In August of 2000, I was seven months pregnant. One night I started bleeding and
Posted On Friday, June 21, 2002 by Ashley
In August of 2000, I was seven months pregnant. One night I started bleeding and was rushed to the hospital. I had gone into preterm labor. The labor was stopped and I was sent home.
A week later I was admitted to the hospital with preeclampsia. At this time I was 33 weeks pregnant. After numerous blood and urine tests and an emergency c-section at 34 weeks I gave birth to a beautiful 4 pound 9 ounce baby boy we named Alexander. Even though we are both fine now (and thank God he just turned 18 months old) I still have nightmares occasionally and often wonder if I could ever have a normal pregancy.
I am writing this because I would really like to help other women. Please contact me if there is anything I can do. I am sending a donation though the mail. Thanks
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 ...