Saturday, May 10, 2008

introducing my sweet godson/nephew. . .

carson! he arrived on thursday 5/8/08 at 8:24pm, and weighed in at 8 pounds even with a length of 20 inches long. he is just beautiful with his momma's eyes and his daddy's nose, lips, and cleft chin. it was a long day for both momma and baby, but they are both doing great.
karla was induced at 8am, and dilated slowly throughout the day. her cervix was being lazy, and carson was being stubborn. around 6:30pm, she dilated to 8cm where she stayed at until they decided to perform a c-section. the reason being is because little carson's heart rate kept significantly decelerating throughout the contractions. the only way to keep his heart rate high and strong was to have karla sit in an upright position.

so after the c-section was performed, they found out that baby carson was all tangled up in his umbilical cord. it was around his neck, arms, legs, everywhere. but the biggest concern was that his head and neck were not straight while the contractions were pushing him down, thus causing the bad decels. picture it like this: his head was touching his shoulder instead of being straight and midline which made for a very hard time trying to go down the canal. yeah, ouch. poor baby.

to make things worse, during the tail end of karla's surgery, her epidural started wearing off and she could feel everything. she said that she screamed, "it hurts, i can feel it!" as they were stapling her up. then she kicked up both of her legs as the doc and nurses looked at each other and said, "uh oh, that's not suppose to happen."

whew!! needless to say, it's over with and a healthy sweet baby boy is here with us. he is just beautiful, and abby adores him. she has been saying "bay bee" all weekend long as she makes a kissy sound. i am in love with another man, and i fight over anybody just to hold him. lastly, thank you everybody for all your thoughts and prayers. they have come a long way!

7 comments:

Mommapeas said...

Goodness! I'm so glad things turned out so well! What a long day for that sweet baby and Mama! He is just beautiful! Congratulations on your new nephew/godson!

Anonymous said...

hey sweet auntie kim! congrats again on the ohhhh sooo beautiful little guy you told me he was beautiful but goodness gracious he is beyond beautiful! all that hair!! loooooove it! i feel so bad karla had such a tough time poor momma but she is going to have the best 1st mother's day ever! tell her i said she did well he is gorgeous!! love ya!

Anonymous said...

hey kim forgot to put who that was from...its me amy

Kim said...

thanks you guys! i will definitely let karla know.

K-Mom said...

I'm so it all turned out well! Congratulations to your sister, you and your whole family on the new little angel!

What a beautiful blessing!

I'm a Mom!..? said...

How sweet! So glad they are all doing well. Congratulations.

Seis said...

That is the cutest pic of Abby and Carson. Congrats on being an Auntie.