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post #141 of 305
That is how up to date I am.....I didn't even know what a pack and play was

It just makes me angry that you have to have them visit the house to begin with......I never realized that there was such a backlash for UC'ing. You both sound like loving, wonderful, caring parents and it seems so ridiculous to me that they actually think ss is warranted.

How is big sister handling the idea of a new sibling?? Wow, I thought she was more like 3 1/2....That is good the nursery nurses were so great.....you definitely needed someone decent to deal with.
post #142 of 305
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That is how up to date I am.....I didn't even know what a pack and play was

It just makes me angry that you have to have them visit the house to begin with......I never realized that there was such a backlash for UC'ing. You both sound like loving, wonderful, caring parents and it seems so ridiculous to me that they actually think ss is warranted.

How is big sister handling the idea of a new sibling?? Wow, I thought she was more like 3 1/2....That is good the nursery nurses were so great.....you definitely needed someone decent to deal with.
Thank you for your kind words. Sometimes I wonder if they have nothing to do in SS, because my next door neighbor's daughter comes over every day to their house, and is usually screaming, threatening and hitting the kids. It's very irritating and I think it's starting to affect my older dd. Actually, I'm kinda hoping that during the home visit, the social worker gets to hear what's going on over there, maybe even witness her smacking her kids (she does it right outside in the carport ), so I don't have to report it myself, which I plan on doing once I move out of here.

DD is handling the new baby great. She loves to compare her big feet with her little sister's tiny feet. She gets a kick out of it.
post #143 of 305
I have had CPS called on me 2 times. They want ALL children, to have SEPARATE beds. I had twins, and they HAD to have separate beds. They slept together at that point, but I set up a pack n play in their room to make it look all nice like a bed. They did accept the pack n play as a bed although your dd is 2, so I probably try for a big girl bed.

Good luck. CPS is a pain. I got nice people both times, probably because they knew they shouldnt have been called (both times were from doctor/nurse at 2 different hosptial for not vaccinating even though my kids were going to die of ear infections mutating into menigitist ). They look for beds, running water, and food in the cupboards. Go grocery shopping lol. Yeah, fun fun.
post #144 of 305
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Got some pictures to show off now! These are hosted on our own server so they won't disappear anytime soon.
What a beautiful mamma and baby! And your children are gorgeous. I am so sorry you went thru that. It is strange that the US territories have different rules than the mainland. One would think what worked at one, works for the other, but I guess that isnt' the case. (given what happened to you, I am glad it isn't!, yikes) But I am thrilled that you are home, and congrats on your UC... PS a homebirth with only a couple people in it is way more sterile than any hospital I know! Hugs to you all, and congratulations!
post #145 of 305
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Did any of your neighbors know in advance of the upcoming UC? I ask because it seems weird that an ambulance showed up with the police. At least here in the US, it's just police that show up for domestic dispute unless you say that someone has a gun/weapon or you heard a gun shot, kwim? I just think it's odd the ambulance was there as well.
I think it depends on the situation. I've been involved ( unfortunately) in some domestic disputes where just the cops came and both cops and ambulance came. My guess is if you sound really worried and frantic on the phone theyll send the ambulance.

This is also why I informed my neighbors of our home birth, so this very thing would not happen. Eq, you are beautiful and so are your babies. Relax now and enjoy your new baby!
post #146 of 305
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Happy update!

Luna breastfed again! :

After being bottlefed in the hospital, since she was hooked up to the IV, and when I would bf her (uncomfortable when you're in a hard chair with a hospital gown, your clothes, the baby bundled in two blankets etc), the IV would keep shifting and infiltrate, so they would have to introduce it again. To spare her the pain of that, I brought in bottles of milk. But they use preemie nipples, which are pretty fast flow, and she developed a preference for that. I tried bfing her over the past few days, but it's like she didn't get it.

So this morning, I gave her a few ounces to take the edge off, then put her down. She started rooting, so I picked her up and gave her the breast. Took a few tries, but since I was nice and full, letdown came quickly and she was rewarded with lots of milk. She actually emptied most of the breast. I'm so happy! :
post #147 of 305
wonderfull. so gad you all back home now. love and huggles to you all

Kiz
post #148 of 305
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Happy update!

Luna breastfed again! :
Wonderful news!!! :
post #149 of 305
Oh my god, they are so beautiful!!! Wow. I'm glad you guys are home now. My condolences for nosy, ignorant people
post #150 of 305
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Happy update!

Luna breastfed again! :
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post #151 of 305
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Originally Posted by Equuskia View Post
Happy update!

Luna breastfed again! :

After being bottlefed in the hospital, since she was hooked up to the IV, and when I would bf her (uncomfortable when you're in a hard chair with a hospital gown, your clothes, the baby bundled in two blankets etc), the IV would keep shifting and infiltrate, so they would have to introduce it again. To spare her the pain of that, I brought in bottles of milk. But they use preemie nipples, which are pretty fast flow, and she developed a preference for that. I tried bfing her over the past few days, but it's like she didn't get it.

So this morning, I gave her a few ounces to take the edge off, then put her down. She started rooting, so I picked her up and gave her the breast. Took a few tries, but since I was nice and full, letdown came quickly and she was rewarded with lots of milk. She actually emptied most of the breast. I'm so happy! :

Great news!: I was hoping she would.....and now that she has been rewarded with lots of milk and the comfort of being in mommy's arms, i bet things will keep getting better and better:
post #152 of 305
I pmed you about the "homestudy".

I'm so happy she is safe and breastfeeding. :
post #153 of 305
I'm so happy to hear all the good news! : Thank you for sharing those beautiful pictures!!!
post #154 of 305
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I will also find out through this social worker, if my daughter was supposedly a ward of the state, and I was not allowed to consent or refuse medical treatment, then as her guardian during her stay in the hospital, the state can pay for it.
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: for baby at home!!
post #155 of 305
I'm so glad she's finally home!!:
post #156 of 305
Such good news about the breastfeeding! I didn't say it in my first post and meant to: Congrats on a beautiful baby!
post #157 of 305
wow..what an ordeal. and a HUGE lesson to others to not get into an ambulance unnecssarily. I do hope you sue the hospital and everyone involved. i am so sorry to hear of what you have gone through.

congrats on your little girl. she is gorgeous.
post #158 of 305
My heart goes out to you, many prayers and thoughts.
post #159 of 305

:-(

wow, how aweful!! I hope my neighbors mind their own business when I uc in december!
post #160 of 305
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Please sit down to read this update.

So I get my medical records and dd's too. My ER records were very interesting. Says here that I was hydrated, pupils reactive and equal, respiration, rhythm and rate were fine, my lungs were clear, my thorax equally expanded. I had a soft depressible abdomen with positive bowel sounds. I also had full range of motion in my extremities and no gross deficit in my central nervous system. In general, I was AAOx3: awake alert and oriented to date place & person. The next morning, the progress notes say: "Patient refers to feel well, actually w poor vaginal bleeding. She is afebrile and refers only to mild back pain. She is going to be D/H [discharged home] and oriented to receive f/u [follow up] w gynecologist."
Sounds like I was fine, right?

Except no doctor ever touched me. This hospital has such amazing technology, that they can do a complete exam on you, without you even knowing! :

Or, they're completely full of sh!t and just made this up as they went along. I can't believe they just made up a physical exam!

I also checked dd's records. The only reason they had for doing antibiotics was because it was an "unsterile birth". That's it, She had absolutely nothing wrong with her. I noticed they did a drug panel on her, I guess to rule out me being a druggie.

Can't wait to see what the Procurator thinks of this.
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