Worst Day Of My Life

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I’ve been meaning to write about the worst day of my life for the past 10 months but have always just managed to push it aside as I just never felt that I could put into words the million thoughts in my head. Now that it’s almost been a year I’ve decided to finally write Christian’s “story” for a friend’s blog who went through a similar experience… I know this story is meant to be an inspiration to others who are going through the same ordeal and to help them in some way but I am going to try and not sugarcoat anything and just tell it as I experienced it and am still experiencing it daily. As with my first child, Lara who is now 2 years and 8 months, I had a very healthy pregnancy with Christian. Apart from all the usual symptoms and extreme morning sickness all my appointments at the doctor were great and we were given no reason to worry whatsoever. With Lara I had an induction at 39 weeks but decided since it would be my last pregnancy that I wanted to wait until I went into natural labour with Christian. At just over 40 weeks, on a Monday, I went for a checkup at the doctor and asked him what he suggested (as I really didn’t want a c-section – I’m afraid of them). He told me that if I went into labour that weekend that he wouldn’t be on call and that his partner would have to do the delivery. Since I wanted my gynae who I knew and trusted we decided that I would come in for a scheduled induction on the Wednesday morning. On Tuesday morning just after 8am I
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