Baby Ian and his new friends.
Baby Ian and his new friends.
Happy One Month Old, Baby Ian …
Time is flying by so fast! Everyday is gone in the blink of an eye. Baby Ian is gaining weight and growing well. My wrist and back hurts at times when I carry him. I still have 3kg more to lose and yes, Breastfeeding has gotten much better, except for the painful engorgement when I run errands outside. Overall, everything is back to normal except the lack of sleep though.
a baby makes a love stronger, the days shorter, the nights longer, savings smaller and a home happier…
We are proud to announce that our little boy is here !
I had him 2 weeks ago. Now still in my confinement period. Other than pumping and
breastfeeding and taking care of bb Ian and Zann, my daily routine revolved around nothing else. I am extremely busy other than the lack of sleep.
Ian’s birth story 3 Sept
Went for my usual week 39 check up and had my CTG. BB head was already very low.
I was 1cm dilated. I wasn’t feeling good, walked like a fat penguin already. Doc suggested
that I admitted myself on 5 Sept for induce. Doc was worried that bb too big might be
too difficult to be delivered naturally (which I prefered over C-section). Hb and I were excited cos we ll be getting to see bb real soon.
12am. HB and I made our way to Gleneagles Hospital. Zann was taken care by the inlaws.
The girl was excited and reminded me to send her didi’s photo once I delivered. I was pushed to labour ward at 4am. The nurse inserted a pill into my cervix. Two hours later, I experienced contractions every 2-3 mins. The pain was still endurable. Contractions was felt stronger after my waterbag broke. I was 4cm dilated then. I asked for epidural before the pain get intense. First time epidural failed. I could still feel the contraction pain! Second time epi was administered at 7cm. By then, too late to take into effect already. Both legs were numb but I could still feel the pain! until 10cm dilate, I was asked to push. 3x and bb Ian was out. The delivery was fast which I never expected.
Most importantly, I didn’t have a big tear. BB was discharged without jaundice.
Jie Jie and Di di (Sibling Bonding in the hospital )
Two weeks later (at home)… I love this pic. Managed to capture Ian when his eyes were wide open, together with Zann. How much do they look alike ?
It’s a few days away from week 37. How fast the weeks just passed by…and I am counting down. Excited? Anxious? Scared? I am anxious and yet scared of don’t know what and when baby decided to come out. My only concerns are that I will have to be induced or C-section (I prefer go into labor naturally) or that the baby will be big to deliver via naturally.
My blood sugar level is under controlled. I have gained 10kg so far, losing 600g this week. I had a few nights in the row couldn’t sleep properly. That means more tired during the day. Still haven’t gotten some stuffs yet. But my hospital bag was packed. The last growth scan was confirmed that the gender of my baby is boy. Everyone is looking forward for his birth.
I feel so heavy and big this week, so it’s getting a little harder to get comfy when I sleep these few days. I can feel more wriggling movement especially during the night time although it’s getting cramped inside. Can’t eat more these days, seems like my stomach space has become smaller. Not much appetite especially dinner time, so at times I ll just settle for a subway or homemade club sandwich with milk.
A friend’s sister was induced at week 28. My friend told me everyone was feeling sad about it. At this stage, I guessed it’s important to stay positive. I don’t know how premature baby looks like. Aside to myself, I wonder when will be my turn? Another 8 weeks more to go or maybe less than 8 weeks ?
Can the time turn faster for me pls. Honestly, I don’t wish my baby to be too big and affect the natural delivery. I would prefer natural to c-section although my tolerance of pain is very low. During my checkup at week 32, Doc said he might induce me earlier than my delivery date. He said bb too big is not good. My blood sugar level is ok but I have gained weight too fast. I was told to cut down and watch what I eat.
When you put everything into a friendship but she gives you nothing when you need her, it’s time to discard this person from your network.
HB said I can forget about this lousy shit friend of mine whom used to be a close friend last time. No concern and never ask how I am, during my whole pregnancy period. Seriously, I agree. Darn I lost my Taiwan umbrella cos of her, when I need to carry her hello kitty cookies back to SG. So not worth it at all. And it’s not just about the lost umbrella, the way she she behaves, her attitude etc. Anyway, just my luck
Almost there, except without the cream cos I am too tired to continue. ><