I went to see my Obstetrician on Thursday for my sixteen week prenatal visit and we ended up talking for about an hour about the upcoming birth! We discussed my low platelets and what my options will be if they are at or below 100,000 by the time I'm 30-something weeks, and what my numbers … Continue reading 16 Weeks and Thinking about the Birth | Repeat C or VBAC??
Hello all! I thought I'd stop in to give a little update on the baby jelly bean. :) He or she looked fantastic on the ultrasound monitor today and had a heart rate of 168 beats per minute! After the ultrasound, I had my first official prenatal appointment with one of the midwives. It went … Continue reading Baby #5 | Pregnancy after D&C | Week Eight
I've been tagged by two awesome mommy bloggers, Some Kind of Beautiful Chaos and Mummy 123, to answer some end of the year questions. :) If you haven't visited their blogs before, you should! So, here we go... What was your highlight of 2016? Our fourth child, Elizabeth Marie, was born. She has been such a … Continue reading The Quiz of the Year
A: algebra II, with Maggie B: breastfeeding, all day every day, lol C: c-section, totally unexpected and the craziest recovery ever O_O D: dream journal, I've been keeping one E: Elizabeth, born on June 26th, her due date! ^_^ F: food, I've been trying lots of new recipes this year G: glasses, Stephen failed his vision test and … Continue reading Alphabetical Year in Review | 2016
It's been six weeks since I gave a real update, so here's how things are going for me at twelve weeks postpartum with baby number four. :) I apologize in advance if I sound like I'm complaining - I haven't been feeling the greatest physically for a week or so. :/ The Incision The scar is … Continue reading Postpartum ~ Week Twelve
I've had three babies vaginally and then I had a c-section with my fourth. My advice to expectant moms? Make a birth plan and then try to relax because you can't control everything (even if you think you can). Birth plans are absolutely a great thing and I think all women should make one regardless of their … Continue reading Having a Birth Plan
Little Elizabeth is almost seven weeks old, Samuel will be five years old in about a month, Joshua is twelve and a half, and Maggie is sixteen. <3 I love these kiddos and I am so thankful for them! Anyway, enough mommy gushing, lol. This week has been pretty good but there were a few … Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings 8/12