During pregnancy, there are several big milestones. I’m not sure how the milestones differ from my pregnancy to a normal risk pregnancy but I would imagine they are similar.
The first big milestone is getting past the first trimester. Like I said in my previous blog post, the first trimester for me is huge since the risk of miscarriage is high. Pete and I did not tell our family we were expecting until after we got through that first trimester.
The next big milestone for me was 24 weeks. Some people like to think of it as a halfway milestone, but I didn’t really. At 24 weeks or later, if I delivered early, they will attempt to resuscitate the baby. Before 24 weeks, they simply don’t. So once I hit 24 weeks, I knew the baby had a chance even if something happened and I was forced to deliver early.
After 24, there was the 28 weeks milestone. My doctor told me how ...Continue Reading →