Monday, February 23, 2009

My First born...

My first born...
1. Were you married at the time? yes, we waited 4 years before trying.

2. What was your reaction when you found out you were pregnant? I cried because it was real now. No turning back.

3. How old were you? 25

4. How did you find out you were pregnant? I was at work and all of a sudden I had to throw up for no reason. Real weird. I was so busy taking care of patients and answering thephone. It was horrible. Everyone was mad at me.

5. Did you want to find out the sex? I did, but my husband wanted it to be a surprise so we waited.

6. Due date? May 8th

7. Did you deliver early or late? A little early, he was born on my birthday, April 25th

8.Did you have morning sickness? Heck yeah! All through the pregnancy! Yuck! It was more like all day and all night sickness.

9. What did you crave? taco bell nacho cheese and their plain bean burritos. Couldn't get enough of the cheese with their plain chips. It drove me insane. Oh and I craved the scent and feel of rubber. Did not eat it, but loved the smell and texture. So weird!

10. What irritated you the most? Being sick ALL of the time.

11. What was your first child's sex? Boy

12. How many pounds did you gain throughout the pregnancy? 31 lbs, I kept in shape by walking a lot with my father.

13. Did you have any complications during your pregnancy? At the end, my feet swelled up and I went in and had to be induced.

14. Where did you give birth? Kadlec Medical Center, Richland, WA

15. How many hours were you in labor? They broke my water on April 24th at about 2pm and I had him at 7:34am on the 25th.

16. Who drove you to the hospital? I drove myself.

17. Did you take medicine to ease the pain? The regular stuff

18. How much did your child weigh? 7 lb 13.4 oz

19. What did you name him/her? Nathaniel Joseph Tolick, Joseph was a family name from William's side and actually Will's middle name too.

20. How old is your first born today? almost 9!

21.Who does your child look like? my husband

22.Did you get mad at your husband during labor? no, he helped me physically when I was in active "back" labor. That was the worst!

23.What was your reaction when you held your first baby for the first time? Wow! and I was excited it was a boy!

24. Who was with you in the delivery room? My mom, Will, my dad & Becky right outside the curtain, but still in view. Oh and 2 nurses and the doctor. I had a party in there! lol

25. Who were your first visitors? A few other than the above. I was still pretty out of it with the drugs.

26. How long did you spend in the hospital? 4 days and 3 nights I think

27. Would you change anything in the delivery? No, it went as planned.