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Showing posts from September, 2014

It's Almost Time

Today is Tuesday September 9. My due date is Saturday September 20. To say I'm starting to get nervous and anxious would be an understatement. I'm so nervous about it all. I'm anxious about it all. Nervous and anxious about the labor part. Most of you will remember that I'm choosing to go the natural route and to give birth without any medical interventions. Some days I'm so nervous that maybe I'm making the wrong decision. Why not just get the drugs? Then other days, when I am thinking more clearly I remember why I am choosing a natural birth and I calm down. I know that I can do this. I'm also nervous about the baby. I'm nervous that the baby won't come out alive. I'm nervous that I won't hear the baby cry. I'm nervous that something will be wrong and they'll whisk the baby away from me without me getting to hold him/her. I want that skin to skin contact right away. That's one of the most important things to me. To have that im…