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I'm a 36yr old, wife, wannabe mom, horticulturalist, halfass knitter, and sometimes runner, searching for my grace

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Hospital

Yesterday I was admitted to the hospital. My cervix has funneled to .7cm, baby is head down and I'm having contractions. They gave me my first round of steroids and I will get the second round in about an hour. After a very restless sleepless night they decided to put me on procardia to slow down the contractions. Dr. T. says he doesn't think I'm going to go into labor but we don't need the added stress from the contractions. The NICU doctor came to see me last night to talk about what will happen if we deliver this early. He had better survivability stats than I had read for 25 weeeks 4 days. Of course everything is a lot better if we make it to 28 weeks or more. DH is freaking out and I am having to be the strong one. Brave faces everyone.

8 comments:

Sue said...

Sending you a big hug and putting on a brave face. I hope you stay in the hospital for many weeks to come.

Good Timing said...

Yikes!! I was hoping not read this! At least you will be carefully monitored in the hospital and they will take good care of you. Hang in there lil baby just for a while longer - your mama isn't quite ready to meet you yet because you still have some growing inside to do!

Birdie said...

I'm praying for you and your sweet baby!

missohkay said...

Thinking of you.

lparsons15 said...

Oh no...thank god they are monitoring you so closely. I hope and pray that you are able to hold on many more weeks. I will be thinking of you. Take Care.

Emily said...

Oh sweetheart.. I hope you have some additional family support around for yourself and your husband and that your own perinatologist is around to look after you.

xx

Rotten said...

A friend of JJs dropping by to give you a virtual hug and let you know we are thinking of you out here in Cali. Sounds like you are in good hands so we will keep our fingers crossed that you keep cooking as long as you can.

Kir said...

Hello, I am friends with JJ over at Reprojeans. I saw her tweet and followeds it over to give u a virtual hug and say Hang in there. I was funneling and put on bedrest at 25 weeks with my twins. I was scared and unsure and at the drs all the time. While I know that hospital bed rest is so much different than being monitored at home, I do understand the fear of just being told u need to sit. My sons are 3 now....so I'm sending my prayers and love and good vibes. Thinking of you!