Evelyn
    December 5, 2008
    Evelyn

    After resting Janet was ready to push. She was doing great, but during the process she threw up and the baby’s heart rate dropped dramatically. The midwife questioned the nurse and suddenly there wa…

    Even New Mothers-to-Be Know Best
    December 4, 2008
    Even New Mothers-to-Be Know Best

    When the nurse came back in the room, this time accompanied by the midwife, we made it clear that Janet wanted something for the pain (AKA “take the edge off”). I felt a little helpless at this po…

    Birthing “Plan” Meets Reality
    December 3, 2008
    Birthing “Plan” Meets Reality

    I had always joked to friends that Janet and I would take BART to get from our new home in Berkeley across the Bay to CPMC (the San Francisco hospital we scheduled to deliver at). And, despite having …

    39 Weeks, 2 Days, and 1 Hour
    December 2, 2008
    39 Weeks, 2 Days, and 1 Hour

    Fast forward to the big day…actually the day BEFORE the big day. I think the excitement over Obama’s victory left my immune system a little vulnerable, as the day after the election I found myself…

    Adventures of a First Time Father
    December 1, 2008
    Adventures of a First Time Father

    When Cheryl (some of you know her as MsGreene) first asked me to blog about my impressions of the birth of our first child I figured it would be a good chance to offer a dad’s perspective on this am…