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Eliot Jack // Our Birth Story

By the end of this pregnancy, I couldn't walk, stand or sit comfortably. I'd been spoiled with the amount of time Margot spent in my belly (37 weeks) and with how smoothly my pregnancy with her went. My body just wasn't feeling it at all...no two pregnancies really are alike. I'd say I spent a good majority of the time complaining about how everything hurt. Towards the end, with every doctor's visit came the same news—she wouldn't be surprised if the baby came that night, as he'd been hanging low for quite some time and I'd already been dilated 3 cm starting at 38 or so weeks. Once I hit 40 weeks, my doctor set an induction the next day at 10am. 

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A Good Night's Rest

It's been about a month since we started sleep training Margot, and I'm happy to say that she's still sleeping through the night like an angel (knock on wood!). It takes her a minute of calling out to us to fall asleep, but once she gets it all out of her system and realizes it's time to sleep, she knocks out. It's been so good for all of us and there's nothing better than a full night of undisturbed rest!

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Margot June // Our Birth Story

My cousin gave birth to a beautiful baby girl today and, naturally, it brought me back to when I gave birth just four months ago. While the details of that day are becoming more and more fuzzy with time, it's a day I'll never forget. I've never felt so much as I did that day—physically and emotionally. I wanted to write it all out for Margot, so she'd know her story, and I simply just wanted to share.

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