The road to deciding to get pregnant again was a tough one. Once we did decide to take that chance I found that I became over come with fear about blogging about the experience. It wasn't until I was 37 weeks pregnant that I could honestly say I felt at ease that Olivia was PKD free. Now that she is here and our family is adjusting to life as a family of 4 I am ready to share my experiences and stories. I am ready to look back on the doubt, hope, fear, frustration and worry that I felt through out the whole pregnancy.
There's been a lot of talk lately in the ARPKD community about choosing to have another child when you have one who is affected or have lost one baby already to the disease. Upon hearing this I realized that I had the opportunity to share my experience and use this blog as a platform to discuss the different options parents have when contemplating having another child. It is one of those decisions that weighs heavy on your heart. I know it weighed on mine. So in the coming weeks and months I'll be sharing lots of stories and information about my pregnancy, updating everyone on Henry's progress and continuing to share healthy recipes that Henry and our family enjoys.
We lost our daughter to ARPKD shortly after birth and on Monday I will be giving birth to our son who also has ARPKDReplyDelete