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conception

  • Blog changes – Please Read!

    As you might have already noticed I did a minor re-design of the blog. I felt I needed something bright and happy, now that we are squarely in the pregnancy territory.…

  • Tuesday Pregnancy Question

    So like I said previously, I’d like to start a weekly question regarding pregnancy and parenting. As I go into this journey, I am reading a ton of books, but what…

  • Preparations IV: OBGYN and Hospital

    Part I– Preparations Part II– Health Insurance ( maternity coverage) Part III –  Vaccination and Testing Up until 2 months ago I still didn’t have my OB situation figured out. I needed…

  • 280 Million Oh My! {might be TMI for some}

    Based on all the pretty stuff I’ve been posting here, some of you may mistakenly assume this is a photography blog.  Fooled ya! I might have been distracting all of you…

  • Maternity Insurance Update

    Continuation of my maternity insurance debacle Well, what do you know? Health insurance people called. The moron agent, who was incredibly unfamiliar with coverages, also forgot to mention that I needed…

  • Toxoplasmosis

    Why the picture of my two adorable black kitties, Travis and Casper? My test for toxoplasmosis antibodies came back. And despite the fact that I grew up with a ton of…

  • Preparations III: Vaccination and Testing

    Part I Part II Vaccinations Being up to date on certain vaccinations is an important step in pre-conception care. Most of us have had all the vaccines necessary administered back when…

  • Preparations Part II: Health Insurance

    Read Preconception part I here November  was a month away when I realized that there was no way I could be ready to start trying. So we decided to postpone it…

  • Toxins

      I was reading about environmental toxins last night and one of the things that jumped out at me was pesticides on golf courses. It said due to constant spraying schedules of…

  • Preparations, Part I

    So the first step to our pre-conception pre was a doctor’s visit. However, in reality, it started long before that. Initially, the plan was to start trying in Nov 2010, so…

  • The decision

    It all started like this: After 7.5 years of marriage we decided that i might be time to have a kid. We had done some travelling, worked hard, partied harder, had…