Ruth’s 5 Tips for Giving Birth Abroad: Tip #1: Know Your options Tip #2: Keep open dialogue with your partner Tip #3: Appreciate your host culture Tip #4: Use the Internet wisely Tip #5: Build your community Watch the video…
Five weeks after her miscarriage, Ruth has more reminders of the fact that she’s not pregnant any more and it’s a hard reality to face. (Youtube video)
Jacquelyn is sitting in style at the hospital as she’s hooked up to a fetal monitor. (Youtube video)
The entire city of Tianjin joins Jacquelyn at IKEA over the October holiday. (Youtube video)
Ruth is outside getting some exercise with some friends. Exercise is excellent for the mind and body. If you’re pregnant, be sure to check with your doctor to see which exercises you should do. (Youtube video)
Ruth talks about appreciating the relationships that she has – especially with her husband – in the aftermath of having a miscarriage. (Youtube video)
Ruth stumbles upon mementos that suddenly propel her back to the pain of having a miscarriage. (YouTube video)
Ruth talks about what it was like to see the fetus after she miscarried. (Youtube video)
As Ruth continues her grieving process since the miscarriage, she describes 3 things that she hates. (Youtube video)
It’s important to take time for yourself after a traumatic event. Grief cuts out the margins to be able to handle the daily bumps. (Youtube video)
In this video Jacquelyn discusses her experiences with doctors’ advice in China regarding sexual intercourse. *This post should not be considered medical advice. Always get medical advice from a trusted doctor. Here are some benefits sexual intercourse during a healthy…
Ruth finishes talking about her experience with having a miscarriage in China. She also brings up some of the questions she had for the doctor about 2 weeks after the miscarriage. (Youtube video)
Ruth discusses feeling down. Is it the result of lingering hormones from the pregnancy? (Youtube video)
Chinese doctors have different ideas about exercise than that of the West. Jacquelyn discusses a bit about her exercise routine and how it’s been beneficial. (Youtube video)
Ruth shares some of the meds involved with a miscarriage and her personal experience with it. (Youtube Video)
One week since the miscarriage, Ruth talks about some practical aspects of the miscarriage. Packing, how to deal with the fetus, things to pass the time. (Youtube video)
Being alone is one of the hardest aspects for Ruth after the miscarriage. (Youtube video)
Ruth shares the name of the baby and how it came to be.
Getting back to the routine is both necessary and heartbreaking after a miscarriage. (Youtube Video)
Ruth explains some ongoing symptoms that she’s experiences and talks about how each member of her family is reacting to news and experience. (Youtube Video)
Ruth has conflicting emotions of relief, pain, emptiness, and thankfulness after her miscarriage. (Youtube Video)
Ruth decides that she’s going to be transparent about the miscarriage process. This is a common enough problem that few people are able to talk about. Hoping it can help others. (Youtube video)
Ruth’s suspicions and fears about the health of the baby are unfortunately confirmed. Doctors confirm that there is no heartbeat for the baby.
I woke up to some concerns about the baby. I’m going in for a doctor visit at 13 weeks to check it out.
We’re pretty stoked to have our friend Ruth, living in Qingdao, post her 1st vlog to our site! She’s 12 weeks preggers and looking at her options for having a baby in Qingdao. Hope you enjoy!
For our 5th baby, we’ve decided to give birth at Tianjin Family United Hospital. This update is a review of the hospital. (Youtube video)
Getting a RhoGam shot in China is no easy task. Even back in 2006, when we had our first baby, the doctor looked at me blankly when I asked about getting the RhoGam shot. With the typical blood types in…
Big news! We’re pregnant…again… That’s right, we’re looking to have #5. If you’ve read our About Us you know we’ve had 4 babies in 4 different locations. #5 will be at yet another location. For this baby, we decided to…