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January 29th, 2009, 01:09 PM
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I wish I had some magic words to make you feel better. I guess just knowing you are NOT alone and the fear is not silly.... it's very real might help. I think most of it have felt it our entire pregnancies.

I think what has worked the best for me is when I get in that funk.... to look in the mirror and keep saying "this baby is going to be okay.....I WILL hold this baby at the end of those 9 months" Look yourself right in the eyes and don't stop until you believe those words. It doesn't matter how hard you cry.... it actually made me feel better to get all those fears out through tears while I was alone.

I still fear something will go wrong...and I am a week away from my EDD. The fear is always there for me and I wish I didn't have this wall up when it comes to loving this child too much, but I can't help it. I love him soooo much but not with my entire being yet. If that makes sense. I know once I hear him cry and hold him those feelings will kick in, but right now I am still afraid.

I just want you to know you aren't alone and we all understand.

LOTS of
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Bobbie mom to : Jeremy (22) Amanda (19) Matthew ( 4) and Daniel (3).... RYAN DAVID 1/4/14 8lbs 10oz 20 3/4 inches!!! My miracle happened!
step-mom to: Stephany (23) and Krista (20)
step-grandma to: Wesley (3), Rosemarie (7 months)



On 1/31/12 at exactly 16 weeks pregnant Noah came too soon. He was our 7th loss
If you would like to see pictures of my sweet (but tiny) boy they can be viewed at www.caringbridge.org/visit/noahdarrohn they aren't the easiest pictures to look at but I am willing to share them with anyone who would like to see them <3
On August 2, 2012 we lost Sarah at 17 weeks. She was our 8th loss Her pictures can be viewed at http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/sarahdarrohn
There is no known explanation for my losses.

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