A Week of Appointments

This week has been full of appointments! Well, I suppose two appointments doesn’t really count as “full” but it just seemed pretty busy. On Tuesday, Juan went with me to the appointment with the midwives.  Since we’re getting down to the wire, I wanted him to go again.  The appointment went well.  We reviewed the…

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Writing My Birth Preferences

This is one of those posts that I’ve actually been pretty excited to write about.  Birth preferences! Writing out my birth preferences this time around is so different from writing my Birth Plan from when Gabi was born.  The hospital where I had Gabi provided a template, so I based my plan off of that…

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Another Milestone! 30 Weeks!

Tomorrow, I will have made it to 30 weeks.  There’s something that feels nice and final about being in the 30s finally.  30 weeks is solidly third trimester.  30 weeks means I’m on the downhill slope.  30 weeks means I’ve only got 10 weeks left! I had an appointment with the midwives today, and I…

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The Midwives’ Back-up OB

Part of switching from a traditional OB practice to the midwifery practice involves meeting with their back-up OB.  This is to ensure that should hospital transfer become necessary, I am familiar with him.  It also gives him a chance to review my medical records to ensure there aren’t any red flags that the midwives might have overlooked. …

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Back at work, midwives, and feeling blessed

It’s Wednesday.  Day 3 of my return to work, and it’s going amazingly well. I was nervous about coming back.  I didn’t know what it would be like to get up early and be upright in a chair all day.  My job is completely sedentary computer work, but there is no opportunity to just go have…

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