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Our Fertility Journey – We’re Pregnant!!

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I’m a whole 8 months late getting this up on the blog, but hey, pregnancy is hard ya’ll! lol

Back in May 2021 we announced our pregnancy on social media and it has been a whirlwind ever since! Pregnancy has not been easy for me (more on that in later posts), but I’ve documented our long journey to get here on this blog and the best news yet deserves a spot here too! So today, I’m looking back on and sharing our pregnancy announcement, our gender reveal, a little bit about my pregnancy journey so far, our maternity photos, and our baby shower! You can find all of these posts in the lifestyle section of the site!

Rainbow confetti for our RAINBOW BABY!! 🌈

After a lot of tears and loss and hard freaking work, this baby is like our light at the end of the tunnel.

I hope you know how loved you already are sweet baby. By us and everyone else. We have been waiting for you for a lifetime. I can’t wait to be your mama.

To my husband & the greatest friend I’ve ever had…you are already the best dad and my heart hurts in the best way watching you light up at our ultrasounds. Thank you for everything that you are and everything you make me. We are so lucky to be loved by you.


The morning we found out we were pregnant for the fourth time was unexpected. We had gotten three negatives the last three months and I was sure I wasn’t pregnant this month either. I took the test on a whim with wishful thinking and I will never ever forget the way I felt in that moment when that second line started to pop up!

I was standing at the sink in my robe, and Cam was in the shower. When I realized that the test was positive I nearly hit the floor in shock. I burst into tears and ran to the shower to tell Cam. I opened the curtain to show him the test and said “it’s positive! it’s positive!”. I FULLY climbed into the shower IN MY ROBE and hugged him for a whole five minutes just getting drenched in my robe.

This time just felt different. It just felt like this baby was the one…

Sharing some extra photos from our announcement shoot below!

This shoot is so close to my heart. We shot it at home with the help of some of our closest friends (this baby’s aunties + uncles). I wore my grandmother’s bracelet that was gifted to her by my grandpa, and it was the first day that I managed to miraculously hold down my throw up long enough to shoot. I just never want to forget this day, or any of the others (OK, that’s a lie, I could do without the memories of barfing everyday lol).

Can’t wait to share more of this journey with you guys!

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September 28, 2021


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A photographer of all things life & love. Dog mama to two tiny pups that have my whole heart, and married to my best friend of 13 years. Together, we share a little house on Lemon St.

I’m Shannan Leigh.

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