Anyone Heard From Betsy?
Posted 02 January 2009 - 08:52 AM
Still here, still no baby. Puttering around, feeling huge, getting dragged from one holiday event I don't want to go to to another...
Things are uhm... picking up, starting to happening, moving right along... though! Some contractions here and there, some last night 8 minutes apart for over an hour that petered out...
But today's the day! I'm (probably) having my midwife break my water at noon today, so baby will be here within hours! WISH ME LUCK!
Posted 02 January 2009 - 10:13 AM
Posted 02 January 2009 - 12:19 PM
Posted 04 January 2009 - 04:04 PM
Baby is here!
Avery Paige was born Friday, January 2, 2009 at 1:48 p.m. - about 5 minutes BEFORE the midwife got there! OOPS! Some doctor I've never seen before caught the baby - and I do mean CAUGHT! 6 pounds, 12.5 ounces, 18 inches long, some dark hair already! (Lauren was a baldy for months!)
Broke my water at 12:30ish, contractions started about 10 minutes later, 3-5 apart, some strong, some mild, no pattern. decided to go to the hospital (5 minutes away) instead of home (10 minutes from MW's office and the hospital). Good thing, because they barely had time to check me in - I was answering admitting questions after she was born! Contractions hard and fast, they called the MW, baby's heartbeat started to decelerate, they wanted me to change positions, I said 'No! I need to push!" about 5 minutes later, and 2 pushes, baby was out! She had the cord loosely around her neck twice, but no real concern.
We're good! Home, and happy! Big Sister Lauren (27 months) is really excited, and Daddy is smitten already!