Amber and Aaron

Amber and Aaron

The Fun We've Already Had...

  • Graham Tomas born July 31 at 5:04 P.M. weighing 8 lbs, 12 oz.
  • December 2, 2011: PREGNANT!!!
  • Paisley Kate arrived August 21 at 5:38 P.M. weighing 7 lbs, 9 oz
  • DUE DATE: August 25, 2010!!!
  • Dec. 14, 2009- PREGNANT!!!
  • Oct. 07,2009- Had elective D&C.
  • Sept 28, 2009- No embryo on ultrasound. :(
  • Sept 15th, 2009- We found out we're PREGNANT!!!
  • Sept '09- Aaron had varicocele repair.
  • July '09- IUI #1 with HCG shot= No such luck
  • April '09- Ovarian drilling surgery, followed by hospitalization for uterine infection
  • Jan-Mar '09- metformin + 3 rounds of clomid= no ovulation
  • Dec. 11, 2008- Hysterosalpingogram (Fancy word for shooting dye through the ovaries. OUCH)
  • Nov '08- Sent to RE. Tried metformin alone for two months (No ovulation)
  • Oct '08- Diagnosed with PCOS based on amenorrhea and crazy hormone levels.
  • June '08- Aaron convinced me to start trying.
  • June '04- Got Hitched!

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Childbirth Classes

Aaron and I start our childbirth classes tonight and I'm really excited. We missed the 1st one since we were on our cruise, but there are still 4 more. Here's the deal: I already know quite a lot about childbirth. I've delivered babies vaginally, watched tons of babies being born, and assisted on caesarean sections. So it's not like I expect to learn a ton about the process.

The reason I'm so excited is because I get to go to childbirth classes. Because I'm pregnant!!! There were so many days that I never thought we'd ever get to this point and I feel like I'm invited to an invitation-only event. I suppose anyone could sign up, but don't ruin this for me. :) I'm pretending like it's a really exciting thing that I've earned the right to go to. Like the expectant mom parking at Babies-R-Us. In fact, when we got the letter in the mail from the hospital about our classes, I actually cried. Which is kinda psychotic.

And I love showing off my bump to everyone. It was actually my favorite part of the cruise. Everyone treats you nicer and compliments you! Speaking of the cruise, I gained a hefty 5 pounds while we were gone due to incredible food and massive quantities. So I'm at a 17 pound weight gain so far. Still hoping to stay less than 30 pounds total, but we'll see... I'll be posting pics and giving more trip details tomorrow when I have more time.

But as for now, I'm prepping up for my classes and celebrating Gil's 26th week in utero!!! This little baby is going to be debuting soon...

4 comments:

  1. Woo hoo....enjoy child birth class! I am sure you'll still learn plenty because the tables are turned and YOU are the prego now!

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  2. It is like an exclusive club or something, right? Go and enjoy!!!

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  3. I've been wondering when I'm supposed to start the classes. I can't believe you got a letter...my hospital must not be as on the ball. Sounds so much fun though!

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  4. At least you get to go to classes. I called Mercy to set up our classes and apparently the conference room where they have them is under construction for the summer and they won't restart until September...ummm a little late for me. SOOO, I may just drag Jason up there and take a tour to get aquainted with the place. They offered for me to go to one of the other hospitals if I wanted to but I'd have to pay for it - sorry not doing that either. I'm excited for you to start your classes and can't wait to hear about the cruise! Call me when you have a chance sometime :)

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