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Archived/Completed Journals at StorkNet

This is a very special section of StorkNet where you can jump into the lives of our parents and see the world from a different perspective (or realize that you aren't alone in your way of thinking).

Pregnancy/Adoption:

Emily's Pregnancy Journal
Emily (32) has been married to her husband, Jeremy (35), for 11 years. They have four children, Isabelle (7), Michael (5), Titus (4), and Levi (2). They were very happy to be expecting a new addition to their family and their fourth son, Andrew Gallant Wayne, was born 9 days early on July 9, 2014, weighing in at 7 lbs, 7 oz.

Kristina's Pregnancy Journal
Kristina (27) is a Special Education teacher. She and her husband, Brandon, are the proud parents of Kaydon (5) and Colton (2). They took the plunge into parenthood again and their third son, Luca Christopher, was born at 39 weeks on April 9, 2014, weighing in at 8 lbs 15 oz.

Terra's Pregnancy Journal
Terra (30) and James have been married six years. They are the proud parents of Hannah (a StorkNet baby!), Benjamin, and Sophia Joy (another StorkNet baby!). Their newest arrival, Daniel Brian, arrived 6 days overdue on December 14, 2012, weighing 6 lbs 11.5 oz.

Risa's Pregnancy Journal
Risa (27) and her husband Robert (26) are the proud parents of Audrey Michelle, born September 8, 2010, and a StorkNet baby! They were very excited to be expecting their second baby, Siri Faith, who was born October 31, 2012 at 39 weeks 6 days, and weighing in at 7 lbs 14 oz.

Honey's Pregnancy Journal
Honey (33) and her husband Naren have been married eight years. They live in Malaysia and have a 5 year old daughter Svara. After a miscarriage in 2010, they took the plunge again and their daughter, Talisa, was born September 19, 2012 at 39 weeks, 4 days.

Barbara's Pregnancy Journal
Barbara and her husband Jerry have six children: Stephanie (21), Katie (17), Jacob (14), Dominic (9), Quinton (6) and Alainna (3). They learned over the Christmas holidays that they are expecting a new bundle of joy. Lilyanna CoraMae arrived at 40 weeks, weighing in at 9lbs 4oz, on August 27, 2012.

Brittney's Pregnancy Journal ~ Brittney (31) is a speech language pathologist, and her husband Mike (32) is an engineering assistant. They are the proud parents of a beautiful daughter, Finley (2), who is a StorkNet baby! Their second baby was due in September but Hayes Michael had other plans, arriving at 35 weeks on August 15, 2012, weighing 6 lbs, 4.7 ounces. After 10 days in NICU, he went home a happy and mellow little man!

Kristen's Pregnancy Journal ~ Kristen (37) and her husband Ken have been married 15 years. They have two sons, Grayson (10) and Tobin (6). They were very surprised by a third pregnancy and their third little man, Carsten Edward, was born on his due date, June 28, 2012, weighing 6 lbs 11 oz.

Julie's Pregnancy Journal
Julie (35) and her husband Evan have four children: Logan (9), Jireh (7.5), Grayson (5) and Jade (3). Their surprise baby #5, Gavin Bear, was born at 39 week on February 28, 2012 in a beautiful homebirth with the whole family present.

Bec's Pregnancy After Loss journal
Bec and her partner Tracey have been together for about eight years. Tracey gave birth to their first baby, Jay, following IVF and a dream pregnancy and birth. Bec conceived in 2010 but the baby was diagnosed with Down syndrome and a major heart defect, and the pregnancy was induced at 16 weeks. Bec has conceived again via IVF and delivered a healthy baby girl, Samara Kate, at 40 weeks 3 days on February 23, 2012, vaginally without pain medication!

Kim's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Kim (27) and her husband, Travis (30), have been married 11 years. They are the proud parents of Brett (10), Krysta (8), Asher (4.5), Jordan (2.5) and Rayne (1). They took the plunge one last time and were surprised to learn they are expecting twins. Due to pre-eclampsia, the babies were born at 35 weeks on February 12, 2012. Serena Corinne weighed in at 5 lbs, 7 oz and 20" long; Seth Daniel was 6 lbs, 10 oz and was 19.5" long.

Brittany's Pregnancy Journal
Brittany (22) and her boyfriend, Ben (21), were very excited to be welcoming their first baby. Brittany was born with Spastic Dysplasia Cerebral Palsy and didn't have an easy pregnancy, but their daughter, Alexa, was born vaginally and healthy at 39 weeks 3 days on January 15, 2012, weighing 6 lbs 9 oz.

Rebecca's Pregnancy After Loss Journal
Rebecca (32) and Mark (32) have been married for 9 years. Their first baby, Ada Noelle, was stillborn on September 3, 2010 at 25 weeks. They conceived again and after a high risk pregnancy and scheduled induction, Adisyn Hope was born healthy at 37 weeks, weighing 5 lbs, 5 oz, on January 4, 2012. Join Rebecca as she shares her pregnancy after loss journal with us.

Sarah's Pregnancy Journal
Sarah (24) and her husband, Jamie (27), were married in March 2008. After a year of trying, they conceived with the help of Clomid, and became the proud parents of Michael, born April 28, 2010 (a StorkNet Baby!). They took the plunge again, and their second bundle of joy, Gwendolyn Kaylee, was born via planned c-section on December 28, 2011, weighing 8 pounds 15 ounces.

Ruth Ann's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Ruth Ann (34) and her husband, Karl (35), have been married for nine years. Due to anovulatory cycles, Ruth Ann did three rounds of Clomid and got a big fat positive! At nine weeks, they learned their first baby was actually twins! Their sons were born on November 30, 2011 at 35 weeks 2 days. Tyler David was born at 4 lbs, 13.5 oz and 17 inches. Alexander Hobbs, 5 lbs 11.5 oz and 18.25 inches, followed one minute later.

Rowena's Pregnancy Journal
Rowena (35) and Ashwin have been married two years and live in the UK. Their first baby, Roshan Arun, was borna day before his due date on November 28, 2011, weighing in at 6 lbs 2 oz.

Nicole's Pregnancy After Loss Journal - ended in miscarriage
Nicole (41) and her husband, Daniel (44), have been married 16 years. They have eight children ranging in age from 20 to 3. They experienced the devastating loss of their baby girl, Ava Grace, at 17 weeks due to a cord accident, in February 2011. They were expecting again, unfortunately however, they learned at a scheduled ultrasound that the baby had died at approximately 9 weeks gestation and had a D&C that night, December 9, 2011.

