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Antoinette

May I introduce the newest addition? This is Antoinette. :)


This was an hour or two after she was born on March 23rd, 2017. She was 8 pounds, 8 ounces and 21.5" long. <3




She was born at 3:16 PM in the water at Footprints in Time Birth Center. It was an easy labor except the last centimeter. It was rough. I had gas and air to get from 9 to 10 centimeters.

Once Teri told me I could push, I did! One push got her to crowning, another delivered her head, and one last delivered her body. I realize now that, other than the fact that I seem to be naturally good at pushing (something to be proud of, I think!), I also delivered her that quickly because pushing is where it went wrong with Freddy. I wasn't going to give it time to happen with Squish.

Jerek was there, Teri, Becky, and Teri's newest student midwife. I think her name is Brianna. I'll double check at my postpartum checkup and correct the post if I'm wrong. Tiri and Fritz went to the birth center too and Erika stayed with them downstairs. They got to come up and meet her when she was about 2 hours old I think.




Fritzy isn't terribly impressed with her, but Tiri likes her. Jerek and I, of course, are head over heels for her. 💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖

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