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24 June 2011 @ 05:52 pm
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On June 24th, I gave birth to my second baby, Dominick Joseph. He was born sleeping at 4;46pm at 33 weeks and 4 days. He weighed 2lbs and 14oz. and 16 1/2 in. He had my nose and his father's strawberry blonde hair. He was absolutely beautiful. His gastroschisis was not that bad...barely any bowel was outside the body and what was, didn't look too bad.

I'm not too sure when things went wrong. I had an ultrasound on Monday and heartbeat, bloodflow, and movement was perfect! I couldn't sleep Weds night due to back pain. Around 4 am, I went to the bathroom and when I looked in the toilet, it was full of blood. My husband and I got to the hospital around 4;40 and were told that they could not find a heartbeat pretty much immediately. I was about 1 cm dialated. They gave me pitocin around 7am and I had him about 10 hours later.

My heart is broken. I can't believe I have to go through this again. Dominick joins his older brother, Benjamin Pasquale, in heaven. May both of my little angels rest in peace<3
 
 
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plaidpineappleplaidpineapple on June 24th, 2011 10:06 pm (UTC)
I am so, so sorry for your loss.
Velocity Girlbiggerstaff on June 24th, 2011 10:16 pm (UTC)
I am so sorry for your loss. If there's anything I can do, please let me know.
doc_sisdoc_sis on June 24th, 2011 10:53 pm (UTC)
I'm so very, very sorry for your loss. My heart is breaking for you. :(
kooky haberdashery for the richsueg on June 24th, 2011 11:03 pm (UTC)
I am so sorry for your terrible loss. My thoughts are with you.
Naomi Jamestonnaomijameston on June 24th, 2011 11:56 pm (UTC)
I am so, so deeply sorry for all of you. *hugs*
Hellenic Rhymems_hecubus on June 25th, 2011 12:14 am (UTC)
I am so sorry.
Celesterunningnekkid on June 25th, 2011 01:06 am (UTC)
So, so sorry for your loss.
Kit^Katxxsoulfuleyesxx on June 25th, 2011 02:24 am (UTC)
Thank you all
caterpillar body, butterfly mind: swingsjuryrig on June 25th, 2011 02:40 am (UTC)
I am so very sorry. :(
tooby3tooby3 on June 25th, 2011 03:19 am (UTC)
So terribly sorry to read this. My heart breaks for you and your husband.
Somewhere impossible light still shinesimpossiblelight on June 25th, 2011 03:26 am (UTC)
I am so sorry :(

I hope that you are able to find some answers that might bring you the smallest sense of peace. Wishing you lots of strength in the upcoming months.
breathboxbreathbox on June 25th, 2011 03:37 am (UTC)
So so deeply sorry.
Issy Starkias on June 25th, 2011 06:04 pm (UTC)
I'm so awfully sorry for your loss. I wish all the best to you and your husband for now and the future.
Emilyemily25069 on June 25th, 2011 11:35 pm (UTC)
oh I am so so sorry to hear this.

My heart aches for you.
smldada9801smldada9801 on June 26th, 2011 02:13 pm (UTC)
I'm so sorry for your loss.