Our Baby!

Hello all,

For those of you who have read my “selling my house” post, you know that my wife and I received two miracles from God recently. One of which was that after 2 years of fertility treatments my wife unexpectedly got a positive pregnancy test. We had just finished a round of injections (everything we did was Catholic friendly), when my wife got what she thought was her period. On Wednesday this week she began having horrible abdominal pain and I took her to the ER where they confirmed that she is pregnant. It was a bittersweet moment for us, because we were thrilled that we were pregnant, but the doctor said it may not be viable. An ultrasound was inconclusive Wed. night. We have another appointment today for bloodwork and ultrasound — please pray for us. Because of our financial situation because we haven’t been able to sell our house and now are taking such a significant loss, the cycle of injections was our last effort for now because we no longer can afford treatments. Please keep us in your prayers.

Steve

Prayer to St. Gerard - Patron of Expectent Mothers
O Great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted Child of the Mother of God: enkindle within my heart one spark of that heavenly fire of charity which glowed in your heart and made you an angel of love. O glorious Saint Gerard, because when falsely accused of crime, you did bear, like your Divine master, without murmur or complaint, the calumnies of wicked men, you have been raised up by God as the Patron and Protector of expectant mothers. Preserve this mother from danger and from the excessive pains accompanying childbirth, and shield the child which she now carries, that it may see the light of day and receive the lustral waters of baptism through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. :signofcross:

Saint Gerard,
please pray for Steve and his wife.

I am praying for you too. May our Lord bless you and you wife always.:gopray2:

Praying for a healthy pregnancy and baby! :signofcross:

Congratulations!

Praying for your family :gopray:

Heavenly Father, you create us in your own image and you desire that not even the least among us should perish!! I pray for the safety of this pregnancy. Father, your will be done… In Jesus name I pray… AMEN

You are in my prayers!:gopray2:

Upadate and Thanks!

Hello all,

My wife and I went to her follow up appointment today. While her beta numbers are not doubling as normal, they are rising, but her progesterone levels are very low. Initially the doctor was very skeptical and thought that it was either a miscarriage or ectopic (pregnancy in the tubes). After an ultrasound however, we have some hope that there is a sac in the uterus. Please continue to pray for us. We have not lost hope or faith and refuse to give up.

Thanks,
Steve

Oh, I am praying Steve!

Praying for you and your wife, Steve.

I’m praying.

I’m praying for your family!

I’m praying. :gopray:

Prayers!

We are all praying!!!

:gopray2:

Praying for you and your wife…

Praying for you, your wife and baby!

:blessyou:

O Lord, I beg of You to watch over this baby, and allow him/her to grow normally in mommy’s womb. In Jesus name we pray.

Praying for you and your baby, that he may come into the world and be happy and healthy.

Keeping you both in prayer

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