Monday, February 28, 2011

So sooo sorry to have gone MIA!

I have just been so soo busy and overwhelmed with being a new mom!

I will write a real birth story later but to just give a quick rundown, I was in labor for 19 hours, and even though I had an epidural I had the most intense back labor. He was too big for my pelvic structure and was sunny side up, so at one point they started bringing up that I would probably have to have a C-section since I had gotten to 10cm but he wouldn't move past a -2 station. They wanted me to labor down but said they would only give us 2 hours, well when nurses left the room even though I don't think I should have I tried pushing during contractions w/o anyone knowing lol, well I think it helped a litte bit and my nurse let me "try" to push when she came back later...after pushing for 2 hours and my Dr literally running in telling me to stop pushing right as I pushed out the middle of his head (and holy cow I knew birth was painful but o.m.g!) Jackson Carter was born at 2:59am on feb 21st weighing 8lbs15oz, just one oz shy of a 9 pounder and was 21 and a half inches long. I had a 2nd degree tear trying to push him out so that got stiched up which was loads of fun (and still is ) but it as all so so worth it.

We are SO in love with our little man.

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17 comments:

babycrazykiwi said...

Congratulations!! He is truly gorgeous :)

Wifey said...

Congratulations! I've been stalking your blog waiting for this post! I'm so excited for you to experience the joy of motherhood. God sure blessed you with a handsome boy!

Ally Bally said...

He is gorgeous!!! Congrats!!

Stephanie said...

Aww, he's so handsome!

Michele said...

CONGRATS!!!

tishi said...

eek, look at this beautiful face!

Krista said...

He's beautiful, Amy! Congrats!!!

Susan said...

My first birth was almost identical to yours. It took 2 hours and 19 minutes of pushing with -2. My doctor was talking about doing a c-section. Thank goodness I didn't need a c-section. All back labor and I tore. I know exactly what you are experiencing. I was so happy to be a mom but scared, too. When we came home, every few minutes I was checking on her to make sure she was ok. All of a sudden there was this beautiful tiny human being that I was responsible for everyday of every hour. It was a bit overwhelming but exciting too. I have had 3 more children and I can honestly say that the first delivery was definately the hardest. With the other 3 I had shorter labors and less than 10 minutes of pushing. Amy, he is GORGEOUS!! I have been checking back everyday to see if there was a post from you. I was thrilled to see this today. Enjoy your precious gift from God. They don't stay little for very long. But every phase they grow in to brings with it a new and exciting adventure for mom and dad. A new and different adventure that will melt your heart. You will love it. CONGRATULATIONS!! I'm sooooooo happy for you.

PrestonANDAubreysMom said...

Congrats again Amy!!! He is precious!!

Angela said...

Congrats again. He's so beautiful!

Amanda said...

He's just gorgeous! So happy to be a part of your journey and here's to many many happy years for you and your new family! <3

Staceroo said...

Gorgeous! Congrats Mama!

Britney said...

Congrats!!! He is gorgeous!!!

Mrs. G said...

Congratulations!!!! You deserve this excitment.. I bet you're on cloud 9.. I hope you are feeling great, and enjoying every second of mommyhood!!!

SnCBarthle said...

Woo-hoo!!!! So happy for you!!!

Mrs. Bushey said...

Congratulations!!!! I've been waiting to "meet" your little man. So precious...can't wait to see more pictures!

Lana said...

Congratulations Amy! I am so happy for you momma! Welcome to the world baby Jackson. He is truly beautiful