The Day I Was Born

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Tell us everything you know about the day you were born.

My aunt, who was 10 at the time, was sleeping over at my parents’ home. My mother went into labour and they had to wake her up (I believe it was during the night). I was born around 6PM that evening.

Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth is a children's book author and designer of knit and crochet character hats under the brand The Ruthless Crafter. In her spare time she loves to read, watch movies, spend time with her family, and swim. She lives a full, happy life in Kitchener, Ontario with her husband and their two children.

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  1. I hope your 10 yr old aunt thought it was cool to be there!
    My mom was having a lot of contractions so she jumped in the tub to shave her legs (she didn't want the doctor to see her hairy legs that she let grow so loose because it was difficult to shave with a big belly). She called out to my dad every time she had a contraction and he timed them 5 min. apart! He called the nurse and she told them "when the contractions are closer than 10 min apart, come down here" So they jumped in the car and rushed to the hospital. My mom got an epidural and the contractions slowed down but I was still born 4 hours later 🙂

    What a fun thing to randomly recall.
    Visiting from SITS!

    PS Could you tell me how you highlight/link up your last post on the comment section of the the daily SITS post???
    Thanks
    -CK

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