“Contractions Starting Now”

July 28, 2009 at 5:17 am (A Time to Laugh) (, , , , , , , , , )

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With the birth of Nathaniel and Lauren’s baby almost upon them, they’ve been faithfully putting into practice all that they are learning at their Bradley Method Natural Childbirth class.  Part of Nathaniel’s job as “coach” is to help his wife relax, so he developed a new “game.”  Any time he says “contractions starting now”, Lauren is to lean back in her chair, close her eyes and relax.  They were out to supper one evening at a nice, little restaurant when Nathaniel suddenly said, “Contractions starting now.”  With a sigh, Lauren put down her fork, leaned back and closed her eyes, wondering why the game in the middle of a restaurant.  But Nathaniel’s “coaching” had an ulterior motive:  as Lauren opened her eyes she caught him snagging a juicy piece of chicken from her plate!  So much for helping her relax.

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3 Comments

  1. Davis said,

    we tried Bradley years ago with our son who is now 18, and never would’ve made it without Mr. Caesar

  2. Julia said,

    Aaaah! Thanks for the adrenaline rush! 😀

    I saw this title on my blog sidebar… “Contractions Starting Now” and went “WOAH! Lauren’s having the baby!!” Lol!

    Let me know when it *actually* happens! 🙂
    Julia

  3. Maiden Princess said,

    Too funny! 🙂

    Can’t wait to hear the real story of his birth though!

    Maiden Princess

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