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October 19th, 2007, 10:48 PM
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I can hardly believe that my miracle Benjamin just turned one! He has had such a tough road. My little man was due to be born on 9/25, had to be induced (my 1st son weighed in at 11 lbs and the doctor's were trying to make this a little easier). I went in to the hospital, starting pitocin. I was laboring beutifully and was at about 4 cm. At that point, late in the afternoon by then, Ben decides to turn around breech! My ob said he had never seen a baby do that mid labor in 30 years of delivering babies! He told me that I had two options at that point 1) get an epidural and have a c-section or 2) have an epidural and try to turn the baby, would do emergency c-section if anything went wrong. So I cried for a few minutes dealing with the fact that I was in labor and that my hopes for a natural delivery w/out pain medication were busted. The doctor was able to successfully turn Ben and I was able to have a v-delivery! I was resting in serious labor and suddenly I felt like I had to sit up. I sat up and then turned to the nurse and told her it was time to push. She looked at me like I was nuts, but checked my progress anyway. Sure enough, it was time to push. I thought for sure, being that it was so late this evening that Ben would be born on the 26th. But he decided to show up after all on the 25th with 13 minutes to spare! Anyway, Ben has always continued to do things his own way. He's one of the most stubborn, curious and absolutely persistent little buggers that I've ever known. I laugh, because it is these traits that account for his survival today. After Ben was born he was in the hospital in and out all the time for severe acid relux. He did this for 3 months until he had a corrective surgery that allowed him to not be dependant on oxygen and several other pieces of medical equipment. Ben has also taught my family to be persistent and keep on trucking when it gets tough. What a blessing!
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November 1st, 2007, 08:01 AM
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what a cool birth story! How did it feel having the baby turned?

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