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Griffin’s Birth Story

We welcomed baby #4 last Monday June 29 just in time for a due date birthday.  Oddly enough, that’s my second baby to be born on their due date.  This little guy also made a pretty good half-birthday present for our oldest son, Connor, who turned 4 1/2 the next day.

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4 kids in 4 1/2 years.  Who would have thought based on the circumstances that prompted us to start a family?  Crazy!  We feel very blessed.

This was by far my fastest and easiest labor and delivery.

I had a doctor appointment at 12:45 p.m. on Monday the 29th.  I was SO hoping I wouldn’t need to go to this appointment–that labor would actually start on its own for once before my due date.  Nope.

What made it even less fun was that for the entire 7-10 days before my due date, I had so much false/early labor that I thought for sure was going to turn into the real thing.  Every night I’d go to sleep with contractions thinking it was going to happen, only to wake up in the morning feeling mostly fine.  As if the end of pregnancy waiting game wasn’t hard enough!

I loaded the kids up and dropped them off at my mom’s before my appointment, and then my sister drove me to the doctor.

(here’s right before I went to the appointment–40 weeks) [Read More…]

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Griffin’s Birth Story

We welcomed baby #4 last Monday June 29 just in time for a due date birthday.  Oddly enough, that's my second baby to be born on their due date.  This little guy also made a pretty good half-birthday present for our oldest son, Connor, who turned 4 1/2 the next day. 4 kids in 4 1/2 years.  Who would have thought based on the circumstances that ... read more