Jennifer's Pregnancy Journal
Jennifer (34) is a full-time working mom of four daughters: Tiara (14), Jalen (12), Cheyanne (11) and Cianna (8). Jennifer and her husband Cal have been married 12 years. After Cal's cancer treatment, they were very excited to be expecting a new baby. Their fifth daughter, Aryanna Janae, was born at 36 weeks on November 19, 2012 via c-section, weighing 5lbs 15oz. After 12 days in NICU, she went home a healthy and happy baby.

Kasie's Pregnancy Journal
Kasie (28) and her husband have been married six years. They have a two year old daughter, Lillie. Warren Klayton made his appearance in dramatic fashion via c-section on November 18, 2011 at 37 weeks, 4 days, weighing 7lbs 7oz and is healthy!

Tania's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Tania (36) and her husband, Michael, live in the UK and have 9 children ranging in age from 18 to almost 1. They've also experienced 8 miscarriages. Tania have birth to twin daughters (Elizabeth and Anna) at 36 weeks 4 days on October 18, 2011 via c-section.

Heather's Pregnancy Journal
Heather (32) and her husband, Michael (31), have been married five years. They are the proud parents of Matthew (4). They took the plunge again, and Heather coped with gestational diabetes requiring insulin and nine months of nausea. Nathan Alexander was born October 6, 2011 at 38 weeks, 5 days, weighing 7 lbs, 13 oz - and very healthy.

Jennifer's Pregnancy Journal ~ Jennifer (31) and her husband, Adam, have been married ten years. They are the proud parents of three girls and three boys. The entire family wass very excited to be expecting their seventh baby! Caleb Davids was born 2 days overdue on August 13, 2011, weighing 7 lbs, 13 oz.

Kristina's Pregnancy Journal
Kristina (24) is a full-time student, working woman, and wife and mommy. She and her husband, Brandon, have a son, Kaydon (2). After some conception issues and one round of Clomid, they conceived again. Kristina was induced ten days before her due date, and Colton Maverick arrived on June 13, 2011 weighing in at 8 lbs 2 oz.

Casey's Pregnancy Journal
Casey (29) and her husband Tim have been married 7 1/2 years. Casey is a working mom, and they have two children: Ryan (5) and Natalie (3). Natalie is a StorkNet baby! Their third baby, Lyla Kate, was born May 28, 2011, 2 days overdue, weighing 8 lbs, 4 oz.

Amanda's Pregnancy After Miscarriage Journal
Amanda (28) and her husband, Peter, met in Colorado and were married in Alaska three years ago. Peter is from Slovakia and is a professional hockey player. They are currently living in Switzerland with their son, Owen, born June 17, 2009. Unfortunately, they lost their second baby to miscarriage at 9 weeks. Their new daughter, Quinn Lily, was born at 38 weeks on May 22, 2011, weighing in at 5 lbs, 11 oz.

Kaye's Pregnancy Journal
Kaye (32) and her husband, Aaron, have been married three years. After a missed miscarriage, they became the proud parents of Ella, born in June 2009 - a StorkNet baby! The took the plunge again and were shocked to learn they were having identical twin boys. On April 24, 2011, at 36 weeks 3 days, Rowen Sebastian arrived weighing 6 lbs 8 oz, followed 18 minutes later by Grayson Alexander, weighing 6 lbs 7 oz.

Tamitha's Pregnancy Journal ~ Tamitha (38) and her husband, Bobby, have been married 15 years. They are missionaries in Ecuador (and Tamitha is also the owner of MommyTips.com!). They are the proud parents of 11 year old boy/girl twins. After a miscarriage earlier in 2010, sweet baby James was born April 20, 2011 at 39 weeks via planned c-section.

Angela's Pregnancy Journal
Angela (30) and her husband, Hadley (33), have been married four years and live in New Zealand. They have two precious children, Evelyn (3) and Elijah (1 1/2). Baby #3, Lilliah Capri, arrived April 14, 2011, at 40 weeks 6 days, weighing 8lbs 14oz. She was born at home in a beautiful loving homebirth.

Terra's Pregnancy Journal
Terra and James have been married four years. Their first baby, Hannah (3) is a StorkNet baby! Nine months later, they experienced a miscarriage. However, their third pregnancy brought Benjamin into their lives in April 2009. They took the plunge again and Sophia Joy arrived at 41 weeks on February 15, 2011, weighing in at 6 lbs, 2 oz via a completely medication-free vaginal birth.

LeAnn's Pregnancy Journal
LeAnn (29) is a social worker. She's been married to her husband, Brooke (33), nearly 5 years. They have a daughter, Allie Grace (3) and their new daughter, Claire Brooke, was born by planned c-section at 39 weeks, on January 27, 2011, weighing 7 lbs, 12 oz.

Rose's Pregnancy Journal
Rose (26) and her husband Steven (28) are the proud parents of a daughter, Cadence (5). They have experienced three miscarriages. Alexander Ryan, their new son, was born at 37 weeks on January 8, 2011, weighing 6 lbs 13 oz.

Nicole's Pregnancy Journal - ended in miscarriage
Nicole (40) and her husband, Daniel (43), have been married 14 years. They have eight children ranging in age from 20 to 2. They are very excited to be expecting baby #9 sometime around July 13, 2011. Two days after sending in her week 16 entry, Nicole learned on February 3, 2011, that her baby had died in utero. This is Nicole's journal through 16 weeks.

Melissa's Pregnancy Journal
Melissa (31) and her husband, Tory (32) were married in October 2007. After an early miscarriage, Mel conceived again. Penelope Faith was born four days overdue, on January 2, 2011, weighing 6 lbs, 13 oz. After a traumatic childbirth and postpartum period, Melissa and Penny (and Daddy Tory!) are doing well!

Linsay's Pregnancy Journal
Linsay (32) is an officer in the US Air Force and a pilot. Her husband is also a USAF pilot. Their first baby, Brianna Noelle, was born a day before her due date on December 29, 2010, weighing 8 lbs 1 oz.

Danielle's Pregnancy After Loss Journal
Danielle (36) and her husband Jeramy (35) have experienced three miscarriages and the loss of their 8 day old daughter, Baylee Marie following surgery for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Coarctation of the Aorta on December 17, 2009. They conceived again and their son, Bohdy Mack, was born healthy at 38 weeks on December 12, 2010, weighing 7 lbs 1 oz.

Melissa's Pregnancy Journal
Melissa (34) and Gregg (44) are the parents of a beautiful blended family. Melissa is mom to Austin, and Gregg is dad to Kailyn and Victoria. Together, they had two sons, Jaxon and Dalton. Yearning for another baby, they conceived after a vasectomy reversal. Their daughter, Addison Grace, was born at 38 weeks on November 18, 2010, weighing 8 lbs and 20 inches.

