Thursday, August 30, 2007

August 30th, 2007

It started off as what seemed to be a fairly normal rainy Monday on August 20th. We went to Tina's NST and Logan failed his NST. He heart rate would decel really low after big movements.  We headed down to OB triage for futher testing. We were there for about 2 1/2 hours for heart monitoring and a ultrasound.  We were sure at about 2:40pm that we were going home soon. When the Doc came into the room he said he was a bit concerned by the fact that at the end of every contraction Tina was having,  Logan's heart rate was was decel'ing. He felt that he was doing something to his umbilical cord and even though things should be fine there was always the chance of it being wrapped around his neck and with Tina in early labor he didn't want to take any chances. So he said to us want to go meet your baby? Of course we said yes  So this was now 2:45pm. Then all of a sudden our room got super busy and we were rather confused because we figured it would be a few hours before it went down but then a nurse says oh you don't know they are aiming for a 3:00 start . So they are flying around getting Tina totally prepped for the OR. She was on her way walking to the OR at 3:10. At 3:45pm Logan was born and we found out that he had his head lodged into Tina's pelvis and they had to use forceps to get him out and also found his cord wrapped around his neck. Thank goodness They decided to take him right then!!! Logan was 8lbs 2ozs and was 20 3/4 inches long, with his head off the charts at 37 cms (average size is 32 cm). Logan is a great baby and is already a huge joy to our family.  Maddie and Allie love their new little brother and enjoy spending time holding him.  Tina is doing well, her BP did go up a bit afterwards but is evening out already.  Joel still has a week off from work before it's back to the grind.  Another big thing happening in our household is Maddie starts kindergarten next week.  Not sure is more excited Maddie or Tina :) We pray that God is continuing to Bless each and everyone of you as he is blessing us.

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