“The plan from the start was a VBAC.”
In 2012 two positive lines showed up, and the plan from the start was a VBAC. At 15 weeks I miscarried. Dr. George did an ultrasound, he held my hand, but it was gone. Just two months later I was blessed with my rainbow baby. Dr. George worked very close with all my specialists. He fought very hard for making my VBAC a possibility. As the day came closer, we faced many challenges. My health give us a very hard time, my husband left me when I was 12 weeks, I was now adding the stress of being a single mom of five but again in each visit Dr. George cared for us. At 18 weeks he give the most amazing news: “It’s a girl.” “Are you are kidding me?!” I said to him as I almost fell off of the table, and we both giggled and giggled.
“We set a goal for 39 weeks.”
“It was a hard decision.”
The week of thanksgiving I was in so much pain, I called the office and he saw me right way. I was 37 weeks, and my head was swollen. He agreed to move the cesarean to the following Monday, right when I turned 38 weeks. It was a hard decision, but I already had a black spot in my vision and my neurologist was not happy. Dr. George asked me that day what questions or wishes I had for my gentle cesarean. A week earlier I had been researching cord clamping and had
“He respected my wishes.”