Making the Decision to Have an Amniocentesis

I didn’t want an amnio.  I never thought I would need one, even though I am 36 years old. The whole idea of intruding on my baby’s quiet home-made me shiver.  I likened it to throwing bricks on someone’s roof. But, when my nuchal translucency results came back stating that I had an increased risk […]

Maternity Monday: In the Age of Facebook when do you tell everyone you’re pregnant?

Guess what? There’s a new baby due in January in the Beccarama family – and it’s not mine (phew)!  My sister is pregnant, and I am thrilled for her – so thrilled in fact that my first thought was, “you have to write about it!” (well, at first I said, “Mazel Tov” I’m not a […]