I Am Strong

I Am Strong because {A story of multiple losses to get to the Rainbow}

June 1, 2013

I am strong because at 21 years old we found out I was pregnant with twin boys. It was only a year before that I lost a baby girl at 16 weeks. Not only was I high risk for having a blood clotting disorder my twin boys were identical and shared a placenta. I am […]

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{I am strong} and this is why…

May 27, 2013

I am strong because my son was born at 39wks 5days & everything seemed normal. I am strong because I spent my first week home on bed rest. I am strong because my 2nd & 3rd week home I had bronchitis, laryngitis & a bladder infection. I’m strong because at his one month check up […]

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{I Am Strong} Birthing a Posterior Baby with a Nuchal Hand

May 22, 2013

I am strong because I listened to my gut. Doctors told me that I couldn’t deliver a breech baby and that I had to have an epidural and induction or c-section. I was only 35 weeks pregnant and I refused to believe that the doctor had what was in the best interest for my sweet […]

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Refuse to Abort, Surgery, NICU, Miracles {I Am Strong}

May 6, 2013

I am strong because I got pregnant at 19 years old. I am strong because I finished college. I am strong because at 16 weeks pregnant we found out we were having a boy. I am strong because at 18 weeks pregnant they told me our son wouldn’t survive and to just abort him. I […]

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The Value of a ‘Failed’ VBAC {I Am Strong}

May 6, 2013

I am strong because I am the mother of 3 children who inspire me beyond words. I am strong because I will do anything for them. I am strong because I had and have a beautiful breastfeeding relationship with my little nursinglings. A time that I love and cherish and always will. I am strong […]

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I Am Strong {Lampra}

May 3, 2013

People say I’m strong because when I was 6 weeks pregnant I left an abusive marriage because I couldn’t take the mental, verbal, physical, sexual, emotional, and psychological abuse my husband had been doing to me and didn’t want my son to be raised in that environment. People say I’m strong because during my pregnancy […]

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How {I Am Strong} Posts Began

May 2, 2013

Last year, I took a 20 day break from FB in October. I came back feeling unattached and refreshed. I found new inspiration in how to support, love and inspire women through Birth Without Fear. One day, in December, I felt prompted to share this… December 28, 2012 at 9:00am · I am strong because […]

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Diamniotic/Monochorionic Twins {I am Strong}

May 1, 2013

{Anneka} I am strong. I am strong because at 8 weeks into my pregnancy I began to bleed and thought I was going down the road to losing another pregnancy. After a trip to the hospital it was confirmed my baby was fine and not only fine…there were two babies. We were having diamniotic/monochorionic twins. […]

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Military and Loss {I Am Strong}

April 29, 2013

I am strong because at the age of 18, I went through about 8 months of my first pregnancy alone while my husband was serving our country in Iraq. I am strong because I was induced at 38 weeks pregnant, while my husband was home on R&R, and after 10+ hours of labor, I delivered […]

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Triplets Then and Now {I Am Strong}

April 29, 2013

Again, this image was stole, altered (our watermarks cut out). Here is the original and wow, what a mom! Here is her story… Meet Kylie Chloe and Cayden. When I was 19 I found out I was pregnant. At that time I was partying and worried about no one but myself and my boyfriend. At […]

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