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The Unexpected Child

Updated on June 6, 2020

I Never Even Knew

At this time, I am happily 7 months pregnant with my angel that I didn’t expect and had no plans for.

It all started on December 25, 2019. When a ER visit turned into something even more surprising...a positive test!

I was rushed to the ER with the most painful back spasm I ever had. I was in tears from the immense pain I was suffering. After some tests and deep breathing, the doctor came in and gave a shot of muscle relaxer that helped tremendously and left.

She comes back and asks my boyfriend and his mother to leave the room for a moment. Then, the doctor proceeded to tell me I was pregnant. I was a little out of it because of the muscle relaxer, but when they came back into the room my boyfriend‘s reaction was total shock.



Pictures from first appointment
Pictures from first appointment | Source

I was on birth control and thought it was enough but that was a mistake. The primary goal of the birth control was to regulate my periods not prevent conception.

So, the first few months were a bit hard and I was not handling well. I had everything from morning sick that wasn’t in the morning, doubts, and thoughts of an abortion.

As a young, first-time mother, I had no idea what to do. However, my boyfriend has been with me throughout this whole process and I couldn’t be more grateful.

Despite not knowing the gender due to the baby not cooperating during the ultrasound, we continue to prepare for the little ones arrival in the coming months. I am still dealing with the fear of childbirth as many new moms due, but I know I have the support I need to get through.

Now, my recent blood work has come back showing I am anemic. This accounts for a lot of the headaches and dizziness I’ve been having which I thought were just part of pregnancy. So, I’m trying to do all I can to ensure my baby is happy and healthy.

For those of your wondering what it’s name will be, my boyfriend and I have come up with 2 names I‘m in love with already:

Cassius Kile Dean (for boy)

Lyra Anne (for girl)

Please feel free to leave comments about your story and the names you fell in love with~

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© 2020 Laura Zellers

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