Friday, November 16, 2012

She's here!

Little miss Chloe is 8 days old today! 
I figured I better get to writing this before I forget all of the little details that you tend to do.


I didn't tell anyone, except a few friends & my mom, that I was getting induced. Mainly because I didn't want to hear people talking about my decision, my body, my life. Actually, Jeremy is the one that had to talk me into it. I went in for my normal 39 week check up & asked the doctor how long he would let me go past my due date and he offered induction- I couldn't say no. I picked the day I wanted to go in & that was that. We decided to keep it between us & I have to say it was kind of fun.

I went in on Wednesday November 7th (also Jeremy and I's 3rd anniversary.) I definitely thought I was going to lose it when I had to leave Rylee, but she didn't fuss at all so it made me feel a lot better. Jeremy stayed home that night with her. I really wanted to try and not screw up her schedule anymore than I already had to.

I went in at 7:30pm and they started cervidil at 8:50pm. Before they started they checked me and I was 2-3cm. The nurse said "you may go into labor tonight" (the nurse with Rylee also said those exact words.) I guess they both said that because I was already regularly contracting & dilated.
As soon as the cervidil started contractions were a little more intense, but not unbearable. I couldn't sleep so they gave me 2 sleeping pills and I passed out around 1am. I woke up at 5:35am and was up for good. I called the nurse & she took the cervidil out (I was 3-4cm now) and she let me shower. (I remember these exact times because I wrote them down. ;) )

Once I got out of the shower they started pitocin at 6:30am. Contractions started getting really intense now.


I text Jeremy when I woke up & I don't know what I was thinking. I guess I thought if I was awake so should he, lol. He came up around 7:30am on Thursday while my mom stayed with Rylee.

So, it's now 8am Thursday and the doc came in to break my water ( 4cm and 80%). After he did that he asked Jeremy if he was the one to deliver if Jeremy would want to help- he said no. I don't know if it was during those words or after, but I started crying. I have NO idea why. Everyone kept asking me what was wrong and I couldn't even give them an answer. The doctor thought it was him, Jeremy thought it was him and I just sat there crying. 

I couldn't handle the pain after my water broke. It was seriously unbearable. I don't know why- they do say every pregnancy/labor is different and this one surely was. The nurses and Jeremy kept telling me that if I wanted the epidural I needed to get it now because it would be too late later on. 

I broke down and get the epidural around 9am. (6cm now) They had to pump fluids in me before I could actually get it so I don't think the lady came in until around 9:15ish. It's definitely a weird feeling. It didn't hurt, but I was having contractions throughout the entire process so sitting up and still while a needle is being shoved in your back- not pleasant.

 These were both at 9:35am- after the epidural.

Can you see I had no relief from it? I still felt every single contraction and every bit of pressure. 

Literally, 5 minutes after she left I had Jeremy get the nurse because I felt a ton of pressure. She checked me and I was 7cm. Another 5 minutes passed and I told Jeremy to get the nurse again because I really had to push. She checked me again and I was 10cm. This was at 9:45am. 

The nurse made me wait until the doctor got there to push and she told me "5 minutes"- it was the longest 5 minutes of my life. Come to find out it was only 3 minutes. 

I pushed through 3 contractions and out she came. It was a bit scary because her shoulder got stuck and the doctor had to get the vacuum and the nurse was on top of me pushing on my stomach. It was so, so scary and I'm so grateful that everything turned out to be okay.

Out she came at 10:06am!  
8 lbs 3oz and 20.5" 
The fastest labor, ever.






I ended up tearing and having stitches, but I figured that would happen. 

My sweet girls meeting for the first time. 






We left after 24 hours in the hospital. She weighed 8.1 lbs when we left and since we've been home she's back up to 8.4 lbs. Things are incredibly crazy busy here, but I love it & wouldn't trade anything for this hectic schedule now.

7 comments:

  1. Congrats! Happy you are all healthy!!

    ReplyDelete
  2. holy cow, i would've freaked out with a nurse on top of me, but it's better than brady's story haha. i love watching your posts on facebook and instagram of the four of you :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. She is beautiful, congrats mama!! :)

    ReplyDelete
  4. Danielle that's so scary! I've see that happen on a few tv shows and it freaks me out. I'm so happy she's okay! :) I had to wait to push both times, ugh horrible feeling!