Michele's Pregnancy Journal
Michele (27) has a precious son, Cody (7). She and her husband, Justin (26) were very excited to be expecting their first baby. Milo was born nine days overdue on November 4, 2010, weighing 7 lbs 3 oz and 19 inches.

Erika's Pregnancy Journal
Erika (37) and her husband, Joel (41) have been together for 13 years. They have a son, Benjamin (7) who is the joy of their lives. Their second child, Luke Allen, was born October 20, 2010 at 39 weeks 4 days, weighing in at 8 lbs!

Suzy's Pregnancy Journal
Suzy (26) works part-time as a cardiology tech. She and her husband, Paulie (32), have been married for three years and have a precious son, Ethan (2). Their second bundle of joy, Isabella Rose, arrived via c-section on September 21, 2010 at 39 weeks. She weighed in at 5 lbs, 14 oz.

Nancy's Pregnancy Journal
Nancy (43) and Darius (46) have been married for 24 years. They have six living children, 3 boys and 3 girls ranging from 19 to 1 year (and she's a StorkNet baby!). Their newest addition, Caleb Zacchaeus, was born September 19, 2010, at 40 weeks, 6 days, weighing 7 pounds.

Melica's Pregnancy Journal
Melica (28), and her husband, Jay, have three sons: Aj (8), Brayden (5), and Kaden, born in May 2009. To their surprise and excitement, baby #4 was on the way. McKenna was born at 35 weeks, 5 days on September 12, 2010 weighing in at 6 lbs, 13 oz.

Risa's Pregnancy Journal
Risa (25) and her husband, Robert (24), were married October 3, 2009. Wanting to start their family right away, they are very excited to be expecting their first baby. Audrey Michelle was born at 41 weeks, 4 days on September 8, 2010, weighing in at 8 lbs, 8 oz.

Ciara's Pregnancy Journal ~ Ciara (23) and her fiance, John (25), have been together since June 2006. Ciara has Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and a Bicornuate uterus but has always wanted children. They married June 9 and their baby, Dylan, arrived on August 11, 2010 at 38 weeks, 4 days, weighing in at 9 lbs!

Jeanette's Pregnancy Journal
Jeanette (37) and Syed (39) have been married 2 1/2 years. Jeanette has a 20 year old son and a 12 year old daughter from a previous marriage. They conceived within a few months of IUD removal, and their first child together, a healthy son, was born on his due date, June 20, 2010. (no birth story)

Amber's Pregnancy Journal
Amber (24) and Michael, have been married six years and are the proud parents of Issac (5) and Hallie (2). They had their third child, Maddox Allen, on July 12, 2010, at 38 weeks, 4 days. Join Amber as she takes us through her third pregnancy week by week.

Brelee's Pregnancy Journal
Brelee (24) and her husband Cain (33) are both in the U. S. Coast Guard and were married in June 2009. Brelee was diagnosed with pre-eclampsia at 36+ weeks and was hospitalized. She was induced at 37 weeks and gave birth to Austin Cain on July 5, 2010.

Amanda's Pregnancy Journal
Amanda (28) and her husband, Peter, met in Colorado and were married in Alaska three years ago. Peter is from Slovakia and is a professional hockey player. They are currently living in Switzerland with their son, Owen, born June 17, 2009. They were expecting their second baby in February 2011 but experienced a miscarriage at 9 weeks. This is Amanda's journal from pregnancy to miscarriage to TTC and a positive pregnancy test.

Stacie's Pregnancy Journal
Stacie (32) and Sean has been married for seven years. They have a daughter, Hannah (4.5), and a son, Daniel (2.5). They took the plunge again, and their third baby, Sarah Katherine, was born at 40 weeks on May 16, 2010, after a short labor.

Ali's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Ali (23) and Tony were married in October 2009. They wanted a baby right away and were blessed to conceive the first month they tried. Their twin daughters were born at 28 weeks 5 days on May 16, 2010, and doing well.

Sarah's Pregnancy Journal
Sarah (23) and her husband, Jamie (25), celebrated their first anniversary on March 29, 2009. They love children and can't wait to have a baby of their own. After trying to conceive for nearly a year, they got a BFF and baby Michael Ritch was born on April 28, 2010 at 40 weeks, 4 days, weighing a healthy 8 lbs, 13 oz.

Laura's Pregnancy Journal
Laura (37) and her husband, Dan (32), have been married 8 1/2 years. They are the parents of 7-year-old twins Dyland and Kaylee, and Ethan who was born in September 2008 and is a StorkNet baby!). Happily expecting their fourth baby, Logan Daniel was born at 39 weeks on April 12, 2010 and weighed in at a healthy 8 lbs, 13 oz.

Hannah's Pregnancy Journal
Hannah (28) and Aaron have been married for five years. Hannah works as a technical writer, and Aaron works at the same company in Sales Operations. They decided to take the plunge into parenthood and their daughter was born March 1, 2010 at 39 weeks, 4 days and a healthy 7 lbs, 13 oz.

Michelle's Pregnancy Journal
Michelle (31) and her husband, Henry, were married in March 2009. Anxiously they awaited the birth of their first baby, Evy Anne Adjiele, who made her grand appearance on January 27, 2010 at 39 weeks. She was born via cesarean due to being breech.

Brittney's Pregnancy Journal
Brittney (28) and her husband, Mike, (29) were married in 2008. Brittney is a speech language pathologist and Mike is in the Navy, working as a water survival instructor. They were ecstatic to be expecting their first baby. Finley Rebecca was born at 37 weeks on December 21, 2009.

Emily's Pregnancy Journal
Emily (28) has been married to her husband, Jeremy (31), for seven years. They have two children, Isabelle (3), and Michael (1). They took the plunge again and had a healthy son, Titus Keith Wayne, was born at 38 weeks, 3 days, on December 1, 2009, weighing 7 lbs 5 oz.

Jennifer's Pregnancy Journal
Jennifer (29) and her husband, Adam (30), have been married nine years. Adam is a professional chef, and Jennifer is a stay-at-home mom. Together, they are the proud parents of Maacah (8), Grace (6), Isaac (4 1/2), Malachi (3) and Nathaniel (1). Their 6th baby, Damaris McKay, was born at 43 weeks, 4 days, on October 30, 2009.

