I’ve been anxiously thinking about my hospital bag for weeks. Last weekend, I finally started trying to pack it. I pulled out the list our doula gave us at our last prenatal appointment and read over it. I felt uncertain about several of the items on the list and then kind of panicky, so IRead More
Archives for March 2016
Check in and see how pregnancy #2 is going at 36 weeks.
My baby girl is 4. I don’t write as much about her as I used to. In a lot of ways, as they get older it feels less and less like her life is my story to tell. When she was a baby, I often had a hard time distinguishing where she ended and IRead More
Check in and see how pregnancy #2 is going at 35 weeks.
Check in and see how pregnancy #2 is going at 34 weeks.
People keep asking me how I’m feeling. This is a pretty standard part of pregnancy and usually my answer is something along the lines of, “Large.” Because obviously. The truth is, though, I feel pretty great. I started to type this sentence with the qualifier “for someone who is 33 weeks pregnant,” and thenRead More
One night last week, Isla woke up crying at 3 AM. This is completely out of the ordinary for us at this point. Isla has been sleeping through the night reliably for close to 3 years. Still, when I peeked in at her on the monitor, she had the saddest little expression on her face,Read More