Tuesday, February 14, 2012

You are my Valentine

Dear Avery,
   I just left Dr. Link's office and it is looking like you will be coming to meet us soon.  I am in the very beginning stages of labor, so it does not necessarily mean that we will meet you today.  Dr. Link wants me to get the procedure done as soon as possible, so I am just waiting for him to call me with an appointment time.

     Since labor has already begun, there is a good chance that the procedure will just make my contractions more efficient. As I wait to check into the hospital, I realize that I could hold you in my arms today.  That would make today the best day of my life. 

     Your heartbeat was very strong this morning and I think that you are tough enough to survive labor.  I can not wait to see your beautiful face in person, but feel free to stay in and bake a little bit longer if you are not ready.  I am praying for every second of your life outside of me to be peaceful and comfortable for you.  I pray that you will feel no pain, but only the love of your family surrounding you.
                                                          I love you so much sweet valentine,


  1. Carey,

    I am praying for you and Avery!


  2. Thinking of you, Jeff, and Avery. Love you all.


  3. Carey and Jeff,
    We have you and Avery in our prayers.


    Patrick, Staci,
    Aaron & Samantha

  4. Carey,

    I found your blog through some ladies on The Bump updating your status. Your story and Avery are so so beautiful! I have a good friend who has a foundation set up to help families who have experienced a late loss or loss of a newborn. She has gone through a newborn loss as well and the foundation has some wonderful and helpful resources. I would love to have them send something to you and Jeff. Please let me know if this would be okay with you.

    I am so happy to hear that you were able to spend so much time with Avery after labor. I pray that God holds you close and that you know Avery is fully and completely healed in the arms of Jesus right now.

    All my prayers,

    1. Thanks Kristen. I would love to get in contact with your friend. My email address is careyogburn@gmail.com if you want to send me some more info.

    2. Carey,

      I passed your email along to my friend this evening. I hope that they will be a blessing to you. You and Jeff are in our prayers. I am so sorry.