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Week 17-19

Almost half way there! I cant believe it has come so fast. Some parts feel like it was just yesterday I was still taking shots other parts of me feel like I have been pregnant for going on 2 years. 389 more words

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Day 2: Preemie Bilirubin Assignment

I think somehow thru all the stop yesterday from family stopping in and conversations with the nurses about spending the summer in the NICU, Oskar established himself the ability to catch some rays under the bilirubin machine. 162 more words


The journey has begun: Cords, IVs, and lots of Monitors.

He is here :) All two pounds and nine ounces to be exact.

It is amazing that both Mommy and Oskar did so well and both are in full recovery mode. 235 more words


Delivery: Accepting the unexpected.

At times we are just dealt a hand that we cannot grasp in the moment.

At 1:20, Mommy was taken to the surgery room for an emergency c-section.   80 more words


Pre-Delivery: The wait goes on.

It is now 12:35 and it honestly feels like its only been, but a few hours. Granted this feeling is not a mutual one shared with Mommy. 153 more words


Pre-Delivery: The Final Prep

I’m simply calling this the final prep not because birth is near, but because it is now the epidural time.

With the little man’s heart rate dipping due to the pitocin, the doctors have not ruled a c-section out. 64 more words


Pre-Delivery: Day 2

It is now 7:40 p.m. and the actual reality that he will be here soon is setting in.

They have inserted a bubble to expedite the dialtion process which can take anywhere from two to twelve hours successfully. 110 more words