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Children with Health Complications

I Feel Okay With It (Anonymous)

Age: 24 Pregnancies: 2 (currently pregnant with #2) Births: 1 Age of Children: 2 1/2 years I am 24 and currently 29 weeks pregnant with my second child. I started my first pregnancy overweight by about 20lbs. My first pregnancy was an emotional roller coaster of cervical shortening at 21wks, preterm labor at 23 1/2 [...]

Categories: Belly, Children with Health Complications, Complications in Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

My Rainbow Baby and VBA2C! (Shannon)

Most recent post here. # of pregnancies and births: 4/3 How far pp: 7 years, 4.5 years, 2.5 weeks Age: 27 As you all know (since I post here frequently!), I lost my 3rd pregnancy. I have had quite the bumpy road as far as my babies go. Connor passed away 5 years and 5 [...]

Categories: Cesarean, Child Loss, Children with Health Complications, Four or More Pregnancies, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, VBAC

Wrecked (Anonymous)

Hello I have enjoyed and found support in reading many of these entries for quite some time and finally felt like I should share my story. I have two beautiful children, a son who is now 5 and a 17 month old baby girl. With my first pregnancy it was quite a shock. I was [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Children with Health Complications, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

Special Needs (Susi)

Previous post here. When I was pregnant with my son, the worst thing that happened was I had an a-hole for a doctor. When I was pregnant with my daughter, it was a totally different experience. Almost from the moment I found out I was pregnant, there were problems. At our first ultrasound, everything seemed [...]

Categories: Children with Health Complications, No Photos (Story Only), Submissions

My Battle With Guilt (Anonymous)

I met my boyfriend in high school, freshman year. We were officially a couple a little over three years ago. I think we may have used a condom for the first couple months and gradually I started to let him not wear one, being stupid, young, and in love. Well miraculously, it took me years [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Children with Health Complications, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions

3rd Pregnancy Ending in Miscarriage (Shannon)

My last post. Age: 26 Number of pregnancies: 2 carried to term, 1 miscarriage at 7 weeks PP: 6 years, 3.5 years, miscarriage yesterday at 7 weeks Image: about 5 weeks pregnant with 3rd baby that I just lost I have posted here many times before. This was my third pregnancy, and I was so [...]

Categories: Child Loss, Children with Health Complications, Postpartum, Submissions, Third Pregnancy

Age: 25 Pregnancies: 2 Births: 2; 1 Ceasarean/ 1 VBAC 2 daughters; almost 3 years old and 9 months 9 months PP Hi Everyone! I'm new to SOAM. I only discovered the site 2 days ago, and I was already hooked. Reading all of your stories has been an inspiration and a newfound comfort for [...]

Categories: Cesarean, Children with Health Complications, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

Are you ready for this? Okay, so I was a Virgin until I met the father of my children, I was 18, he was 21.. We wore condoms religiously until it broke one time and after i didnt get pregnant we really didnt worry. So, a year goes by and we just thought maybe one [...]

Categories: Belly, Children with Health Complications, Postpartum, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

Mom of 3 (Amanda W)

I am a Mom of three wonderful children. 2 girls and a boy. i was 20 years old when i conceived my first, and she was born weighing in at 9lbs, 20.5 inches. i grew several cup sizes, and gained about 40 pounds, which i havent lost yet. shes 10 now. my middle child is [...]

Categories: Belly, Cesarean, Children with Health Complications, Diastasis Recti, Postpartum, Submissions, Tattoo, Third Pregnancy

Previous posts: Missing my baby boy and expecting my second. 5 Weeks PP Second Baby 2.5 Months Postpartum, Second Cesarean in 2.5 Years 6 Months PP Update 15 Months PP Update I Need Some Help Age: 25 Pregnancies & Births: 2 pregnancies and 2 cesareans How far pp: Connor would be 5.5 and Liam is [...]

Categories: Child Loss, Children with Health Complications, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Update