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Unexpected turns ahead: The birth of Cruz

Our precious son was born at 9:40 a.m. on Thursday, February 20. He had already taught me my first lesson of mommyhood: Be flexible. I had my birth plan written by my second appointment with my midwife: birthing tub, all … Continue reading

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Week 38: Flipping Babies

There are many phrases you don’t want to hear at your 36-week appointment, like “you’re going to be pregnant for nine more months” or “your baby is actually half vampire.” For me, my OB walked into the room following my … Continue reading

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Expecting the unexpected: The birth of Carver

After many years believing it would be really hard to conceive a child due to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), my boyfriend, Guy and I had a surprise on a little stick confirming that I was in fact pregnant. I decided … Continue reading

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Footling flip!

It’s Tuesday morning and we are back in the waiting room for another ultrasound. I’m nervous. I think the baby has flipped and is head down, and our midwife a week ago said that she thought he flipped as well. … Continue reading

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Footling breech

It’s a Wednesday and we’re sitting patiently waiting to be called for our 36-week ultrasound. We’re so close to the end, and I’m a little tense. Chad has a show that he has to perform on Roosevelt Island later that … Continue reading

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