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sonata85's Pregnancy

My Due Date: August 21, 2018
I have given birth!
Age: 33 years old
Location: United States

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Last Logged In: 4 days ago
4 days ago » Posted a comment on a baby bump photo.
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Tags:  High Risk Pregnancy    Planning to Breastfeed    Pregnant after Miscarriage    Pregnant in my 30s    Pregnant with a Girl    Rh Negative    Stay at Home Mom   

About Me

I am a musician and Early Childhood Education grad student. My husband and I got married on April 22, 2017, when I was 30 weeks pregnant with our daughter. She was born on June 3 at 36+2 and weighed only 3 pounds 14 ounces. I was induced due to preeclampsia, which my mom had with me (I was a 32-week preemie). Her heart rate dropped 12 hours into labor so I ended up with a c section. Our daughter defied the odds and is now a happy, healthy 7 month-old. On December 7, 2017, we found out that she'll be getting a sibling around August 19. I stay at home with her during the week and play piano for a church on Sundays. My studies are on hold for a little while.

My Birth Plan

As much as I want a VBAC, my OB feels that given my difficult last delivery and having just had a c-section, a scheduled c-section would be better for me this time. We'll see how things go. If I go into labor naturally VBAC is an option, but she doesn't want to induce me due to risk of uterine rupture. So I guess a safe delivery is what I'll be going for. I didn't get to hold my daughter until the day after she was born so honestly my biggest hope is to be able to hold this little one immediately, regardless of how he or she makes an entrance.

Family photos below right to left: the day I met our daughter, baby Hannah at 7 weeks, baby (6.5 months) and me, baby Hannah 3 months

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Profile Comments for sonata85 (18)

Comment from sonata85 » Posted Jul. 16, 2018 4:42pm
Thanks, snolie14! I hope everything goes well on Wednesday. You’re so close to meeting your baby!!!

Comment from snolie14 » Posted Jul. 16, 2018 2:57pm
Congratulations!! She's beautiful! Glad she's doing well! Hope she continues to latch and nurse well!

Comment from sonata85 » Posted Jul. 15, 2018 3:42am
Thanks, ladies! She’s doing well- off of oxygen, so our hurdle now is eating by mouth. She was able to latch today and breastfeed for a bit so it’s promising.

Comment from RPope84 » Posted Jul. 12, 2018 11:00pm
Congratulations! Praying for a fast homecoming!

Comment from Celenes_Mommy » Posted Jul. 12, 2018 2:40pm
Wow. Congratulations! Hope she continues to do well and improve and that you will get to take her home soon.

Comment from adiggs » Posted Jul. 11, 2018 3:52pm
Oh my goodness. Was not expecting this when I logged on. She looks so beautiful and healthy though thankfully!!! Congratulations!! I hope everything goes smoothly from here on out. <3

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