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Well I've decided to go ahead and tell you my story. better late than never!
I found out I was pregnant March 24th 2007. That whole week before I found out I felt different. I was cramping all week and thats not like me. I cramp when my pd is on. Every food I ate tasted sooo freaking good. even plain white rice tasted wonderful. I missed my pd that first day and knew I was pregnant. took my test Saturday morning and it was positive! darwin and i couldnt go back to sleep! we took a long walk and talked about our future.
I decided to get induced b/c my parents decided to come a day after her due date. so we set the date for Nov 29th on her due date. went in early that morning. got the potocin around 9:50 and started feeling the contractions. man they suck! The doc came in an hour later or so and broke my water. Thats when the contractions got worse!! I had to be 3cm to get my epidural and I couldnt wait to get it! they took me to another room I cant remember why but all i wanted was my medicine. Oh and while all this is going on I have med students there watching everything!!! They gave me the med and I felt soo much better. then around 730pm I started pushing. I pused for 2 hours and miss Jasmine didnt want to come out. I was so tired I thought I was falling asleep between pushes. Then the doc recommended that we do a C-section. So they took me in to the OR and they took the epidural and i just wanted it so bad. it hurt like hell! In the OR while they were cutting me darwin was talking to me and the next thing he knows I passed out. I dont even remember the doc bringing jas to me for me to see her. I saw her while they measured her and the only thing i can think of was OMG I have a baby! I couldnt believe it! It was surreal! it was the best feeling ever!!! she was born at 10:32pm 6lbs 13oz. she had big pink lips. Thats all you saw when you looked at her. she was beautiful! stayed in the hospital for 3 days and went home. We were so ready to leave the hospital and be in our own house!
thank you steph2007 for my gorgeous siggy!
Last edited by sboricua; June 25th, 2009 at 12:51 PM.
No the doctor didnt know why she didnt give me a reason. I really thought I wasnt pushing hard enough.
My recovery sucked. I cried for the 1st week b/c of the pain. I even walked alot not knowing I shouldnt have. I thought they wanted me to walk so me and my mom went to a huge mall and walked so much it hurt. I couldnt even sleep in my bed b/c when i would get up it felt like my organs were moving all over the place. I hated the recovery and dont want to go thru that again! It's weird b/c other moms that went thru it said it was an easy recovery. everyone is different but it seem every mother I talked to they had it easy.