submissions, Update, VBAC

I am 31 years old and about 8 weeks pregnant with my 6th pregnancy. I have 4 living children, ages 12,10,9, and recently starting over with 6 months. In 2006, I gave birth to a still born baby girl who we called Avyn Abigail We have 3 living boys and only 1 girl. Daddy is [...]

Categories: Belly, Child Loss, Four or More Pregnancies, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Submissions

Pregnancy Loss (Anonymous)

It happened around two years ago and it was my first and only pregnancy. During this time I was finally living together with just my boyfriend (now Fiancé!) for a few months after moving from one share house to another. Once we received the keys we were ecstatic! Finally living our first own home. We [...]

Categories: Child Loss, First Pregnancy, No Photos (Story Only), Submissions

(Anonymous)

Hi there, I'm a long time follower of this site and I do hope my submission is accepted. I've struggled so much with myself after (and during) pregnancy, but I've finally got the guts up to give this a shot. I'm 26 years old, living in Australia. I get a lot of grief from others [...]

Categories: Belly, Cesarean, Cesarean Scar and/or Incision, Child Loss, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions

I have a child and yet I have never heard her cry. Pregnancy dosnt mean new life to me, I lost all happieness and innocence that I ever had. I'm 23 years old, weigh 143 pounds and have an angel instead of a child... I was happy with my prebaby body, 120 pounds, 5'2", adequate [...]

Categories: Child Loss, No Photos (Story Only), Postpartum, Submissions

Ugly? Not to me! (Anonymous)

Having see others’ grossed out reaction to their own and others’ stretched out bellies while I was growing up, had me feeling like it was gross, ugly, shameful, etc. Just make sure to cover it up and tuck it in really well into your control top pantyhose, and make sure you forever and ever work [...]

Categories: Belly, Child Loss, Four or More Pregnancies, Positive Body Image/Words of Enouragement, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Third Pregnancy

When is Enough Enough? (Kasey)

Hello, my name is Kasey and I am 42 years old. I have one precious daughter from my first marriage in her very early 20's. I am seeking some impartial, independent and heartfelt advice because I find myself in a place of confusion and heartache. I got remarried 18 months ago to the love of [...]

Categories: Child Loss, Infertility, Mom over 30, No Photos (Story Only), Submissions

Worth it All (Ashley)

~Age: 30 ~Number of pregnancies and births: 8 pregnancies- 6 births, 2 miscarriages ~The age of your children, or how far postpartum you are: 8,6,5,4,3,2 I don't even know where to start! I have been coming to this site for so many years…looking through photos and comments, getting the reassurance that I so desperately needed [...]

Categories: Belly, Child Loss, Four or More Pregnancies, Mom over 30, Mothers with Health Complications, Postpartum, Submissions

Fourth Pregnancy (Anonymous)

Hi, I'm a 25 year old, 5 foot 4, 10 stone 11 pounds mom of 3 beautiful children. I had 4 pregnancies, 1 miscarriage. They are 5, 2 and six months old. They were all delivered vaginally. First two children were bottle fed and third is breastfed. Breastfeeding is making it really hard to loose [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Child Loss, Four or More Pregnancies, Postpartum, Submissions

Time Has Healed Me (Anonymous)

Previous post here. Age: 29 4 pregnancies, 2 births Children's ages: 3 1/2 and 2 years old I first posted to this site a year and a half ago. At the time I had a 6 month old baby and was struggling with what two pregnancies, in 18 months, had done to my body, as [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Child Loss, Four or More Pregnancies, Postpartum, Submissions