My experience with a persistently breech baby

My experience with a persistently breech baby

I was 36 weeks pregnant and it was my first of my weekly non-stress test (NST) and ultrasound appointments and the NST was first. I sat lounging on a chair while the nurse tried to…

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What I packed in my hospital bag

What I packed in my hospital bag

As a first-time mom, one of the things I obsessed about for about a month and a half was what to pack in my hospital bag. I looked on Pinterest, read my friend’s blog posts,…

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It was a dark and stormy night…

It was a dark and stormy night…

It was a dark and stormy night… begins the first line of Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle In Time,” and begins the final chapters of the pregnancy of Baby Martian. As we sat in the delivery…

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Baby Martian // Week 38

Baby Martian // Week 38

This is it, y’all. At our midwife appointment, we scheduled an induction for next weekend, the end of week 39. I’ve been planning on letting things happen naturally but after talking to both of our…

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Baby Martian // Week 37

Baby Martian // Week 37

It is absolutely mind-blowing to think that we’re SO CLOSE to meeting our baby. and it’s also slightly terrifying. For a minute we were disappointed that we hadn’t taken a picture for week 37, and…

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Baby Martian // Week 35

Baby Martian // Week 35

The amount of time I spend worrying about delivering this baby is slowly and steadily increasing. Every time I go to roll over and feel some random form of sharp pain in some random place…

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