Category Archives: Pregnancy

My Labor Story / Oliver’s Birth Story

It was about 6:30 in the evening on Monday, March 15th, and Vik and I had just gotten home from a long walk outside. Vik was working on a presentation and I was watching some random television show on TLC … Continue reading

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Nesting (and an Update)

When people find out I am overdue, they assume I must be going absolutely crazy. While I am increasingly anxious to meet my little guy, I have to admit that I have enjoyed having these extra few days to sleep, … Continue reading

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Well (Past) Done

The timer has popped out — this baby is officially fully cooked! Now if only I could figure out how to get him out of the oven …

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Stick a Fork in Me, I’m Done!

Today is my due date, but apparently Master Duck did not get the memo. Either that or he runs on I.S.T. (Indian Standard Time) like his father. I have been reading articles with titles like “Ten Signs You are About … Continue reading

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Baby on the Brain!

Yesterday, Vik and I toured the hospital where our little man will be delivered. It is a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility, with huge delivery rooms and comfortable postpartum rooms (they even have little pull-out sleepers for the husbands). Some of the … Continue reading

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Not One of the Lucky 10%

Up to ninety percent of pregnant women get stretch marks. I knew this going in. So, I should not have been surprised when on Sunday, I found some on either side of my lower belly. But I was. Completely surprised … Continue reading

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Almost There (Maybe)

I cannot believe our Little One is due NEXT WEEK! We realize, of course, that the fact that he is due next week means very little; he might arrive next week … or he might arrive tomorrow … or he might … Continue reading

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