Labor & Delivery Series Part 4: Experiencing The Operating Room During My C-Section (Series Finale)

In the operating room, the nurses and my doctor didn’t waste any time getting started. As soon as they lifted me onto the operating table from the bed (which was a little awkward), they began cleaning the incision area.


Labor & Delivery Series Part 3: Embracing When My Birthing Plan Changed

When we showed up at the hospital at approximately 3am, the valet was closed and the front desk was empty, so we took the elevators to the Labor & Delivery Ward. I imagined I’d be wheeled up in a wheelchair, but it didn’t happen that way.

Labor & Delivery Series Part 2: When My Water Broke

My water didn’t break naturally with my first son, so I had no idea what to expect. It was three weeks before my due date (on a Wednesday evening) when I decided to look on Google for what to expect when my water breaks. My hope was that knowing the signs would make me feel more prepared for the unexpected. I’d heard

Labor & Delivery Series Part 1: About My Pregnancy

In April of 2016, I found out I was pregnant with my second child (a boy for the second time). I wasn’t too shocked as my husband and I had decided to leave the fate in the hands of God and just baby dance until something happened. It didn’t take long. After about two weeks of baby dancing, we conceived.