March 04, 2009

The First baby tag


Monika.Ansh tagged me with this down memory lane tag. . .

1. WAS YOUR PREGNANCY PLANNED? Yes.
2. WERE YOU MARRIED AT THE TIME?Yes
3. WHAT WERE YOUR REACTIONS? I was so excited but then I had spotting 2 days post discovering I was pregnant , I was petrified
4. WAS ABORTION AN OPTION FOR YOU? No way
5. HOW OLD WERE YOU? 28yrs
6. HOW DID YOU FIND OUT YOU WERE PREGNANT?Home pregnancy test
7. WHO DID YOU TELL FIRST? Navy
8. DUE DATE? 12 August 2005
9. DID YOU HAVE MORNING SICKNESS? Kind of - it was evening sickness- but not too bad
10. WHAT DID YOU CRAVE? Boiled Corn, murmura and upma
11.. WHO/WHAT IRRITATED YOU THE MOST? Noise
12. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CHILD'S SEX? Female
13. DID YOU WISH YOU HAD THE OPPOSITE SEX OF WHAT YOU WERE GETTING? No- just wanted a healthy happy baby
14. HOW MANY POUNDS DID YOU GAIN THROUGHOUT THE PREGNANCY? Not too much - I gained 9 kgs
15. DID YOU HAVE A BABY SHOWER? Yes, a conventional one called seemandham- rather grand- i had difficulty getting up after the puja
16. WAS IT A SURPRISE OR DID YOU KNOW? I myself planned most of it since we did it in Chennai
17. DID YOU HAVE ANY COMPLICATIONS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY? yes, had to take bed rest for a month in my first trimester, also baby's cord had formed a knot around the neck and could not descend - so had to opt for c section
18. WHERE DID YOU GIVE BIRTH? Chennai
19 HOW MANY HOURS WERE YOU IN LABOR? No labor.
20. WHO DROVE YOU TO THE HOSPITAL? My driver accompanied by Navy.
21. WHO WATCHED YOU GIVE BIRTH? The nurses and the doctor
22. WAS IT NATURAL OR C-SECTION?C-Section
3. DID YOU TAKE MEDICINE TO EASE THE PAIN?No
24. HOW MUCH DID YOUR CHILD WEIGH? 3.5Kgs
25. WHEN WAS YOUR CHILD ACTUALLY BORN ? 16 Aug 2005
26. WHAT DID YOU NAME HIM/HER?Anushka
27. HOW OLD IS YOUR FIRST BORN 3 years & 7 months
27. WHAT WAS YOUR REACTION WHEN THE DOCTOR ANNOUNCED THE SEX OF THE BABY? Delighted
28. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST REACTION ON SEEING THE BABY? She was so fragile and lovely - i was overwhelmed
28. DID YOU CRY? Yes:- ))

I pass on the tag to anyone who would like to do it.

For those who want the full story- go here

9 comments:

Mama - Mia said...

oh wow!

when i came here to tag ya, the post was still not up! :D

cheers!

abha

Mama - Mia said...

ps: gimme the link to your birth story! would love to read more than two word answers! :D

Monika,Ansh said...

Loved reading the tag :)

subha said...

oh romba cute. i meant the baby pic. and ya the post too. am sure u travelled big time down the memory lane. it was nice readin this esp cos we r planning to have a baby too.

VJ said...

Awwww... she is so adorable and cuddly in that pic !!!
was it on the day she was born?

2 B's mommy said...

I am enjoying reading this tag. cute pic.

choxbox said...

no wonder she's cute - she started off like that :)

Artnavy said...

thanks for indulging me all

VJ- i think it was a couple of days after birth

subha- all the best!!

MASALA CHAI said...

Aww what a darling little one...