Posts tagged baby
My Last Night With My Daughter

After meeting with the Maternal Fetal Medicine doctor in Roanoke on Tuesday, our fears for Omara were once again realized and we scheduled for me to be induced Friday/tomorrow (2.26.16). This week has been incredibly painful, filled with ups and downs. Tonight has been exceptionally difficult though, knowing it is the last time I will go to sleep with the feeling of her kicking inside of me. 

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On Friday (2.19.16) Matt and I arrived at CHOP (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) at 7 in the morning. I filled out my medical history and we sat in the waiting room, both of us so filled with hope. We were going to see the experts and they were going to make the plan for Omi's birth. Everything in the week leading up to this visit had pointed us toward such a positive feeling and we couldn't wait to have that feeling vindicated. 

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The Waiting Game

Today at work I received a much awaited phone call from CHOP (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia). The nurse I spoke to said they were still waiting for all of our records to arrive, but wanted to get us on the books for an appointment. She asked what the specialists so far had gone over with us and I explained where we were at in the process. After discussing everything we scheduled an appointment for next Friday (2.19) morning. This next week and a half of waiting is going to be tough, but fortunately my OB here locally is so great and has offered to do an ultrasound for me any time I am feeling anxious or scared. 

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