My body went through a lot just in hopes that God would give me one of you. So when the Doctor called to tell us there were 14 of you, we were in shock.
When a woman tells you her story about giving birth, you will most likely hear words like Miracle, Joy, Husband, Beautiful and Love. My story also includes words like, "exploded" and "drove backwards for two miles in a police car." That's just how I roll.
I used to joke with nervous first-time-mother friends, as they nested, "Don't worry, all you need is a drawer and a blanket." A weak assurance that won't be used, now, after this.
"Not literally, mind you, though his being there in person would have made recording the event that much more fun. No, he was there via my MP3 player with his soothing voice and environmentally conscious lyrics. And it was hypnotic."
Suzie and Steve are sharing their pregnancy after suffering previous miscarriages in the video series, “A Parent Is Born”.
“Compared to this [procedure], child birth will be easy,” said the doctor to a 19-year-old me. Little did he know how many times I would reflect on his words? Was it true?