Cammie's Pregnancy Journal
Cammie (29) and her husband are very family-oriented people. They have a beautiful year old daughter and wanted to add to their joy. Baby #2, their son, joined them at 38 weeks, 1 day, on October 26, 2009, weighing a healthy 7 lbs, 4 oz.

Liz's Pregnancy Journal
Liz (35) and her husband, David (44), have been married for 3 1/2 years. After two years of trying to conceive resulting in two very early miscarriages, they moved on to IVF. They conceived on their first try. Zachary Cole arrived at 31 weeks, 4 days on October 5, 2009 and is doing great.

Kathy's Pregnancy Journal
Kathy (34) and her husband, Jeff, have been married nearly five years. They started trying for their first baby last summer but were sidelined due to Kathy experiencing a detached retina which included five surgeries. In December, they were given the green light and happily received a positive pregnancy test in January. Their first baby, Gabriel William, was born October 2, 2009 at 39 weeks.

Kristen's Pregnancy Journal
Kristen (31) and her husband, Kyle (36) married in May 2008. They have two pound puppies and were excited to add a baby to their little family. Their first child, Sophie Kay, was born at 37 weeks, 2 days, on August 18, 2009.

Stephanie's Pregnancy Journal
Stephanie (26) and her husband, Sim, have been married for seven years. They have two sons, Jeffery (5) and Owen (4). They decided to try for another baby and their daughter, Brynna Peyton Skye, was born June 28, 2009 at 39 weeks.

Amanda's Pregnancy Journal
Amanda (26) is from Alaska, and her professional hockey player husband is from Slovakia. They met in Colorado and are currently living in Zurich, Switzerland. They are the proud parents of a golden retriever named Heidi and were very excited to be expecting their first baby. Owen Pete was born at 41 weeks on June 17, 2009.

Kaye's Pregnancy Journal
Kaye (30) and her husband started trying for a baby in January 2008. They conceived right away, but unfortunately, lost their baby at 17 weeks. They decided to try again and had a healthy baby girl, Lily Ella Artemis, at 42 weeks on June 9, 2009.

Melody's Pregnancy Journal
Melody (23), and her husband, Chris, are the proud parents of an adorable son, Atticus, conceived after nearly two years of trying. They took the plunge again added another amazing little person to their family; Bristol Jessica was born at 38 weeks on April 21, 2009.

Tanisha's Pregnancy Journal
Tanisha (26) and her significant other, Willfred (39), have been together for five years. They are the proud parents of a 4 year old son, Wilfred Jr. They took the plunge again and Gabriella Ann was born March 27, 2009 at 38 weeks, 6 days.

Christy's Pregnancy Journal
Christy (32) is married to her best friend, Chris (32), who is a Marine. They are also the proud parents of Trysta (3). Baby #2, Tyler Christian, was delivered at 38 weeks, 4 days, via planned c-section on February 13, 2009.

Liz's Pregnancy Journal
Liz (28) and her husband, Jeremy (28), have two little girls--Sierra (6) and Makenna (3). They were expecting their third daughter in early March, but due to complications of Fifth's Disease, Kameryn Faith arrived at 35 weeks on January 27, 2009 weighing 6 pounds even. After a few hours in NICU, she was back with Mommy and is doing wonderfully!

Brandy's Pregnancy Journal
Brandy (29) and her husband, Brandon (29), have been married about 1 1/2 years. They are the proud parents of Hope (3 1/2) and Grace (1). They were very surprised to learn that they were pregnant again, and their third daughter, Victoria Faith, was born January 10, 2009 at 39 weeks, 4 days, weighing 8 lbs, 1.5 oz.

Denise's Pregnancy Journal
Denise (35) and her husband of 9 years, Dereck (39), are the proud parents of Tanner (born April 17, 2005). They jumped on the baby bandwagon again and had another adorable little boy, Wyatt Christian, on December 18, 2008 at 39 weeks, 1 day.

Tshara's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Tshara (32) and her husband are the proud parents of four children, ages 8, 6, 5, and 1 1/2. Tshara is also a Middle School teacher who is working on her Master's degree. To her shock (and joy) she found out she was expecting twins. The babies, Av'ry Robert and Ava Nicole, were born at 34 weeks, 3 days, on December 16, 2008 and were big and healthy!

Amanda's Pregnancy Journal
Amanda (24) and her husband, Hank (25) have been married four years and are the proud parents of Gabriel (4). This is Amanda's journal of her second pregnancy through the birth of her daughter, Lilly, born at 40 weeks, 6 days on November 29, 2008.

Tamira's Pregnancy Journal
Tamira (31) and her husband, Gary, are the proud parents of Brooke (13), Rachel (10) and Violet. Violet, is a StorkNet baby and born October 19, 2006! They were quite surprised to learn they are expecting again and their first son, Elijah, was born a day overdue on November 21, 2008.

Nancy's Pregnancy Journal
Nancy (41) and Darius (44) have been married for 23 years. They have 5 living children--Joshua (18), KayCee (16), Jesse (8), Noah (5) and Elora (3). They've also experienced two miscarriages. Their eighth pregnancy resulted in the birth of Isabella Rose at 38 weeks, 5 days on November 19, 2008. She has Down syndrome but her remarkable family think of her as their latest blessing and miracle!

Robin's Pregnancy Journal
Robin (33) and her husband Rob (40) are the parents of four handsome boys: Zakaree (12), Chayce (7), Keighgan (4) and Matheu (2). After a vasectomy in December 2007, Robin and Rob got the shock of their lives to find themselves expecting blessing #5. Their baby girl, Alianna Rose, was born 5 days overdue on October 29, 2008.

Laura's Pregnancy Journal
Laura (36) and her husband, Dan (30), are the proud parents of 5 1/2 year old boy/girl twins. After a miscarriage in May 2006, they conceived again and delivered a healthy son at 37 weeks, 5 days on September 2, 2008.

Katie's Pregnancy Journal
Katie and her husband, Mike, have been married since May 2003. After four miscarriages and six cycles of unsuccessful infertility treatments, they conceived through their first IVF procedure. William Patrick made his debut at 38 weeks, 3 days on August 20, 2008, a healthy and perfect son.

Barbara's Pregnancy Journal
Barbara and Jerry are the proud parents of Stephanie (16), Katie (13), Jacob (10), Dominic (5), and Quinton (2). Barbara is a stay-at-home homeschooling mom, and the whole family was eagerly anticipating another blessing. Alainna RayeLynne made her debut at 39 weeks on July 26, 2008 in an induced but non-medicated vaginal delivery.

