• I'll Never Again Say ‘It Can't Happen To Me'

    8 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    I was thirty-one weeks pregnant with my daughter when she went still, when my healthy, easy pregnancy became a one-in-a-million scenario neither the doctors who performed my emergency C-section nor the NICU nurses who took care of my daughter had seen.
    As I sat shivering in the operating room, while the doctor injected me with an epidural and a crash cart was rolled into the room and someone somewhere made sure there was extra blood on hand because I was suddenly dangerously high risk, I couldn't help but think: this can't be happening to me.
    I was healthy. My pregnancy was nothing if not...
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