Snow already? This morning when stepping outside, I saw what looked like snow but in patches here and there. So I researched it of course. Nowhere did I find on the web to include NOAA, that it had snowed. We did, however, experience high humidity. Then the patches of “snow” made sense. I mentioned this to another person and she informed me it snowed in patches. Rofl. She was dead serious. I did not argue. If you say it snowed in patches, then by golly, it did.
This explains so much. I’ve wondered all of these years what was wrong with me. I had pre-eclampsia and the doctor induced my labour. When I never dilated, he implied I was broken and it was my fault. Thank you for this article.
* Since this post still gets quite a number of visit 2 years after the original post. I want to update also with a link to another resource and possible explanation to many of the questions posed here. After reading this post, do visit Improving Birth to read Cervical Scar Tissue – A Cause of Preventable C-Sections.
The first time I heard a woman say that her body wouldn’t (can’t, won’t, don’t) dilate, it was from my own mother. She was telling me the story of my birth. She held up 7 fingers and told me that her body wouldn’t dilate past 7cm. I went into distress and passed meconium. I was delivered by emergency c-section. It is a story that I can’t remember ever not being aware of.
Since becoming a mother myself and a childbirth educator and birth doula, I have heard numerous women with very similar…
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I used to blog all the time. I loved to write. Journaling has helped me get through some difficult times. For example, when my mother was dying. I looked back at my journal and there were so many mixed emotions revealed that I hadn’t realized at the time of writing.
Now my life is pretty boring. I go to work and then I come home. That’s pretty much it. So maybe I’ll write about the past. My animal stories. 🙂 Even if no one else will enjoy them, I certainly will.