Feelings you didn’t know were there

Contemplating heading to the hospital

My daughter is 20 months old. Twenty months ago I was in labor.  I was in labor, then got stuck at 7cm only to realize that the cord was wrapped somewhere around her little body. Off to the operating room I went and one c-section later, my daughter was here. I didn’t get my VBAC,… [Read More]

C-Section Sharing at Scars for Love

Did you know that in the US one third of  more women will have a c-section? A friend of mine recently started a site, Scars for Love, designed to help women share their c-section stories – the good, the bad and the ugly.  It’s gotten off to a tremendous start and I am privileged to have my… [Read More]

The Story of Miss E’s arrival

Today Miss E. is one week old.  How did that happen?  Just last Wednesday I went in for my last prenatal check up.  All was good and my doctor wanted to discuss my options since I was trying for a VBAC this go around.  Since I have an “uninducable” cervix, it was decided that we… [Read More]

My Baby Girl: Birth Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                             Contact: Erin Lane March 25, 2011 Raleigh, N.C. – Lane Investment Ltd. is proud to announce that yesterday they launched a new entity focusing on baby and lifestyle, Miss E.  Miss E. will be a long term initiative by the investment company starting with diapers, onesies and bassinets and moving into… [Read More]

Coming to Terms with my First Birth

I didn’t have a birth plan with Bug.  I knew enough to know that nothing goes according to plan, so what’s the point?  I wanted to try natural childbirth but wasn’t opposed to an epidural.  The only thing I didn’t want- a C-Section.  (Guess what I got?) But I’m jumping ahead of myself. At the end… [Read More]

Introducing my little one

He’s here! Wonderbug was born on Monday, December 15 at 7:46 p.m. via C-section. He was 7.1 lbs and 21 inches long. We’ve been at the hospital since Sunday night. My water broke at home around 4:45 after J and I finished wrapping up the nursery and making a trip to Lowes for blinds. We… [Read More]