It’s been over 4 weeks since I last posted, and believe me I’ve been meaning to– I have just been kind of swamped with being a new momma– it’s been beautiful and intense and incredible, and I want to share my story with you. All photographs are by the incredibly talented Jenna Henderson. Please note:… Continue reading Birth Story!
Last tuesday, my due date came and went without fanfare. I focused on relaxing, taking it easy, letting my body do it’s thing. Wednesday we picked back up with walking, I upped my evening primrose oil, and just stayed in the moment of trying to let things happen naturally. We had our midwife appointment on… Continue reading 40 weeks. Still Pregnant
As my previous post mentioned, I’ve gone through WEEKS of prodomal labor. Contractions. Aching. Loss of mucous plug. Endless expecting of this sweet little baby to show up. Prior to that, I thought “I’ll be early. I’ve got a feeling.” Part of this was motivated by my back to work schedule– I felt the pressure… Continue reading And…you’re not in labor
For a solid almost three weeks I have been experiencing what is termed “prodomal labor”. I’ve enjoyed waking up, getting ready, and starting with my daily contraction run which begins with contractions every 15 minutes then 10 minutes then about 8 minutes apart by the evening. This past Thursday, things ramped up a lot when I experienced… Continue reading 39 weeks.
Yesterday, we hit 38 weeks. How did that happen? How has it been 4 weeks since i’ve posted? How is this baby really full term and could come any day now? Pretty insane! As of last Sunday, my day-t0-day workload has become pretty much nonexistent. I spent the last week washing and putting away baby… Continue reading 38 Weeks. Oh. My. Goodness
So, the past few weeks have been pretty eventful in pregnancy land. In my 31st week I was feeling really crummy and had no energy, was dizzy all the time, crashing into stuff when i drove– all in all, not grand. We had an OB appt and our regular OB was booked for the remaining… Continue reading 34 Weeks. Lots of stuff
The other night, I told my husband he should download the documentary The Business of Being Born, since I’d heard so much about it and I really wanted to see it. One thing that is really interesting to me is how my perspective has totally changed in the course of my pregnancy. Before I got pregnant,… Continue reading You should watch…. _The Business of Being Born_