    ReplyDelete

Categories

.21 suave deodorant (1) #2 (19) #2 6wks (1) $4 SHUTTERFLY PHOTOBOOK (1) 1 month (1) 10 months old (1) 10 pet peeves (1) 10k car left (1) 11 months (1) 11 weeks (1) 12w (1) 12w u/s (1) 13w (1) 14 days of valentines DIY (1) 14w (1) 15 months old (1) 16 months/echo results (1) 16 ways (1) 16m check up (1) 18 months (1) 19 months (1) 1st birthday party detaisl (1) 1st day of work (1) 2 giveaways won (1) 2 months (1) 2 months old (1) 2 of 15 (1) 2011 christmas card (1) 2011 christmas list (1) 2011 christmas list 2 (1) 2011 recap (1) 20w (1) 22 months (1) 25th bday (1) 27w (1) 28w (1) 2month shots (1) 2nd halloween (1) 3 fears (1) 3 months (1) 3 months in with 2 (1) 30 days/20 randoms (1) 30 weeks (1) 31 weeks (1) 32w (1) 35 weeks (2) 36w (1) 37 weeks (1) 37w (1) 38w (1) 39 weeks (1) 4 month check up (1) 4 months (2) 4.00 vacation (1) 4w pp (1) 5 greatest accomplishments (1) 5 months (2) 5 passions (1) 5 strengths (1) 5 weaknesses (1) 5 weeks #2 (1) 6 month pics (1) 6 month stats (1) 6 months (2) 6w (1) 6w pics (1) 7 months (1) 7 weeks #2 (1) 8 weeks (1) 9 month checkup (1) 9 months old (1) 9/10 weeks (1) a day in the life (1) a year ago (1) a year ago today-rylee (1) accent vlog (1) alabama 2012 (1) antepartum (1) apples video (1) baby #2 (2) baby giggles (1) baby parade 2012 (1) baby shower #2 (1) baby showers (1) bachelor news (1) bananas (1) beach 2012 (1) beach day 2012 (1) beauty prod (1) before/after pics (1) blood drawn (1) boca 2011 (1) boo boo box (1) boob tube babble-bachelor pad (1) bruce (1) canvas (1) CARROTS (1) carving pumpkins 2012 (1) carving pumpkis/corn maize (1) catch up (1) chicago (1) chloe (6) chloe's nursery (1) chloes birth (1) chocolate socks review (1) choking (1) christmas 2010 (1) Christmas 2011 recap (1) christmas 2012 (1) christmas decor (1) Christmas goodies 2011 (1) CIO (1) cleaning (1) climber (1) cloth diapers (1) cooking friday (1) couponing (1) coupons (1) d.c day #2 (1) d.c day#1/house (1) d.c. day#7 (1) daddy coming home from work (1) daddy coming home from work part 2 (1) daddys boat (1) dapple review (1) day one of 15 (1) day#5 (1) dc (1) dc day#3/4th july (1) dc day#4 (1) dear 16 year old.. (1) debating baby parade (1) decked out in fishing gear (1) delivery (1) Diesel/rylee video (1) diy christmas (1) dream kitchen (1) early xmas gifts (1) easter 2012 with family (1) easter bunny 2012 (1) fathers day 2011 (1) Favorite thing friday (1) FFF/rylee screaming (1) finding a long lost sister (1) first day at gymnastics (1) first night sleeping through the night (1) first post in 2012 (1) first time alone (1) first time eating rice (1) first time in crib (1) first time in the pool (1) first time on the boat (1) fishing (2) florida aquarium (1) former job (1) freebie friday (1) friday confessional (1) friends with babies (1) fun at the park (1) fun friday (1) gender reveal (1) Georgia (1) giveaway winner (1) giveaways coming up (1) going crazy in crib video (1) grades (1) grapes (1) guest post (1) guest post- jennifer (1) guest post- krystal (1) halloween decorating (1) HANA review (1) hiding video (1) hospital stay (1) how we met and so on (1) HS memories (1) i confess (1) i may have (1) i need.. (1) if i could live anywhere (1) induction date (1) induction w/ no epi (1) it's okay thursday (1) jobs..moving. (1) js 35th birthday (1) keepsy review (1) kitchen (1) labor day 2012 (1) lacey nail strips (1) life (1) life lately (2) life with 2 (1) liquid sidewalk chalk (1) living room (1) love (1) maddies bow (1) mama blogger (1) mark (1) mark. giveaway (1) Mastitis (1) mastitis rd 2/ vday pics (1) maternity pics (1) memorial weekend (1) missiko (1) missiko giveaway (1) missiko winner (1) missy's portrait review (1) missy's portraits giveaway (1) mom friends (1) mommy of two (1) more 6 month pics (1) most embarassing moment (1) mothers day 2011 (1) my 24th bday (1) my dream job (1) my feature/mommy blogger (1) nail files (1) name reveal #2 (1) nanas house (1) new boat (1) new cabinets (1) new design (1) new hair cut. (1) new house (1) new house 4 people (1) new living room (1) new suv (1) night #1 in crib (1) night#2 in crib (1) night#2 w no swaddle (1) nye 2010/2011 (1) oatmeal (1) one year old (1) our love story (1) outside (1) painted nails (1) park day/video (1) part 2 antepartum (1) part 2 questions (1) paytons birthday (1) phone pics (1) photo blog (1) photoshoot (1) photoshop (1) pics in 37w (1) pinterest (1) pinterest meals (1) pinterest wednesday (2) PLD giveaway (1) PLD winner/butt paste (1) pray for a friend (1) pre baby- post baby pic (1) premama giveaway (1) presents (1) presidents day (1) questions answered (1) R 17 months (1) rain video (1) randoms (2) relationship with parents (1) resignation (1) revamp (1) rolling over (1) romance in a glance giveaway (1) Rs 1st time at the beach (1) Rs day of birth (1) RYLE laughing (1) Rylee (7) rylee busted lip (1) rylee catching bait video (1) rylee crying (1) rylee dancing video (1) rylee feeding herself (1) Rylee getting big (1) rylee screaming video (1) rylee shaking her rump (1) rylee sick for the 1st time (1) rylee spitting video (1) rylee standing (1) rylee standing video (1) rylee trying to climb out of high chair (1) rylee video (1) rylee's 1 year photoshoot (1) rylee's 2nd birthday (1) rylee's party cake (1) rylees bday ideas part 1 (1) rylees first cold (1) rylees new face (1) rylees year check up (1) rylees zoo (1) saggy boobies (1) santa 2011 (1) schools (1) selling my car (1) seriously thursday (1) seriously thursday- (1) seriously thursday-vaca (1) SERIOUSLY THURSDAY-WALKING (1) Seriously Thursdays (1) seriously- laundry (1) seriously-pet peeves w/ rylee (1) shopping (1) shopping 4 clothes (1) shopping cart (1) show and tell;babies (1) shutterfly (1) shutterfly giveaway (1) shutterfly winner/questions (1) shutterfly xmas giveaway (1) silly faces (1) SMS (1) sneak peek of fam pics (1) snow 2013 (1) spaghetti squash (1) squash video (1) SS thursday/its ok (1) stalkerish (1) strep/pink eye (1) strut yo stuff girl (1) sugar cookies (1) sun and fun (1) sunglasses (1) survey (1) t-day (1) talking video (1) target tuesday (2) teas test (1) teething/ethan smash cake (1) thanksgiving '11 (1) the hardest thing (1) the most difficult thing (1) the one thing i wish i were great at. (1) throwing arms video (1) thursday randoms (1) tiny prints xmas cards (1) to the mother with one child (1) Top 2 Tuesday (1) top 5 laughs (1) tornadoes (1) train ride to dc (1) treat campaign (1) two peas in a pod (1) ulta (1) unnanounced visitors (1) us capitol/georgetown cupcakes (1) Valentines Day 2012 (1) video of rylee laughing (1) vintage shopping (1) virus 2012 (1) walking video (1) water day (1) wedding bells (1) wedding dress sold (1) Wee bit wednesdays (1) weekend (1) what animal i would be (1) what i love (1) what im looking forward to (1) what they don't tell you post baby (1) where i buy rylee's clothes from (1) why mothers need their sleep video (1) wigglers xmas party (1) winning giveaways again (1) words of wisdom (1) working (1) WW (1) zoo trip #2 (1)
 
Designed by Munchkin Land Designs • Copyright 2011 • All Rights Reserved