Courtney asked me to post this for her:
Ok, so here are the details short of a full on birth story.
I woke up Sunday night around 1:30 with a few questionable tinges. I moved over to my left side and still felt them. Got up to pee around 3:30 and...gush. There went the water. EVERYWHERE.
She was born at 12:26 on Monday September 25, 2006. 5 lbs even and 18 inches long. She came out pink and crying, so I knew that was a good sign.
She was having a bit of a struggle breathing so thats when they decided to take her to Kosairs and put her on a ventilator so she didn't wear her little self out.
As of this evening, Thursday Sept 28th, she's still doing great. They took her off the ventilator last night and now she's just on oxygen. The main thing they are looking at is her resperations per minute. The drs like them to be between 30-60, when we first got there they were around 80-100, now they are saying around 50-60. It's great news. She also had an aterial line in her belly button, so they could get blood samples easily, and they took that out. One step closer to being able to hold her. She's still a little sensitive to touch so we are holding off on that too. They also put her on a billi light as a pre emptive step.
Adam or I haven't been able to hold her yet and I wasn't ready to have her yet. Since this was our last baby this was my last time being pregnant. I wasn't done feeling her move, I wasn't done protecting her, I just wasn't done.
I feel very empty and almost violated. Conner has been amazing and patient with his tired mom and dad and is pretty confused about where the baby went.
He's just enthralled with the breastpump too.
If you can't tell I'm a mess of hormones.
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