Adele’s birth was pretty much a whirlwind to me, so I want to get as much down as possible before I start forgetting. I started getting contractions Monday night (July 11). They lasted pretty much all night long and were about 10-15 minutes apart. Some of them were painful (think: bad menstrual cramps and some […]
They are so painful that they make me forget about the itching for a bit. Hopefully they become full-fledged labor soon.
Friday I realized I hadn’t felt the baby moving very much and mentioned it to the Mr. He said everything was probably fine and that I should eat something and lay down on my left side to encourage some movement (why didn’t I think of that?!). Of course the babe started moving around like you […]
I’m not even a mama yet! This PUPPS is absolutely awful. It’s all over my body now. My stomach is mostly covered, my thighs are mostly covered (the rash has started spreading around the back), I have some next to both my arm pits, there are bits popping up on my knees and elbows, my […]
This morning I had a doctor’s appointment. I can’t believe I only have 2 left! I had an internal today. Now, with all the contractions I’ve been having, I was hoping that I’d have some sort of good progress. I wasn’t expecting anything, just hoping. At 36 weeks, I was 50% effaced with no dilation. […]
And I’m not talking about Braxton Hick’s contractions — I’ve had those before. Now I’m having painful contractions. Well, I feel I must clarify. My contractions aren’t painful, per se. They feel like menstrual cramps that come and go in waves (I also have lower back pain, too). But I’d say they are uncomfortable, not […]