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Harrison's Labor Story

Sep 14, 2014 - 2 comments

I arrived at the hospital at 5 am. I was 2 cm dilated, 50% effaced and very soft.  By 6:10 am I was hooked up to pitocin and penicillin for my GBS. I had mild contractions from then until 12 pm when my doctor came and broke my water. At around 11:30 am I was given a half dose of fentanyl to take the edge off of the pain of my doctor breaking my water. When she broke my water I was still at a 2-3 cm, and fully effaced. I started having hard labor contractions and around 3:30 p.m. told the nurse I felt like I needed to push. I was also given 3 hourly full doses of the fentanyl to take the edge off of my contractions (thought I don't believe that it really worked since it kind of just made me nauseous and stopped my contractions for 10 minutes.) The nurse checked me and I was 9 cm. They called the doctor, and within 45 minutes, she was there and suited up and ready to go. I started pushing around 4:15 p.m. and my sweet little boy was born at 5:04 p.m. on Monday September 7, 2014. He was 7 pounds, 7.2 ounces and 19 inches long! I did have a 2nd degree tear in two places, but it was so worth it!

Great Websites to Get Baby Coupons

Sep 01, 2014 - 1 comments
specific companies websites
signing up in store at Babies R Us for their rewards program

Pregnancy Weeks to Months

Sep 01, 2014 - 0 comments

First Trimester:

Month 1 : 1-4
Month 2: 5-8
Month 3: 9-13

Second Trimester:

Month 4: 14-17
Month 5: 18-21
Month 6: 22-26

Third Trimester:

Month 7: 27-30
Month 8: 31-35
Month 9: 36-40

Household, Husband and You Products to Stock Up on Before Babies Arrival

Sep 01, 2014 - 2 comments

Laundry Detergent (both baby detergent and Mommy & Daddy Detergent)
Dryer Sheets
Toilet Paper
Body Soap
Toilet Bowl Cleaner
Bathroom Cleaner
Dish Soap
Dish Washer Detergent
Paper Towels
Clorox/Lysol Wipes
Maxi Pads