I just met my baby girl Diane Grace on August 12th 2011. She is my angel from heaven. I'm 25 years old. I found out on July 23rd that I am pregnant with number 2. I was shocked it took us just one try. I went from thinking I couldnt have kids to being highly fertile.
my heart and world
My baby Girl smiling at 4 weeks.
Dec 8, 2010:found out i was pregnant
Feb 14, 2011:Felt my baby move for the first time.
march 1, 2011:Started parenting classes for free money to buy baby things with
march 3, 2011:Got into a car wreck and the baby wasn't moving. went to the hospital and found out the heartrate dropped. had to stay til it went back up. Thankfully after laying there for 6 hours the heartrate went back up.
June 29, 2011:34 weeks- dialeted to a q tip. had an ultra sound done to check on my fluids. which were down but still safe enough for the baby.
July 17, 2011:36 1/2 weeks-Babyshower
July 20, 2011: 37 weeks-70% softened and 1 cm dilated
July 27, 2011: 38 weeks-80% softened and still 1 cm dilated doc can feel the babys head.
August 1, 2011: 38 1/2 weeks-started having contractions
August 3, 2011: 39 weeks-90% softened and doc kept me at 1cm cause the babys head was in front of the cervix and she couldnt get to it. baby was also at station -1.
August 10, 2011: my due date- 2cm dilated. getting induced August 11, 2011 at 10pm becuase my mother was going out of town the following Monday for jury duty and dont want to risk her missing the birth. Later that night I had my bloody show.
August 11, 2011: got checked in at the hospital 10pm.
August 12, 2011: 1am got induced
August 12, 2011: 6:55pm BABY GIRL (Diane Grace) was born. 7lbs 1.6oz 19 1/2 inches
August 14, 2011: came home from the hospital
August 19, 2011: 1 week checkup-7lbs 1.4oz and 18 1/2 inches
August 29, 2011: 2 week checkup - 7lbs 4.8oz and 19 inches
Sept. 1, 2011- finances forced me to return to work
sept 9, 2011 gracie smiled for the first time.
sept 15, 2011:1 month check up-8lbs 10.6 oz and 20 inches
oct. 20, 2011: 10lbs 11.6 oz and 21 1/2 inches
oct. 22, 2011: gracie was dedicated
oct 31, 2011: gracie laughed for the first time
oct 31, 2011: gracie rolled over for the first time (front to back) 5 times actually.
nov. 21, 2011: 12lbs 6.4oz
dec. 22, 2011: 13lbs 1.7oz (49%) and 23 inches (25%)
June 20 2012 first day of my last period (day 1)
June 22 2012 had a dream that i was pregnant but didnt know i was til i felt it move. CREEPY (day 3)
july 20,21,22, 2012- 3 nights in a row i dreamt of taking a pregnancy test it comes out positive. (4 weeks)
July 23 2012- positive pregnancy test (4 weeks)
July 25,2012- confirmed my pregnancy with my doctor and got put on restrictions due to past miscarriges.
July 31, 2012- told my parents. Wasnt very pretty lets just say. (5 weeks)
About The Father
Are you still together?: no
About Your Pregnancy
Is this your first pregnancy?: yes it was
When did you find out you were pregnant?: December 8th 2010
Was it planned?: yes and no...it wasn't prevented
What was your first reaction? : Shocked
Who was with you when you found out?: Roland
Who was the first person you told?: Roland ofcourse then I called my dad
How did your parents react?:my dad was mad and my mom cried
How far along are you?: 5 weeks PP
What was your first symptom?: Extreme tiredness
What is your due date?: August 10th 2011
Do you know the sex of the baby?: Surprise
If so, what is it?: I had a baby girl in the end
Have you picked out names?: Yes
If so, what are they?: Diane Grace for a girl and Raymond Anthony for a boy
How much weight have you gained?: 28lbs
Do you have stretch marks?: nope
Have you felt the baby move?:yes
Have you heard the heartbeat?:yes =)
About the birth
Will you keep the baby? of course and she is my pride and joy.
Home or hospital birth?: hospital
Natural or medicated birth?: medicated
Who will be in the delivery room with you?: Roland, my Mom and my Grandma
Will you breastfeed?: I did for the first 4 weeks and I miss it already.
Do you think you'll need a c-section?: Was in the talks because I was not getting off of 7 cm. That was at 6:20pm and I had til 9pm to get to 8cm. half hour later here she was. She practically fell out of me.
Will you cry when you hold the baby for the first time?: I did.
What's the first thing you might say to him/her?: Hi Diane Grace
Would you let someone videotape the birth?: Hell no and it wasnt allowed anyways
Are you excited about the birth, or scared?: I was excited and calm about it. I ended up enjoying the experience. I would so do it all over again.