First Baby Meme

Heather atIm No Supermomposted this meme and I thought it would be fun to do. 🙂

My First Baby

1. Were you married at the time? Yes, 3 1/2 years.
2. What were your reactions when you found out you were pregnant? I was extremely excited and a little scared (but more excited).
3. How old were you? 24
4. How did you find out you were pregnant? Suspected I was pregnant and took a home pregnancy test.
5. Who did you tell first? My husband, then sent my sister a phone pix message with a picture of the positive test. 🙂
6. Did you want to find out the sex? Yes.
7. Due date? April 29, 2008.
8. Did you deliver early or late? Late, ugh. 10 days! On the day I was scheduled to be induced I went into labor!
9. Did you have morning sickness? Yeeeeeeees, especially in the beginning.
10. What did you crave? In the beginning I only wanted McDonalds cheeseburgers and Starbucks Frappucinnos. THEN all fast food made me sick through the rest of my pregnancy, and I craved roasted veggies and especially mushrooms. Yum.
11. Who irritated you the most? I dont remember being irritated, just emotional.
12. What was your first childs sex? Girl
13. How many pounds did you gain throughout the pregnancy? I think about 30. I cant remember, really. lol
14. Did you have any complications during your pregnancy? No. Well, there was one scare with the big ultrasound and they had me go get her brain measurements again at a bigger hospital where there was a better sonography machine. Scared me to death, Ill tell you!
15. Where did you give birth? Birthing center at the hospital (one hour away!)
16. How many hours were you in labor? I think about 24
17. Who drove you to the hospital? My husband (long drive, sigh)
18. Who watched? My husband, my friend Ranae, the whole world. Oh wait, just the nurses and pediatricians and yeah, the whole world.
19. Was it vaginal or c-section? Vaginal
20. Did you take medicine to ease the pain? Yeees! Whats funny is that I went into it all thinking I would try to go naturally but as soon as I got there I was in so much pain I went for all the meds right away. The epidural saved me from a night of torture!
21. How much did your child weigh? 8 pounds, 9 oz
22. What did you name him/her? Emma (thats her middle name actually)
23. How old is your first born today? Almost 5 months.
Feel free to do this meme as well and leave a link so I can check it out!