Category: Labour and delivery

My Birth Story: Part 3

Missed Part 1 and Part 2 of my birth story? Check them out before reading this! —- Sunday, 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. I knew, vaguely, from the childbirth class that I was going through “transitional labour.” I remember wondering how quickly (or slowly)… Continue Reading “My Birth Story: Part 3”

Five bodily fluids to expect during labour/delivery

When I was in the hospital having Baby Boy, I remember thinking of a line from an old episode of Roseanne. Dan was sick with the flu, and he said, “I’ve got bad stuff coming out every hole in my body.” That is exactly… Continue Reading “Five bodily fluids to expect during labour/delivery”

My Birth Story: Part 2

Missed Part 1 of my birth story? Click here to get caught up! —- The pain was coming fast and furious, as is the case when you’re induced (Pitocin = evil). I was still handling it without any drugs, but I was beginning to… Continue Reading “My Birth Story: Part 2”

My Birth Story: Part 1

It started off like any other day off for Darling Husband. I waited as long as I could, and then woke up him — feeling extremely cranky and pregnant — and begged him to take me out. “I need to walk around. I need… Continue Reading “My Birth Story: Part 1”

Five reasons I will hopefully have the baby very soon

Thursday, June 3, 2010 39 weeks, 4 days pregnant 3 DAYS TO GO! My cervix is soft Even horrific birth stories involving tearing are not grossing me out, because I am SO EAGER to get this party started I’ve had not one, but two… Continue Reading “Five reasons I will hopefully have the baby very soon”