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This the story of the future empress of the known universe, Miriam:

No c-section.
from the point of the view of the hubby of the Becca

Sunday morning:

4am – Becca wakes up with cramping that squishes the munchkin’s noggin
5am – Becca gives up on sleep and starts wandering to the basement to watch her bad tv shows (Travel Channel and Discovery’s Planet Earth – no nooky or t&a = bad tv 😉
8am – Mom of the Becca wakes up and they start watching tv together
9am – Dad of the Becca wakes up and wonders where his fried eggs are. Tries to convince the mom of the Becca to make fried eggs. Becca tells story of Becca’s hubby’s childhood Christmas breakfast of waffles. Mom of the Becca offers to make waffles. Becca is overjoyed and dad of the Becca reluctantly gives in because else his life would very very short
10am – Waffles!!
NOON – Hubby of the Becca opens one eye.
12:01pm – Hubby of the Becca closes one eye
12:15pm – Dad of the Becca pokes head into the bedroom and grumbles about the waffles to the hubby of the Becca
12:20pm – Dad of the Becca, when getting absolutely no response from the hubby of the Becca, wanders away and toots on the way downstairs
12:30pm – Hubby of the Becca wakes up stumbles downstairs
1pm – Megan arrives
5pm – Nate arrives
6pm – we eat
7pm – the Becca is very uncomfortable but doesn’t want to call the doc
9:15pm – the Becca’s contractions are pretty close (3 minutes or so). We convince the Becca to call the doc
9:16pm – the Doc says, “She needs to go to the hospital!”
9:20pm – hubby of the Becca starts the car and tries to leave for the hospital without the Becca. Mother of the Becca and Becca jump in the car before the hubby of the Becca leaves without them
9:40pm – caught by train
9:45pm – Father of the Becca saves the day by providing an alternate route (he drove the other car and the roads were still covered in snow and ice)
10pm – Arrive at the hospital
10:15pm – The Becca is 5cm dilated and dehydrated.
10:20pm – The Becca receives an IV and some staydall
MIDNIGHT – The Becca is at 8cm – nurse calls for 2nd opinion (to be on the safe side)
12:05am – The Becca is at 9cm – Doc is called in
12:10am – The Becca is at 10cm and ready to push
12:15am – 1:00am – The Becca is pushing
1:01am – The munchkin is born

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