Millicent Edith "Millie" was born on Monday, June 29, 7lbs 8oz, 20 1/2 in. My water broke at 6:15 AM, I was in active labor by 12:00 PM, and we were holding our little girl at 3:49 PM.
Labor was intense and very empowering. I was able to stick up for myself at the hospital and avoid any interventions. I still can't believe I had the natural childbirth of my dreams (thanks to my awesome DH and fantastic nurse).
Now for my mini vent:
While I was still in triage,...