Mama VC 928 Posts | Joined BG: Jul 05, 2008 Last Visit: 3 months ago
Age 30
Gender Female
Status Married
Work certified teacher, looking for work!
Location Tillson, New York
Interest family, fun, tv & film, music, the woods, Autumn, community, HOME.
Kids 18

Hello! My name is Rachel and I have wanted to be a mommy for as long as I can remember. My darling man and I became parents to our amazing baby girl, Hannah Marion, on November 18th 2010 at 9:35pm! Our daughter has a such a personality, and she is so beautiful. I love getting to know her better day by day.

We found out in October (after one lucky month of trying) that we were expecting baby #2! Charlotte Autumn arrived June 5th 2013 at 11:50am after 5 hours of labor and 5 minutes of pushing - she was eager to greet the world!

Charlotte:


JUNE 5, 2013 (7 hours old, 7lbs 4 oz/19 inches)

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JULY 15, 2013

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AUGUST 11, 2013

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OCTOBER 12, 2013

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Pregnancy #2:


9/22/12: BFP!


10/12/12: Viability ultrasound - little healthy heartbeat :)


12/10/12: first time feeling (definite) fetal movements


1/8/13: Anatomy Scan - it's another little girl :) Hannah is getting a baby sister!


6/5/13: Birthday!


Hannah: The highlight reel...


NOVEMBER 18, 2010 (10 minutes old, 8lb 2.5oz / 20.5 inches long)

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MAY 5, 2011

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AUGUST 10, 2011

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NOVEMBER 18, 2011 (BIRTHDAY!!)

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JANUARY 21, 2012 (first snow frolic)img0601w.jpg


MARCH 19TH, 2012

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JULY 13TH, 2012

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OCTOBER 31TH, 2012

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DECEMBER 20TH, 2012

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MARCH 17, 2013

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JUNE 9, 2013

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SEPT 9, 2013

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Hannah's Growth & Milestones


11/18/10 - Hannah's Birth Day! 8lb 2.5oz / 20.5in


12/18/10 - 1 month old! 11lb 1.5oz / 23in (wowzers)


12/20/10 - First Smile! (first one we were totally sure was for real, haha)


1/18/11 - 2 months old! 14lb 10oz (97 percentile, chunker!) and 23.5 in long


2/3/11 - starts making chirping, hooting and other fun noises to talk to us :)


2/8/11 - doubled her weight - 24.5 ins & 16lb 9.5oz at just shy of 12 weeks! Holy Cowbaby.


3/17/11 - At 4 months, Hannah is 18lb 9oz and 26.25 in! Very healthy, very happy :)


3/18/11 - Hannah let out a real giggle today! So beautiful


4/7/11 - Hannah can now roll back-to-front in both directions very well. She's gone front-to-back a few times for Daddy.


4/22/11 - first spoon feeding (Earth's Best sweet potatoes)


5/19/11 - 6 months! 20lb 12oz, 27.75 in long


6/5/11 - commando-crawling has begun


6/28/11 - pulling up to stand


7/17/11 - cruising all over the living room!


9/16/11 - walking baby! She can take several steps without falling down right away


11/20/12 - ONE YEAR! 22lb 12oz. Walking like a pro, says about 10 words and understands 20-25 words. Eating 3 solid meals plus 1-2 snacks a day, and still breastfeeding 4x/day.


2/24/12 - another growth spurt puts Hannah at 26 lbs, 31/5 inches. As of about 2 weeks ago, Hannah is no longer BFing.


5/8/12 - Hard to believe Hannah is 18 months! She is 28lb 2oz, 32.75 ins and says about 50-60 words (even if only DH and I understand most of them).


8/8/12 - Hannah weighs 31lbs and is 34ins tall! She says over 150 words, many of which are understandable to total strangers! She runs around, climbs everything and is just awesome :)


12/26/12 - At her 2 year checkup, Hannah weighed 34 lbs and was 36 inches tall. She is meeting all her benchmarks and then some! Love this toddler :)


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My 1st Pregnancy:


3/1/10: BFP with digital ept test!


3/8: first Dr. appt to check beta levels. Results: hcg 625/progesterone 25. 162 lb


3/10: second beta levels. Results: hcg 1630/progesterone 25 - woohoo!!!


3/29: 1st u/s! Baby VC is healthy! EDD 11/14, hb 149


4/30: we heard the heartbeat (140s-150s)! 160 lb


5/27: heard the heartbeat again, still in the 140s. 163 lb


6/22: It's a girl! Hannah Marion. HB is 147, weight 11oz. I'm still 163 lb.


7/20: Hannah is 1lb 6oz, HB is 150. I'm up 8 lbs this month to 171.


8/18/10: Glucose test. Hannah's HB is 155. I gained TEN POUNDS this month :(


9/20/10: Healthy as a horse! Up to 190lb, despite eating less junk. I still look good lol.


10/7/10: Hannah is head down, and will hopefully remain in position. I am 193 lb.


10/21/10: Almost 1cm dilated, 80% effaced! Midwife suggested starting EPO. Still 193lb.


10/29/10: 1cm /80%, but now she's a bit lower. I weigh 199lb. No group-B Strep though!


11/5/10: no progress since last time. 200lb.


11/12/10: still no more dilation :(. I weigh 202lbs, blah.


11/18/10: Welcome to the world Hannah!

5 Get-to-know-me-better Facts:


1. I feel most beautiful when I'm singing.


2. I am a "Guys' Girl". I love my boys :)


3. I love tattoos. If I wasn't planning on teaching, I would have way more.


4. I am very loyal. If you've earned a place in my heart, I will do anything for you.


5. I am very non-judgemental & open-minded, but I get very defensive when people try to limit civil rights or try to press their beliefs onto others. Live your own life, damn it!

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