Marisa's Pregnancy Journal
Marisa (25), and her husband, Jeremiah, have been married for over a year but together for a long time. Marisa is a high school English teacher, and Jeremiah is a police officer. They were very excited to be expecting their first baby, Sophia Aurora, who made her dramatic appearance a week overdue via stat c-section on July 23, 2008.

Carrie's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Carrie and her husband, Tim, have been married nearly eight years. They have a terrific son, Tyler (7) and are a very active family. They were very excited about their second pregnancy - twins! Carrie vaginally delivered Caylee and Cayden at 39 weeks on July 9, 2008, both big and healthy.

Julie's Pregnancy Journal
Julie and her husband, Evan, are the parents of three little boys, Logan (5), Jireh (4), and Graysen (2). They were expecting their fourth and last baby around June 22, 2008 via a beautiful homebirth. All their expectations were realized when Jade Louise arrived right on her due date, at home into her Daddy's hands, after an hour and 6 minutes of labor.

Elizabeth's Pregnancy After Loss Journal
Elizabeth (28) has been married to her husband Bill (42) for four years. Bill has a son Jake (13), and they have a foster son, Cruz (12). Together, they have a daughter, Kathryn (2) and a daughter, Mychaela, who was stillborn on April 21, 2007. They took the plunge again and gave birth to a healthy son, Liam, by planned cesarean on May 29, 2008 at 38.5 weeks.

Nicole's Pregnancy Journal
Nicole (36) and her husband, Daniel (40), are the proud parents of three boys: Corey (17), Tristan (11), and Connor (7) and four girls: Teyanna (10), Kaleisha (5), Keirra (4) and Breya (2). This is Nicole's journal of her eighth pregnancy, down to the birth of her fourth son, Bryson, on April 15, 2008 at almost 39 weeks.

Nancy's Pregnancy Journal
Nancy and Todd have four wonderful boys. They have experienced two losses, and Nancy was diagnosed with three blood clotting disorders. This is Nancy's story of her seventh pregnancy which resulted in the birth of a healthy daughter at 39 weeks on March 18, 2008.

Staci's Pregnancy Journal
Staci (31), and her husband Matt (35) are the proud parents of a son, Henley (4). They took the leap again, and this is the story of Staci's second pregnancy, week by week through the birth of her daughter on March 10, 2008 at 39 weeks by planned c-section.

Ashlee's Pregnancy Journal
Ashlee (26) and Sean (38) have been married almost five years. They are the proud parents of Jocelyn (5). After three pregnancy losses, they took the plunge again and had a healthy daughter on January 15, 2008 at 39 weeks.

Susan's Pregnancy Journal
Susan (29) and Ethan have been together five years, married for the last year. They decided to take the plunge early in their marriage and were very excited to be welcoming their first baby around January 8, 2008. Susan developed pre-eclampsia and had to be induced early. Their daughter, Haley Brooke, was born December 18, big and healthy!

Kelly's Pregnancy Journal
Kelly (22) and her husband, Brandon, have been married 2 1/2 years and live in Auckland, New Zealand. They are the proud parents of Levi Christian (1). They are were expecting their new daughter around Christmas Day 2007 but Emaraina had other ideas can came 8 days early on December 17, 2007. She had problems with Group B Strep and was in intensive care but was home in time for Christmas.

Chelsea's Pregnancy Journal
Chelsea is 24 and married to Spencer who is 28. As a doula, Chelsea has been interested in pregnancy and childbirth for many years and is very excited to finally experience it herself with a homebirth. This is Chelsea's story as she takes us through her pregnancy and birth of Liam, born 9 days overdue, via cesarean, on November 2, 2007. Liam was born with achondroplasia.

Lizelle's Pregnancy Journal
Lizelle (27) and her husband Corne (29) live in South Africa. They were married June 11, 2006 after being together for seven years. This is Lizelle's pregnancy journal week by week to the birth of her daughter, Jaide, on October 14, 2007, born in water without any medication!

Amy's Pregnancy Journal
Amy (31) is the mother of Christopher (10) and Ashleigh (7). She and her husband, Anthony (33), have been together for 5 years and married almost a year. They were eagerly anticipating the birth of their first child together around September 27, 2007, and Austin made his appearance on September 20, 2007.

Christian's Pregnancy Journal
Christian (20), and her husband Solomon have been married two years and are the proud parents of Psalm Jael, born August 29, 2005. They conceived their second daughter and Brooklyn Symone was born on August 2, 2007 at 39+ weeks.

Casey's Pregnancy Journal
Casey (26) is a clinical research coordinator. She and her husband, Tim, have been married over three years and are the proud parents of a son, Ryan Jerome. They joyfully conceived another baby, and Natalie Nicole was born at 41 weeks on July 26, 2007.

Carrie's Pregnancy Journal
Carrie (36) and her husband, Steve, are the proud parents of Katie (16); Rose (13); Gaelin (10); Scarlet (6); Oliver (4); Nadia (3) and Stephen (1 1/2). They have experienced a variety of losses as well. Join Carrie as she takes us through her pregnancy to the birth of her daughter by cesarean on June 26, 2007 at 40 weeks and 3 days.

Sherah's Pregnancy Journal
Sherah (29) is an American living in Israel with her husband, Herman. They have a beautiful daughter, Yaheli, born in September 2005. Join Sherah as she takes us through her pregnancy to the birth of her son on June 20, 2007 at 39 1/2 weeks.

Stacie's Pregnancy Journal
Stacie (29) and Sean (29) have been married four years. They shared their first pregnancy with us which resulted in the birth of Hannah Elizabeth, on August 16, 2005. Join Stacie as she takes us week by week through her second pregnancy and birth of her son on June 5, 2007.

Terra's Pregnancy Journal
Terra and James were married September 9, 2006. Their honeymoon baby, Hannah Mai, made her appearance at 38 weeks on May 26, 2007, weighing 5 lbs 9 oz.

Vivian's Pregnancy Journal
Vivian (28) and Mychal (28) are the proud parents of Kylin Noelle, born May 7, 2005 - a StorkNet Baby! Loving parenthood so much, they've decided to take the plunge again. Join Vivian as she takes us week by week through her second go 'round to the birth of her daughter on April 15, 2007!

Kimberly's Pregnancy Journal
Kimberly (34) and her husband Monte (35) have been married 12 years and are the proud parents of two sons and two daughters: Britton (11), Chandler (7), Kaitlyn (5), and Sydney (2). They conceived their fifth child, Connor, who was born healthy on February 17, 2007.

