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August 14th, 2013, 12:59 PM
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My name is Heather and I am a 30year old mother to my 5month old miracle Mason. I say miracle because I almost lost him during delivery. I was induced at 41weeks and although I had a very easy pregnany, labor was a different story.When I was just about to deliver him, all of a sudden his heart rate starting dropping drastically, and I was taken in for an emergency c section. When he was delivered I did not hear him cry and the doctors were not telling me anything. I was able to see him for 5 seconds as they rushed him to the nicu. He was blue and lifeless. They told me the umbilical cord was tightly around his neck twice and there was a knot in it(he was always doing back flips) and they would do everything they could for him. Three hours later his doctor came to see me. She told me he needed an oxygen tube because he would not breath on his own, a chest tube to suck out fluids, and iv's with powerful pain meds and sedatives. I asked if he would be ok and she told me to hope for the best but prepare for the worse. I was devastated. I was not able to hold him until he was 3days old and they took the oxygen tube out. After many sleepless nights, lots of tears, and many prayers he was finally released a month later. Now you would never even notice he was ever sick. He made it through without a single side effect, and I feel truly blessed. Although I am still struggling with a form of ptsd and anxiety. I am hoping this forum can be here for me and give me a different kind of support than what I get from my husband and my doctor. Any suggestions on a group that would be a fit for me would be appreciated. Sorry for the long rant, but thank you for reading. Looking forward to learning more about this forum 😊
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