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Almost a year ago around the same date, we have begun our journey together from 2 to 3.
Reports from doctor confirmed that I was pregnant. Both my husband and I were awaiting a beautiful baby. Started the journey with lot of inhibitions, calculating the age of the little soul within me each day, thinking would it be a Princess or a Prince who will fill our lives with joy forever. This life changing event would not have been any easier if my dear husband would not have been with me. Every step I took, everything I wanted, every need of mine was taken care by him. He stepped up from being a husband to be a mom, friend, guide and doctor for me.
Our belief to have a healthy pregnancy was to be and act as normal as possible in our day to day life. I definitely felt lethargic sometimes but active most of the time. Only then I realized Pregnancy, carrying a baby within you is not a tough thing at all. We would hear lot of stories during pregnancy, but no one really shares the good stories only to make us more worried. So here I am sharing my most memorable moment of life.
We always chose natural birth over a C-Sec which is more common these days. Hats off to those mothers who opt for C-Sec as that is not easy at all. Unfortunately their understanding is they would be able to take the pain of C-Sec than Normal. But to all the expectant mothers I must say Pain in normal delivery is only something that you can take, it not unbearable. If I can say “God only gives so much pain that you can take” so please think twice before opting for a C-Sec assuming you cannot go through the pain.
I have only followed what my midwife told me and did not really listen to any of the old wives tales. I did my physical and breathing exercises each day along with some walking and mopping the floor. Kept my diet healthy and my mind relaxed with some devotional music expecting my baby will like it and kick me inside, however she seemed to like Big Boss more and kicks me each time I see the show. (Advice- This is all you need to do if your pregnant. Of the doctors told me “Your Pregnant not a patient” so all the ladies out there stay cool and happy like you do every other day.)
One fine morning around 6:30 am my dear little soul within me decided to see her Mom and Dad and the beautiful world. She gave a clue she was coming and hence we landed in the Hospital. Then comes the most crucial moment, the doctor announced that my baby is going to be out by Noon which made me nervous. Once again my husband proved that he is the best man ever and stood by me holding my hand for the next 6 hours when I was in labor.
After a while I didn’t know what happened but I had a bunch of people around me asking me to breathe so I stay calm to bring the baby out. Then I hear a voice from the doctor …. It’s a Girl. Wooohoooo I delivered a princess, I got a life into this world, and I felt complete.
In seconds I have transformed from a woman to a MOM.
Proud Mom to a beautiful little doll whom we named “NAVNIKHA”