I’m deep into preparations for new baby. I kind of held off doing much of anything until we had the ultrasound and found out (hopefully) if we were having a boy or a girl. If we were having a boy, I had a couple things that I thought I might knit, but most of my […]
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Steve went back to work last Monday, and my mom left yesterday after being here for ten days. So we’re on our own again. In some ways, it’s nice to do things myself and not have to worry about telling someone else what needs to be done and how to do it. On the other […]
Warning: This may be TMI (too much information) for some readers. Consider yourself warned… Even though I gave birth a la natural, I must confess, ever since a few moments after Joey was born, I’ve been a complete basket case when it comes to pain. Seriously. Immediately after the birth, I sat in the water […]
Baby Joey (Joseph Henry) arrived yesterday morning, October 23, at 8:47 a.m. He weighed exactly 8 pounds and is 19.5 inches long. Labor and delivery went very well – we had a waterbirth without any drugs or interventions for me or baby – so we were able to come home from the hospital yesterday afternoon. […]
I spent the afternoon resting (and napping) while I watched the NASCAR race. At one point Ben decided he wanted to “be like Mommy” and joined me on the couch. When, oh when, will this pregnancy be over?
…and what she really wanted to tell you. Q: Are you dilated yet? A: You can walk around dilated 2 or 3 cm for three weeks so it really doesn’t matter. Q: Do you know if you’re having a boy or a girl? A: Yes, it will be one or the other. Q: How big […]