Monthly Archives: June 2009

Breastfeeding does not come as naturally as one might think

I wasn’t really expecting instant success with the whole breastfeeding thing. I know from all my new mom friends that it is hard, frustrating work to get things to work out for both you and the baby. Since Ivy was … Continue reading

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Because you can’t plan for something so unpredictable.

Here’s the full story of Ivy’s birth. Wednesday, the day after my due date, as you know my Dr. reported nothing was happening. No dilation, no effacement, no head engaged. So she sent me to the hospital Friday for a … Continue reading

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Bored

Today has been a full week that I’ve been off work. These past few days have been all about being patient and reminding myself I am only 2 days overdue and that due dates are not an exact science and … Continue reading

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Special Delivery

So I totally forgot that last week we ordered a bed and it’s being delivered today. When we first moved into this place 5 years ago, we got a new mattress. I insisted on this as we had been sleeping … Continue reading

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Suck it Heidi Klum

I’m crabby today for a multitude of reasons. The first and most obvious is that I’m still pregnant. I know I’m only 40 weeks and a day, and I’m really trying to relax and hope these irregular not that strong … Continue reading

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Some observations about daytime TV

I’m writing about TV because although today is my due date, I have NOTHING to report. So, since I’ve been home during the days I’ve been subjecting myself to the dreaded daytime TV. Here’s a few things I’ve noticed. *The … Continue reading

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Like a Ticking Time Bomb

Still waiting! Since last night I’ve had some period like cramp pain which has been pretty consistent. I feel a little pressure too and a few twinges here and there but still no contractions worth timing. We’ve been walking all … Continue reading

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