the newest addition to our family. Logan Felipe entered the world at 3.46 pm weighing 7 lb 12 oz and being 21.5 in long. He is an all star nurser and his big brother loves him.
yesterday around 4.30 pm my water broke in a trickle. Was getting some contractions but nothing major. Took some castor oil @10 am and then the contractions began getting more painful.
Around 2/2.30 MW arrived and checked me. I was 4cm 100% effaced and had an extra bag of water around his head, hence why it wasn't too painful and taking forever to progress (read 3 weeks!!!). So she burst that bag at 2.40 and then WOAH!!!!!!!
I was in major labor mode. Squeezing 2 balls in my hands, toe curling, head on table stuff going on. Then I sat on my ball for a few contractions then clamored on the bed I was planning on birthing on. Well before I knew it I was clinging to my hubby and the bed like no tomorrow spinning around in circles. Totally bizarre! Then all of a sudden I was pushing. 10 min later baby born at 3.46. So, 1 hour and 16 minutes later the babe was here. Placenta came out fine and healthy boy was born.
He's a natural nurser and has nursed all day while I eat and drink. It was an amazing and empowering experience!