Saturday, November 19, 2011
The way to NOT have a c-section
Now in comes the anesthesiologist... I had already been talking to Dawson about how with Kaylah my spinal didn't work so I continue talking to the anesthesiologist about it. They BOTH said that there was NO WAY it wouldn't work twice. They must have not put enough in or in the wrong place last time... so now they get started. I jumped several times as he puts it in and he keeps asking where I feel it and I respond each time that I only feel it in my left leg, even as he moves it each time. They finally lay me down and are sure it will spread out appropriately... so we wait. Dawson tests me by clamping my stomach but could get it closed without me yelping... so we wait. The anesthesiologist tells me to tell him "when you feel it"- then he tases me... yes like a taser!! And I feel it and yelp. His eyes got the size of saucers and he swears he has never had anyone feel that before in 15 years... so we wait. A little while later the nurse tries to clamp me without me know but I felt it... so no more waiting. They tell me that I have to be put under general and won't be awake for the birth of baby Flipper. Really???!? What the heck?!??! Dawson knew I was really upset (hence the tears)!! He told me usually that no one is allowed in the operating room if the person is put to sleep but that he would still allow David in and would still let him cut the cord (not really supposed to do that on a c-section :0 ) but I couldn't see David before they put me out (insert more tears here). So off to dreamland I go and in comes David to see it all happen.