Did you know that 10-25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies will end in miscarriage? Does that number seem low to you? Because it does to me. In fact, if I was someone who never experienced a miscarriage I would look at those statistics and think, well that’s never going to happen to me!
Here’s another statistic for you, there are 3 million reported miscarriages in the US a year. Now that number is scary.
Miscarriage is something that is not talked about enough considering how many women it effects. I’m willing to bet you know someone, or maybe a couple of people who have had to deal with the loss of an unborn baby; whether you knew about it or not.
I had an aunt who had a miscarriage. One of my best friends had a miscarriage. When they each went through that loss, both times I said, “I can’t imagine what she’s going through. That’s my worst nightmare.”
Then, on December 2016, my worst nightmare came true.
As a mom, it’s no secret I’m always running around. Errands, doctor’s appointments, chasing Kiara outside, trying to get a workout in, and all life’s moments in between. That is why I’m so glad to have partnered up with Dr. Scholl’s® to try out their Stylish Step® insoles.
When we started Infant Potty Training, I didn’t even know there was a word for it. I didn’t even research it. It was something we talked about doing before Kiara was born. I had said something about sitting her on the potty as soon as she could hold her own head up or could sit on her own. Little did I know, she would be holding her head up so soon and we’d be ordering a potty for her before she was three months old!