Kat's Pregnancy After Loss Journal
Kat and Craig are the proud parents of five living children. After a successful vasectomy reversal, Kat conceived her 6th child, Alexander, who was born with Tetralogy of Fallot and Pulmonary Atresia. He died of sepsis at 6 weeks, 5 days. Kat and Craig conceived again and delivered a healthy son on January 20, 2007.

Terzah's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Terzah, 33, and her husband, Dan, 35, have been married over a year. They enjoy adventures and are currently undertaking their biggest adventure yet - a twin pregnancy with their first children. Terzah was due January 15, but the babies decided it was time to be born on December 8, 2006 at 34 1/2 weeks. After nine and ten days in the NICU, Will and Ruth came home, two healthy demanding babies!

Shauna's Pregnancy After Adoption Journal
Shauna (39) and Paul (36) have two wonderful adopted children, Fred (6) and Rose (2). After a third adoption fell through earlier this year, Shauna was shocked to discover that she was pregnant for the first time ever. She is excited for this new child in their lives, even if it is coming in this "strange" new way. Shauna delivered a healthy son on November 29, 2006.

Tara's Pregnancy Journal
Tara (34) and Bill (39) were married August 6, 2005 but have been together for over four years. Tara has an eight year old daughter from a previous marriage, and Bill has a 19 year old son from a previous marriage. They were expecting their first child together, Cameron, who was born at a full 40 weeks on November 24, 2006.

Tamira's Pregnancy Journal
Tamira (29) has a daughter, Brooke (11), from a previous marriage. She and her husband, Gary, have a daughter together, Rachel (8). They thought their family was complete but lo and behold were struck by the baby bug and decided to go for a third child. Their new girl was born at 39+ weeks on October 19, 2006.

Paula's Pregnancy After Infertility Journal
Paula (42) and her husband, Jeff (41), have a beautiful daughter, Julia (6), conceived without difficulty. Unfortunately, conceiving their second child was difficult after a diagnosis of Hashimoto's Disease and unexplained infertility. Following an attempted IUI, an IVF cycle, surgery to remove a fibroid and uterine septum, and two unsuccessful IUIs, Paula conceived during a hiatus from treatment. She delivered a healthy baby girl despite Gestational Diabetes on August 31, 2006 at 37.5 weeks.

Melissa's Pregnancy Journal
Melissa, 23, and her husband Chris, 24, were married in January 2006. Although Melissa's pregnancy was a surprise, they were very excited to be expecting their first baby. Evelyn Charlotte arrived on July 19, 2006, healthy, beautiful and loved.

Susan Michelle's Pregnancy Journal
Susan Michelle (38) and her husband, Paul, have been married 12 years. They have a 4 1/2 year old daughter, Morgan, and a 2 1/2 year old son, Shane. They had trouble conceiving again and sought the help of a reproductive endocrinologist. Susan Michelle had a healthy baby boy on April 24, 2006.

Robin's Pregnancy Journal
Robin (24) is an Army wife to Kevin (23). Kevin was deployed in Iraq for half of Robin's pregnancy but home to witness the birth of their son on April 4, 2006.

Jennifer's Pregnancy Journal
Jennifer (24) and her partner, Aaron (28), were expecting their first baby on March 13, 2006. Their healthy son made his rather dramatic appearance on March 10, 2006. Join Jennifer as she writes about settling down with Aaron and preparing for parenthood.

Susan's Pregnancy After Loss Journal
Susan (36) and Chris were married three years when they conceived their first baby. At Susan's routine 38 week OB appointment, they were told their precious daughter had died. Susan and Chris jumped on that rollercoaster of pregnancy after loss and had a healthy baby girl, Caroline Rebecca, born at 36 weeks on February 17, 2006.

Mali's Pregnancy Journal
Mali learned about her pregnancy six days after her 18th birthday. As a teen mom, she's gathered the support of her mom and boyfriend and is embracing this tremendous change in her life. Mali daughter, Raleigh was born at 40 weeks, on February 14, 2006 weighing a healthy 7 lbs 4 oz.

Heather's Pregnancy Journal
Heather (32) and her husband, Brian (34), are the proud parents of Alexander (6), Maria (3), and Sydney (1). They were happily expecting their fourth child, and Heather shares her pregnancy with us week by week. Isabella Grace made her arrival into this world on February 7, 2006 at 2:56 PM weighing in at 9 pounds 13.2 ounces and measuring 20.75 inches long.

Anne's Pregnancy Journal
Anne (32) and Matt (36) have been together since January 1998 and married in October 2003. They conceived their first child and planned a waterbirth at home with midwives using HypnoBirthingTM. Anne also happens to be a HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator. Grace Elizabeth was born at home on January 4, 2006.

Empi's Pregnancy Journal
Empi (30) and her husband, Mikael (32), were expecting their first baby on January 6, 2006. Mikael's job is currently in China although Empi will be splitting her time between Beijing and Connecticut. Empi went into labor a bit early and had a healthy baby girl, Anna Gabriela, on December 28, 2005.

Bridget's Pregnancy Journal
Bridget (39) and Tom (42) are the proud parents of Madeleine Isabella, born February 1, 2001 and Alexandra Lois, born March 6, 2003. The Watsons took the plunge again and had a healthy son on November 23, 2005.

Christine's Pregnancy Journal
Christine (31) is the proud step-mom of her husband's son, Josh (6), who lives with them 50% of the time. Christine and Nic (27) conceived their first child together. Read Christine's journal as she takes us through her pregnancy to the birth of her daughter on September 9, 2005 at 37+ weeks.

Stacie's Pregnancy Journal
Stacie (27) and her husband Sean (27) have been married two and a half years. Join Stacie as she takes us through her second and third trimesters week by week through the birth of her daughter, Hannah Elizabeth, a week overdue, on August 16, 2005.

Rita's Pregnancy Journal
Rita (33) and her husband Tim are the proud parents of an 18-month old daughter, Norah. Rita has experienced two miscarriages, her first pregnancy and her third. Rita's fourth pregnancy resulted in the birth of Timothy Owen, 3 days overdue on June 7, 2005. Read her journal from week 24 through 40.

Katey's Pregnancy After Loss Journal
Katey and her husband, Errol, are the proud parents of Makenna, age 5. Katey tried for two years and went through infertility treatments and endometriosis surgery before conceiving again. Unfortunately, her second daughter, Livia Joy, died an hour before birth. Katey and Errol conceived again. Labor was induced at 39 weeks and their son, Beckett, was born May 28, 2005, big and healthy!

Vivian's Pregnancy Journal
Vivian (26) and her husband Mychal (26) have been together 7 years. Join Vivian as she takes us through her pregnancy week by week starting at week 25 to the birth of their baby girl, Kylin, was born May 7, at 39+ weeks.

