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June 13th, 2006, 07:10 AM
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>Lets see.......
>Well, I had a fibroid in my stomach the size of a
>grapefruit that was discovered when I was about 2
>months pregnant. So it continued to grow bigger and
>bigger and so did Jayden and the two of them were not
>going to grow too much longer together in my uterus
>without killing both of us. When I was 20 weeks I
>almost miscarried because of it so I was put on
>bedrest. Of course I was still going to class and work
>even though I wasnt supposed to. So my stomach started
>turning purple in the area where the tumor was and I
>was in extreme pain but I was still on the go. But I
>made it to 28 weeks which was 7 months pregnant and on
>the morning of April 9th I got out the bed thinking I
>was urinating but actually it was blood all over me.
>Doron and I rushed to Halifax and I was in labor
>having mild contractions. So they stopped the
>contractions and decided to transport me to Arnold
>Palmer in Orlando by ambulance because they are one of
>the best in the country for premature births. We got
>to Arnold Palmer and the doctor there said the plan
>was for me to stay in the hospital and hold off birth
>as long as possible. So I was supposed to sit in the
>hospital until June 29th if possible. However, later
>that night I start that bleeding again and they decide
>to rush me into surgery. And Jayden was delivered via
>emergency C-section at 1:35 A.M. on 4/10/06 he was 2
>lbs. 13 ozs. literally the size of your hand. He was
>on oxygen for his first 24 hours being that his lungs
>were not fully developed (they gave me a steroid shot
>before the surgery to make them stronger) and after
>that he had no other problems or complications. He is
>a little miracle and blessing! He stayed in the
>Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for a month and
>they sent him home to us on 5/11 and everything has
>been everything since. We were riding to Orlando
>everyday for a month to see him. I was, and I say WAS
>(lol) breastfeeding him to make him stronger. I did
>enough to get him out the hospital now he eats formula
>and sleeps all day between feedings. He is about 6
>lbs. now and a really good baby.
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