My children came into this world to the sound of Bob Marley. I did not see them. I could not hold them. And I was left alone in an OR as Jimmy looked after James in the NICU.
Getting my wisdom teeth removed was the most I’ve experienced in terms of an operation. Saying I was on edge the entire Caesarean procedure would be an understatement.
I have never undergone a major surgery. The most I have experienced is getting my wisdom teeth removed. So when I found out I was having a c-section, I was more than hesitant. I was panicking.
All of those Braxton Hicks contractions and false labor pain led up to this moment...the moment when labor becomes real and I’m unsure if I’m ready to face what happens next.
Part Three to our story of our three day hospital stay.
Part Two of our story from our three day hospital stay.
Part One of our story from our three day hospital stay.
The clothes are clean and stacked neatly in drawers. The sheets are washed and fitted over their mattresses. Pictures are hung and baby swings are assembled. It’s officially crunch time for this twin-mama and each day brings on a new opportunity to check another item off the to-do list. When planning the design and overall [...]
If these are Braxton Hicks, I am not prepared for the real thing...
Leaving the classroom behind to assume full-time mama responsibilities.