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Acceptance: Why Can't I Have a Baby?

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Roughly 25 percent of fetuses do not survive the nine months of pregnancy, resulting in thousands of miscarriages each year. Though these mothers didn't get to hold their babies in their arms, these children live on in their hearts forever.Kristi Larrabee and her husband, Jason, suffered six miscarriages. Each failed pregnancy brought a new sense of loss, from denial to anger to depression, until finally they decided not to try again. They would find alternative methods of becoming parents and therein find ...

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Roughly 25 percent of fetuses do not survive the nine months of pregnancy, resulting in thousands of miscarriages each year. Though these mothers didn't get to hold their babies in their arms, these children live on in their hearts forever.Kristi Larrabee and her husband, Jason, suffered six miscarriages. Each failed pregnancy brought a new sense of loss, from denial to anger to depression, until finally they decided not to try again. They would find alternative methods of becoming parents and therein find peace.As they research other methods and began their planning, Kristi was surprised to discover that she was pregnant again. She was determined not to get her hopes up. Months went by, but she was able to get through her pregnancy with no complications. After seven years of trying, their son Caden was born.Kristi and Jason were able to have their happy ending, but many couples are not. Acceptance is Kristi's honest, raw emotions throughout her miscarriages as well as her encouragment to overcome these trying times. Most of all, it reminds all couples that they are not alone. No matter what stage of parenthood you are in, there is someone there to help. Someone who knows exactly how you feel. Laugh and cry with Kristi Larrabee as you learn to find Acceptance in your own life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781621472155
  • Publisher: Tate Publishing & Enterprises, L.L.C.
  • Publication date: 12/4/2012
  • Pages: 152
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 11

You Are Not Alone 17

The Pain of a Tubal Pregnancy 31

Overcoming Anger 45

How Can I Fix This? 55

Emotional Rollercoaster 67

The Pit of Despair 77

A New Beginning? 89

Grief 105

An Unexpected Addition 115

Plan B 123

Lucky Number Seven 137

Epilogue 149

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