Month One {Recovery, Bonding, & everything in between}

Month One {Recovery, Bonding, & everything in between}

Our first month with Sylas has been quite the ride, filled with snuggles for days, fussy evenings, leaky boobs, and an oversupply of love. Bear with me as there’s a lot to cover, and I’m not very organized. At the Hospital After our hour of skin to skin and first clumsy attempt at breastfeeding, we … Read More

40 Weeks (+3) – Labor & Delivery 

40 Weeks (+3) – Labor & Delivery 

Sylas Orion Miller Born: July 12, 2017 Weight: 9 pounds 11 ounces Labor: Approx 5 hours from 6 centimeters. Pushing: Approx 1 hour and 15 minutes Well, Tuesday night (July 11th) went about as normal for me as could be expected. I pretty much lounged around all day, got some ice cream, took an evening … Read More

Weeks 36 & 37

Weeks 36 & 37

Been pretty quiet for the last couple of weeks because I’ve been SO busy! Between work, appointments, a baby shower, and compulsive nesting, I hardly have time to breathe. So this bumpdate is going to recap TWO weeks! Its still going to be a bit short because I’m having a hard time remembering EVERYTHING that’s … Read More

Week 35

Week 35

Gah! Another late bumpdate, but last week was truly uneventful! The most exciting thing I did was buy a dress for the baby shower and an outfit just in case Sylas is born before July 4th. I probably jinxed myself by doing that, but oh well! I couldn’t resist!  The hot dogs and bomb pops … Read More

Genetic Testing & Counseling

Genetic Testing & Counseling

Final update: We got our results back from the amniocentesis today and our little boy has a copy of each SMN gene, which means it is highly unlikely that he will even be a carrier! I was in the middle of my first client at school this afternoon when the genetic counselor called me. Of … Read More