After a fairly easy pregnancy (note: the pregnancy itself was fairly easy, while managing the diabetes and the related medical team took quite a bit of effort and emotional energy), I’m pleased to share that our little guy was born just before his scheduled induction date. Following with the easy pregnancy, the labor itself went very smoothly. It was quick and drug-free, surprisingly (only the contractions at the very end had me uncomfortable enough to consider the epidural, but it was literally a matter of 15-20 minutes of that before the actual delivery…had it gone on much longer, I think I would have strongly considered requesting the epidural).
We battled some low blood sugars for 24 hours, but after we got past that hurdle, everything has gone smoothly. He’s a cutie and was well worth the strict focus on diet and the many, many doctors’ appointments throughout the process.
This community was especially helpful and reassuring during the process, so thank you.