8827648 tn?1400799478

Birth Story, Madison is here!

So as some of you mamas may know I was diagnosed with preeclampsia at 34 weeks and was hospitalized until 37 weeks where I was scheduled to be induced at midnight on Aug. 6. Well, the doc comes in and puts me on Magnesium Sulfate, an anti seizure med then gets ready to insert the cervadil and decides to do one last ultrasound. Surprise, my baby has flipped and is now breech (was vertex the day before when I had an ultrasound) so I was then scheduled for a c-section the next day at noon. C-section went fine, my baby girl Madison was born at 12:06 PM on Aug. 6 which was also my sister's 30th birthday, so she was super excited.

I had to remain on the Magnesium Sulfate for the next 24 hrs to prevent the possibility of full blown eclampsia and having seizures. I have small veins and was given a midline catheter when I first arrived at the hospital 3 weeks ago because they couldn't keep changing my IV and giving me fresh ones every 3 days like I needed and this catheter could stay in for 30 days at a time. Well, the midline started to leak and they literally stuck me 8 times in the arms trying to place a new IV to give me the remaining Magnesium Sulfate and all were unsuccessful. They then tried to give me a central line in my neck but I flat out refused and wouldn't consent to treatment. So now I'm on Keppra, an oral anti-seizure med for the next 12 hrs.

But it is all worth it because my beautiful baby girl is finally here! Even all of this pain following the c-section. Good grief it hurts to sit up, walk, go potty, etc. But I'd do it all over again for her! Sorry for writing a book ladies.

P.S. I uploaded pics if anyone wants to see her!
30 Responses
Avatar universal
Congrats on ur bundle of joy
9440890 tn?1415878121
She's Beautiful!  Congratulations!
9310828 tn?1403011088
Avatar universal
O my, I'm glad everything worked out. Congrats mama! :)
Avatar universal
So gorgeous. Congratulations :-) enjoy your little lady x x
8526246 tn?1405601876
Omg wow! Congrats momma! Glad all went well. Hope you the best. Sorry you have to go through all that , I can't even imagine. You're very strong. *hugs*
8919982 tn?1400717187
Omg god bless her she is the cutest baby girl ..congrats mama
8827648 tn?1400799478
Thanks so much ladies! I hope you all have smooth, healthy deliveries for your little ones!
Avatar universal
She's so adorable...Congrats!!
9658230 tn?1406070138
Awww congrats, glad everything worked out, she's beautiful,  I can't wait for my baby girl 75 more days
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8765505 tn?1399764936
Congrats x
Avatar universal
8757136 tn?1403562115
Congratulations on your little princess :)
8757136 tn?1403562115
By the way,  she's beautiful :)
7890617 tn?1398081296
Congrats...she is precious with a lot of hair...hope yu have a speedy recovery!!
9663463 tn?1407525554
Congrats!! Love her name :-)
8827648 tn?1400799478
Thanks ladies, I luv her sooo much :) she seems so tiny, only 5 lb 13 oz. My son was almost 8 lb when he was born.  Its like I'm holding a little baby doll.
Avatar universal
Congrats! Glad to hear you are doing well!
Avatar universal
Wow, she's beautiful, congratulations mama, God bless her!!
Avatar universal
Congratulations to you and your family on the arrival of your daughter!! She is so precious! Take care and best of luck!
8793709 tn?1409594060
She's so adorable!  you're a brave mama for what u went through ... congratulations on your beautiful baby girl! !
9514648 tn?1406655517
Congrats!!!! How amazing God bless your family.
8827648 tn?1400799478
Thank You!

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