Ian Mac is officially two months old and growing more darling by the day! His smile showed up this month, and we’ve been getting lots of sweet grins. Blowing raspberries, blubbing his numerous chins, showing him his reflection in the mirror, and singing to him are all great ways to get big smiles, although theRead More
After Isla was born, I struggled a lot with what had happened during her birth. In addition to the fact that everything ended in an emergency c-section, which is a scary situation absolutely no one wants to experience, I felt like I’d been bullied, manipulated, and generally treated poorly by medical staff over the courseRead More
Ian Mac is officially one month old! Ian has been a very sleepy newborn, but in the last week or so, he’s started to wake up a bit. We’re getting longer alert periods, and he’s getting much better at tracking people when they talk and making good eye contact. No social smiles yet, although lotsRead More
I’m excited to announce that our baby boy is here, and while his birth wasn’t all smooth sailing, we have a healthy little guy and a very happy, healthy mama. As I mentioned in my 40 week update, Braxton-Hicks had started ramping up toward the end of week 39. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night allRead More
Check in and see how pregnancy #2 is going at 40 weeks.
Check in and see how pregnancy #2 is going at 39 weeks.
Check in and see how pregnancy #2 is going at 38 weeks.
We’re in the home stretch of this pregnancy, and like pretty much every very pregnant woman before me, most of my energy lately has turned to getting baby out. Most of the other preparations are behind me. Baby has a place to sleep, clothes and diapers to wear, and I’ve readied the things I’ll needRead More
Check in and see how pregnancy #2 is going at 37 weeks.
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