Thursday, January 20, 2011

the light baby at the end of the, um, tunnel

so i'm due this sunday, january 23rd and my doctor leaves the state for a week on january 25th. and last week when i went to my appointment, he didn't have any openings to induce me before he leaves. so today i was really looking forward to my appointment, hoping he'd tell me i was at a 6, and that labor was right around the corner.

but no such luck. i'm only dilated to a 2.5-3, and even though the baby has dropped, he's still really high. bummer. i might not meet this baby until february when my doctor gets back.

but then... my OB asks "do you want to be induced?"

"um, YEAH!" i reply.

apparently one of his inductions scheduled for monday was having her baby today. so i will go in sunday night and be induced monday morning the 24th. i will be holding my baby in no more than four days! that is, if everything goes as planned! and of course baby could always decide to come earlier, but at least there's an end in sight for this eager mama!

so in light of this news, the baby birthday contest is officially closed! thanks for all the guesses via the blog and facebook.

next time you see me here, i will announce the winner and introduce the newest little member of our family!


Heather said...

YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

Sonya said...

so glad that you have a date set just in case! Maybe he will decide to come this weekend. We are supposed to get more snow Sunday...maybe that will push him out.

Ace said...

Well I can see I lost but yay anyway! I can't wait to hear all about it and see pics!

Jess said...

yay!!!! I bet you are relieved!!!!