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My pregnancy and Delivery Story

I’ve always heard that just as each child is different, each pregnancy is different. I found out how true this was during my second pregnancy. Well I actually found out before my second pregnancy. Tyler was born almost 6 years ago. I conceived him during the short time I had discontinued my birth control. See I was on “the patch” and a recent article claiming the risks of severe side effects was higher in the patch than oral contraceptives (This was later proven to be false!). Although I wasn’t fazed, my husband freaked out and begged me to remove my patch. So on a short Thanksgiving break before I was to return to my OB, we conceived. I knew almost immediately that I would be pregnant. I just felt it. So on the first day of my missed period, I grabbed a test from the pharmacy in my office building and quickly did a test. And what do you know, I was pregnant. Easy conception, easy pregnancy right? Not at all. I didn’t have a horrible pregnancy but I did …