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#1 of 67 Old 11-19-2009, 12:31 PM - Thread Starter
 
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DH and I went to the hospital last night because the baby was not moving much. Luckily for us we went in because baby was in a great deal of stress. They monitored her for a while and were concerned about her heart rate and stressful delayed responsed to my contractions. Doc opted for an emergency C-section.

When they opened the amnio sac, it was nothing but blood...no clear liquid. They do not know if it was a placental abruption or hemmorage. Baby had to be airlifted to a children's hospital in downtown Phoenix. DH stayed w. her all night. She can't oxygenate on her own due to the blood in her lungs and they are also concerned about her pulmonary. There has really been no progress.

I feel so upset...I only saw her for a few moments and I am scared. I jjust want someone to tell me she will be okay but no one can I feel bad that I had this painless C-section and she is lying somewhere in pain. I want to get to her soon and was able to walk and pump some colostrum for her this morning.

Needless to say, this is not what I ever envisioned and I am still in shock. I am so glad I went in when I did but angry at myself for not knowing sooner and angry at my body for not protecting her as it should. All irrational I know, but everything seems surreal right now. I will update you all as I find out more....
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I'm so sorry ... praying for you and your little one ...

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I''m so so sorry mamma.

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I'm so sorry! You will all be in my thoughts and prayers. I can't imagine how hard this must be and I hope you will be able to be with her soon.

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I am so sorry to hear that.

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I am so sorry to read this, I hope you both have quick healing, very, very soon and you can find some comfort.

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I'm sorry. I hope she turns the corner quickly.
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you and your family are in my prayers. Thankfully you made it in time, Im sure she will be doing better soon. keep us updated.
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I am so sorry Mama! I'll be praying for you and your family.
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You sure did the right thing, going to the hospital when you did! You saved your baby's life!!!!!! The wonderful docs and nurses in the NICU will do the rest; you concentrate on healing yourself and taking care of you and your baby will get better quickly! s

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I'm so sorry........I wish there was more I could do or say...........

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Hoping the support from everyone here in the mothering community can help give you some peace. Thinking of you and your family.

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So sorry. You'll find out soon what (if any) damage was done. My DD lacked oxygen in the womb. Let me know if you want details on what to expect.
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So sorry mama, I hope she gets better soon.

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I'm so sorry, I hope everything gets better soon!

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I am so sorry to hear this. You did the right thing, going to the hospital when you did. I will be praying for your baby, for you, and your family too.

 
 
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for your little one!

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I'm sorry you had to go through that! You did the right thing by going in, don't be hard on yourself for not knowing sooner...

I will be thinking of you and your new little one! I hope she's doing better! ((big hug))

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Prayers for you and your little one. You did protect her by listening to your body. Please keep us updated and know we all are pulling for your little girl.
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Prayers for you and your little one. You did protect her by listening to your body. Please keep us updated and know we all are pulling for your little girl.
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Thinking about you.

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Oh I'm so sorry to hear that.. I am thinking of you and your little one!!

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Oh mama, good thing you went in when you did! What an impossible situation. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your LO today!

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Hugs. Scary stuff. I am glad you went in when you did. I hope your LO's lungs will clear and she'll be on the mend soon. Don't beat yourself up - just focus on healing your body and making her milk and taking good care of her and yourself.

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Just wanted to say that I am thinking of you and your little girl. Sending out warm, positive, healing energy to her and to you. No doubt you will both get through this. She is a super strong, courageous little girl just like her Mum!

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OMG how terrifying! Good for you going in when you did, mama! It's so hard to know towards the end, how little is too little movement. I am going to pray so hard for you and your little one. You hang in there!!

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Praying for you and your little one
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s, mama. You and your sweet babe are in my prayers.

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