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My Birth Story

Rebecca, we need to take the baby. Right now.

I had, what I would consider, a textbook pregnancy. We had been trying for over a year and had suffered loss, so to say I was a little cautious and apprehensive when I found out I was pregnant with my daughter is putting it lightly. 2,150 more words


The Aftermath

Post c-section you have to stay in the hospital for 72 hours. The next few days fly by. I don’t remember much. I do remember my doctor, Dr B, stopping by Wednesday night (of course he is on call the night after Marshall was removed). 1,631 more words

A postpartum comeback?

I am acutely aware that for a blog ostensibly about exercise I haven’t written much on this subject in a little while. The various changes over the past ten months to my life, lifestyle and body as a result of pregnancy and childbirth have resulted in a shift in my fitness routine, with a significant decrease in the frequency and intensity of my workouts. 559 more words


Surviving Surgery, My Rainbow Baby, and Day 1 as a Mom.

I knew that I would, in all likelihood, be having this baby via c-section quite early in my pregnancy. By 32 weeks my baby girl was still a frank breech and very happy about it. 1,473 more words

My c-section recovery 🖤

Whenever anyone thinks of labour, I’m sure most people don’t think it will end in an emergency c-section! I used to watch all the one born every minute programmes, but it never crossed my mind that I would have an emergency. 1,053 more words

Surviving A Difficult Pregnancy...

At my very first 6 week check up they advised my progesterone levels were too low and that I would need to have them checked bi-weekly to make sure they were improving. 1,028 more words

holy shit

TRIGGER WARNING: traumatic labor

Wow, mamas. Motherhood is no fucking joke.

I’ve been away for awhile. I’ll start at the beginning:

My pregnancy was amazing. I went into labor on May 19th; my water broke epically, the way it does in movies, a giant GUSH that spread across my hardwood floors in my living room. 212 more words

First Time Mom