Lisbeth - posted on 07/01/2012 ( 2 moms have responded )
I am expecting twins, and am 33 weeks on tuesday. I have been in the hopsital on bedrest since June 15th, when I was admitted for braxton-hicks contractions that didn't go away. I have had two rounds of steriod injections: one round at 25 weeks and the other the day after I was admitted. I have been five cent dialated since June 16th, but stable.
My last ultrasound on Friday showed the babies weighing in at 4 lbs 6 oz and 4 lbs 12 oz.
My husband and I are very frustrated. We weren't prepared to spend this long in the hopsital just waiting ' for them to deliver any day '. My OB and I don't see eye to eye on a lot of things, thankfully my midwives have been wonderful mediators, letting me actually use a toliet instead of a commode or catheter, both of which i refuse to use anymore. My OB won't allow me to bathe or get fresh air outside.
My nurses have been wonderful, sneaking me a jacuzzi every couple of nights, and once they even wheeled me outside on a recliner to see the sun.
Even so, I am frustrated to the point of tears almost daily. According to my OB, my job is to lay here, grow babies and gain weight. I am 23 years old and have done everything from martial arts to running to soccer my whole life. Needless to say this is difficult for me.
Any thoughts or tips? Thank you!