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November 12, 2010

Extreme Delivery: please stop

This week I've heard too many delivery stories...and...I...just...can't...anymore.

Like the one who gave birth to a +10 lb healthy baby. (Advice: never tell a 8 1/2 month pregnant woman a story about a +10 lb baby. It makes us sore).

And the one about the woman who went in to be induced only to find out the baby's heart wasn't beating. And she still had to deliver. And then plan a funeral. (Advice: never tell a 8 1/2 month pregnant woman a story about delivering a dead infant. It breaks our heart)

And I get that you might not have known/read me when I was Mourning A Baby. And that seeing my great belly may bring about bouts of verbal diarrhea. But people please take read that link and then take some verbal imodium because I don't want to hear extreme delivery stories. Anymore.

Even though I'm not a first time mother...I'm still friggin' nervous. I wonder about health and genetics and development and...yes...delivery. And your stories do not help. At. All.

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2 Comments:

At November 12, 2010 at 10:16 a.m. , Blogger mountie9 said...

I had two relatively easy births - won't lie it was easier the 1st time with the epidural (2nd time got too late for epidural) -- but both times - from the first owie to the push out took less than 7 hours - not so bad at all -- just ignore the bad stories -- I agree with the verbal diarrhea, people just don't think sometimes - My own mother in law asked me if my second son was a mistake because we waited 7 years in between ; )

 
At November 16, 2010 at 9:17 a.m. , Blogger Parent Club said...

Addendum: To the 3 men who have asked me recently how much weight I have gained...

So none of your business!

 

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