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The Birth of Quinn Makenzie

DISCLAIMER: This is my labor story. For those of you that are currently pregnant or trying to conceive, please note that EVERY labor is different. What worked/happened/didn't work for me, may not work/not happen/work for you. Enjoy your own experience and don't be afraid of what happened with me. You will be different... one way or another.

Wednesday, May 1st, I went to my 39 week doctor's appointment. During the appointment, Dr. Wehrum checked me and told me I was dilated 1 and 50% effaced. I was relieved! I was FINALLY making progress!! He said, 'Now, you aren't going to have this baby today, but if you keep doing what you've been doing, I think you should have her by next Tuesday.' And so we went ahead and scheduled my 40 week appointment for Tuesday, May 7th. He said if I didn't have her by then, we would schedule an induction date. I was so happy that we at least had a plan of action!
Once we got home, I did some things around the house, then …

39 Weeks Pregnant!

How far along? 39 Weeks Total Weight Gain? 30 pounds. Better than when I was pregnant with Tayler.. LOL :) Maternity Clothes?  Oh yes. Everything is maternity anymore. I am so ready to wear something other than like the 5 outfits I have that fit anymore LOL Stretch Marks?  I had them with Tayler! lol  Sleep?  Yes! Sleeping wonderfully :) Best Moment of This Week:  Just getting closer to my due date! I am tired :) Miss Anything? Comfortable sleep. Having a stiff drink after a stressful day LOL!!! Drinking a buttload of sweet tea. Having a skinny body lol! Movement? Yes, she is soooo active! I know I will definitely miss that! Food Cravings?  FREEZING COLD WATER! Mmmm :) Anything Make You Queasy/Sick?  Poopy diapers. Trash. BLEH. Gender: GIRL!! :) Our Quinn Makenzie! Labor Signs?  Braxton Hicks... lots of contractions and back pain! Symptoms: Constant peeing. Back pain. Braxton Hicks. Belly Button In or Out?  She's OUT! Weddings Rings On Or Off? Some days they are on.. some days they are off! :) H…