My name is Rachel Lynn Leighty, I live in Wooster Ohio, I'm 28 years old. I'm married to Bernard we've been married for 8 years. Our anniversary is Oct 21st and we have 3 beautiful little girls Courtney Lynne is 8 her b-day is November 15th 04', Lauren Marie is 4 yrs old she was born on December 5th 08' and Hannah Marie is 1 years old. She was born on February 17th 2012. I am pregnant AGAIN with another girl! I'm due June 11 2013. But I am being induced June 7th. Her name is going to be Whitney Christine.
ABOUT THE MOMMY
Is this the first child?: No my 4th child.
ABOUT THE DADDY
Is this the first child?: No also his 4th.
Are you two together?: Yes!
What day did you find out you were pregnant? Oct 2nd my husbands 27th birthday
How did you find out? 2 home pregnancy tests!
How did you feel when you found out?: happy I stopped the pill in August and got pregnant in Sep so it didn't take me long this time. Last time took me 10 months.
Who was with you?: Every one was home so I told them all right after the test came back positive.
How did the daddy react?: Happy since it was his birthday :-)
TELLING THE PARENTS
How did your parents react?: They were happy for us.
How did his parents react?: Same as mine
How often do they call to check on you? I talk to my mom all the time. But we live with his parents.
ABOUT THE PREGNANCY
When is your due date? June 11, 2013
How far along are you right now?: 20 weeks
Have you had an ultra sound?: Yes
Have you heard the heartbeat?: Yes
SEX OF THE BABY
What do you want. Boy or Girl?: Boy
Do you know what you are having now?: Yes Girl.
ABOUT THE BIRTH
Who is going to be with you?: Mom and Husband
Are you going to video tape it?: No
Natural or medicated? Medicated
Do you think you will have a c-section?: I hope not!
Do you think you will cry when you first hold your baby?: Yes I have with my others.
Do you know what you will say to the baby when you first hold it?: Awwwee hi baby I'm your mommy.
Are you scared about the labor?: No this is my 4th one so I'm a pro lol.
Do you have a name picked out ??: Whitney Christine
Is your baby going to be named after anyone?: Nope
Did the daddy help pick the name?: Yes.
OTHER RANDOM QUESTIONS
Where was your baby conceived?: Our house lol.
Have you felt the baby move?: Not yet. I'm only 9 weeks. But I will soon bcuz the more babies you have the sooner you feel them move.
What was your first symptom?: I didn't have any pms symptoms and I could smell everything. I didn't wait to see if I'd get my period. I tested on the day I was suppose to get my period and it was a yes!
Will you have godparents? I have someone in mind for all my kids. I will not seperate them.
Who will be the god mommy?: As of right now my mom is the only one that could financially take care of them.
Who will be the god daddy?: My step dad since he's with my mom.
What is the baby's room theme?: Wont have a theme. I still dont even know where to put him or her bcuz we've run out of bed rooms.
Are you ready to be a mommy?: I'm already a mommy of 3 and I love it!
What do you think the baby will be a "daddy's girl/boy" or a "mommy's girl/boy"?: They always end up being a mommy's baby bcuz I am the one that takes care of them the most. I am the one that's with them all day long.
Oct 2nd: Took a pregnancy test. Turned out positive
Oct 16th: First prenatal appointment. Yes the test was right I am pregnant with my 4th and due June 11, 2013.
Nov 6th: Second prenatal visit. First ultrasound went good. I am still due June 11th. Heartbeat was 180 but at 9 weeks that's to be expected.
Nov 15th: Courtney my oldest turned 8.
Nov 22nd: Hannah's first Thanksgiving.
Nov 27th: 12 weeks along about to start my second trimester.
Dec 4th: Heartbeat is between 150's & 160's
Dec 11th: 14 weeks along :-)
Jan 2nd: Is my next appointment
Jan 5th: 17 weeks and 4 days pregnant. The last doc appointment went good. Baby is doing good. Hearbeat great. Been feeling him/her move around a lot lately. 17 days until I find out the gender!
Jan 22nd: Is the next one after that and I find out the sex of the baby! Hoping for a boy!
Jan 23rd: Well the baby is another girl. Whitney Christine. This is our last one bcuz he's afraid he'll get another girl after this too lol. Doctor said that the baby is breach. Hopefully she turns around.
Jan 29th: Picked out the cutest crib and crib bedding. Can't wait till it gets here so I can put it together. First I need to find a place to put it.
Jan 31st: Found a great spot for the crib. Now just waiting on the tax money to come back so I can order the crib.....Next doctors appointment is Feb 19th. Hopefully the baby has turned around. Last time I went she was breach.
Feb 7th: My next doctors appointment is Feb 19th and when I go I'm making an appointment to get a 3D ultrasound done bcuz I am not 100% sure that the baby is a girl. The pic looks weird to me.
Feb12th: I am getting a 3D ultrasound on March 25th. Can't wait!
Feb 23rd: Tuseday's doctors appointment went well. Baby is doing good. My gut feeling still says this baby is a boy. 29 days until my 3D ultrasound. Then I'll know for sure!
March 19th: Today is my 28 week check up and I have to drink that nasty stuff for the glucose test. I am starving and my appointment isn't until 1 and I can't eat until after it. ::sad face::. On a happier note my 3D ultrasound is in 6 days so I will FINALLY be reasured what the sex of the baby is. Can't wait :-)
March 29th: Well the baby is 100% a girl :-)
April 28th: Latest update on the baby. I am 33 weeks and 5 days along. So basically 34 weeks. I only have 5 weeks to go until I am induced!
May 26th: Wow it's been almost a month since I updated last. Right now I am 37 weeks and 5 days. So almost 38 weeks. Doctor says baby could come at any time now. If I were go into labor she will not stop it. But if I don't I will be getting induced June 7th. So I have 12 days or less left. I can't wait!! I am so over being pregnant. I am uncomfortable and in pain ALL the time!! I'm ready!!
May 30th: Went to the doctor today. I'm 38 weeks and 2 days and I'm 3 cm dilated and 80% effaced. The doctor scheduled my induction for June 7th at 7 am but she doesn't think I'll make it. Well see....................
June 6th: Well tomorrow's the big day. I go in at 7 am to be induced. I FINALLY get to meet my new baby girl!!