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Emilia May Nelson {part one}

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{I wanted to write this sooner so the details were a bit fresher, but here we are!}

I am going to start this birth story from her due date. May 4th, 2016. I had an appointment with my midwife at 1pm that I was really hoping to not need since I would hopefully be birthing or cuddling a tiny baby ASAP. But..it was not to be. For this appointment I didn't want to drive by myself and Matt had to work, so since I thought the baby was close (due to braxton hicks really picking up) we decided my mom would come take me and then stay, since we wanted her to watch Anna at home here when we went in to labour anyways. So we went to the very uneventful appointment, had McDonalds, and came home.

That was a Wednesday, and on Friday Brandi and Leander came down for the weekend. It was so nice to have them there to take my mind off things, and to help with meals and cleaning and Anna. By Monday I was starting to feel a little overwhelmed about the baby not coming yet and I think I started to get …