Home » Blog » Life with a Baby

From Life with a Baby

Life with a Baby: Month 1

Follow us! twitterrssinstagramby feather

Life with a BabyWelcome to a Life with a Baby where we are sharing our journey into parenthood.  The first Friday of the month we will be sharing a story of what life was like.

Theme for month 1 would be struggling with eating and weight gain for Ava and us trying to figure out what to do.

All by myself:

After the first week at home Scott went back to work.  My first day at home with a 1 week old infant was scary to say the least.  I spent the first part of the Monday crying that I was going to make a mistake or mess up our child.  My recovery from the c-section was okay but I wasn’t 100% yet (still not). I was not able to drive and felt isolated and lonely.  There are still days I feel like that. Each day gets better than the last.    Read more

Life with a Baby: Birth Story and Week 1

Follow us! twitterrssinstagramby feather

Life with a BabyWelcome to a Life with a Baby where we are sharing our journey into parenthood.  The first Friday of the month we will be sharing a story of what life was like.

This month is the birth story as well as the first week at home with Ava!  The theme for this month is the 95th percentile.

The 95th percentile

I was off work for about a week.  My first week of maternity leave before Ava was awesome.  I cooked and baked all of the things which came in handy during the first month.  There were concerns that the baby was in breech so I did a late term ultrasound on the Tuesday just before I hit 39 weeks.  Breech would have equaled a c-section so needless to say I was panicked.  I had a great tech doing the ultrasound.  She let me know that the baby wasn’t in breech right away.  I made an immediate call to Scott then went back to more cooking.

Read more