There is a picture somewhere of me holding up the doll that Christmas, looking at the camera like the completely ungrateful child I was.
There is a reason they call it labor, it is hard work and is very tiring. The absolute best thing that you can do when you start feeling contractions is REST.
They want their grilled cheese brown, but not too brown! Cut the crust parts off and cut them into triangles please. No! Wait! Squares!!! You RUINED it!!! Make it again!
EXCITED? SCARED? OVERWHELMED?
Our doulas understand and are ready to support you!
My oldest was 3 years old at the time and was very excited about having a new sibling. So excited that she happily pranced into the waiting room and ran straight to the receptionist.
Brynlee: "Are you the midwife that is going to help take the baby out of mom's bagina?"