Well, this is it. This evening, my husband and I will be checking into the hospital for the delivery of our baby girl. I spoke with my doctor about the early induction and it's because of my polyhydramnios (excessive amniotic fluid around the baby). They didn't want all that fluid in there with baby for … Continue reading Go Time
I received an email on Friday afternoon from the hospital labeled "Updated Induction Information". I hadn't heard anything from my OB so, I assumed it was just an email re-confirming my induction for July 8th and 9th. They apparently moved my induction date up to June 17th with a check-in on June 16th. Super cute … Continue reading Changes
I'll be 36 weeks tomorrow and I have gone to Labor & Delivery 3 times now to stop pre-term contractions. Yesterday, last Wednesday, and the Wednesday before that. These contractions have been pretty regular and pretty non-stop since 32 weeks and it's getting really frustrating. Even more frustrating is that there have been no cervical … Continue reading Every Wednesday Like Clockwork
Looking back on my pregnancy now at 35 weeks, I realize that there is so much that women just don't talk about and I wanted to shed light on some of these in order to help others who may be struggling with similar issues. Here are the things that I wish I had been prepared … Continue reading 10 Things I Wasn’t Prepared For
About to be 35 weeks tomorrow and I'm definitely ready for this baby to be here. The sharp pains and difficulty breathing have me stuck in bed most of the day and I've been feeling pretty useless. I still find the energy to keep the house relatively tidy, and go to my appointments, but not … Continue reading Are we there yet?
In April, my husband and I decided to take our last trip before baby arrived. This was also a trip to celebrate our first wedding anniversary. I decided that Disney World was the only place I wanted to go so that was where we went. I must have been out of my mind. Don't get … Continue reading Babymoon at Disney World
I've always known that pregnancy gives women super human smelling, but I think I have super human hearing as well. And it really sucks. I've never had this looked into by a psychologist or anything, but I've always had an extreme disdain for certain noises. The noises that really get under my skin are the … Continue reading Noises
Hey guys! Thank you so much for joining me 🙂 I wanted to start this new blog about my experiences being a first-time mom. To be honest, I have no idea what I'm doing, but I'm excited to learn as I go and share my journey along the way. I am 33 weeks pregnant now … Continue reading First time for everything