Showing posts from December 23, 2010

Peyton Tajma Hall

Born: December 19th 2010
Time: 8:36 PM
Weight: 8 lbs. 5 oz.
Length: 20.5 in.
Apgar: 10/10


5:40 AM the phone rings. It's the hospital calling to say they are ready and can induce me. I went and woke up Mike who actually got some sleep that night.

At about 8:00 we were all checked in and ready to go. I was dilated to a 3 and 70% effaced. They put the IV in and I almost passed out. I got really nauseous and white. She kept poking me and and poking me finally she got it in... It was horrible, then they started the Pitosin. I waited to get the epidural because I wanted to feel some real contractions. They actually weren't bad at all I would have gone longer, but they were going to break my water and I wanted to be numb for that. I got the epidural around 11:45 and the doctor broke my water at 12:00 I was dilated to a 5. They put the Pitosin up to a 20 which is its max. We were progressing great and guessed that she would be here around 3. Then a turn for the worst...
About 5 nurses came running into the room. They put an oxygen mask on me and that when the flash backs of…