There’s an app for that

Because I'm generally a type A person (although my commitment to plans has been severely compromised by my less than according to plan conception and birth! ) and I LOVE data and the analysi s thereof, once Ansel was born I invested in a tracking app for breastfeeding, diapers, etc. And of course, in addition... Continue Reading →



Still no baby. After having pretty good and reasonably regular contractions last night,  they put me on pitocin all night and the foley bulb fell out around 4am. I woke up to not a lot - fewer contractions than I went to sleep with.  I spent the morning sitting up,  hoping to get some movement... Continue Reading →

And it’s in!

Well,  the night of low dose pitocin did not magically put me into labor or even,  in fact, dialate me at all.  Ay my check this morning I was about 75% effaced but still a big fat 0 cm dilated. The midwife decided to try another cytotec this morning,  so we did. At next check... Continue Reading →

Slow and steady

It's been 36 hours since we arrived at L&D. After we found out the version was unnecessary,  I was given cytotec once. . . Twice. . . A total of six times.  Due to the pre-eclampsia, I've been chained to the monitor which has sucked. But they gave me ambien, and I slept better than... Continue Reading →

The best baby!

Hey y'all!  Friday the 13th might have unlucky connotations but it's a lucky day for us.  . . We arrived at the hospital at 9am, got settled into a room,  got some monitoring and then waited.  . . And waited.  . . Two emergency c sections and two hours after our expected version,  the OB... Continue Reading →

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