September 2009

By the numbers

September 28, 2009

8 lbs 11 ozs: Jackson’s weight at birth 9 lbs 5 ozs : Jackson’s weight 2 weeks later 21: Jackson’s length at birth in inches 23: Jackson’s length in inches 2 weeks later (prompting our pediatrician to ask “how tall are you two?”) 32: pounds gained during 9 months of pregnancy 29: pounds lost so […]

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Bittersweet

September 22, 2009

I’m finding I have a ton of thoughts I really need to share about my labor and Jackson’s arrival in this world, but I’m still sort of working through some of them. Now that we’re getting the hang (a little) of having a newborn around, I figure it’s time for me to get back to […]

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Welcome to the world little one

September 11, 2009

Internet, meet Jackson. 8 lbs, 11.5 ozs 21″ long Totally adorable. He was born via c-section after 10 hours of unmedicated back labor, and another 7 hours with a blissful epidural. We didn’t end up inducing, instead I went into labor on my own Saturday night. I won’t go into the details, but let me […]

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He’s almost here!

September 5, 2009

Well, the waiting is almost over–I’m going to be induced tomorrow. After discussing several issues with my doctor, it was what we decided would be the best option. I’m nervous but I’m so ready to meet this kid it’s unreal. And there are some other reasons to get this kid here sooner rather than later […]

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