Archive for the ‘Pregnancy’ Category

Evan Alexander Hill

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

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We got home from the hospital today, very tired and proud parents!

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The Vault

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Well… there are 3 days left until the due date.  The doctor checked today, but no signs of the slightest dilation.  He must be pretty happy in there.

Anticipation

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

We’re in the home stretch…
He’s been very active the last couple of days, rolling around a lot in Becky’s belly, probably trying to find the way out.
The nursery is all set up and awaiting his arrival.

in the crib

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Ultrasound – 36 weeks

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

We had our second growth ultrasound today.  He is so smushed in there, it is harder to see his little face now, but the doctor estimated his current weight at 6lbs 11 ounces.  He is growing fast!  His head is still measuring about 2 weeks ahead of schedule…eeik!

Fingers & Toes

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

Becky had a dream last night that the baby had 29 fingers and toes!
He’s going to be an amazing typer and piano player!

The Belly – 30 weeks

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

30 weeks - 2 hand

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Ultrasound – 30 weeks

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

We got some more 3D images today.  His little arm is scratching his head in this one, I think he’s contemplating the meaning of fetalhood…

He’s 3lbs 11 ounces, which is right in the normal range, but sounds huge!  I was excited to learn that his head was 2 weeks ahead of normal, thinking of what great brain power the big head would provide.  Becky was not quite as excited… I guess she’s the one that has to push that big head out!

30 weeks - thinker

Ultrasound – 28 weeks

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Our doctor was able to capture a 3D ultrasound picture at our appointment today.  Our little jumping bean just would not cooperate though, he just keep putting his hand in front of his little face.  He has a bit of a pout, too.

Ultrasound - 28 Weeks

Recliner Mommy

Monday, April 27th, 2009

I was sitting back in my chair at work today. My back started to hurt so I tried to sit up a bit straighter and…BAM!, kick to the ribs… someone didn’t like that very much. I shifted and tried again and…BOOM!, “stop that mommy!” He got his way… I leaned back a bit to accommodate his desired reclining position.

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The Belly – 24 weeks

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009


Becky Belly

The Other Belly

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

As Becky’s belly has been growing, feeling tight and uncomfortable, and walking has been morphing into waddling, I’ve been getting the evil eye as I zoom around with my freakishly small waistline.  So, now she wants to strap me into an empathy belly so I can feel what it’s like.  It adds 30 lbs, squeezes your lungs and puts a bunch of pressure on your bladder.  What do you think ladies, should dads get a taste of this torture?

Pregnant Erik

Squirt Squirt

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

We finished our last childbirth class tonight after six weeks of gathering with a bunch of large bellied women.  It was a positive experience and good to hear what other pregnant women were going through.  The most interesting tidbit that we had not heard before was that postpartum, when a baby cries… any baby, it can make Becky’s boobs squirt milk!  If she is walking down the aisle in the grocery store and a kid cries, squirt! Let’s hope that doesn’t happen.

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