Oh my - this boy has been something from day 1. I will never forget that infamous day 11 years ago when the doctor said, "We are going to have to induce you - you are running a temperature and it isn't good for your baby or you." SO off we went - here was the BIGGEST problem - a little man had decided to turn himself breech at 39 weeks!!! (We should have known then!!!) So, my doctor encouraged me to try a version (where they manually try to turn the baby - you DON'T want the details - it wasn't pretty!!) - and in my moment of weakness - I allowed them to do it a SECOND time as he didn't stay head down after the first try. Then, my doctor thought it was a great idea to have Joe hold little Aaron's head down in the birth canal (yes, that meant he pushed down on my belly for an hour!!) until the pitocin kicked in and Aaron would engage. Did he???? Nope, that stinker, the minute Joe let go of him, flipped right back in the breech position again. From then on, it was only a cesarean for us. Little Aaron made his appearance but we were never sure he REALLY wanted out. No matter the method, we are SO glad we have him - he may have been a lot of work to convince to make his appearance, but he's been worth every minute. He's our comedian, our sensitive little brother, and our constant source of smiles! We love you big guy - Happy 11th!
When you are harvesting your crops and forget to bring in a bundle of grain from your field, don't go back to get it. Leave it for the foreigners, orphans and widows. Then the LORD your God will bless you in all you do. ~Deuteronomy 24:19