And although I’ll always love what she did, my style has changed a bit as well. I don’t know how long the new look will stick around, but it’s good to see things changed a bit. It’s not perfect but my brain can only handle so much html. Here’s the new simple header with added social media buttons at the top to find links more easily:
You can find all sorts of great colors of social media buttons HERE on Carrie Loves. I sure appreciated the work being done for me already! I used THIS post on Code it Pretty to help me install the buttons a smaller size. What I tried from the first post didn’t work for me to change the button sizes, but that second link helped.
And really, that’s it! Just simple changes. My goal is to get a decent photo of myself to post—I’ve always liked seeing the person whose blog I’m reading right there on the sidebar, along with their name for me to see. I had it there once upon a time, but I just need an updated picture.
As I get closer to the due date of this sweet little one, I’m starting to get nervous about the birth. Mostly because I’ve had two c-sections and to try a VBA2C kind of scares me. Last week I was all for it, but the more I think about it, the more I’m leaning towards a scheduled repeat c-section, as crumby as the recovery can be from those.
My first, Mr. Zippy, was induced. I was 6 days late which wasn’t the reason I was induced, but I had an ultrasound and my fluid was too low. But he didn’t handle labor well and so I only pushed two times before the doctor broke out the forceps. My second, Sunshine, was breeched and they turned him successfully, however his little arm went before his head and I had started having contractions so they decided to go ahead with a c-section. I went in to have Poppy hoping for a VBAC, but she wasn’t handling the labor well, either. I was super thankful that I got to experience going into labor with her (also 6 days late), since I didn’t know what it was like to start on my own. Another factor in this all is the fact that Poppy was born with craniosynostosis, which can cause problems during a vaginal birth. Once you’ve had one child born with it, the chances increase of you having another with it. They tried to check on the ultrasound if this one looks like she has it but it was hard to tell.
I know the risk of your uterus rupturing isn’t huge, but what if you were that one that it happened to, ya know? And I know there are risks with c-sections as well. I’ve read tons and tons of articles and now I’m just torn.
I hope this isn’t coming across as whiny and overly concerned–it’s just a hard call to make when you have the choice. So we’ll take it to the Lord and we’ll see how my hubby and I feel ;). Of course that will be the best way to know what to do, but I love to hear what others have to say about it also. I’m also very aware that although we might make a birth plan, things can and often do not work the way you planned, and I’m totally ok with that. As long as this little one arrives safely, I’ll be happy.
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