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9 days in January: My birth story

9 days in January: My birth story


Wednesday, January 16, 2013
7:30am Waking up this morning, the only thing out of the ordinary was that my left hand was a little more swollen than normal. I thought it was a little odd that all of the swelling that I was experiencing seemed... Read More

Grayson & Necrotizing Enterocolitis. A story of love, loss & hope

Grayson & Necrotizing Enterocolitis. A story of love, loss & hope


During my pregnancy with my son Grayson, I became very ill. At 34 weeks I was rushed to the hospital for an emergency c-section. The doctor told me I had pre eclampsia as a response to my son's growth restriction. He told me I would have been dead... Read More

Not understanding pre eclampsia

Not understanding pre eclampsia


I found out I had pre eclampsia during my 28 week check up. Midwife noticed my blood pressure was higher than usual, checked my urine and there was protein in it. Her quick thinking got me admitted to our local hospital to be monitored.  My... Read More

 

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