A Story That Changed My Life-Personal Narrative

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Fifteen months ago I was blessed with best news of my life, I was going to be a mom for the first time. My husband and I were so excited, he had three kids before so he was ready for the adventure. For me it was this new exciting also super scary adventure. Throughout the nine month process we decided not to find out the sex of the baby, that was so hard not knowing but also something to look forward too. For what seemed like nine years this alien took over my body, I no longer had control of my emotions, the physical shape of my body, or even when it was time to pee. It was like this hostile invasion by one little alien. This so called alien made my life interesting, I had an easy run for the most part until I was thirty four weeks then …show more content…
The nurses give you this IV drip of a medicine called Pitocin. It is supposed to regulate my contractions, instead it made my labor unendurable. The pain shot through my body like a fiery rocket. Before my husband and I decided on having a completely natural delivery, but the Pitocin changed all of that. I bawled because I knew I couldn’t do it without some sort of intervention, so I decided on an epidural. As soon as I got my epidural it was like an on off switch for pain. I could no longer feel my contractions. This was two hours into the labor process with …show more content…
I looked at my husband as they handed us our son I told him something is wrong. He wasn’t crying the baby they handed me was cold and stiff. No sooner than the tears came they whisked my son away and started trying to resuscitate him. I remember crying hysterically and thinking to myself we came all this way for this? My husband held me telling me to focus on him and everything would be ok. I heard them call a code pink overhead, which means neo-nate in distress. My heart sank, as soon as the Respiratory therapist reached the room I heard my son start to cry and take his first breathe. We were so relieved the tears of joy poured down many faces including my husband who never

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