Hedra's Pregnancy Journal
Hedra and Will have been married for almost 11 years. They are the proud parents of Gabe (6) and Brendan (2). Hedra is a technical writer, working full time and is also writing a book in her spare time. She has had four losses at around 5 weeks and two more at nearly 8 weeks. Having planned on having 3 children, this baby was expected to be their last but Hedra found out she was expecting twins! She delivered her twin daughters at 38 weeks, both breech and both vaginally birthed, on November 16, 2004.

Kelly's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Kelly and Matt tried to conceive for three years. Finally, after their third IVF attempt, they had a positive pregnancy test. At 6 weeks, they learned they were having twins. After weeks on bedrest, Kelly gave birth via c-section at 37 weeks on August 3, 2004. Eddie and Anna were big and healthy!

Heather's Pregnancy Journal
Heather and her husband, Steve, have been married for three years when they conceived their second child. They have a son, Ethan, who was born in August 2002. Heather's second baby, a daughter, was born healthy on May 7, 2004.

Susan's Pregnancy Journal
Susan (33) and her husband are the proud parents of Susanna (3). Following a miscarriage, Susan conceived and delivered a perfect baby boy with a unmedicated labor and birth on March 21, 2004 at 39 weeks.

Julie's Pregnancy Journal
Julie and Evan are the proud parents of Logan, born in July 2002. They conceived again, and Julie had an emergency appendectomy early in her pregnancy. Julie took us through her pregnancy week by week through the birth of her second son in a beautiful planned homebirth on January 30, 2004 at 38 1/2 weeks.

Silvia's Pregnancy After Loss Journal
Silvia is 39 and pregnant with her fourth baby. Her first son was stillborn at full term in 1995. Following a miscarriage, she gave birth to Nicky in November 1996. Nicky was born with a very rare skin blistering disorder called Epidermolysis Bullosa. Needless to say, Silvia was frightened but all worked out well as she delivered a healthy baby boy on September 5, 2003.

Lisa's Pregnancy Journal
Lisa (31) and her husband Karl are the proud parents of Ana (2), born at 33 weeks after a pregnancy complicated with depression. Choosing to have another child was a big leap of faith for Lisa and Karl. Their second child, Amie Katherine, arrived at 37 weeks, healthy and big on July 18, 2003.

Paige's Pregnancy Journal
Paige (38) and her husband Michael are the proud parents of three children (12, 9, and 3). After a miscarriage in 2001, Paige conceived again and delivered a healthy baby girl on June 24, 2003.

Bridget's Pregnancy Journal
Bridget (36) and Tom (39) are the proud parents of Madeleine Isabella (aka Maddie), born February 1, 2001. Their second child was due March 11, 2003 - Miss Alexandra arrived March 6 weighing in at 7 lbs, 1 oz.

Renee's Pregnancy Journal
Renee and her husband are the proud parents of five beautiful children. Their sixth child, James, was born November 25, 2002. Here's Renee's beautiful journal, week by week.

Nicole's Pregnancy Journal
Nicole is a 28 year old working mother with a year old son, Gabriel who is the light of her life. Nicole and her husband, Edwin, conceived again and delivered a healthy daughter on November 12, 2002. Here's Nicole's journal, week by week.

Heather B's Pregnancy Journal
Heather and Steve Baggett are proud to share the chronicles of their first pregnancy! The two have been married for three years, and conceived after six months of trying. Heather worked full-time throughout her pregnancy and started graduate school. She delivered her son via c-section at 38 weeks on September 15, 2002.

Heather's Pregnancy Journal
Heather and her husband, Steve, have been married for almost two years and conceived their first baby in their first month trying. Heather delivered her son, Ethan Jakob at 40 weeks, 3 days on August 22, 2002. Read her birth story and check out the gorgeous family photos.

Dawn's Pregnancy Journal
Dawn and Mike have two sons . . . Matthew, who is 5, and Zackary, who is 2.5 years old. Dawn had a history of pre-term labor but after an uneventful pregnancy, delivered her third son on June 25, 2002.

Karin's Pregnancy Journal
Karin and her husband, TJ, conceived their first baby after eight long months. Unfortunately, the pregnancy ended in miscarriage in November, 2000. Anxious to start their family, the Johnsons jumped back on the TTC rollercoaster. Karin conceived after seven cycles and delivered a healthy daughter at home on March 15, 2002.

Gayesy's Pregnancy After Loss Journal
Andrew and Gaye are the proud parents of Thomas, born in February 1997 and were joyously expecting their second baby. Unfortunately Nicholas died around the 15th week in December 2000. Andrew and Gaye conceived again and delivered a perfect baby daughter, four days past her due date, on February 26, 2002. Here's Gayesy's journal of the roller coaster ride called subsequent pregnancy.

Catherine's Pregnancy Journal
Catherine (26) and her husband, Scott (28) have an adorable son, Jonathan, born September 2, 1999. They were expecting their second baby June 14, but Hannah made her debut via a homebirth vbac on June 24, 2001. Catherine has sent us her birth story with pictures as well as her midwife's version of the birth!

Julie's Pregnancy Journal
Julie and Rob are the proud parents of a beautiful daughter, Daisy. Prior to Daisy's birth, Julie experienced two miscarriages. She gave birth to a healthy baby boy on December 19, 2000.

Johanna's Pregnancy Journal
Johanna and Tom are the proud parents of Emily Jasmine, born January 30, 1999. Following a miscarriage in January 2000, Johanna conceived again and delivered a healthy son at home on December 15, 2000.

Gaye's Pregnancy Journal - ended in miscarriage
Gaye and Andrew are the happy parents of a son, Thomas, born in February 1997. They were expecting their second child in June 2001 but unfortunately, Gayesy miscarried in her 14th week in December 2000. Here is her pregnancy journal through finding out her little Peanut, Nicholas Andrew, had died. Gayesy is now pregnant again and writing her subsequent pregnancy journal.

Natalie's Pregnancy Journal
Natalie is the proud parent of a beautiful daughter, Chaynee. Prior to Chaynee's birth, Natalie experienced a blighted ovum miscarriage and had two miscarriages after Chaynee's birth. Natalie chronicled her fifth pregnancy for us which resulted in the birth of her healthy son, James Boone, born June 8, 2000 at 9 lbs, 2 oz (at 39 weeks). Read Natalie's update, written December 31, 2000!

