I spent about three years deciding whether or not to become a Mother on my own. 🤔 During that time I worried a lot about how I would tell people that I was having a child via a sperm donor. … Continue reading SCARED OF WHAT PEOPLE MIGHT THINK!
In true UhOh style, baby arrived a month early. I nearly gave birth 600 miles from home. Read our happy story here. Continue reading Birth story – better late than never!
When my friends announce their pregnancies I often find myself thinking how strange it must be to get pregnant from having sex. I cannot fathom what conception without needles and penis shaped wands must be like. How very unscientific it … Continue reading The Gift of Life
There’s a myriad of reasons for why I have been unable to write much of anything lately. There’s plenty in my head but nothing was ready to find it’s way out and onto the page. What I haven’t shared much … Continue reading The Big Reveal aka Infertility part 2
You would think that the joy of being pregnant would erase the traumatic ordeal that had been infertility. It didn’t. Don’t get me wrong. I was overwhelmed with happiness that I was finally pregnant, but I was also consumed by fear. I’m aware that most women experience fear of loss. Pregnancy is scary. However, I truly believe fear is compounded when you’ve had a loss or gone through infertility (or worse, both). The desire to be a Mother was so encompassing that I couldn’t imagine living without realizing this dream. Every ounce of my future happiness was dependent upon … Continue reading Experiencing Infertility PTSD (part 1 – pregnancy)