I developed preeclampsia on 5/25/98 at 25 weeks along and I had to deliver the
I developed preeclampsia on 5/25/98 at 25 weeks along and I had to deliver the baby via c-section. Emilia weighed a little over 1 pound and lived for 7 days. This was the hardest thing I have ever had to experience. She was my first child, and I still feel responsible for what happened to her. I feel that I wasn't informed at all about this condition during my pregnancy and I maybe could've changed things had I known.
I went on to have another baby a year later and everything went well. She is now 10 years old and the love of my life.
I miss Emilia every day and cannot wait to someday hold her again in Heaven.
After surviving a very traumatic first pregnancy with a nightmare delivery (30 hours of magnesium-induced hell, ending in an emergency c-section) and even more debilitating recovery, one would think I was DONE having children. Let's be ...