Labor Time Machine

As my wife lies in bed, time has flown by. When I heard other folks in labor for 10 to 12 hours, I thought that was a lifetime. In actuality, it is all a blur and you never really understand until you experience it yourself. From getting my wife checked in, to the IV’s being put into her arm, to the epidural in her back, to the countless rounds of contractions, she has been through hell and back and still hasn’t faced the biggest challenge yet, pushing the baby out. There were times I felt completely helpless and needed to get a grip because I couldn’t do much to ease her discomfort. All the while, I’m wondering about the new life that is about to breathe its first breath. Will I be a good father?

Stay Inspired!
Buck

21 thoughts on “Labor Time Machine”

  1. Buck, I’ve been through these moments of excitement; believe me, you will be an amazing father. You will cherish so many memories with the newborn. Never let anything steal those moments from you ever!

  2. The simple fact that you are wondering if you are a good father indicates that you will be a great father because you will always be striving towards greatness.

  3. That’s a great piece of stuff mate. You’re trying your best to comfort your her. I think that’s enough. It’ll make her feel better. Best of luck to your upcoming baby. I wish you’ll be a great father. Be ready to receive the baby “with arms wide open”.

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