What I Really Want

3 Sep

I want to keep my cool during labor, and not be overwhelmed by anxiety.

I want to labor naturally until I’m about 5cm dilated, then get an epidural. And I want that epidural to work perfectly. Because the pain from pushing and crowning scares the eff out of me.

I want to try to be calm enough so that I won’t feel the need to constantly be hooked up to a fetal monitor until it’s absolutely necessary.

I want a simple labor, with no complications.

I want her to come out easily, without doing too much damage to me, and without doing any to herself.

I want her to be here already. Alive. Screaming. Crying. Doing what babies do.

In my arms.

I’m being admitted for induction as we speak. Wish me luck.

I’ll see you guys on the flip side.

41 Responses to “What I Really Want”

  1. Lise at 11:15 #

    Oh wow! I will be thinking if you all day! Good luck!

  2. Courtney at 11:25 #

    Good luck to you!!!! I will be thinking if you constantly!

    You’re going to do great, Mo… And so will B5!

  3. marwil at 11:30 #

    It’s happening!! I’ll keep you in my thoughts. Wishing you all the best of experiences just the way you want and need it to be.

  4. Amy at 11:39 #

    OMG!! Praying hard for you and Baby Girl, friend, and sending lots of love!!!

  5. Yael at 11:43 #

    I hope it’s going well. Thinking about you…and I hope you can go home with the baby before the holiday starts.

    Shana Tov!

  6. Lu at 12:11 #

    My love is with you xxx

  7. chon at 13:08 #

    Good luck Mo! Here’s to a safe healthy delivery. Wishing you much love.

  8. Kathy at 13:19 #

    Good luck,hope all your wishes come true ! Sending positive thoughts your way. Can’t wait to hear she’s here !

  9. you’re going to be great!

  10. SRB at 13:38 #

    Mo!!! You guys will be in my thoughts and in my heart every minute!

  11. Louisa at 14:13 #

    You hear that universe??? Give Mo what she wants or I’m gonna get midevil on you ass!!! Good luck Mo I’m sending lots of love your way!!!

  12. Heather at 14:32 #

    Good luck Mo!! Thinking of you! This one will be in your arms at last.

  13. Delenn at 14:37 #

    All the best and much more, hon! Will be thinking of you today!

  14. Wishing you all the best with your induction! I hope you get everything on your want list! I’m so excited knowing that when you next post, B5 will be in your arms and you’ll have your family!! So much love coming your way!

  15. Angel at 15:12 #

    Many prayers sent your way today! Almost there!!

  16. KeAnne at 15:16 #

    Thinking of you and I hope it goes exactly as you want!

  17. Amy at 15:27 #

    Gasp! I hope you get all this and more. Will be thinking of you until we hear!

  18. missohkay at 15:30 #

    Eek, sending you so so so much love. You got this!

  19. Connie at 16:45 #

    So many prayers and positive thoughts going up for you and B-5. Update ASAP !

  20. newmom at 16:50 #

    Sending prayers all the way from California!

  21. Good luck!!!!

  22. Mrs. Brightside at 17:40 #

    You can do this!!!!! So soon she will be here, and you can stress about new wonderful things. Will be thinking of you and waiting anxiously for good news. Hug hug hug hug hug hug

  23. theyellowblanket at 17:43 #

    Good luck, Mo! Sending all my love to you, B5 and Shmerson!

  24. Best of luck! I can’t wait to hear about B5’s arrival. I hope it all goes as smoothly as possible for you.

  25. SM at 19:20 #

    Good luck! B5 is a rockstar and I’m sure she (and you) will do amazingly!

  26. someday-soon at 20:02 #

    Sending all kinds of positive thoughts your way!!!

  27. pjsarecomfyn at 20:30 #

    Can’t Wait to Hear!!!

  28. psychsarah at 20:41 #

    Wishing for all your wants to come true 100%. Sending good vibes and thoughts to you, Shmerson and B5 🙂

  29. Meg at 22:03 #

    Omg so exciting! If it happens Sept 4, that’s my birthday and I will be so delighted to share it with B5! (It is also Beyonce’s birthday, I mean you can’t go wrong there.) Can’t wait to read an update! You are an inspiration.

  30. JourneyGirl at 00:51 #

    Wishing you the safe and healthy arrival of B5!!!

    • ozifrog at 09:05 #

      Sending calm good labour vibes your way. B5, be a good girl and make it easy for your mamma. It will all be done soon, Mo, and the new adventure will begin.

  31. Miranda at 00:53 #

    The time has come! I have been stalking your blog each and every day. I am sending prayers for a short labor, easy delivery, and most of all, health baby girl and mama. xoxox

  32. JP at 02:01 #

    Yes! Very much looking forward to hearing good news from you on the other side.

  33. tracyturn34 at 02:10 #

    Sending you all the positive thoughts in the universe, Mo, and hoping everything goes your way!

  34. Ctrl+Alt+Mum at 03:41 #

    Wishing that all your labour dreams come true. Can’t wait for your next post.

  35. Alissa S at 05:20 #

    Oh this is exciting news! I wish you a smooth and complication free labor and delivery. I have a good feeling about it. You have been through so much and I am just overwhelmed that your time has come. Your daughter will be in your arms soon. Let us know how things go, even if it’s a few sentences. Good luck Mo!

  36. Daryl at 05:20 #

    Thinking of you and B5 and hoping it all goes (went?) smoothly!

  37. RelaxedNoMore at 15:13 #

    Thinking of you!

  38. nonsequiturchica at 17:45 #

    I hope you get all of your wishes. Can’t wait to hear all about B5 when she finally makes her appearance!!

  39. robin at 22:21 #

    I hope everything went well!!!! Shana tova ❤

  40. Keisha at 01:12 #

    So exciting! I hope that you get to have the birth experience you want. And if you don’t, I hope that you are so in the zone that it just rolls right off you. You have lots of positive vibes and thoughts coming your way from so many people today…good luck!

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