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  1. Alexis jr. aka AJ CDH Journery

    Me and my wife were expecting our second child. We were very excited since we have a 5 year old daughter that has been begging us for a sibling. We had a gender reveal party with family and friends. I cut into the cake and whem i saw the blue feeling I was overcome with joy and the room bursted out into celebration it was one of the most memorable days in my entire life I was going to have a son. 3 months into pregnancy we went for a 3d ultra sound where we discovered our son was diagnosed with ...
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  2. Journey of a Non-Traditional Pregnancy

    Well the last few weeks have been a whirlwind to say the least. Our son was born on September 10 at 3:59 pm. However, he almost wasn’t delivered on that day due to a whole lot of miscommunication resulting in a tremendous amount of unnecessary drama. But that‘s another post for another day.

    The bottom line is that Brody Asher was born weighing in at 7 lbs 8 oz and 19.5 inches. Unfortunately they hard to put my wife under general anesthetic, so I couldn’t be in the room when he was ...
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  4. Journey of a Non-Traditional Pregnancy

    September Update:

    So the last time I wrote a blog post here, we were at 20 weeks and had just found out our 2nd son would also have CDH. Since we are now at 37 weeks and scheduled to have a c-section in a couple weeks, I think it’s time to play a little catch-up.

    After finding out our son would have CDH, we rushed to have an amniocentesis and fetal MRI. The amnio would hopefully give us an indication of whether our son had any other chromosomal abnormalities (which ...
  5. Journey of a Non-Traditional Pregnancy - originally published on

    July/August Update:

    So we made the long walk down the hallway to the doctor’s office to discuss next steps since our 2nd son had just been diagnosed with CDH. There was a 98% chance of this not happening again…but it did.

    We knew a lot more about CDH than we did 3 years ago, but every case is so different. Last time we found out at 37 weeks, so we really had no options, tests to take, or choices to make. This time we had 20 weeks to worry, stress, and pray. Plus this ...
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