Tagged with human chorionic gonadotropin

* JENN *

I conceived what would have been my first child on Tuesday, March 13, 2001. On Thursday, March 29th, I tested positive on a home pregnancy test. In our blissful joy we headed straight for the doctor’s office to have the blood test done. When the lab called back later that morning, the results were…inconclusive. The … Continue reading


In early October 1999, I took a pregnancy test that came up negative. I waited until my period was late, then took another one. It came up faintly positive. On October 23, 1999, I was in a rear-end hit-and-run collision. I went about a week with what seemed like no ill effects to the baby. … Continue reading


On October 31, 2015, I got a positive pregnancy test. I was shocked, because I’d only just had my first boy on March 16, 2015—my birthday. I didn’t attend my first midwife appointment until the first week in January, at which time she estimated me as being 14 weeks pregnant. She didn’t feel the need to … Continue reading