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Birth Story

July 3rd, 2012 - almost a month ago already!

Dr. Piehl scheduled me to be induced at 39 weeks because she believed I had IUGR (which, later after Roz was born we found I didn't have it). First, let me tell you the fact that she thought I had IUGR required me to go twice weekly to the OBGYN for about a month to do 20-30 minute non-stress tests and ultrasounds (glad that's over!!). Ok, back to the story. July 3rd was my 39 week date, so we were scheduled to be induced that day.

We decided to have a big breakfast at Bruegger's Bagel's that morning, although I couldn't eat because I was so nervous. I remember texting my mom during breakfast: "I'm so nervous I think I'm going to poop!". After sitting there a bit and talking about what we thought would happen that day we decided to just get the show on the road and head to the hospital. We parked the car and grabbed what we thought was necessary at the moment and headed in to the birth center. As soon a…