Here I am the night before going into labor: 40 weeks / 2days
And here is Renny and Teagan the same night:
I went to bed that night feeling like I was never going to have this baby, however I woke up at 6am the next morning with my body telling me a different story. I got out of bed to use the restroom and had a contraction... then I heard Teagan wake up (which she NEVER does this early, of course). As I walked to her room, I had another contraction. This is when I realized I would definitely be meeting little August sooner than later! Considering I had 3 good contractions in that 10 minute span, I walked Teagan back to our bedroom to wake up Renny and let him know that it was go time! Renny got ready while I called Auntie Steph to come hang with Teagan. I got ready and we left for the hospital. We arrived at 7:20am (not recommended by the way...shift change time and people are not in a hurry to help you!) I was dilated to 5cm and went very quickly to 8cm. The nurses rushed me up to delivery and there was ALMOST not enough time for an epidural. It was kind of a blur since it happened so quickly, but August Renholt Nichols was born at 9:32am, weighing in at 7lbs, 11oz and was 20 inches long!
Time to go home!!