Birth Story

Booker Evans Brakke arrived on Friday, December 9th at 4:51 pm! Two days after his due date. Labor started for me about 9:30 pm on Thursday evening. I had actually been at my 40 week appointment that morning, and had an ultrasound due to slightly reduced movement. Of course, during the ultrasound, he wouldn’t stop…

Waiting…

Is honestly really hard. You wouldn’t think so, especially since we’ve been waiting for…well…what seems like ever. I’m sure every pregnant lady goes through this, but I have to say, those that have also waited through infertility seem to have waited long enough. GIVE ME MUH BABY! 😑 What have I been doing, in the…

39w2d

Well, here I am! Almost to my due date! I’ve been feeling pretty good. Honestly, it has been a pretty easy pregnancy after the initial scare of the blood in the 13th week when I went off my fertility meds and found out we had another hematoma. After that the only other issue was the…

Shower

Staying with the fairy tale theme, my friend katie from work and my mom (and some help from me :O) hosted the baby shower at my house on the 13th of November. My work friends were all invited and most came! I was thrilled with the turn out –Β  I was a little worried I…

Nursery

Finally getting around to doing this. We started the nursery back in…I’m going to say July. Once we were fairly sure we weren’t going to lose him. We decided to do grey andΒ  yellow. As far as a theme, I wasn’t really sure. Eventually I came upon a fairy tale theme. I also wanted it…

28 weeks

Tomorrow! really bad at updating this! I guess that means things are going smoothly! They are πŸ˜‰ Booker’s nursery is pretty much done. All we have left to doΒ  involves sewing. So embroidery for some picture frames, and then making the rocking chair pad, quilt, bumpers, and mattress skirt. Then of course there is also…

The gender announcement

I was going to do cupcakes, but this just turned out so much better πŸ™‚ Scout and Bear let everyone know we were having a boy πŸ™‚

19w1d

A lot has happened! First of all, I had my “20 week” ultrasound appointment today! We found out for sure that the little baby I’ve been feeling moving around and nudging (I started feeling this at about 17/18 weeks, it just keeps getting more frequent and stronger) inside of me is indeed a boy! So…

First Trimester Screening

its six weeks later….all is well. I was 12w yesterday when we had our screening. Still waiting for the results to come back, but the ultrasounds were incredible. The baby was very active, and it was just so amazing to watch it move. The tech thinks its a boy, but she wasn’t more than like…

6w6d

a heartbeat and one little baby floating around. This ultrasound picture is rubbish, but I saw much clearer images on the screen – too bad she didn’t give me one of those. πŸ™ I stay with the same meds. In two weeks I see my OB or her nurse and I also need to have…