Ah! The joys of getting a baby to sleep! I remember with Ben, when I was in the hospital, I couldn’t put him down or he would wake up and cry regardless of how long he had been sleeping and how soundly I thought he was asleep. They tell you not to take your baby […]
Monthly Archive for October, 2006
They’re breastpads made of 100% wool. I had one finished, two finished pending burying ends, and the other not yet started before Joey arrived. I finished them this morning since I knew I would be needing them soon. Otherwise, my knitting needles have been resting peacefully on the shelf.
Ah, the joys of mothering a newborn! Namely, lack of sleep. Joey is just like Ben in that he hates being put down…as in, he expects to be held constantly. So, just as I did with Ben, I am spending nights on the couch, trying to hold baby while sleeping in the recliner. I have […]
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 […]