Posted in January 2016

31 weeks

31 weeks

Seems like every time I share an update I start by saying how surprised I am. So in keeping with tradition: whoa! The little sea monkey in my belly is really on his way. I didn’t mention it, but at my last OB appt they floated around dates for induction. Because I’m old (38), this … Continue reading

One crafty minx

One crafty minx

Before I force you to look at the world’s worst iPhone photos (for real though, why can’t I take decent photos?), allow me to kevetch. I had a Dr appt today, thank God, because I’ve been cramping building to contractions quite a bit. We think it’s 3-fold: my uterus is misshapen, Smoochie moved into position … Continue reading

30 Weeks

30 Weeks

Gals, I’m in shock. Genuinely surprised to be here. Somewhere around year two of ttc, I started to doubt my ability to have a child, I started to think it was a crazy dream I cooked up. Now here I am and it’s nice. It’s nothing like I thought and everything I thought. I love … Continue reading

Duelling Doulas – input needed!

Duelling Doulas – input needed!

Okay, so they’re not actually duelling, but in a sense they are…. in my mind! 🙂 Here’s the situation: I decided I want and need a doula. For those of you wondering: wtf is a doula? I can help – they aren’t nurses or midwives – their role is to support the mother and birth … Continue reading