I recently received a fun package for Eli and myself from an adorable mama run shop called Made with a Melody. Rachal makes super cute teething jewelry, toys and sensory toys, too! Let me start off by saying that this Mommy Necklace has already been a LIFE SAVER. [Read more…]
This is a long story… Over 41 weeks to be exact, but who’s counting, right? I’ll skip the morning sickness, headaches, cramps, sciatica, heartburn etc. and skip to when I was about 37 weeks pregnant. I’ll also leave out the countless hours I spent walking on a treadmill during my final weeks.
At this point Eli was face up, twisted, my cervix was WAY off to the left side, I was dilating some and “prodromal labor” started. I was no longer having braxton hicks, these were REAL contractions that continued from this point until I went into active labor at 41 weeks + 1 day. [Read more…]