35 Weeks Pregnant and Blissfully in Love

Amazingly enough, we hit 35 weeks pregnant yesterday.  In two to five weeks, our little girl will make her arrival.  Aside from that obsessive nesting need to get everything done (which is even stronger at 35 weeks pregnant than it was at 33 weeks pregnant), the husband and I have finally gotten our rumps in gear and started our Hypnobabies Home Study Course in earnest.  Of course, since we delayed so long, we’re doing an “accelerated plan” that we found online.

We’ve got a doula, and she’s awesome.  We have a doctor who does not do c-sections, so really, it doesn’t get any better than that for a VBAC delivery.  Most amazingly, though, the more the husband and talk about Hypnobabies and why it’s so important to us that it works, the more I realize how absolutely amazing my husband is.

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Pondering Our Birth Experience

We have a little while to go before Eudora is born.  I’m 33 weeks pregnant at this point, so it’s weighing pretty heavily on my mind.  This time around, there’s a lot more to my potential birth experience than there was with Norton or Andy.  I’m hoping to avoid a repeat birth experience like the one that I had with Norton – I’m shooting for a VBAC this time, so no c-section for me, please.  And because I’m going for a VBAC, there’s no way that I can have a repeat of my birth experience with Andy.

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