TMM Marlee

How long was your pregnancy?
My most recent pregnancy was 42+1.

Have you given birth before?
Yes. This was my second birth.

Does your family have a history of ten month pregnancies?
No, not that I'm aware of.

Did you receive additional ultrasounds and monitoring after 40 weeks?
I actually only had one ultrasound to find out the sex of the baby then ended up having one more at 41+6 because I was worried.

Where did you give birth?
In my house!

Who was your support during labor and delivery?
My doula, my partner and my four year old son.

Were any induction methods used and why?
Nope!

How much did your baby weigh?
8 pounds 5 ounces.

Did your baby still have vernix after birth?
No they didn't.

Did your placenta show calcification and/or signs of aging?
Slightly aged.

Were there signs of meconium in your waters?
Yes there was meconium.

Did your baby have any complications?
No!

What advice would you give to future Ten Month Mamas?
Stay calm, be patient, listen to your body. Hire a doula. 🙂

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