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A Watched Pot

October 24, 2008

One week left. To both my due date and Halloween! I feel like I’m practically shaking with excitement. 😀 Though, I have to admit, I feel like a watched pot already. Last night, right before 4:00 AM, I awoke to painful contractions – the real kind. The ones that radiate from the back forward and […]

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A Nice Change of… Size

October 16, 2008

While at Costco last weekend, a lady near one of the sample tables asked me if I was carrying twins. Maybe that would be insulting for most pregnant women who are carrying one baby, but I practically beamed at that, after having heard, “Oh, but you’re so SMALL!” for the majority of my pregnancy. After […]

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Three Weeks Left! Eek.

October 10, 2008

Great news! Binary Boy is definitely still head down, confirmed via a quick ultrasound today at my 37-week prenatal appointment. Also, for all 2 of you who know “pregnancy speak”, here’s where I’m at: Baby has engaged or “dropped” He is at -1 Station I am 1/2 centimeter dilated already* Also, my normal Braxton Hicks […]

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He Flipped! (With Some Help)

October 8, 2008

Today, I have some good news! Binary Boy flipped. He is now head down the way he should be. 😀 So, what worked? Well, unfortunately, nothing I had been trying for the past 2 weeks did, so I asked the midwives for a referral to an OB that could perform an external cephalic version. They […]

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