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30w1d – Mar 27

I did not enjoy my OB visit today. Should I write about it? Yes. Do I want to? No. BGL is doing fine. I had my first NST (where they strap monitors on your belly and have you drink ice … Continue reading

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27w1d – a doozy

27 weeks 1 day gestation was a stressful day. My first appointment wasn’t until 10:40. 1-hr glucose test and routine OB appointment. I guzzled the super sweet fruit punch and headed to the OB portion of my appointment. Got more … Continue reading

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apparently it takes a village to raise a child

in this larsen family, it takes a village to make a child in the first place. you are part of that village. if indeed there is a “you” out there. i haven’t written it all down (and i really should … Continue reading

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the nighttime ritual, part 1

after bbl has on his pajamas and we’ve brushed his teeth while facetiming with lola, he goes to the top of the stairs. “daaaad. ray pear!” he might have to say it again if dad didn’t hear the first time. … Continue reading

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17 weeks

as i’ve headed into the throes of the second trimester, i have not discovered a return of energy and pep.┬áthe heartburn and constipation are not as bad as during the first trimester. but i’m still tired as all get out. … Continue reading

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sweet release

one of the last steps in an ivf cycle is the embryo transfer. after all the injections and blood tests and ultrasounds to count and measure your follicles. after the procedure to retrieve all those eggs and fertilize them and … Continue reading

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