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 →

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Ansel-a-Day

Enjoy these pictures of the cutest baby on earth!

Nope.

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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