Tracy's Pregnancy Journal
Tracy B gave birth to her fourth son on November 23, 1999. She had three healthy sons following a miscarriage and the premature births and deaths of two daughters. Tracy B had an incompetent cervix and went through another high risk pregnancy which resulted in the birth of a healthy at 37+ weeks via c-section.

Donna's Pregnancy Journal
Donna gave birth to her first baby on February 15, 1999. She conceived through IVF after four years of infertility. Join us as Donna documents her journey to parenthood each week.

Kay's Family Building Journal . . . a story of infertility and adoption
This is a very special journal as Kay Grames takes us through her infertility treatments, death of her son, and the successful adoption of a beautiful baby girl.

Carla's Pregnancy Journal
Carla takes us through the last ten weeks of her pregnancy after a miscarriage along with some thoughts from the second trimester and her birth story. She delivered at 38 weeks on October 16, 1997.

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Twin Pregnancy:

Kaye's Pregnancy Journal
Kaye (32) and her husband, Aaron, have been married three years. After a missed miscarriage, they became the proud parents of Ella, born in June 2009 - a StorkNet baby! The took the plunge again and were shocked to learn they were having identical twin boys. On April 24, 2011, at 36 weeks 3 days, Rowen Sebastian arrived weighing 6 lbs 8 oz, followed 18 minutes later by Grayson Alexander, weighing 6 lbs 7 oz.

Ali's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Ali (23) and Tony were married in October 2009. They wanted a baby right away and were blessed to conceive the first month they tried. Their twin daughters were born at 28 weeks 5 days on May 16, 2010, and doing well.

Tshara's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Tshara (32) and her husband are the proud parents of four children, ages 8, 6, 5, and 1 1/2. Tshara is also a Middle School teacher who is working on her Master's degree. To her shock (and joy) she found out she was expecting twins. The babies, Av'ry Robert and Ava Nicole, were born at 34 weeks, 3 days, on December 16, 2008 and were big and healthy!

Carrie's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Carrie and her husband, Tim, have been married nearly eight years. They have a terrific son, Tyler (7) and are a very active family. They were very excited about their second pregnancy - twins! Carrie vaginally delivered Caylee and Cayden at 39 weeks on July 9, 2008, both big and healthy.

Terzah's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Terzah, 33, and her husband, Dan, 35, have been married over a year. They enjoy adventures and are currently undertaking their biggest adventure yet - a twin pregnancy with their first children. Terzah was due January 15, but the babies decided it was time to be born on December 8, 2006 at 34 1/2 weeks. After nine and ten days in the NICU, Will and Ruth came home, two healthy demanding babies!

Hedra's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Hedra and Will have been married for almost 11 years. They are the proud parents of Gabe (6) and Brendan (2). Hedra is a technical writer, working full time and is also writing a book in her spare time. She has had four losses at around 5 weeks and two more at nearly 8 weeks. Having planned on having 3 children, this baby was expected to be their last but Hedra found out she was expecting twins! She delivered her twin daughters at 38 weeks, both breech and both vaginally birthed, on November 16, 2004.

Kevin Lonnie
Kevin Lonnie and his wife, Susan, have identical twin boys, born on April 19, 2000 at 39+ weeks. Kevin brings you a dad's perspective as he chronicles his thoughts - joys and fears - of his impending twin-fatherhood. Kevin has posted a one year update!

Noelle's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Noelle gave birth to her fourth AND fifth children on February 11, 2000. Coming to us from Ontario, she is the proud mom of three boys and twin daughters. Join Noelle as she takes us through her twin pregnancy as prepares her three little guys for their new sisters.

Tracy's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Tracy gave birth to a boy and girl on March 5, 1999 at 36 weeks, 3 days. She conceived triplets following infertility treatment but lost one sometime between weeks ten and eleven. Join Tracy as she takes us through her pregnancy to the birth of her twins. She's even posted a one year update and a two year update with pictures!

Becky's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Becky's twin daughters were born at 34 weeks on January 1999 after a difficult pregnancy. This is her journal of her pregnancy and the 26 days the babies spent in neonatal intensive care.

Shannon's Twin Pregnancy Journal
Shannon gave birth to her twins at 31 weeks on August 15, 1998. Read her rollercoaster diary of bedrest and hospitalization. Update posted July 1, 1999.

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Parenting:

Shawna's Single Parenting Journal
Shawna (30) is a recently divorced mom of a 3 year old son, Keegan. She works full time so makes every moment she has with Keegan as special as possible. Join Shawna as she takes us through the ups and downs of single parenthood.

Gayesy's Parenting After Loss Journal
Andrew and Gaye live in Australia and are the proud parents of Thomas, born in February 1997. They were joyously expecting their second baby when Nicholas died unexpectedly around the 15th week in December 2000. Gaye conceived again and delivered a perfect baby daughter, Katelyn Grace, four days past her due date, on February 26, 2002. This is the sequel to Gayesy's pregnancy journal, parenting baby Katelyn.

Paige's Parenting Journal
Paige and Michael are the proud parents of Stuart (12), Caitlyn (10), Brigid (3) and Maureen who was born June 24, 2003. Paige kept a journal with us during her pregnancy with Maureen. Now she continues her journal as she shares her joy in parenting this precious new member of her family.

Vonda's Parenting a Preemie Journal
Vonda and Bruce are the proud parents of Adriana, born at 28 weeks due to severe pre-eclampsia. Adriana weighed 2 lbs, 2 oz, and spent seven weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit. She doesn't appear to have any long term affects of her prematurity or too many problems physically, but she is developmentally delayed. Join Vonda as she shares the ups and downs of parenting a precious preemie.

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Real Life Journals (and retired TTC journals):

Amy's Trying to Conceive Journal
Amy (28) and her husband have been married for 6 years and trying to conceive for most of those years. They learned in 2007 that they have Male Factor Infertility and will never have a biological child. They made made the decision to use donor sperm and proceed with IUI. However, Amy was diagnosed with IgA Neuropathy at age 13. At her annual appointment with her nephrologist, Amy learned that her kidney function was way down, cancelling her hopes for infertility treatment for at least six months.

Brenda's Trying to Conceive Journal
Brenda and Brad have been married ten years and are trying to conceive their first child. They're completing their fifth year without birth control and just before attempting their first IUI, Brenda learned she has some serious medical problems that will prevent her from trying to conceive for awhile. She has posted a final entry to her journal.

Beth's Grief Journey
Beth month-old daughter, Alyssa, died of SIDS in August 2000. Beth is sharing her grief with us so that others who are traveling this road won't feel alone. She conceived and delivered a beautiful healthy daughter on December 2, 2001.


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