My water broke at 9 pm... we went on a long walk around the neighborhood, things really got moving around 2 am when I was in the shower... cotractions were 2 mins apart and getting to the point I almost was unable to stay on top of them. My sister (ob nurse) came over and checked my cervex... she said I was about an 8 and 70 % effaced. We then decided to head to the hospital. I listened to hypnobabies on the way there, which was really great to center myself again. We checked in and the nurse checked me... she said I was a 4-5!!
I got really discouraged because I was in so much pain, I had to get an IV because + GBS. So i was once again bound to the bed... which was my biggest fear. At that point I was asking for pain meds... It got really really tough, I was screaming at the top of my lungs and swearing at the nurses :/ ... so unlike me! My mom suggested they check me.... Doc checked me and his head was right there! I was complete and ready to push. I ripped my iv out and got out of bed, (nurses were a bit frantic supposedly at that point) I swayed my hips leaniing over the bed and I pushed 3 times and he was born!!! It happend SO fast. No one could believe it! not even myself. I did it! Without meds and I am so happy :)
All that hospital hoopla happened within 35 minutes! It was intense but amazing and I didn't tear!
So we welcome home Bejamin Allen Bleich today weighing in at 5.5 and 18 inches. My itty bitty peanut <3