Sunday, May 3, 2009

Birth Day - April 28, 2009

Welcome Capri Darby Forest. She's already a month old (man, does time fly when you're not keeping your blog up to date) and she's an angel. She was induced a week early because she had an enlarged left kidney on the ultrasound. My doctor suggested a controlled birth so we were there during the week when a nephrologist was on staff. We also thought we were moving May 11th or 18th and wanted to move with a baby older than a week. I was admitted at 7:00am. The Pitocin was started around 9am. I didn't have consistent contractions until my doctor broke my water at 12:30pm. I started contracting immediately and asked for an epidural about the same time. I got on about 20 minutes later. WHEW, it was so nice. At 3:30pm I was completely dilated and was told not to push until my doctor arrived at 4. About 4 pushes and 20 minutes later, little miss girl was born. It was the perfect delivery.

About to pop.

Getting ready to head to the hospital. 7:00 am April 28th.

One of my best friends, Beth, spent the night to come to the hospital and witness the birth. She missed Boston's birth when she went home and got a flat tire after spending hours at the hospital with me. I wasn't going to let her miss it this time.

Miah getting some rest. Watching me contract is hard work.

Jeremiah's mom, Colleen gives the BEST belly massages. I was in heaven.

1 comment:

Grama Jay said...

Priceless day!!! So glad everything went well for you and Capri. Love Miah resting on the bed...yep, hard work for the hubs! :) Your belly was so cute!!