Tag Archives: Contractions

Emergency

Emergency A couple of days before my water finally broke, everyone got sick. Jason came down with some sort flu or something, or so we thought.  Both Jason and Ana had fevers over 100 degrees. Mine topped out at 99.4. … Continue reading

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Surviving Bed Rest

 Bed Rest I went for a third trimester ultrasound and found the ultrasound tech concerned. She had me see the on-call doctor. My cervix was short and dilated slightly. This all signaled impending labor. I  was only 31 weeks along … Continue reading

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Baby

Baby I waited restlessly for Jason to arrive.  It didn’t take long, but it felt like forever.  I was seated next to a woman who had apparently just started having contractions and not in that much pain just yet.  She … Continue reading

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Deliver Me

  Deliver Me I was on the home stretch when things began to get complicated.  As I entered the third trimester, I began spotting.  The doctor assured me that unless the bleeding was heavy, that the baby wasn’t in any danger.  … Continue reading

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