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Planned caeserian after emergency the first time

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#1 sleeplessmamma

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:10 PM

Just quietly....I am freaking out slightly! I had a 4 day labour w DS culminating in an emergency C, which I had to end up having a GA as I could feel them cutting sad.gif then a few days later 2 x blood transfusions so I'm a bit scared, but also relieved I guess that I don't have to go through that labour experience again, just hopefully caesarian will be straight forward!

#2 Mamabug

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:15 PM

Sending you positive delivery vibes, and best wishes for a straight forward day...and of course for a healthy baby in your arms!

#3 1/2aDozen

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:18 PM

How exciting!

I know the night before is anything but sleepful... Hope you manage a decent rest before the big day.

All the best for a safe delivery and a beautiful beginning with your new baby.

#4 Chelli

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:19 PM

All the best for tomorrow original.gif

#5 opethmum

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:20 PM

Good luck! Happy delivery!!  Not long now til you have your newborn in your arms!

#6 Sherwes1

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:20 PM

Another one sending you positive vibes. Hopefully your c-section will be straight forward. As it's elective it should be a LOT less stressful this time - don't forget to pack your camera!

I know how you feel though - I am having a c-section Fri morning and I am nervous already too...

#7 Etienne

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:23 PM

Think positively sleeplessmamma!

I wish you the very best for tmw try and settle your nerves and hopefully get a good nights rest.

Tmw you get to meet your new little one bbabyflip.gif

#8 sleeplessmamma

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:25 PM

Wow thanks for all the well wishes original.gif positive birthing and baby vibes to you to Sherwes. I charged my camera today and now cant find it! And I'm going to miss DS so much, I'll still be able to see him every day when DP brings him to hospital but I've only ever been away from him for a few hours at a time since he was born sad.gif Deep breaths and thoughts of a last decent sleep for a while!

#9 Princess.cranky.pants

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:27 PM

Wishing you luck for tomorrow! It's a great time to be having a baby. This time 7 years ago I was in labor (pushing) with DD1. wub.gif

#10 2bellaboos

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:28 PM

Best of luck OP! I'm sure things will go beautiully. I'm a little bit jealous actually - just think this time tomorrow you'll be cuddling a little baby in your arms xxx

#11 Peace&Love

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:29 PM

All the best for tomorrow.

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