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Thursday, February 5, 2009

Pregnancy Tag (Yep! Megs again! SMILE)



1. WAS YOUR FIRST PREGNANCY PLANNED?
Absolutely! (I had people ask me if I believed in 'Planned Parenthood' - I'd tell them - absolutely! - I PLANNED on being a Parent! Oh! Yes! LOL)

2. WERE YOU MARRIED AT THE TIME?
Can you have babies without being married??? (SMILE)

3. WHAT WERE YOUR REACTIONS?
I'm sure glad it's not just the flu! LOL

4. WAS ABORTION AN OPTION FOR YOU?
NO WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

5. HOW OLD WERE YOU?
20

6. HOW DID YOU FIND OUT YOU WERE PREGNANT?
I went to the doctor because I was not feeling very good!

7. WHO DID YOU TELL FIRST?
The Patriarch (DH giggle) - of course!

8. DID YOU WANT TO FIND OUT THE SEX?
that was not an option in 1967

9. DUE DATE?
March 30, 1968

10. DID YOU HAVE MORNING SICKNESS?
"Morning"? sickness - you mean - morning noon and night!
Poor DH thought I'd taken up worshipping strange idols - I spent so much time kneeling in front of the 'porcelain throne' in the bathroom! LOL

11. WHAT DID YOU CRAVE?
SWEETS!

12. WHO/WHAT IRRITATED YOU THE MOST?
The male chauvinist pig who dared to tell DH that morning sickness was all in my head and I could stop it anytime I wanted to! (what I wanted was to throw up all over him!!!!!! GRRRR!)
Can you tell that irritated me just a tad???!!! LOL
whew!

13. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CHILD'S SEX?
Girl

14. DID YOU WISH YOU HAD THE OPPOSITE SEX OF WHAT YOU WERE GETTING?
No.

15. HOW MANY POUNDS DID YOU GAIN THROUGHOUT THE PREGNANCY?
Who knows - I just wanted to have a healthy baby

16. DID YOU HAVE A BABY SHOWER?
Yes - I was very blessed

17. WAS IT A SURPRISE OR DID YOU KNOW?
I think I knew

18. DID YOU HAVE ANY COMPLICATIONS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY?
Not with the first one - thank goodness!

19. WHERE DID YOU GIVE BIRTH?
Ridgecrest (for all ten)

20. HOW MANY HOURS WERE YOU IN LABOR?
5 1/2

21. WHO DROVE YOU TO THE HOSPITAL?
DH

22. WHO WATCHED YOU GIVE BIRTH?
Husbands were not allowed in delivery at that time - so just the doctor and nurses

23. WAS IT NATURAL OR C-SECTION?
Natural.

24. DID YOU TAKE MEDICINE TO EASE THE PAIN?
They did use pitocin and I sure wish there would have been something more than just a demoral shot (which hurt so much it was like adding insult to injury!)

24. HOW MUCH DID YOUR CHILD WEIGH?
8 lbs - 7 1/2 oz.

25. WHEN WAS YOUR CHILD ACTUALLY BORN?
March 30, 1968

26. WHAT DID YOU NAME HIM/HER?
Alice Marie

27. HOW OLD IS YOUR FIRST BORN TODAY?
41!

and - like Megs said:
I'm sure most, if not all moms who read this will want to be tagged, so guess what? You are!

4 comments:

Lucy said...

Hey we have a child the same age. Mine was December 1967. There was a lot they didn't have in 1967 that they have today. I feel like it was the dark ages. But really...it wasn't. :)

jarca said...

OH! i remember my excitement at getting to be an "auntie" for the first time.

BigDaddy said...

I'm Not Pregnant! :) hehe

templework said...

Son...I have to admit - I'm glad to hear that (giggle)
I bet your wife is too - LOL!

((HUGS))