Although my wife and I are not superstitious, we both regard the rule that it’s best not to count your chickens before they hatch—quite literally in this case. Although we told parents on both sides of the family about the pregnancy about two months in, we refrained from telling friends until the holy 12th week, at which time the chance of miscarriage drops to about 3%. At 20 weeks, the rate of miscarriage drops to about 1%, at which time I felt comfortable (enough) to start this blog. (Click here for a week-by-week percentage chart and associated risk factors for miscarriage). Read more of this post at From DINK to Dad.