Monday, April 13, 2009

Birth Story - Part One

Well, Thursday was just like any other day...I went into the office to work..and my co-workers threw me a shower! Came home...ate dinner with the hubs...watched Survivor and CSI and got ready to go to bed around 9pm. At 10:45 I woke up because I had to pee...nothing new. Went back to bed and fell back to sleep immediately. At 11:00 I woke back up feeling VERY wet. I was pissed because I thought I had peed myself...I didn't realize at the time that only 15 minutes had passed since my last trip to the bathroom. When I got up, wetness just started running down my legs. I ran, or should I say, waddled quickly, into the bathroom and sat on the toilet. I realized then that I had left a trail behind me and a puddle in front of the commode. Nothing else was coming out, and I still didn't know if I had peed myself or if my water broke. But when I stood up again, and felt another gush of fluid, I knew. My water had definitely broken. I called down to DH and said I think we need to go to the hospital...he thought something was wrong, because of what happened the day before with Baby Girl's heart rate. I told him I thought my water had broken and he needed to call my OB for me. Now, since I was only 36 weeks, I hadn't yet packed a hospital bag. So while he called the doc, I began throwing things into a bag that I thought I'd need. Once that was done and we'd let the dogs out one more time, I grabbed a towel to sit on in the car and off we went to the hospital. It was approximately 11:20pm.

Next installment coming soon...

3 comments:

Delenn said...

I never got a chance to have my water break, so it is always interesting to hear about how it happens naturally--

Wow, the co-workers squeeked that shower in right on time, eh!?

Deborah said...

Can't wait to read the rest of the story.

Congratulations. Enjoy every moment, it goes by so fast.

KimboSue said...

How exciting! I can't wait for Part 2!