I’m so happy to be writing around Nico’s birth story, due to the fact that it way I importar to relive ns most exorbitant few days of our lives. It’s been 7 weeks due to the fact that Nico ser estar born, e I’m tho floating on der cloud são de my very positive and emotional labor and delivery experience.

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39 weeks pregnant


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Hooked increase to all the things


The primeiro part of mine induction (which in itself isn’t yes, really “induction”) was a insertion that Cervidil, naquela hormonal device used to “ripen” her cervix. My OB called me it foi ~ possible i would go into labor on my own, simply with a Cervidil, however it wasn’t naquela guarantee. (For those of you wondering, they say it feeling like der plastic tampon. Nope. Feels an ext like a laminated bookmark walk in. Doesn’t hurt, but doesn’t…feel…good….)

The three of us disputed whether or no my mom should stay the night, in situation I taken place to enter labor. After talking to ns nurses, they persuaded us the I definitely would not it is in going right into labor that night, and probably wouldn’t go into labor on mine own, therefore Fabio take it my mom pagina inicial to vai some sleep. Once he come back, I era starting to have actually some contractions (which ns nurses said would happen), yet we to be both may be to get some sleep – com periodic visits em ~ the nurse every couple of hours (fun!).

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I ser estar having der hard equipe feeling myself pushing (as happens when you get an epidural), therefore they lugged out naquela full size mirror for me to vejo myself (HELLO!) and try come push much more effectively. I might see a top that his head emerging, climate going earlier in, then emerging naquela little more com each push. Dr. Sigman offered me an episiotomy, at which point they took ns mirror away. (“Is the going to freak you o fim to relógio if i make a little cut?” “Yup.”). Ao the next few pushes, baby’s heart rate started to drop. I was given an oxygen mask between pushes, e I began to get naquela little worried – baby had to come lado de fora now. Dr. Sigman looked in ~ me and said “on the next

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We spent a standard 2 nights in a postpartum wing, wherein we slept very little, took a thousand photos, and were increasingly losing our patience with how often someone come into ns room. There are so many world to inspect on so many things! my vitals, Nico’s vitals, how often I was nursing, porque o how long, how much I had actually peed, como as much I ser estar bleeding, how much water I ser estar drinking, did us want der newborn photography session?, hear test, etc., etc.

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I ser estar UNBELIEVABLY sore, but apparently healing normally. When I would importar out that bed come hobble to the bathroom, my whole body would shake uncontrollably, partially a partir de the epidural attract off, however also em ~ the pain.

After der few hiccups (Nico and I have incompatible blood types, for this reason he was a little jaundiced, e my bloodwork confirmed my platelets quiet dropping) us were finally able to walk home! We had a rude new-parents minute as we sat in our car, idling in former of a hospital, YouTubing videos como as to adjust the carseat