Category Archives: Natural Childbirth

1 Year Ago Today

1 Year ago today I was cleaning up the kitchen after dinner. I was feeling contractions as I had been sporadically all day and I just kept thinking they were Braxton hicks. I remember at one point going in to … Continue reading

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Reflecting On Labor “Pains”

At this moment 1 year ago today as I write this at 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday March 2nd 2010 I had begun pushing out my baby. Who at the time I did not know was a girl or a boy. … Continue reading

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It’s a Girl!!!

At around 1 am March 2nd Tuesday morning we had our baby. She was a girl we named Fiona Olivia and she weighed exactly 7 pounds. We are exstatic to say the least. She is healthy and beautiful. I will … Continue reading

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37 Weeks Pregnant; Loss of Mucus Plug

This morning as I layed in bed, I thought I felt almost as if I were going to pee my pants.  I got up and looked at the bed to make sure I had not broken my water yet.  Nope, … Continue reading

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36 Weeks Pregnant; Pelvic Bone Softening

This week marks my 36th week of pregnancy.  This is probaby the first week that I have felt uncomfortable, well aside from the 6 weeks of nausea during the first trimester but that was different. Sunday night I was unable … Continue reading

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35 Weeks Pregnant; Preparing for Labor

This week marks my 35th week being pregnant.  I have really started to notice that the baby is getting a lot bigger.  I really feel like I am busting out.  Up until last week I was quite comfortable.  I can’t … Continue reading

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33 Weeks Pregnant and an Ultrasound

This last week marked 33 weeks pregnant for me.  Sadly it also marked a frustrating week with my ISP who happens to be Comcast.  Magically or suspiciously the internet would go down between 10 am and noon and come back … Continue reading

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