Doctor just came in and examined Jen.  Great news as she’s dialating well now.  6cm to be exact.  Right now they are wheeling in all kinds of equipment, getting ready for the delivery.  It’s getting pretty exciting now.  Jen’s aunt Marie brought me a large iced coffee, so I’m ready to go.  Apparantly I have to help hold one of Jen’s legs up in the air during this whole thing.  I wasn’t sure I volunteered for this…lol  In about 2 hours, (10pm) The Doctor will be back in for another checkup.  They keep adjusting her Pitocin up and down to keep contractions going along properly.  She doesn’t really feel any pain.  In great spirits.  We are tring to get her to rest and nap.  Easier said than done.   I have to clean up the room a bit and prep also for delivery.

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    Reply Apryl September 16, 2008 at 6:46 pm


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    Reply Mike September 16, 2008 at 6:52 pm

    Try to take it slow and take in every moment. I got good butterflies in my stomach because I know what you are going through. Best feeling on the planet when they hold her up for both of you to see. Enjoy! Sounds like we may be visiting tomorrow.

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    Reply Jessica September 16, 2008 at 6:53 pm

    Oh yah – that’s the best part holding a leg then cutting the cord – LOL

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    Reply Diana September 16, 2008 at 6:59 pm

    Ok Jen is about to push a HUMAN through her uterus and you don’t think you “volunteered” to hold her leg during the process? C’mon Jer!

    Jen best wishes for a successful and wonderful delivery!!! Both of you enjoy and take in the beauty and love around you!

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    Reply Becky September 16, 2008 at 6:59 pm

    Oh my gosh I have tears in my eyes!! Your baby’s going to be here so soon!!

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    Reply Sarah Hinman September 16, 2008 at 7:05 pm

    ohhhh yay! that’s great progress!! She is getting so close. Jen, you’re going to do fantastic. And Jer…I think you can handle holding her leg.

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    Reply christine ferraro September 16, 2008 at 7:12 pm

    Good luck guys. Lou and I are keepin you two in thought and are getting very excited. If you don’t mind we would like to come c you in the hospital. Let us know. Hope you have a smooth and very safe delivery.

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    Reply Suzanne Kootz September 16, 2008 at 7:26 pm

    YAY this is so exciting!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Reply Jen September 16, 2008 at 7:36 pm

    OMG! OMG!!!! I’m so excited! hehehe

    Glad to hear Jen is feeling well! Rest up, you got

    some work ahead of you in a few hours..yipeeeeeeee!!!

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    Reply Marcia MacNiven September 16, 2008 at 8:11 pm

    Wow Jer, you certainly have the tough job…LO(freaking)L. Whoo-hoo, here we go!!

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    Reply talia September 16, 2008 at 8:13 pm

    YAY. Can’t wait! I think you can manage jerome!

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    Reply Melanie September 16, 2008 at 8:14 pm

    There is nothing like seeing your

    child for the first time.

    Forget cousin, I feel like I’m going to be an aunt! I’m so excited!!

    Lots of love to you both.

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    Reply Kristi September 16, 2008 at 9:06 pm

    YAY!!!! 6cm down, 4 more to go. You’ll be pushing that baby out soon.

    Jerome…Dan did not realize he volunteered for holding one of my legs either. He made it through, and even cut the cord, I’m sure you’ll be ok. 🙂

    Jen…try and rest up, pushing takes a lot out of you. I know you’ll do great!

    We’re thinking of you guys. Wishing you a speedy deliver!

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    Reply Andy September 16, 2008 at 9:10 pm

    Yaaaaaaaay!! So happy, the day is finally hear!

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    Reply Eileen September 16, 2008 at 9:39 pm

    I am so excited … I can’t wait to hear how it goes. Sorry, Jen, but I’m going to bed. I’m with you in spirit!!

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