Category Archives: birth

and then there were 4 – part three

after checking in at the front desk of labor & delivery, the concierge (ok, she was a nurse) escorted us to our room where we settled in. this part always feels so strange to me; having to settle into a … Continue reading

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and then there were 4 – part two

the night before was a hard one. not only because we had to be up & out the door by 6:30 the next morning or because we still had to finish packing and then capitalize on the last “full” night … Continue reading

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harper’s birth story – part 3 (the final chapter)

I HEART EPIDURALS. once i said GIVEMEMYEPIDURALNOWPLEASE (and when it was time to get it) the anesthesiologist came in and asked me a few questions and then got to work on my spine (OUCH.)  and i got the epidural even … Continue reading

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harper’s birth story – part 2b

ok, where did we leave off…? ah yes, we were RELUCTANTLY walking down the hospital L&D wing to our new room, room 11.  and yes, i did gripe the entire way.  i mean i was walking down a long hallway … Continue reading

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harper’s birth story – part 2

the night was a short one. we knew we should get our rest, but we stayed up talking about what was about to go down (only after watching the season finale of 24 – we had to know what happened with … Continue reading

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harper’s birth story – part 1

many of you have asked what happened the day harper was born – how it went, did i have an epidural, how long was i in labor etc. it is a long one, so here it is, in three parts. this … Continue reading

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our first moments with family

we have been so blessed with our families! these are pictures taken just after harper was born, after our family was able to come into the delivery room. i will post more pics and the story of harper’s birth soon…

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