Story archives - tag: "pregnancy"

Laura Briggs

Shortly after having chemotherapy to end the ectopic pregnancy, the scan revealed that the baby was in fact inside the womb with a beating heart.

tags: miscarriage pregnancy health grief hospital [add]

2011-10-27 13:24:33 / Rating: 365.5 /

On August 29th, 2010, I became one of the mythical .1%.

tags: pregnancy birth control failure [add]

2010-09-07 14:37:04 / Rating: 316 /


Nothing says "you're probably not going to engineering school now" like a teenage pregnancy.

tags: pregnancy [add]

2010-06-25 11:13:02 / Rating: 328 /


The one I love is pregnant now, and I should be horrified and angry at their rapist, but somehow it's nice that we can have a kid despite my vasectomy.

tags: rape pregnancy love [add]

2010-06-08 11:45:13 / Rating: 558.25 /

really, I'm happy with two

When I was pregnant I used to think feeling the baby move was gas, but now whenever I have gas I think I'm pregnant.

tags: pregnancy movement gas humor [add]

2010-05-07 16:01:05 / Rating: 610.5 /

He's almost here...

The night I found out that she was pregnant, I met my wife in the park to tell her I was moving to Portland without her.

tags: pregnancy relationships love [add]

2009-12-04 08:56:28 / Rating: 378.25 /


The positive test confirmed that I was a mother, but bleeding at 5 weeks made sure I wouldnt hear being called "Mama" this time around.

tags: pain miscarriage pregnancy loss [add]

2009-04-30 09:23:07 / Rating: 665.25 /


I was indescribably relieved to find out in the ultrasound room that it wasn't a baby but a mysterious 14 centimeter mass.

tags: pregnancy scare relief growth [add]

2009-03-09 12:39:29 / Rating: 377.25 /


The pregnancy scare was just as bad as it was at 17 and in Catholic school at 25 and engaged.

tags: pregnancy catholic marriage [add]

2009-02-25 14:24:53 / Rating: 465.75 /

aaron b

The girl I've been dating for 5 weeks just told me that she's 9 weeks pregnant.

tags: dating pregnancy [add]

2008-11-13 22:13:51 / Rating: 570 /

Baby Mamma

If I hadn't sent him the link to a one sentence story after we broke up, then I might not be sitting here next to him and pregnant with his baby.

tags: break-up make-up pregnancy love meta [add]

2008-10-15 15:13:18 / Rating: 830.25 /

Just Ali

I had hoped that the first time my doctor handed me a sonogram picture it would be of my baby, not of a golf ball sized fibroid tumor on my uterus.

tags: pregnancy health infertility [add]

2008-09-26 15:44:21 / Rating: 487.75 /


I deserved the false positive of the pregnancy test for leaving it in my car for two weeks in the Florida sun.

tags: scary pregnancy irony [add]

2008-07-17 09:19:20 / Rating: 506.75 /


When my "flu" suddenly caused my breasts to swell and become sore, I realized it may actually be morning sickness.

tags: pregnancy surprises sick [add]

2008-07-16 16:15:06 / Rating: 476.75 /


Having no guilt over terminating a pregnancy is making me feel guilty.

tags: abortion sad pregnancy denial [add]

2008-05-30 10:10:37 / Rating: 666.75 /


This morning, when my mom wasn't looking, I saw her put birth control in my sisters orange juice.

tags: disenchanted humor pregnancy [add]

2008-04-10 14:57:33 / Rating: 720.5 /

Not quite yet.

My boyfriend's mother looked longingly at her niece's pregnant belly and sighed heavily before casting a sideways glance in my direction.

tags: pregnancy not ready 20s grandmother love awkward [add]

2008-03-26 13:17:29 / Rating: 750.75 /

Not Anna

When the third test finally confirmed that I was pregnant, my strongest emotion was the righteous joy of having been right all along.

tags: pregnancy intuition vindication [add]

2008-03-19 10:04:02 / Rating: 399.25 /

forever child

It took me getting pregnant at 18 for my family to finally realize I'm not a child anymore.

tags: pregnancy family growing up [add]

2007-12-19 11:12:03 / Rating: 654.75 /


She had never been happier to start her period in her life.

tags: pregnancy relief first time [add]

2007-12-11 11:39:10 / Rating: 934.25 /

Death of Serenity

I realize now that his being a passionate person is no excuse for him trying to choke me to death when he found out i was pregnant.

tags: abuse pregnancy passion [add]

2007-12-07 15:07:38 / Rating: 743 /


"$8.59 is a very reasonable price for peace of mind," she thought as she pitched the negative pregnancy test in the trash.

tags: humor worry pregnancy [add]

2007-11-02 14:36:52 / Rating: 810 /


The fact that I have four children (three being non-identical triplets) after being told I was infertile, just proves that doctors can get things wrong!

tags: pregnancy infertility doctors morons babies lies [add]

2007-10-15 09:40:03 / Rating: 578 /


He sat on the bed waiting for me to come out of the bathroom with a yes or a no, but all I could come up with when I finally emerged was a dismayed, "I can't tell!"

tags: pregnancy [add]

2007-06-19 13:59:08 / Rating: 413.5 /


I was 42 and single when I got pregnant for the first time and my very religious parents surprised me by being happy rather than disowning me.

tags: pregnancy parents religion surprise [add]

2007-01-22 12:39:51 / Rating: 725.5 /


Two blocks of silence to the store we bought another EPT and a bottle of Rumplemintz, the big bottle.

tags: pregnancy relationships drinking [add]

2006-10-16 14:51:31 / Rating: 545 /

D. Jennifer Dawson

You were "my sweet baby" for nine months, but in those last five minutes my intuition finally sighed "She" and I knew.

tags: pregnancy mothering gender intuition beginnings [add]

2006-09-29 14:34:31 / Rating: 515 /


My heart in my throat, I watched as that second blue line started to materialise before my eyes and I realised, this is it - the moment that would change everything I ever imagined the rest of my life to be.

tags: realization pregnancy anticipation love [add]

2006-09-27 10:02:32 / Rating: 625.5 /


"For you? Really?" the man in the pharmacy said, surprised, when I asked him to pass me a pregnancy test.

tags: humour humor pregnancy pharmacy chemist test surprise [add]

2006-09-23 12:01:40 / Rating: 1497.25 /


I used to pray every month for my period to come, but recently I've started hoping it wouldn't.

tags: hope pregnancy period love sex [add]

2006-09-11 22:37:45 / Rating: 954 /


It's hard not to be self conscious about your ever growing pregnant belly when a stranger's child asks their mother if "that lady is having twins."

tags: pregnancy humor [add]

2006-08-17 21:22:32 / Rating: 485.5 /


A new mother's confidence about her body is shattered when a young child asks if she's still pregnant.

tags: pregnancy humor body weight [add]

2006-08-17 20:36:15 / Rating: 571.5 /