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Birth and Beyond

Our babies are nine days old already. It’s hard to believe! And I’m finally getting around to posting about the birth… After much consideration, we decided to go for the C-section at 38 weeks. The biggest deciding factors were that … Continue reading

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Prenatal Appointment #9 / Pregnancy Ultrasound #16

Today is 37 weeks, 5 days and we had another prenatal appointment with our OB. We went into it pretty much knowing what our options are, in terms of a scheduled C-section or waiting for labor to start naturally, because … Continue reading

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Boys? Girls? Does it Matter?

I thought long and hard about if I would post something like this or not, and, obviously, I ultimately decided to post it. Early on in the pregnancy, Molly and I decided to try to not find out the sex(es) … Continue reading

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37 Weeks!

Well, we made it to 37 weeks. “Full term.” No longer would doctors try to stop labor if it started, no longer are we at risk for having “premature” babies. We’re on our last checkoff sheet – each homemade checkoff … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Ultrasound #15

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At 36 weeks, 5 days we had the 36-week routine ultrasound through the radiology department. The ultrasound tech either a.) didn’t speak much English, b.) was extremely precise and got exact measurements, or c.) wasn’t sure what she was doing … Continue reading

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Prenatal Appointment #8 / Pregnancy Ultrasound #14

Today we’re at 35 weeks, 5 days and we had our 36-ish week OB appointment. From the very beginning of this pregnancy, we’ve had drama about getting appropriate medical care, and recently our OB (now ex-OB), who was surprisingly helpful … Continue reading

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Prenatal Appointment #7 / Pregnancy Ultrasound #13

Today we’re at 33 weeks, 3 days and we had our 32-ish week appointment with our OB. Despite our previous challenges with various OBs, this appointment was surprisingly positive and actually helpful. She did a very quick ultrasound to confirm … Continue reading

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Prenatal Appointment #6 / Pregnancy Ultrasound #11

Today we’re at 28 weeks, 3 days and we had the 28-week prenatal appointment with the OB. Although it doesn’t look like our new OB will be willing to put Molly out of work for any reason other than actual … Continue reading

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Childbirth Preparation Class

At 27 weeks, 1 day we went to a childbirth preparation class offered by Molly’s health insurance provider. Compared to the other classes we’ve been to, this one wasn’t nearly as bad. We actually also did an infant CPR/choking class … Continue reading