August 11, 2008
A Baby Story
1am. Amy's water broke. No contractions, though Doctor says to go to hospital for check.
2am. Arrive at the hospital, all looks good.
3am. Doctor says we can go home if we want. We want. Home we go, told to come back at 7:30.
7:30am. Back to hospital. Still no sizable contractions.
9am. Doc gives Amy some meds to move things along.
12pm. Contractions increasing, but still small. More serious induction meds coming till at 1.
1:45pm. Meds doing their thing. Contractions coming every few minutes, but not too severe.
3:15pm. Contractions every three minutes or so now. Getting more intense.
5:15pm. Discussing when to get the epidural.
6:30pm. Epidural kicks in. A long stressful hour is over. Exam shows we still have a ways to go.
7:30pm. Kinda quiet.
9pm. Still no baby. Trying to nap.
9:45pm. Doctor says it'll likely be an 8/12/08 baby, though there has been progress since last check.
11:45pm. Ready to go. Pushing started
12:35am. Darren John Cooney is born. Everything went great. Pics and details to followPosted by Kevin at August 11, 2008 07:30 AM