In preface let me just say, this is a whole lotta pictures right here. This is kind of for family, too, this blog, so I figure occasionally I owe everybody a post without my rambling and WITH plenty of pictures.
Probably never saw a woman look so downright cheerful in labor, huh? This was after being sent from the doctor's office over to the hospital, at five centimeters with a bulging water bag, but still not regularly contracting. So it was kind of party time for a while yet.
Belly parade: me, 37 wks. and 3 days; my sister Laura, 24 weeks; and Jess, 17 wks.
My water is broken now. Much less enthusiastic smile.
First family photo shoot... Addy was not in the mood. But there's always one, right?
Our doula, Stacy.
Sadly, the mohawk has gone down now.
My sister Rachel.
Jim's sister Jenn.
She seems to have forgiven him for stealing her thunder at the birthday party.