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Saturday, 2 December 2006

I can’t believe I’m already writing my birth story, that my baby is actually here, but she is! All 6 lbs 3 oz of her! My guess date was December 13th, but because of having Intrahepatic Cholastasis of Pregnancy (ICP), I knew I was going to be induced at least 2 weeks before that date, […]

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Thursday, 23 November 2006

So this is it! Today we went in for me to be induced, and we started with the folley catheter. Laura, my doula, was there with Jeff and me, and she coach me through it with hypnosis relaxation. I’m thrilled to say that it didn’t hurt near as much as it did when it was […]

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Thursday, 16 November 2006

Jeff and Juli came back Sunday afternoon, and I was so excited to see them. Maga has been another girl since they’ve been back; she’s a lot more cooperative and happy. So I think her anti-daddy thing was her way of expressing her anger at not going with them. Julian thinks he’s a big boy […]

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Sunday, 12 November 2006

This pic is to remember beautiful summer days.What a lazy day!!!!!! Winter is finally here, and today we stayed home ALL day. I did laundry, changed the hangers (I got rid of all the children’s plastic hangers), surfed the internet, made phone calls, made a pizza, took a nap, surfed the net some more, worked […]

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Friday, 10 November 2006

This morning, while Maga was at preschool I had the most beautiful surprise: Jeff and Julian called from Puerto Vallarta. I told Jeff now I knew he missed me because we never called home from the cruise in the past, not even the first time when the kids stayed with my parents. Juli sounded so […]

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Tuesday, 7 November 2006

Jeff and Julian are on a cruise to the Mexican Riviera. How I wish I could have gone!!! But with just a couple of weeks before “Sadie” is born, it wasn’t such a good idea for me to go. I’m sure they’ll have sooooooo much fun! On Saturday night, when we were packing (last minute, […]

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Tuesday, 7 November 2006

This is our family. Jeff, Yamile, Joaquin, Julian and Magali. We’re anxiously awaiting the arrival of our baby girl in just a couple of weeks. We have everything ready for her, and I’ve been practicing my Hypnobabies religiously. I’m very confident that it will work and that we’ll have a great experience with it.

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Yamile Saied Mendez

Yamile (sha-MEE-lay) Saied Méndez is a fútbol-obsessed Argentine-American, Picture Book, Middle Grade, and Young Adult author.

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