Monday, September 22, 2008

6 Hours Old

I don't even know how to start.

I walked into Kelley and Ryan's birthing room this afternoon to see this...
And just burst into tears.

I totally couldn't help it. 34 weeks of Pregnant Hormones... anxiety.... anticipation... it all came out when I saw Ryan holding his new daughter and Kelley in bed watching them. Kelley looks great, by the way. Truth be told, I was expecting her to look like she's just been through a war (which she said she definitely had!), but her eyes weren't even red.

And they let me hold Sara... and of course I don't have much experience holding newborns. Ryan said that was ok b/c he didn't either. :)

I can't believe that's going to be Scott and me in something like 6 weeks.

I told Kelley that I was on my way to an appointment with the chiropractor she knew who is experienced with the Webster Technique to try to get whatever tight spots I might have released which would ideally allow baby turn do it's little flip and get itself positioned head down already. When I told her that we'd be scheduling major surgery to get my baby out if s/he doesn't flip in time, Kelley just smiled and said that sounded pretty good to her right at the moment. Apparently 6 hours is not enough time to forget labor pains.

Anyway, I'm not sure how much the chiropractor was able to help? I don't regularly go to chiropractors. Maybe I'm a tad skeptical. But at this point I'm willing to try any technique available to help baby flip (see earlier post about the herb burning if you don't believe me...) It appeared that she found a tight spot in T9 that she was able to release. Maybe that will be enough to 'open me up' and allow baby room to do it's thing? We'll see.


Clare said...

so sweet...makes it all so real, huh?

IVF Running Mama said...

Good luck with the chiropractor! You look great in the jogging stroller picture! I registered for the same stroller....but think I will probably be buying it for myself! Any more contractions??