Good news everyone!
Our newest blessing is arriving April 3rd!
My due date was April 10th, but due to me being on blood thinners to prevent blood clots, the Dr.s want to induce a week early to prevent my going into labor on my own. With me being on blood thinners it needs to be a more controlled birth, and I will stop the blood thinner about 24 hours before delivery day.
At my last week's appointment and sonogram our baby is laying transverse instead of head down so that throws a new twist do this delivery too. The Dr. said if the baby has not flipped head down by this next appointment that we would be looking at C-section instead of the induction.
C-section is certainly all new to me so even just at the mention of that word I get scared. Just recently I got too talk to a couple moms who have had c-sections and they have put my mind to rest on a lot of questions I had, so that has really helped me be more comfortable with the fact it may come to c-section. And to tell the truth induced labors are not much fun either!
All my labors have been quite long and hard for me. There was a couple shorter ones. But otherwise labor has not been something I looked forward to because of how long and hard my labors were, and then my last 2 I was 42 weeks overdue and had to be induced. Induction seems to make for a harder and more intense labor experience. So a c-section could be a very welcome break for me! And give me an all new and better delivery experience. This would be the first for an epidural for me as well.
For now I am enjoying the remaining days of my pregnancy. Only eight more! I am honestly not ready for it to be over that soon, I love this part too much!
I have always loved pregnancy. I love the attention I get. I enjoy maternity clothes. I love seeing my belly grow bigger and bigger. But I especially love the movements, the bumps and the kicks. And just the fact at how amazing it is to have a baby in the womb growing so perfectly and wonderfully. What a miracle it is. I love it all!
And life it's self is a miracle. How easy it is to take our lives for granted. And how easy it is to think that we will always be here, until we are old anyway, right? But are days are all numbered. and each new day God grants us is a gift. Not to be taken for granted, but used wisely and for His glory knowing that it is a miracle we are here. And that God has a plan and a purpose for us.
Our time is not to be wasted, but to be invested! All for His glory!
In Him, Mae
P.S. I will post here soon as I can after baby arrives with the delivery news, and baby pictures.
I am a wife to my wonderful husband, Paul, of over 22 years. Mommy to 9 blessings, ages 21 to 3 years. Our 2nd oldest son, at age 14, has gone on to be with the Lord on April 19th, 2017. I share about that new road we are on here on my blog.
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"I believe a greater intimacy with God leads us to an inner peace, unquenchable joy, & an ever-lasting hope regardless of what we go through in life." Mae