Thursday, January 31, 2013
36 Weeks and too close:)
I met Adam at the house and we headed down to the hospital. They did a couple of tests and monitored for contractions. I told the nurse that I really just wanted to go home and not have a baby today because there were too many things I needed to get done before he came. She told me that she would do her best, but if my water had broken, I would be having that baby today. One test came back questionable so they did another test. I was having my normal Braxton Hicks contractions and was grateful that nothing appeared to be getting more serious. She came back in about 5 minutes later and told us that the test came back negative! What a relief, but quite embarrassing. I really didn't want to seem like one of those pregnant ladies that think they're going into labor all the time. The main reason I went to L&D was because the nurses told me that if my water had broken my risk for infection was greatly increased and I figured that being embarrassed was better than saving face and possibly complicating things with the baby.
This pregnancy has definitely been different from the first and this was my second trip to L&D in the past three weeks. Three weeks ago I was rear ended on my way home from work and that sent me into false labor for about 5 hours at the hospital. This kid just needs to stay comfy for the next few weeks while I play catch up with house cleaning and sub plans:). Don't get me wrong, I'm excited about meeting this new little boy, but I can definitely wait another four weeks!
Posted by Jamie Densley Fieber at 8:11 PM