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Unmedicated Birth – I Wouldn’t Recommend It – Part III

So Christine called for the Doctor to check my “progress” following my approximate two hours of near physical hell from which not even Daniel Craig could save me. (Yes, I had to Google that.  And yes there were photos.  And no, I didn’t have time to look.  Bookmark.  Bookmark.  Bookmark.) Christine and a different Doctor marched back in the room.
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Unmedicated Birth: I Wouldn’t Recommend It – Part II

I had NO intentions of leaving you all in such “suspense” this long.  (Although, it’s not a total cliff hanger:  the baby WAS born). It’s this weather.  It’s killing us.  It’s been entirely too cold or snowy to drag a newborn outdoors.  Then with all the illness circulating, the Doctor strongly admonished us to stay out of public places as
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Unmedicated Birth: I Wouldn’t Recommend It – Part I

This is the first installment of the story of Teddy’s arrival.  It’s probably going to be long.  And possibly gross.  So if you’re not into this sort of thing, you might want to check back another day. . . So if you recall, I was one week overdue.  Not completely miserable, but ready to evict the bouncing bundle of ahem
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Pregnant & Delusional Mother: Birth – The True Final Frontier – Part II

If you recall from last week’s post about Mac’s Magical arrival, I was tired, hungry, and surly.  I had just sent Chris home to get me a sandwich (against my Physician’s “rules”), and Dr. Word Vomit wanted to break my water. . . What was my Husband doing at home while I was making my decision?  Well, unbeknownst to him, most
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The Pregnant & Delusional Reluctant Mother: Birth. . .The True Final Frontier – Part I

Mac turns one in a week. . .And just for your supreme amusement, I thought I’d do a two-part recounting of his arrival. . .Here’s part one. . .Be sure to visit next Thursday, 5/24 for the epic conclusion. Let’s get a little background out of the way.  I’m scared to death of doctors.  Seriously, every time I think about
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