Posts tagged "autosomal recessive genetic disease"

You Never Know: Grieving the Loss of a Baby

It was a joy to be pregnant with my first baby.  I have always loved babies — the intense gaze of their dark newborn eyes, the way they smell, the cool smooth butter of their skin; new babies just home from the hospital, tightly swaddled and deeply asleep; babies in fat bunched diapers, babies crawling,... Read more »

Adoption Retrospective Ten Years Later: Jan 2003 - Deciding to Adopt

It has been ten years since we began our adoption journey.  In honor of the passing of time, I will be publishing one post each month in 2013 that reflects on our lives in 2003. January 2003 Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed, walks up and down with... Read more »