Well I went for my first official midwife appointment this morning and it was both awesome and worrisome. It was awesome because I really liked the midwife I saw. She was very calm, knowlegable, and positive, and she said she loved Mothering magazine
I also had come in for a consultation earlier and seen a different MW, and she was also cool. So far, I've seen two of the four and I like them both
I'm feeling happy with having chosen this group as my caregivers! (We only moved here 6 months ago, so I was very stressed about finding caregivers who would share my vibe, esp. as this is going to be a VBAC for me.)
The bummer is that I'm only in my 14th week, and I've gained like, 12 lbs!!
I'm not cuckoo over weight gain in pg, but I've never lost the extra 15 lbs from my first pg. I gained 50 lbs with DS, and I'm not a skinny-minny to begin with! My BP also was higher than normal for me -- usually I'm quite low. So I'm kinda freaking out over the weight + higher BP... that seems like a bad sign to me. I also feel like I'm getting "puffy" -- H20 retention I suspect.
This just seems very early to feel this way!
Anyway, just wanted to share what's going on with me. Here's to great births and healthy mamas and babies on this forum!