"I almost given up on my journey. Here is a little bit of what happened to me. On January 7th I went in for my 19/20 week sonogram. Baby was breech and he had his spine up so we couldn't tell boy or girl. My sonogram tech told me theirs a problem. I flat out said this baby better have fluid. The Dr comes in and tells me I have 0 measurable fluid. She sent me to triage where they ran 30 tests and then admitted me. They said within a few days I would Deliver my baby. I cried for 3days straight. I asked my self why would god do this to me. What did I do to deserve this pain. I proved all Drs wrong. On January 28th I was admitted to hospital till my baby was born. That's 3 months of missing out on my other children's accomplishments, school functions, watching my 20 month old grow. On march 23rd i woke up to bright red period type bleeding with contractions 5 minutes apart. They stopped for about an hour. I was only able to eat breakfast only because I had to do my insulin shot for me to even eat. Dr told me i cant eat but my nurse and I just said I just took my insulin, I don't have a choice. Later that night they moved me from the room I was in to another room on l&d. I had contractions until 9am on sunday. Sunday and Monday I was stable they took me back to my original room. Tuesday morning at 2am i woke up just feeling funny. Then I was up every hour on the hour. Finally 4am comes I call my nurse and I tell her I'm having contractions i need my dr. My Dr comes we do a visual speck I was visually a 1. An hour later she comes back and asks me if the pain went away I said no so she dose a finger exam and low and behold i am a 3. So they rush me back to l& d and 11 am comes I get my epidural. Once i got to a 9 they rush me in the operating room, only because it has brighter lights and more room for the NICU team. I hardly made it into the sturps and I was crowned at 442pm weighing 4.2 lbs my baby Jonathan angel was born at 32 weeks. Ladies remember never give up hope!!!Where theirs a heartbeat theirs hope I almost lost my baby but you know what he's a fighter. Keep fighting the odds I didn't realize that. I fought for him and now he's fighting for me. This picture was on wednesday the 27th of march and the other is from april 6th"- Ashley Cardoza
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