Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Pregnancy & Delivery Story Tag

This tag comes from Mummy Gwen. Thanks, dear! I'd definitely love to share my stories with you. The detailed versions are here - for the Missy and the Master. :-)

Seems like this tag is all about the FIRST pregnancy. Here goes :

1. WAS YOUR FIRST PREGNANCY PLANNED? Yes.
2. WERE YOU MARRIED AT THE TIME? Yes.
3. WHAT WERE YOUR REACTIONS? Excited and happy.
4. WAS ABORTION AN OPTION FOR YOU? Never.
5. HOW OLD WERE YOU? Late 20s.
6. HOW DID YOU FIND OUT YOU WERE PREGNANT? My period was late. Tested with the pregnancy test kit then consulted gynae to confirm.
7. WHO DID YOU TELL FIRST? Hubby.
8. DID YOU WANT TO FIND OUT THE SEX? Yes, of course.
9. DUE DATE? 18 July 2003
10. DID YOU HAVE MORNING SICKNESS? Thankfully, no. Everything was pretty normal.
11. WHAT DID YOU CRAVE? Nothing in particular.
12. WHO/WHAT IRRITATED YOU THE MOST? The pain on my hips in the last trimester.
13. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CHILD SEX? Female.
14. DID YOU WISH YOU HAD THE OPPOSITE SEX OF WHAT YOU WERE GETTING? Nope.
15. HOW MANY POUNDS DID YOU GAIN THROUGHOUT THE PREGNANCY? About 35 pounds (16 kg).
16. DID YOU HAVE A BABY SHOWER? No.
17. WAS IT A SURPRISE OR DID YOU KNOW? N/A.
18. DID YOU HAVE ANY COMPLICATIONS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY? Thankfully, no.
19. WHERE DID YOU GIVE BIRTH? Lee Maternity & Women Specialist Centre. (It's not a hospital, but the facilities are ok and the gynae's very experienced.)
20. HOW MANY HOURS WERE YOU IN LABOR? From admission to delivery, 4 hours. But pain (at 5-7 minutes interval) actually started 4 hours before admission.
21. WHO DROVE YOU TO THE HOSPITAL? Hubby.
22. WHO WATCHED YOU GIVE BIRTH? Hubby and of course the gynae and nurses. hahaha
23. WAS IT NATURAL OR C-SECTION? Natural.
24. DID YOU TAKE MEDICINE TO EASE THE PAIN? Just Ethonox (laughing gas), which wasn't really working for me!
27. HOW MUCH DID YOUR CHILD WEIGH? 3.15kg
28. WHEN WAS YOUR CHILD ACTUALLY BORN ? 18 July 2003 (yeah, she's very punctual)
30. WHAT DID YOU NAME HIM/HER? XY
31. HOW OLD IS YOUR FIRST BORN TODAY? 5+ years old

Would you kindly share your stories with us Hazel, Sting, Sarah's Daddy and Mommy, Joyce & BabyBooned?

19 comments:

wen said...

me too gained abt 16kg but how come u get back to ur pre pregnancy body and i am not! yer..

Hazel said...

thanks for this good tag, will do it soon!

Mummy Gwen said...

Yr labour was very smooth and fast. Wah..just inhaled the gas only?? Not pain??? Very "geng" haha.

Fussy mum said...

Enjoyed your short story. :) Agreed with M.Gwen that you'd a smmoth and fast labour.

BabyBooned said...

wow, xy is punctual alright! ;) and yes, thats a quick labor process for a first-timer! will do this tag soon :)

Fussy mum said...

oopss, typo error - smooth

Cheffie-Mom said...

Awwww, this was fun to read! Thank you for sharing! I remember my belly being measured at my baby shower- seems like it was yesterday. Now my children are 15 and 23!

huisia said...

the hips pain, sigh, i have it since my second trimester..

sting said...

thanks :-)

oh, XY is the first and only baby I know who was born on her due date! :-)

Mummy to QiQi said...

so fast 5yr + liao our first child. and we got to register primary this coming monday. decided which school?

Mummy In Vain said...

another tag here....have u done this?

http://www.mummyinvain.com/?p=797

JO-N said...

Wow, she came on the exact date eh? Very punctual indeed.

Sarah's Daddy and Mommy said...

So envy you that you have no morning sickness in your first pregnancy. About the second one?
- XY really born on the edd ya? My doc told me that seldom has such a case.
- May I know where is Lee Maternity and Woman Specialist located?
- You had a very smooth delivery, only 4 hours in total.

Kristie said...

wow born on the dot! good for mummy and daddy to do planning!

slavemom said...

Wen, I got back my pre-preg weight, but not the body shape leh. :(

Hazel, u're most welcome.

Mummy Gwen, vy the pain loh. But somehow the other options weren't available. Wat to do, jes bear it loh. *sweats*

Fussy mum, when u relate back the story, it seemed like a breeze. But when u're in the delivery room, it seemed like eternity. :D

BabyBooned, Jo-N & Kristie, her punctuality made our plans ran smoothly. :)

Debbie, it's scary how fast time zooms by yeah.

Hui Sia, jes hang in there. It'll go away after u deliver.

Sting, and I thot didi's gonna be puntual too. But he was 2 days late.

Chin Nee, I've edi registered last year - BOTH keb n chn schl. hehehe

Jacelyn, thx for the tag!

Joanne, lucky me, 2nd preg oso no morning sickness. But I got a blocked nose till I gave birth!
The clinic was located in Kajang. But closed down edi coz the gynae is now attached to a hospital.

Sarah's Daddy and Mommy said...

SlaveMom, I must say you are super lucky. No morning sickness for both pregnancy.

Oo, the clinic was located at Kajang.
You are staying near there?

giddy tigress said...

Okay, I am done with the tag!
:)

Jacss said...

geee....u so clever, didn't reveal yr age, but i know lor, hahaha
wow...so punctual ahh, hopefully this will be her trait growing up!!

slavemom said...

Joanne, yup, I'm staying at this ulu plc. :)

Joyce, hope u had fun!

Jac, I know u know lah. :p Yeah, I hope that trait will follow her forever.