Monday, June 2, 2014
DE FET #2 May 15, 2014 - The arrival of our baby boy
It all started May 8th when I had my OB appt. At this point my swelling was crazy bad and when I was looking at my computer at work I kind of noticed that things were a little blurry and I had a slight headache. I got to my OB's office and they took my blood pressure which was 158/93. At this point I said to my husband that I think that they will send me to the hospital because deep down inside I figured that I could have preeclampsia. Sure enough when we saw the Doc she said that she wanted me to go to the hospital.
They did a bunch of tests and was later admitted to the hospital that evening but they couldn't confirm wither it was preeclampsia or HELLP syndrome because they didn't find any protein in my urine but I pretty much had everything else from the severe swelling, the headache, the blurred vision, low platelets and high blood pressure. Because there could have been a risk that something could happen to me like have a seizure and/or die they wanted me to stay in there until I gave birth.
So I was in there from the 8th to the 18th, 10 days. Man those felt like the worst days of my life!! I had so much that I wanted to do before I gave birth like have my hair highlighted, my nails done and to just spend some alone time with the hubby but thats ok now because I'm super excited to introduce to you my little miracle that we've worked so hard for, for the last 4 years, little H. He arrived a little early at 36 weeks on Thursday May 15, 2014, 6lbs 8oz. Considering he was pre term he did remarkably well by not needing to go into the NICU and we were able to take him home on the 18th.