1901977 tn?1333991726

Emma Grace...

She came via C-section in the early morning of Wednesday June 6th after 30 hours of very bad labor. If you remember I went into the hospital Monday night, so I only had 2-3 hours of relief from the epidural before they decided to send us for a C-section. Essentially, my labor stalled and I was running a pretty bad fever. It was actually at 104 during the surgery, so the baby got whisked off into the NICU and I ended up trapped at the hospital forever. I wasn't even in any shape to go to the NICU, so I didn't get to see her for almost 2 days, and had to fight the nurses sometimes just to try to get down there to breastfeed her. Not exactly what I wanted but...

All is well, we just got home yesterday (when my ex and I had our first fight, but that's another story) and I'm getting around pretty well. The baby is perfect. :)

She only cries when she's cold or has a dirty diaper or hungry, the rest of the time she either sleeps or just hangs out looking around with her big eyes ready for somebody to play with her. I hold her all I can, trying to make up for my lost time with her in the first few days of her life. She is my joy, and no matter what it took to get her here, I'd go through it all again in a minute. What a blessing we have, ladies.

I'm not having a lot of time these days, so am not sure how much I'll be online, but I wanted to thank you all for helping me to get through this. It was one of the tougher experiences of my life, and it would have been really hard without you all keeping me sane and answering all my questions. I wish you all the best with your own little blessings.

10 Responses
1960984 tn?1328468228
Congratulations mama!!! Sorry you didnt see her for a few days to start with but they only would have done it to keep her safer. And now you get her all to yourself. Enjoy her as much as you can!!! Xxx
915119 tn?1341948989
First of all congrats!! I was starting to worry when I didn't see an update!! I'm glad you and the baby are doing well, and she is so beautiful!! Enjoy her while she is little because they grow very fast and before you know it, you'll be sending her off to college!!

So how much did she weigh?
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I'm happy your and your little girl are doing better than good....
1883676 tn?1325093264
Congratulations the main thing is all is ok now xxxx just enjoy the future dont dwell on the last few days xxxx
1959722 tn?1338778115
congratulations. I'm sorry it wasn't a great experience but yay your baby is here!!
362249 tn?1441315018
Aw sorry it was rough but congrats so glad to hear all is well!! & dont worry about the babys daddy I know both of us have had it rough due to that mine hasnt even called he just bothered to msg my cousin saying the baby doesnt look like him which is a lie! but im hanging in there too so lets just enjoy our new babies we ve earned it!!
2032869 tn?1333989114
She is beautiful congratulations!!! I'm sorry labor wasnt a good experience for you but I'm glad everything is ok now.
1854861 tn?1333474904
she is absolutely a doll!! congratulations! glad everything worked out for you.
640548 tn?1340553355
She's beautiful and worth every struggle and trial it took to get her here!  I hope you are both doing well, and congratulations!
1972798 tn?1355549267
What a little doll she is!! I am so anxious to meet my little girl. But I still have 5 weeks to go!!! Congrats to you.
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