Monday, July 14, 2008
James Curtis, Jr. (JC)
Jan. 11, 2005
Time of birth?
How long did labor last?
Hmm... I was induced at 7:30 am. No contractions until about 11 am. Then I got the epidural and waited...
Who was in the room when baby was born?
Curtis and my Mom, Dr. Betcher and Nurse Kimberly
How long did you push?
8 pounds and 15 ounces
19 1/2 inches
Yes, light brown
Who does baby look like?
Looked like Curtis' side of the family when he was an infant. Now, he still looks like Curtis but I see a lot of my Dad and brother there too.
Be honest...how much weight did you gain while pregnant?
Have you lost it all?
I lost it all immediately but that 24 lbs (and then some) has come back... ugh.
Were they late or early?
I was induced one day before my due date.
Who drove you to the hospital?
How many baby showers did you have?
2 - one in Eupora and one in Tupelo.
When did baby start sleeping through the night?
Age 3 - no, I am not kidding...
Did you breastfeed?
Yes, and it was a wonderful experience for both of us.
Who keeps your baby the most?
How did you pick the name?
I like contemporary names and Curtis is very traditional, so since we couldn't compromise we went with Jr.
How did you know when it was time to go to hospitaI?
I was told what time to be there.
Did you go home or somewhere else when you left the hospital?
Anyone spend the night with you first night home?
My Mom spent a couple of days with us.
Did you cry the first time you held the baby?
Yes, it is a very overwhelming experience.
Who cut the cord?
Our doctor. Curtis was not interested in that.
Where was the baby born?
Did you video tape the birth
Are you happy with how things turned out?
YES, loved GMH!
Do you want to have another?
Posted by Lori Robertson at 6:41 AM