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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

fun survey!

Here you go mommies- a different kind of survey for a change - it's all about your first born! I normally don't do these, but I thought this one might be kind of fun! If you want to join in, just copy and paste it!


1. WAS YOUR FIRST PREGNANCY PLANNED? Yes, we talked about starting a family and then for Easter I got a willow tree figurine with a note saying nathan wanted to celebrate soon that we were expecting...by mother's day...we were!

2. WERE YOU MARRIED AT THE TIME? Yes for about 9 months

3. WHAT WERE YOUR REACTIONS? We were both very excited!!!

5. HOW OLD WERE YOU? 25

6. HOW DID YOU FIND OUT YOU WERE PREGNANT? My brother...I was too nervous to look and he was visiting and bought the test while Nathan was at work and i peed on the stick and ran out of the bathroom and my brother looked with a big smile and said it's positive!

7. WHO DID YOU TELL FIRST? Nathan

8. DID YOU WANT TO FIND OUT THE SEX? Yes we did...i'm too much of a planner not to!

9. DUE DATE? January 24th, 2007

10. DID YOU HAVE MORNING SICKNESS? Did i ever! I lost 20 lbs and had to take zofran

11. WHAT DID YOU CRAVE? fruit and chocolate milk

12. WHO/WHAT IRRITATED YOU THE MOST? Dr. Strasburger(cardiologist) was always negative before Gage was born-i need positivity to make me feel like things will be okay

13. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CHILD'S SEX? a boy!

14. DID YOU WISH YOU HAD THE OPPOSITE SEX OF WHAT YOU WERE GETTING? at first i wanted a girl, actually, i just thought i'd only have girls, but now, no way would i ever trade him!

15. HOW MANY POUNDS DID YOU GAIN? 10!...well, 30 really, but you only have to count from your prepregnancy weight! so, yes, i gained a lot rather quickly at the end.

16. DID YOU HAVE A BABY SHOWER? yes

17. WAS IT A SURPRISE OR DID YOU KNOW? i knew...infact i did some of the planning b/c i'm sort of picky on invites and such b/c i wanted to make sure i liked them for the scrapbook! lol

18.DID YOU HAVE ANY COMPLICATIONS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY? being very sic, an infection that caused me to end up in the ER, and then gage having a heart defect

19. WHERE DID YOU GIVE BIRTH? froedert hosp/children's hosp. of milwaukee, wi

20. HOW MANY HOURS WERE YOU IN LABOR? exactly two hours and 20 minutes from when they broke my water to gage being born! (thank you lord!)

21. WHO DROVE YOU TO THE HOSPITAL? Nathan and my mom came with us

22. WHO WATCHED YOU GIVE BIRTH? Nathan, my mom, the nurse, the doctor, and about 20 other specialists!

23. WAS IT NATURAL OR C-SECTION? natural! (ptl)

24. DID YOU TAKE MEDICINE TO EASE THE PAIN? i asked for nubain, but i was already too far to take it, which made me cry, so she got me some and in my head it worked, but about 10 minutes after he was born...it kicked in, i could hardly stay awake.

25. HOW MUCH DID YOUR CHILD WEIGH? 6lbs 14oz

26. WHEN WAS YOUR CHILD ACTUALLY BORN? January 16th, 2007

27. WHAT DID YOU NAME YOUR CHILD? Gage Loran Mittelstaedt

28. HOW OLD IS YOUR FIRST BORN TODAY? just turned 2

2 comments:

He And Me + 3 said...

Very cool...I enjoyed reading about your first pregnancy. Your delivery went much easier than mine. I pushed for over 2 hours. ugh.

amanda said...

awww man...not the first comment. lol. i didn't actually read this all again though. but i did notice bogan missing from gage's name...are you still going to change it? just wondering...okay now i'm off to bed. good night.