A Little Backstory...
Jeff and I had gone back and forth with the idea of having a baby in the near future. I hadn't had a menstrual cycle in nearly THREE years. Before you freak out and think, "That's terrible! That's not normal!" Let me clarify that my OBGYN assured me everything was fine. I was on a birth control pill that only has 10 micrograms of estrogen, so lighter or non-existant periods are normal. Even with the assurance of my doc, my friends and other doctors (dermatologist, dentist, general practitioner) had me convinced that I may have issues having children because of the lack of a cycle - LOL... if only we all knew!So around our one year wedding anniversary, we had decided that I should stop taking my birth control because "we would probably struggle to get pregnant and it would take months or possibly years for my cycle to regulate again." So I did!
How baby Dunn came to be...Remember how I've struggled with stomach pains/issues? After our 1 year wedding anniversary cruise, I fell off the paleo train 🙁 It was
Fast forward to Sunday, March 1, 2015I felt
Turns out I was wrong. I was actually pregnant...already 9 weeks in fact!
Next, we decided how we were going to share the exciting news with our parents. Be sure to check out the next blog post for those fun and exciting details!
Your Turn: -How did you find out you were pregnant? -Did you wait to tell your partner, or tell him/her in a creative way?