• Musings

    The Journey from Labor to Delivery

    In my post yesterday, I have posted Baby Bella’s First Pixies. Now, I have decided to share with you what happened last September 23, 2009 as I can remember it. There is a warning though especially for my male readers, I might say something you might find awkward but naturally normal in the life of a pregnant women giving birth to a new life here on earth. It was nearing 12nn that my husband and I arrived at Bacolod Adventist Medical Center. Around pass 12nn, my husband started filling-up forms. Then when he was finished, he settled the PhilHealth form while I paid for our deposit. A few minutes later,…

  • Musings

    Thankful for My Best Friend Mae!

    Ever since my house help left me last June 1, 2009, my best friend Mae has been there for me. She helped me in every way she can while I was pregnant and until now that I have given birth to Baby Bella. I can’t express how thankful I am that God have given her to me as a best friend here in Bacolod City. Anyway, though she doesn’t asks anything for in return, I tried to give her gifts to express my gratitude in terms of material and monetary mediums since she doesn’t have any work right now. But somehow, I felt deep inside that her goodness to me…

  • Family

    Bella Grace First Pixies!

    The much awaited post is now here! Baby Bella’s first pixies!! First of all, I am really sorry for the delay since I have taken time to rest. Baby Bella is currently breastfeeding and always awake during the wee hours of the night. So, when she sleeps, I do too. I need to cope up with sleep as my body has not yet returned to its normal state. And I still need more rest… Second, I would like to say thank all the people who prayed for my fast, safe and normal delivery. I felt pain around 3pm and gave birth to Baby Bella at 7:23pm the same day, September…

  • Musings

    Today is the BIG DAY!!

    Yup! Today is the big day. I am going to the hospital this morning to get myself admitted. Though I will go through natural way of giving birth, the doctor has no choice but to induce labor. Today is my expected due date and I haven’t suffered from natural labor pains. She said that waiting for the natural labor pains may risk the baby’s condition as well as mine. Aside from that, she will be out of town this coming Friday until Monday next week. So, if natural contractions occur within those days, I will be referred to another OB who is not familiar with my case. That is another…