Right after baby boy was delivered you could tell something wasn't quite right, instead of pinking up, he was getting more and more purple. They only let Breanne hold him for a moment before taking him over and putting him on a c-pap for air. And after trying to get a tube down his throat and not being able to, they rushed him to the NICU, only giving Breanne a moment to reach over and touch him.
Jake's mom Karalee was one of my favorite people in Newton growing up. She made me and the others my age laugh all the time. She was fun, funny, energetic, and loved us. I've surely missed her since I moved away from my hometown. This son of hers was just a little guy when I moved, and it was fun to go take photos of his little family and see him as a father. He is so tender and sweet with his wife and baby, it was fun to see. It's so crazy how the years go by!
To say I adore her is an understatement. I wish there were more people like her in the world.
We struggled for over 4 years with Secondary Infertility to get Emmett, our third, here. So when we knew it was time for another, we started trying just before he turned one. Fully expecting it to take time again we were surprised when 5 months later, I was pregnant! We were so excited and a little shocked. Unfortunately, 2 weeks later, I started bleeding. After an emotional roller coaster of a week with multiple appointments and tests, it was in fact confirmed a miscarriage. It was a very difficult experience for us, including our older 2 children. It was difficult to explain to them, to help them process, just as difficult as it was for Brady and I. After the D&C, taking some time to grieve and physically heal, and getting the "Ok" from my Doctor, we started trying again…. read more of this sweet story on the blog!