Month: July 2018

A Positive Hospital Child Birth Story

A Positive Hospital Child Birth Story

This is an account of my positive and healthy birthing story of my daughter, CJ. This was a planned pregnancy, where her birth was at the hospital. Although my original (and adored) OBGYN Doctor was unavailable at the time of my birth, the hospital staff luckily took my Birthing Plan very seriously.

Perspective || This was originally written just a couple of days after her birth. I have since updated it to post here. Please note that her real name is hidden online for her own personal security, CJ is just a nickname. 

I was diagnosed with a short cervix, which means I was at risk of preterm labor. Other than that I had a pretty good pregnancy. I didn’t always think I’d be a mother, but when I met the love of my life. I knew I wanted a family with him. After 9 years together, and 3 years of marriage we got a serious case of baby fever and decided to make a baby.

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CJ’s 4-5 Month Journey [Milestones Update]

CJ’s 4-5 Month Journey [Milestones Update]

The 4-5 months old journey has been more challenging as she’s not quite a newborn anymore. She’s growing fast and becoming her own little, opinioned being. Full of wiggles and giggles, this optimistic child is one amazing kid. I’ll list her milestone achievements, talk about sleeping, feeding and personality developments.

This is more for our remembrance of these times than it is an educational post. I hope some mamas can find it useful as a way to embrace what is to come. Not to toot my own horn, but CJ is ahead of the curve in most development categories. She is doing some of what isn’t expected until 6, 7 and 8 months old. So, don’t be discouraged if your little isn’t hitting all of these… 

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