Kate Hopper’s Ready for Air

  From our first OB appointment to confirm my pregnancy, I knew I was high risk. Rachel and Claire were monozygotic/dichorionic twins, meaning that they resulted from the same egg and shared a placenta, but they each had their individual amniotic sac. Not the most risky twin scenario, but the chances of developing complications was […]

Happy Prematurity Awareness Day

At the grocery store last night I got some icky salmonella filled juices on my hands after picking out some leaky breakfast sausage. I held it between my forefinger and thumb and carried it in search of a plastic bag and some hand sanitizer. As I spread the cool liquid, my hands found the old […]

What does the bump lead to?

Last month I graced you with some saucy and less than saucy photos of me during my two pregnancies. And while pregnancy for me wasn’t all sunshine, roses, and unicorn poop, I definitely have some sunshiny and rosy pics that came of it. The poop? Not so unicornish.       But I wasn’t done. […]

Preemies, painting, and pinot

There are a few things I am passionate about: writing, reading, and oh my GOD I am even boring myself with myself. If you know me at all though, you know I am most passionate about raising awareness for prematurity. Our family of five, including our former featherweight, 31 week preemie twins, now THREE YEARS […]

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