Ian Carter

Ian Carter, 7/28/20 Here we were again. Crying in a silent ultrasound room. The tech gave us a few minutes and then brought us to an exam room to speak with my MFM. Again, we are given a few minutes. He comes in with the ARPN, and he expresses his condolences, and then goes over … Continue reading Ian Carter

Whiplash

This isn't how it was supposed to go. This isn't how it was supposed to end. It all happened so fast. I had been having weekly reassurance scans from 10 weeks, and we were told everything looked good at 14 weeks. We had an OB and MFM appointment that day. Both said the fluid looked … Continue reading Whiplash

Navigating a Broken Healthcare System during High Risk Pregnancy After Loss: Prescription Edition

I'm going to start by saying, there are so many ways the current US healthcare system is broken - and I've generally been lucky enough to not encounter most flaws personally. I've been privileged to have insurance through employers that for the most part has been decent. I know others have a much more difficult … Continue reading Navigating a Broken Healthcare System during High Risk Pregnancy After Loss: Prescription Edition

8w+3d

Just a "little" update! Since last writing, I've checked off two things from my long list of small steps: start injections (finally on ALL my meds!) and first OB appointment. I prepared myself for having to do low molecular weight heparin which is injected once a day. My MFM decided to put me on regular … Continue reading 8w+3d

In Motion

Photo by Alex Conchillos on Pexels.com After 17 months of keeping a holding pattern, we are finally in motion again. Over the last nearly year and a half, we have been waiting. Waiting for doctors appointments, waiting for surgery, waiting for the time to be right. Waiting for this day. Wait for the day, this … Continue reading In Motion