had the hospital to get Bobby's results from his MRA and MRI scans and the person that checks the scans has had some leave from work and so the scans have not been looked at yet so we have to go back in 6 months time! The doctor just went over the tests and results that Bobby had the day after he was born but we already knew the results of those so it was a complete waste of time. Me and my hubby were so annoyed as its a bloody hospital so surely there is more than one person on site who checks scan results?
My hubby is appalled at the NHS service, what with my labour and birth and now Bobby being mucked around so he is looking at paying for us to go private from now on. He gets free healthcare with his employer so it will just mean paying extra for me and Bobby.
Well it was just a quicke with an update, got my 6 week check on Wednesday so fingers crossed that doesn't get cocked up!
Hello eveyone, I am back and have a wonderful 6 week old, who weighs 11lb 11oz and is on 6oz bottles.
I am still not 100% and have a long way to go yet - am still infected down there so am on another two courses of antibiotics and am still aneamic so am on iron tablets. My tail end is starting to heal but everytime I look at it with a mirror it upsets me as I just feel butchered and its so unattractive. Doctors have talked about cosmetic repair work but to be honest the pain and discomfort that I have and am still suffering has put me off having any future repair work as I dont want to go through this again.
My sensation of going to the toilet has still not come back and the doctor thinks that as I was pushing for 8 hours my nerve endings are either severly bruised, and will take longer to come back, or just shattered. In either case I am awaiting an appt to go back into hospital to have some nerve construction tests.
Bobby is doing ok, he was born with birthmarks down one side of his body and an odd shaped head. He had to go for an MRI and MRA scan last week and as he was only 5 weeks he was sedated which was awful to watch. Hospital cocked it all up as usual but we get the results next week. He has several appointments coming up including seeing a plastic surgeon and bone surgeon. I think some of these are completely over the top but I think the hospital are covering there own backs as the forceps used on him during delivery didnt help his head and in fact made it alot worse.
Anyway, just wanted to update you all and let you know the latest. I will try and get on here a bit more now. I have skimmed over posts that I have missed over the past few weeks.
Hi everyone, not been able to post for a while as I haven't been well. Was dischrged from hospital after 8 days and things just took a downward turn. Bobby was born using a "trial by forceps" delivery and I tore and was cut. I have 73 stitches down below and the midwife has been checking me daily as the cut is gaping at one end. I have been unable to sit for three days and this has also caused problems with me not being able to do things with Bobby i.e. wind him, feed him, cuddle him. My hubby has done everything and I have found it really difficult as I just want to bond with him. Anyway, today my midwife got me in with my doctor for an emergency appt and warned me I may need to go back into hospital to be re-stitched. The doctor said that it wouldn''t work bein restitched again as the area where the gape is will just open up again. The doc confirmed that the area is infected and has put me on more tablets and dressed the wound. I now have to have the perinneum area dressed daily by nurses and am on 15 tablets a day. I am also aneamic and have been on iron tablets but these did not agree with me so I have been aken off em (midwife says its best to deal with one problem at a time and my perinneum takes priority). I have had shaky legs and arms and lost grips in my hands, I have practically been bedridden and am hoping that things will get better.
Just wanted to update you and let you know it may be a while b4 i post again as i need to get myself right
hi girls. only a quick post. finally had my boy after an awful 22 hours labour. am still in hospital and will post bs another time. gona be here for a few days yet as my boy is having tests and i am not 100% yet.
my boy weighed 9lb 1 and a half ounces and we named him bobby. he was born yesterday at 1.52pm.
love him 2 bits and just cant wait 2 b home with my hubby as a family. (bin ere a week 2moz).
good luk 2 the other girls waiting 2 have their little ones.
hi ladies - i am still waiting to b induced. was suppose 2 go labor ward at 8.30 this morning but they were short staffed and too busy - appaz people are on trolleys in corridor! anyway i have been on stand by all day, my hubby has been waitin with me (parking cost him £10) and he has now gone home knacked. i am high risk with pre-eclamsia which is why i have 2 go on to the labor ward 2 b induced (and cant be started off on the ward i am on now). i have been told i will have 1 to 1 at all times but my plan 4 birth pool is out the window as i am high risk.
i have been told i cud be collected at any time through the night so gona try and get some rest.