Its starting to hurt

So they kicked up the pitocin quite a bit and Jens starting to feel the pain. We just had the epidural question rise and they said it happens relatively fast. Like 5 minutes after it is ordered. So that’s great news.

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  • Reply Gloria Thiboutot September 16, 2008 at 3:03 pm

    Hi Jerome & Jen,

    Just saw this on Facebook….this is so exciting. I’ll say a prayer for all 3 of you.

    Can’t wait to see the first pics. 🙂

    Gloria

  • Reply Marcia MacNiven September 16, 2008 at 3:05 pm

    Oh Jen, this is so exciting and still all too familiar. I feel like I’m back with ya 8 months and one week ago…I remember moments leading up to these final moments and wondering what would be the first thing I would say to my lil guy, what he would look like, would he recognize me & my voice, or Dave??? What would that first cry sound like? Take in these last few minutes/hours…its just such a great ride. Congrats, you are about to do something really amazing like nothing else, I know that sounds obvious, but its really so surreal and can pass so quickly, I just had to say it…Proud of ya girl!!!

  • Reply Melanie Bennett September 16, 2008 at 3:08 pm

    Have been checking in on u guys on your website. Pete says you have way too much time on your hands;) Stinks it is taking so long…both my inductions were crazy fast. Gel at 9am water broke at 10am epidural at noon…connor was 1 hour of pushing…Owen was 6 minutes. Connor was born at 5:21pm and Owen at 5:22pm..she is probably calling me a bitch when you tell her that;) GOOD LUCK and happy pushing…pushing is the hardest so I hope she comes out fast. (After 5 minutes I said I couldn’t do it any more and Pete was like “Come on Mel, I see the baby’s whole head;) Easy for him to say;)

  • Reply christine ferraro September 16, 2008 at 3:08 pm

    Sorry things are getting uncomfortable. Hang in there Jen its almost over. Love Ya.

  • Reply Jessica September 16, 2008 at 3:10 pm

    Hang in there Jen, I keep checking back to see updates. I am having flashbacks to Sophia’s birth, it was only 6 1/2 weeks ago – it so flies by. All I can say is breath, try to relax and just think it will all be over soon enough and you will have that little on in your arms!! The fun is just about to begin 🙂

    I’m going to keep checking back waiting for her arrival!

  • Reply Becky September 16, 2008 at 3:13 pm

    I’m thinking of you, Jen!!

  • Reply Janine September 16, 2008 at 3:17 pm

    Hang in there! You’re gonna meet your little one so soon!!!!! 🙂

  • Reply Kristi September 16, 2008 at 3:19 pm

    Oh my goodness…it’s starting! I remember when they moved me to labor and delivery the first thing I said was “when can I get an epidural”. I got it within 10 minutes, it was heaven.

    You guys will have your little baby girl soon…then it will be 2 weeks later and she will be pooping in your hand (Hannah just did this to me) – ha, ha!

    I’m thinking of you guys!

  • Reply Talia September 16, 2008 at 3:23 pm

    Thinking of you both! Can’t wait to meet the little girl!

  • Reply Lindsay September 16, 2008 at 3:23 pm

    Heh, I had TWO epidurals. They are divine.

    This is all so exciting!

  • Reply Heather September 16, 2008 at 3:25 pm

    OMG!!! I’m so excited!! Woohoo!! Finally things are starting to happen! You played Britney didn’t you?! haha!!

    I think I’ve spent more time on the Blog today than I have doing work! haha! Whatever this is way too exciting and I didn’t want to miss anyhing! It’s so worth losing my job over! haha!

  • Reply Suzanne Kootz September 16, 2008 at 3:46 pm

    You are doing amazing!

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