Descriptive Essay

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Jennifer Schacht
ENG-090
2/10/2011
Descriptive Essay Final

We have been waiting nine long months, and we have had much preparation to do before the arrival of our daughter. Of all the things we have prepared for her, I am most proud of her room, my mother and I painted it and sat it up with all the accessories together. I sat on the floor and taped off the stripes to be painted, and my mom painted. It was a great team effort, and we are so happy how it turned out. With flowers and butterflies on her wall, busy pattern of stripes and beautiful colors, she is going to love her bedroom. Our crib and furniture is finally set up and put in her room. With pink and green letters above her crib spelling out the name of our precious baby
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There were new families, celebrating the joy of a new baby and relatives of the families hugging and showing their excitement. I couldn’t wait for that to be us. We finally get into a room, and the nurses to their assessment and hook me up to a bunch of really loud beeping machines. But the best machine was the fetal monitor. It is a monitor that the hook to my belly, so that they can monitor the baby and her heart rate. It was the best sound in the world, and it took the other annoying beeping sounds away. At this point, we just have to wait. By this time, it is around one o’clock in the morning. I call my mom and tell her the news, “Mom, my water has broke and we are at the hospital”, she immediately says, “I’m on my way”. She lives an hour away and it seemed like she was there in a matter of thirty minutes. She was so excited as well, to finally be there to meet her first granddaughter. We all tried to get as much rest as possible; because I knew that we were going to have to be working really hard soon. It was also going to be a long day of anticipation and anxiety. Believe it or not, I actually slept really well. By morning around six o’clock, my contractions were so strong that they were taking my breath away and causing a lot of pain. I wanted to try and tough it out, and hold off on the epidural, but I had a feeling that I was going to have to ask for it
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