Monthly Archives: August 2011

Drama continues….

If Day 1 was eventful, Day 2 was no less colorful. The nurse on duty had stopped by at around 8p on Day 1 to help you nurse. Having read a lot about not forcing anything on you, I told … Continue reading

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Dear Son, Welcome to this Imperfect world….

What follows is the version of your birth story and birthday as seen from your Father’s view. Mom’s view follows later…. Completely unprepared for what was going to follow, I changed myself to scrubs as we had mentioned in the … Continue reading

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Greatest teacher of all – Life

In the previous post, we had posted our birthing plan.  We were open to pharmaceutical interventions, only if medically required. We had crafted a plan, after careful research, that we thought struck a balance between totally natural methods and totally … Continue reading

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Birthing Plan for (almost) Natural Birthing

Here was the birthing plan made very diligently by Mom: 1. I’d like no internal vaginal exams, within reason, during my labor unless medically indicated. ———————————————————————— 2. If I go past my due date and the baby and I are … Continue reading

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Due Date today!

5:30 p: Well, Mom is having diarrhea for the past 1 hour and now, severe cramping for the past half hour . Wonder if this is prelabor! 9:23p: Turns out we are in for labor…. we had a bloody show … Continue reading

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