This is the final chapter in our birth story of three parts. You can read part 1 here and part 2 here. This one will be a long one, fair warning. We left off on the day we went in for our routine 38 week ultrasound, to be told that we were being sent to the hospital to have our son that day. Surprise! Also, the OB who had been with us since the very beginning, with my first pregnancy, wouldn’t be delivering our son. It works like that of course, in a practice you’re either on call at the hospital that day, or one of your partners is.
I was in it now. There would be no turning back. My heart rate quickened at all the news coming our way, biggest of all being that this was it. We were going to have a baby outside in the world, no longer tucked inside. I would have a stranger walking us through the next part but c’est la vie. Let’s do this.