I thought I'd write a post about my pregnancy, before I started on Sophie's birth story. Let's start with some sonogram and bump shots:
The day we found out we were pregnant :)
19 weeks foot
33+ weeks 3D (looking just like her Daddy)
33 weeksMy friends and family threw me two awesome baby showers, one in Florida, and one in Tennessee.
My pregnancy was a relatively easy one, until my last trimester. I wasn't cursed with morning sickness, and felt pretty good overall. My only food aversions were cilantro and veggies. I did have some extreme exhaustion the first trimester, then it settled down to normal around the middle of my second trimester.
I did have a bit of drama with my OB, and ended up switching mid-pregnancy to a wonderful doctor. Take it from me ladies, if you don't feel like you are getting the proper care, find another doctor. My new OB told me I should have been seeing a specialist and being monitored once a week, due to my age and chronic hypertension,which my old OB did not do. My old OB did nothing for me, except give us crappy care and make me feel nuts.
That drama aside, it was pretty amazing to feel my little girl growing inside of me. I was anxious, hopeful, scared, and overjoyed, all at once.
Rad sign Anna made
My Mom and I
Hello Kitty cake Mom ordered
My Tennessee Shower:
My buddies who hosted the shower
Amazing owl cake that Tracy made
Handmade onesies from Tracy
Vintage kitty cross stitch from Becca
We did manage to get some work done on the nursery. Well, Aron did and I supervised :)
We went for a pink and gray bunny theme :)At 37 weeks, my blood pressure had spiked again, and my specialist told me they would most likely be inducing me at 37 weeks. I remember walking to the car and calling Aron, crying because I didn't feel like she was ready to come. She hadn't "dropped" at all, and was resting comfortably in my ribcage. Aron assured me it was what was best for Sophie and I, and over the next few days I accepted it.
Next blog post will be Sophie's birth story. Hope I can finish it by this week!