That said, a few days ago I posted that my word for the year was birth. And one of the things about birth is that it has to happen when it's time to happen or things can go seriously wrong. There can be lots of complications for babies that are born prematurely, both in the birth process itself and in the long term. If conditions lend themselves to a premature birth, birth professionals will do everything in their power to help the pregnancy continue so that the baby has every chance of survival outside of the womb.
Right now, everything looks pretty healthy with my "pregnancies." Everything is progressing in a way that leads me to believe it's going to be a pretty successful birth. That is tremendously exciting to me.
But birth takes time and I've got to have the patience to let that time come. For now, I'll just try to relish the antici...