Posted by: thiscait | April 14, 2006


Our midwife decided we should come to the birthing center to determine if it actually was amniotic fluid. The swab turned blue and there was ferning on the slide, so yup, Jen’s water broke. We left with castor oil and instructions on how to use it, but Jen is having contractions (somewhat irregular, but contractions nonetheless) so we’re hoping not to.

We’re going to try to take a nap now.


  1. Wow good luck guys! Get lots of sleep, it’s probably going to be a long day!

  2. Oh hooray!!! Sounds like my first pregnancy, my water broke and contractions didn’t get going for another 12 hours… Also ask about blue/black cohosh tinctures, worked for me! 🙂

  3. woo hoo! A baby is on it’s way!
    Hope you filed your taxes already!

  4. yay yay yay! wishing you a calm and gentle delivery. most of all, wishing that you get to meet your little one soon!

  5. good luck! I am so happy Harpo is finally ready to make an apperance. April 15th is a great day to have a baby, mine will be 3 tomorrow.

  6. I bet Harpo wants to get here in time for Easter.

  7. OMG OMG OMG!! Good luck! I hope things are still going smoothly.

  8. SO exciting!!! I hope everything goes smoothly and cannot wait to hear more about Harpo the person out here in the world!

  9. Sending easy, safe delivery vibes. Looking forward to reading all about Harpo’s grand entrance into this world!

  10. OMG!!!! Go Cait and Jen! (and harpo as well, since s/he has a little something to do with this)

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