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Yesterday I had a midwife "appointment" at my house. What really happened is she came over for dinner and we hung out for three and a half hours, with random appt things tossed in there. Everything was great! I brought my hydration up into the green (remember, green is lush rain forest and tan is Sahara desert and mine was very light tan) and all the other things I had issues with last time had been resolved.
When she did the doppler, Ireleigh was a maniac! She was dancing all over and repeatedly kicked the wand. Already a wild thing like mama!! I don't remember what the heart rate was but everything was perfect!
Happy that the appointment was a nice comfortable get together
Originally Posted by lovemylittlemiss
That sounds so cool! I would love to have low key appointments like that!
It is SO nice. She said it isn't like this with every client but because we were friends before we were birthing buddies, it helps. I contacted her when I was pregnant with Elan, my first loss, and made an initial consult appt. I lost baby before it happened but we decided to meet up anyways and we just clicked!! She was my midwife for my second loss and we kept in touch when I moved away. I knew I was moving back so I kept her informed on this pregnancy until I was back in town and now we get to have fun! My next appointment I am going to her house and we have planned an outing to the Teavana in the city she lives in (about 40 minutes from me!) because I love tea and have never been. I seriously recommend finding a midwife you love if you want a more low-key experience!
Elan Dakota 7/28/2012
Paxx Tarlow & Sage Finley 10/20/2012
Rhys Caelan 5/3/2013