I had C-sections with my first two children, and suffered bilateral pulmonary emboli after the birth of my second child. I went into my third pregnancy very vigilant, and tried to prepare myself as best as I could. I thought having been through pregnancy twice and having experienced so much, very little could surprise me at this point. But, at 29 weeks, sudden chest pains led to a diagnosis of an aortic dissection, which resulted in my third baby being born at 30 weeks, premature, as I had to have an open-heart procedure. The emotional state I found myself in is far beyond words. But having been exposed to a tool like Your Pregnancy, I found myself drawing strength from the source of insight it was. Once again being a new mom to a premature baby and having to learn how to deal with the situation and simultaneously recover from such an intense procedure became much more bearable due the supportive nature of this mag. I’m overwhelmed with gratitude and can’t stress enough how big an impact your team makes in the lives of moms like me. The emotional and psychological support you provide gives us strength. I find myself with my nose glued to every new copy I get – I learn something new each time I pick up a copy!
Beatrice Ludidi, Welkom