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Christina Wells Patient Expert

California
I am a 28 year old first time mom, married, working, penny pinching, safety conscious, no frills, miss manners, hypnobirthing, knowledge seeking woman.
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Happy Birthday Baby Girl! by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have been so bad about posting lately, I have got to start keeping up! Harlee darling turned 1, I can't believe my baby is growing up! She signs mi ... Read on »
Spring Is Here! by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility We took Harlee to the park for the first time. Its only a few blocks away. This morning we didn't have much time, since I had to be to work, bu ... Read on »
In The Clear by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility We saw the allergist this week and had the skin prick test done for the most common food allergies and dust mites and dog and cat dander. Surprisingly all turned out negati ... Read on »
On the Move & Food Issues by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Well it took about 2 1/2 weeks from the time Harlee began to army crawl until she was crawling with her belly up off of the floor! She is a fast learner! As soon as she cr ... Read on »
New Year by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So for this year I really started thinking about how I want to bring my daughter up (with my husband, of course.) What I mean is, what things do I want her to grow up d ... Read on »
Christmas by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Merry Christmas to all my bloggy readers. My husband and I both had to work on Christmas day, but we got to spend Christmas Eve just the three of us. Yes, we spoiled Harl ... Read on »
Loving My Baby by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I finally am falling completely in love with my Harlee. Not that I didn't love her before, but things are different now. The first four months were hard. As you can tell ... Read on »
Milk Allergy by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Oy. I am such a bad blogger. I never have time to do anything that takes more than 5 minutes at a time! Sigh. I took Harlee to the pediatrician's last week for an ear ... Read on »
Formula by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I did it. I gave her the first bottle of formula yesterday. And I feel SO much better. Yesterday I decided to stop pumping and slowly introduce more feedings of formula. S ... Read on »
Is the Worst Over? by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Now that we are having less stressful days, we are doing more fun things. We decided to try out her doorway jumper. We stuffed about 4 rolled up receiving blankets arou ... Read on »
Back to Work by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Here are Harlee's first "nice" pictures. We had some friends of ours who are starting a photography business come to our house...three times. Ear piercing screaming Harlee jus ... Read on »
No More Time Off by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So we did manage to capture a few smiles on camera the other day. The other day she woke up and found her voice! Now she makes little coos, oohs, and ahhs. So she can actually ... Read on »
One Month by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This was at one week. She's so skinny! This is two weeks. Three weeks. Four weeks. My baby is one month old! Ahh! She is already growin ... Read on »
Time is Flying By by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility We have been a family of three for almost one month now. The time has flown by. I was reviewing pictures on the camera today and realized we need to take far more of the every ... Read on »
Confessions of a New Mom by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I truly hate breast feeding. It hurts. Takes too much time. My baby doesn't stare at my face longingly. Its super messy. Ugh. But I keep plugging along. Harlee gets an ... Read on »
Harlee's Birth Story by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Harlee Anne was born Tuesday June 9th at 1:33pm. 6lbs, 9oz 19.5 inches long. Apgar scores of 9 each time. I woke up at 6:30am and had mild contractions. Thought-eh, he ... Read on »
One Week Old by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Gosh, one week already! That flew by! I can't believe she's ours. It hasn't fully sank in yet. We have had a few rough nights already that have left all of us in tears. I was ... Read on »
She's Here! by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Harlee Anne was born 6-9-09 at 1:33pm. She was 6lbs 9oz, 19.5 inches long. Apgar scores of 9 each time. All natural-no drugs. Total time in ... Read on »
40w2d, Losing It by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I spend the majority of my days bawling my eyes out. I am a nervous wreck. I can't help it. Serious anxiety and depression are setting in. Headaches and a queasy stomach p ... Read on »
40w, Where's Baby? by Christina Wells Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Still not here, obviously. She is already being stubborn like her momma, doing things her way, not listening to others. Hehe! I knew she'd be late, everyone else insisted sh ... Read on »