My last pregnancy was difficult, emotionally, physically, and spiritually, but God is sovereign and uses all things for His glory. He used hyperemesis gravidarum and my son’s birth for my sanctification. As I came toward the end of the pregnancy, I meditated on Bible verses about giving birth and have compiled this list of comforting […]
How do I feel on the bad days of hyperemesis gravidarum? Helpless and hopeless. Having experienced a miscarriage and infertility, it’s already easy to believe that my body is broken and has betrayed me. Add severe, debilitating nausea and vomiting in pregnancy and those ideas are only compounded. But, those feelings aren’t completely wrong.
Four years of infertility and an irregular cycle means that I have taken my fair share of pregnancy tests. In the first two years of trying to conceive, I stood over the test, desperately waiting and praying to see the second line. In the third year, I still anxiously watched the test, but for different