I haven't crafted a bit this past week. Being 39 weeks pregnant, working full time at our playschool, chasing my own 2 year old Bunny, and NESTING has kept be quite busy. Each day that passes I find more and more things I want to do to "get ready"... like taking a spur of the minute trip to Ikea (2.5 hours away) this past Sunday to buy the coveted sofa bed, making energy balls, cleaning out one more cabinet...
So I thought I would share with you something I made a few months ago...
Introducing the Mama Doll !
Mama Doll was not forced to birth on her back..
but she was happy to co-operate for the sake of
science a crafting blog post!
A little skin to skin bonding time!
I wanted a way to make birthing "normal" to Bunny, who will most likely be present for the birth of Little Sister Squirrely! Since these pics, I have made a little cord and a little felt placenta, as well! In the 1st picture, poor Mama Doll's dress is quite wrinkled from being pulled up when she gives birth! An important thing to remember (which I did) is to tack the pink inside (her vagina... birthing canal.. whatever you call it! We call it the birthing canal when talking to Bunny about it.) up into the mama to prevent those dreadful vaginal prolapses when the baby comes out lol We have had a lot of learning, that looks a lot like fun play time, with Mama Doll and her little one!
What are we reading.. another GREAT "getting ready for a home birth book"--
Hello Baby by Jenni Overend!
The "belly" today.. 39.5 weeks! I am feeling great!!
Great as in wonderful, as well as great as in "great with child"!!
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