In Labor…Got Sent Home

Major TMI alert…if you don’t want to know the details, just know that I’m in early labor but was sent home from the hospital.

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I’ve had spotting since last Thursday, which is a bit concerning for a pregnant woman!  When I saw my OB on Friday, she said that it was probably from my cervix dilating and I didn’t have to worry about it as long as it continued to be spotting and didn’t get any heavier or redder.  Well, last night it definitely got heavier.  When I woke up this morning, I noticed that there were also some clots.  RED FLAG!  I was pretty freaked out.  It was 7am and I had gotten up early to get ready for my 9:45am doctor appointment (where I was hoping to schedule an induction for next week, since I’m overdue).

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Anticipation

Tomorrow morning we have the anatomy ultrasound and will be finding out the gender of our baby!  I am so excited and filled with anticipation that I even had trouble sleeping last night.  I don’t think I’ll be getting any sleep tonight either.  Even more than wanting to know what we’re having, I am hoping that everything will be okay with the baby’s anatomy.  Five fingers and toes on each hand and foot please!

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