We opened the email on my phone, standing in our little kitchen. A split second later we looked at each other through a blur of happy tears. Neither of us knew how our hearts wanted a little girl until we opened the email and saw the words ‘It’s a girl!’
To induce or not to induce?
Labour Day: Take 2
article from The Atlantic about racism in America, and did some research about bathing babies right after birth – something I’d meant to do during pregnancy and never done. (It’s now more common not to bath babies for up to a day after birth, it’s even recommended by WHO but I wanted to know more, I decided I wanted to wait to bath her, which is actually now standard practice in our hospital I later discovered.) Jared came home and we binged Crown on Netlifx and ate salads and dark chocolate while the nurses slowly increased the Pitocin levels.
A little (self) pep talk
The Delivery Room
Let’s Have a Baby
I Can’t Do This
Time to Push!
- Read Clayton Oak – A Birth Story HERE.
- Find my Healthy Home Baby Shower Checklist HERE.
- And my Pregnancy Resources Roundup HERE