How long were you married when you found out you were pregnant?
Gracie: 1 yr 4 months
Matthew: 6 yrs 4 months
What were your reactions when you found.. out you were pregnant?
Gracie: Shocked and totally excited - Robby was in denial LOL
Matthew: So happy, worried about how Gracie would deal...and scared b/c of the health issues
How old were you?
How did you find out you were pregnant?
Gracie: I was sick, sick, sick and went to the doctor. He told me I had a UTI and even did a pregnancy test which was negative...a week later I was thinking it was possible...took the test and a big fat +!
Matthew: I was late and had NEVER been late except for the pregnancy with Gracie...Robby & his dad bought me a test a Wal-Mart (he got the 3 pack) and by that evening he had made me take all 3. LOL
Did you want to find out the sex?
Yes both times! When I found out Gracie was a girl my mom and sister with me....and when we found out Matthew was a boy I was with Robby and Gracie.
Gracie: September 21st
Matthew: August 26th
Did you deliver early or late?
Early both times!
Gracie: August 13th @ 34.5 weeks
Matthew: July 31st @ 36 weeks
Did you have morning sickness?
Gracie: yes, but it lasted the WHOLE time
What did you crave?
Gracie: pizza, cheesesticks, any fast food and peanut butter
Matthew: oranges and veggies
Who irritated you the most? Ummm, Robby I guess
How many pounds did you gain throughout the pregnancy?
Gracie: 42.5 lbs
Matthew: 25 lbs
Did you have any complications during your pregnancy?
Gracie: I started bleeding @ 13wks and was scared of a miscarriage...then developed toxemia around 28 wks.
Matthew: We kept a watch on my blood pressure and had NSTs from week 30 until week 36 when he slowed movement.
Where did you give birth?
Gracie: Raleigh General
Matthew: Princeton Community
How many hours were you in labor?
Gracie: about 9 hours before they did a c-section due to her heart rate dropping
Matthew: ummm, never did have labor direct c-section
Who drove you to the hospital?
Gracie: Robby - LOL he didn't watch the c/s but sat at my head
Matthew: I was alone...it was an emergency c-section and there was no one at the hospital to sit with Gracie
Was it natural or c-section?
c-section both times
How much did your child weigh?
Gracie: 3 lbs 2 oz
Matthew: 5 lbs 9 oz
What did you name him/her?
How old are they today?
Gracie: 5.5 yrs
Matthew: almost 6 months