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21 Week Bumpdate for Baby #2 + New Ultrasound Pics!

21 Week Bumpdate! We just got back from our 20-week ultrasound, and I have to say that I have never had a happier prenatal appointment!! My first pregnancy was high-risk: at Gideon’s 22-week ultrasound we first found out that I had a condition called placenta previa that eventually resulted in an unwanted (yet medically necessary) …

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Our Experience using Christian Healthcare Ministries' Maternity Program

Our Experience with Christian Healthcare Ministries’ Maternity Program

The cost for my prenatal care, C-section, and six week follow up ended up being $20,000. Well, $21, 331.93, to be exact. Back when I was struggling with baby fever, I remember trying to decide if I should raise our insurance to fully cover all things maternity. My insurance level, at the time, would have …

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35 Week Bumpdate

35 Week Bumpdate

Only three—or maybe two—weeks left. My midwife appointments are always a bit dramatic these days. Unfortunately, this week’s appointment was not¬†tear-free. I had wanted to do another ultrasound, on the off-chance that the placenta would’ve moved by now, but my midwife¬†squashed that idea: she said there was absolutely no chance that the placenta would have …

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