Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Plans

Awaiting
That's not pee on the stick. That's the water droplets from washing the pee off.

Yes, the rumors are true. I am pregnant. (Yeah, I know, everyone always talks about me and what's going on in my life). Riglet number 2 is on the way. And this time around I'm doing it right. When I say right, I just mean for me. Home delivery, midwife. A real homebirth one this time, not a CNM. Malpractice doesn't allow them to do homebirths. Yes, I'm one of those. I am educating myself more this time too. I think every woman who plans on getting pregnant and having a baby should educate herself. Read up on it herself, along with getting information from your doctor. This is the most intense, changing experience your body will ever go through. You read reviews and do research when buying a car, why not when having a baby? I'm borrowing some fantastic books right now from a friend all about Creating Your Own Birth Plan and the pro's and con's of interventions in birth. (that books actually mostly biased toward homebirth and against unnecessary interventions). But the most important thing is for the woman to be able to decide what is going to work best for her and her baby. To educate herself and be able to decide that way. This homebirth thing is new for me too and I'm excited to see and experience the differences after having a hospital birth. I'll keep you all in the loop and up-to-date too. Yay for new experiences!

9 comments:

David and Melissa said...

Excellent! I was wondering about you guys! Congratulations! And good luck with the home birth.

Nessa said...

Hooray for you. Information is the best tool. I went in the first time with no info - except what was given to me by my doctor.

I had a hospital birth - induction... and I hated it. I have been readin up to - for the next time. I hope you post more on what you are doing - I would love the info.

Pam said...

Congratulations!!!!! I have done hypnobirthing with all of my babies and have loved it. If you want any info about my experiences let me know.

Kylee said...

Congrats! How exciting!

From Suns To Moons said...

Wow congratulations!

husband and me said...

YAY!!!!! I'm so happy for you guys. For some reason I felt the pregnancy vibe coming from you guys. haha. :) I really have to make my way to you and fast. Miss you guys!

Joni and Rico Adams said...

SO happy for you guys!! Our little ones will be only a few months apart. :)

Austin and Amanda said...

Congratulations!

fotochikyo said...

I love all the supportive comments you are getting. hypnobirthing sounds interesting, I need to know more about that. Love you!