August born in July By Michelle Reid

My husband and I started trying to have a baby in 1997. I finally became pregnant in October of 1999. We have been married for 5 years and thought it was time to start a family. I had a very easy pregnancy. I did not get sick, did not crave anything and only gained 24 … Read more

Michael Bradley By Tanya Simcoe

I’m a 20 year old about to get married and find out I’m Pregant. I had a very quick pregnacy. I didn’t find out until I was 5 months along. I’m scared and excited all at once. July 13 I was waiting for my fiance Brad to make it home from work. He worked from … Read more

Anthony John’s Birth Story By Lorrie

About a week before our due date (of August 8) , David (husband) and I had an argument because he was on vacation from work and had to go back on Monday. We had heard a certain essential oil rubbed into my ankles would induce labor. I was nervous about trying it, and he was … Read more

Serena’s Birth Story By Serena

I didn’t find out I was pregnant until I was seven weeks along. It was a big surprise for me and my boyfriend, and a big scare. I had gotten pregnant eleven months before and miscarried at six weeks. Although we were reassured that alot of first pregnancies end up miscarriages I couldn’t help but … Read more

Ryan gets a sister By Tay

I didn’t think that we would have a second child for at least another year. My son was only 13 months old. Life is full of surprises. Again I had an uneventful pregnancy. On February 28, 1997 at 2:30 in the morning I awoke feeling the urge to use the bathroom. An hour later I … Read more

Lane’s Birth Story By Dana

Benny and I had been married for five years when we decided the time was right for us to start a family. I got pregnant after being off the pill for three months. We were thrilled. Pregnancy went smoothly, I had morning sickness the first couple of months, had a great time being pregnant. Week … Read more

Jacob’s Arrival! By Heather

Our third child was due to arrive on October 19th 1999. As the 19th came and went my husband, Mark, and I became more anxious to meet this little one. October 26, my husband’s 37th birthday came…..and went. October 31, our other two children, 5 year old Carly and 31/2 year old Caleb got ready … Read more

Bryce’s Birth Story By Michelle Nutter

It was on June 26th 1998 that I found out I was pregnant. I hadn’t really been trying with my ex-husband of eight years before. But we weren’t using birth control. So I thought that maybe I couldn’t get pregnant. I even bought two tests to make sure that I actually was pregnant. Sure enough, … Read more

Three Birth Stories By Carson

I had my first son at 18, in 1994. I woke up in labor at 8AM on the 29 the of Aug. I got in the shower, thinking it was Braxton-Hicks. 10 min later, I was lying in the bottom of the shower. I crawled out and called my MOMMY! LOL! She said I didn’t … Read more