Glass of wine??? Or do you have a baby already??
Mara & Joel, 2009
Happy to hear things settled down for you! Now pack that hospital bag
I hope this baby is just messing with you and you DO still have a couple of weeks for life to settle down... but at least you'll have your bag packed now.
Mara & Joel, 2009
I am SO having DH pick up a bottle of wine on his way home tonight in case it happens again! Good idea. I actually told him I wanted to have some wine on hand for the ride to the hospital because I may want to slow things down to make sure we make it there. I can just FEEL that this baby is going to practically come flying out and hit the wall on the other side of the room, lol. Once this gets going, I think it is going to be very fast. I really wish I were having a homebirth mainly for that reason. Of course, just like with how I will go 2 weeks late because I'm so sure I will go early, I will probably have a long labor just because I think it will be fast
Oh, and last night after a stronger contraction, I said to DH "oh, man, giving birth is going to hurt!" I had kind of forgotten what labor contractions feel like! It made me more anxious in some ways, but less anxious in others because it reminded me of what to expect. Sometimes fear of the unknown is so much worse than the reality, KWIM?
Try not to stress about the contractions, etc. Do your best to stay relaxed, get what has to be done done, and visualize the ideal birth scenario whenever you start to worry.
Glad things settled down. How is your baby positioned? You might be having some strong waves to try to get baby into a better position.
Join the revolution & take back our holidays!
Change Black Friday into Buy Nothing Day, and don't take your credit cards to work on Cyber Monday.
Shift Your Shopping from mass marketers & big box stores to your local independent retailers & small artisans.
Practice a Buy Nothing Christmas. Instead of buying more things, give gifts of your time, your energy, and maybe even some unwanted things around your home; organize a used items gift swap among your family and/or friends.
Try to relax and get some rest. I hope things settle down a bit more until you are ready to have your baby.