Pregnancy

Dad-To-Be, Who Raised His Younger Sister, Storms Out of Doctor's Appointment After Learning Wife's Pregnant With a Baby Girl

Dad-To-Be, Who Raised His Younger Sister, Storms Out of Doctor’s Appointment After Learning Wife’s Pregnant With a Baby Girl

According to a 28-year-old anonymous Reddit user, her 33-year-old husband was not happy when they learned the sex of their unborn child. And as the mom-to-be’s post explained, she and her husband have been together since college. The couple didn’t do anything special when it came to learning the gender of their first child. Instead, they opted for the simple way of finding out with their doctor telling them at their most recent appointment. However, the expectant mom was not expecting the reaction the dad-to-be had to the news that they were having a baby girl. “When the doctor told us we were having a girl I could see her jaw quite literally drop at the expression on my husband’s face,” she wrote. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: New Dad Asks Reddit ‘AITA’ After He Used a Women’s Restroom to Change His Newborn Son’s Diaper “He dropped the papers he was holding and walked out.” After learning the sex of their child, the Reddit user said the future dad didn’t talk to her for the rest of the day. It wasn’t until they sat down for dinner that she addressed her husband. She told him that “if he was only planning …

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How Can I Show My Stepchildren I Am So Grateful to Them for Helping Me During My Pregnancy?

How Can I Show My Stepchildren I Am So Grateful to Them for Helping Me During My Pregnancy?

A mom writes in asking for advice about the best way she can show how grateful she is to her stepchildren (a teen and a preteen) for helping her during her pregnancy. She says she has had a complicated pregnancy, and her husband, an essential worker, can’t always be around to help her. Her two stepchildren, however, “have really stepped up to help with everything.” How can she show them she is thankful for their love and support? YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Dad Shares Incredible Advice on How to Be a Supportive Partner After Wife Gives Birth in Viral Post Every Parent Should Read A member of the community asks: “How can I show my husband’s kids I am thankful for them helping me with my pregnancy? I am pregnant with my second child with my husband. Our daughter together just turned 2. My husband came with two older kids (a 15-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl). I have been having some complications with this pregnancy, and the two big kids have really stepped up to help with everything, including cooking dinner with my guidance and doing little things to help me. My husband is an essential worker, so I can’t really …

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Jinger Duggar Vuolo Opens Up About the Day She Learned She Miscarriage a Child in November 2019

Jinger Duggar Vuolo Opens Up About the Day She Learned She Miscarriage a Child in November 2019

On May 28, Jinger Dugger Vuolo and Jeremy Vuolo announced that they are expecting their second child together nearly two years after welcoming their first child, Felicity, in 2018. The couple who has been married since 2016 also revealed that they are expecting another baby girl. At the time, Jinger wrote on Instagram, “We are so excited to announce that we’re expecting a little girl this November! Jeremy and I both guessed it was a girl, just a gut feeling we had. And we couldn’t be happier.” RELATED: Jinger Duggar Vuolo Reveals She’s Pregnant With Baby Number Two After Experiencing a Miscarriage Last Fall Then, as Mamas Uncut previously reported, in an exclusive interview with People, Jinger and Jeremy revealed that they endured a miscarriage late last fall of 2019. Following that interview, Jinger opened about that difficult period in their lives on Instagram one day later. “I’m excited! Yet, the overwhelming feelings of joy and anticipation that I’m feeling today are a sharp reminder of the overwhelming feelings of sadness and loss I felt last November,” Jinger shared on Instagram. Jinger Duggar Shares Intimate Details of the Moment She Learned She Miscarried. The soon-to-be mom of two then went …

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I'm Going to Be a First-Time Mom: When Should I Have My First Ultrasound?

I’m Going to Be a First-Time Mom: When Should I Have My First Ultrasound?

A first-time mom writes in asking for advice about her first ultrasound. She says she just found out she is in Week 9 of her pregnancy, but when she contacted an OBGYN, they told her they would not schedule her first ultrasound until she is 12 weeks. This mom says every other mom she knows had her first ultrasound between 6-8 weeks. Is it normal to have your first ultrasound so “late” at 12 weeks?

My Employer Let Me Go During My Maternity Leave Without Even Telling Me: What Can I Do?

My Employer Let Me Go During My Maternity Leave Without Even Telling Me: What Can I Do?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her options after being let go by her employer while on maternity leave. This mom says her job was aware she was pregnant and due at a certain time. She ended up delivering a month early, at which point she called to inform her work and never heard back. She says that after a traumatic birth and not-insignificant stay at the hospital, she came home to find a letter stating her maternity leave was only 12 days long. She “assumed” this was incorrect, but when she contacted her company weeks later about returning, she was told she’d been “voluntarily terminated.” What can she do?