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Charlie's Birth Story - The February Fox
Our Charlie was due to arrive March 9th. Starting around 20 weeks of pregnancy, I started to get very painful contractions that came about every 2-5 minutes, so by the end of February I was completely freaking out. I was convinced that I wouldn’t know when it was go-time until it was too late. It was hard to be relaxed this time around when my husband works in office a good drive away and I have a 4-year-old who needs to be picked up from school or watched at home. It’s so deeply ingrained in me to plan every little detail, so not having an exact birth time is always so hard for me to swallow. Finally one of my OBs said she wanted to send me in for an ultrasound to check on his size. I learned he was estimating 8 lbs — already larger than Fox when he was born a week late! I called my OB letting them know his size and that I was still experiencing a lot of pain. Soon after, I got a callback asking me if I’d like to go in to have Charlie on March 7th at 7:45 am. I was floored …