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This weekend Cory and I went to or birthing class from 9am-3pm!! Thank goodness we got like a 45 min lunch break somewhere in the middle... and potty breaks for all the girls there. It really wasn't too bad. I was worried I would have some Mother Earthy lady teaching it that is only for going natural and such... because I am TERRIFIED of the whole labor thing, and am planning on getting an epidural. But the lady that taught our class was really cool. She taught the couples some hecka fabulous pressure points that help sooo much with the new pressure that has started on my hips and lower back. They are so wonderful and apparently really help with labor pains; we will see I guess... But then with the rest of the girls who aren't going natural she was very reassuring that anything that they were to give us that it would not hurt the baby and they are there to help us and it’s ok to ask for pain meds when you need them. It is also ok or normal to hate everyone in the "transition phase," because that’s natural. So when crazy, psychotic woman comes out during that part of labor, I'm "normal," awesome! She also talked a lot about the epidural, which I was so glad because that part is pretty scary to me. I'm not afraid of needles at all, but have you SEEN that thing?!? It's HUGEGANTIC! I'm still a little afraid of that but at least now I'm more informed on how it goes in and how everything goes down with the epidural... So all in all the whole class was really informative and I liked it. I liked it and feel a little less apprehensive about the whole epidural, labor, and hospital deal. I am a total control freak and I like to know exactly what is going on and what to expect. I loved the tour of the hospital. I'm delivering at Ogden Regional and I am so so glad. I really like the rooms and all the nurses seemed really nice.
Cory did really great during the whole class too. I thought some of it was gonna kinda scare him a little or totally gross him out. But nope, he was fine through the whole thing.... Well...except for the delivery of the placenta, which grossed him out quite a bit. But he was really great as usual; he has been so helpful my entire pregnancy. Especially this last part when I wake up anywhere from 2-4 times a night because I am dying from heart burn and reflux, I'm so totally stuffy I can't breathe, or my usual bathroom breaks. He is so sweet and helpful. I really appreciate him; he will be a great dad.
So as you can tell no prego pictures yet, I always forget.... seriously, this little boy is stealing all my brain cells. He better be pretty smart, but his poor mother might be close to brain dead. I don't remember anything, my memory is shot and I swear my brain isn't running on at full speed. But I will set my camera out today so when Cory gets home from work he can take a few of my ever growing belly. :)