Desert: Love the u/s pics! What a sweet little face, hand, and foot! Not sure I'd call the girl bits "sweet," exactly, but...glad they are there! I love having girls, even though I was not so secretly hoping for a boy the second time. As I've said here before, there is something fun and empowering about having an all-female family (though I'm sure I'd adore whatever shape my family took gender-wise, if it was or becomes different).
Brite: I had to do the 3 hour test, and it turned out fine, though the test itself SUCKED. When do you get your results? I loved meeting with the doula--so much hope and mystery and excitement. Hope you enjoyed your meeting and that your first birth class is equally wonderful. Those newborn cloth dipes are SO ADORABLE. All the poop in the beginning led us to revert to sposies for a few weeks, but you are probably more intrepid than we are.
Isa: I laughed at your request on FB for people to entertain you. Are you having a boring day? If you can successfully pull off a ring sling with a pleated, wide, gathered shoulder, you could make a lot of money, by the way. Starting with me. I just got another wrap (cough)--it is a beautiful rainbow--but I think I probably want to "slingify" it.
Sara: Sorry you had an uncomfortable night the other night. How has sleep been the past few nights?
Planet: It really does feel great when people recognize your belly as a baby bump. Since I'm on the bigger side, it took a while... but I bet you only have another month or so until it is obvious. Little tiny people get such huge bumps, because there just isn't that much vertical space inside for the baby, you know? I'm sure it will be beautiful.
Dandy: Yay for a bump! How are you feeling these days?
Angela: Cute kid! How was your appt at the fertility clinic?
Hi to everyone else.
AFM: Lilah has forgotten how to go to sleep at night. She nurses, rolls around, pinches me, and fusses for HOURS in the evenings, even though she is obviously very tired. I miss my evenings but figure that this probably won't last long. Ugh. She is sleeping well overnight, though, so I shouldn't complain too much. It is probably related to her waking up later in the mornings and to changing to two naps instead of three...or perhaps to a coming developmental milestone...not sure...just hoping it is fleeting. The first afternoon with Jamie (thx for asking!) went well, though most of it was spent napping in the stroller while Jamie pushed her around town. Jamie has her by herself tomorrow (though my mother-in-law will be dropping by to do some gardening and so can consult if needed), so we'll see how that goes. Lilah didn't exhibit any separation anxiety with her, though, so that's really encouraging. And J is great with her--so enthusiastic, responsive, engaged, and attentive. She kept texting me images of cute sleeping Lilah throughout their walk. I love it.