Visited Dr. Yogasalini (Obstetrician)
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#Positive birthstory# Empowered Birth#Baby girl!
I was conceived 3rd time just 2 months post my missed abortion (2nd) hence my body was too weak and anxiety gripped me coz of the history. I was at native and when I called up my gynec, she said this time it will go well and will check once I am back. We decided to travel at 10 weeks, so went to a local gynec to see if I could get heads up for travel. She scanned and told I have internal bleeding hence to be on bed rest, take 2 injections every alternate day, keep vaginal pill else I will miscarry blah blah.. I was too scared and called up my gynec (Dr Yogasalini) at chennai to inform this. She asked me not to take any of those injection or meds and assured me nothing is wrong and I can be active and continue to take just folic ,but travel when I am comfortable. Hence we decided to travel back to chennai post 12 weeks. Mam was happy for me to see everything was normal at 3rd month scan and encouraged me to be active and positive.
I started prenatal yoga and birth ball exercises from fifth month of my pregnancy after heads up from gynec.
I had panic moments when I faced spotting thrice during pregnancy but everytime my obgyn assured that nothing is wrong and to stay positive .I was given only calcium and iron,later skipped Iron too since that caused me constipation and my tb was food.Assured that the prominence in baby's kidney at 20 week anomoly scan is coz baby hasnt passed urine so dont have to worry .I wanted to have a natural birth but couldn't go to Birth Village, Kochi hence discussed this in detail with my obgyn and she assured me that it will go as per my wish. Many told me that most gynec will say yes for everything but will change in the last minute but I trusted her.
Next scan at 36 weeks, mam said baby's head is engaged and I can expect pain around 38 week itself.
On 29th June 10pm ( 38 weeks and 6 days) , I started feeling pain in my vaginal region and then in my lower belly, I wasn’t sure if it was actual labor coz I know how contractions will be but they were 5 mins apart .I drank jeera,saunf water to rule out Braxton hicks but they don't stop. Hence called up my ob and she asked me to come to hospital if surges last for more than 30 secs. They did so and we reached hospital at 11pm.
Team : My Obgyn Dr. Yogasalini , 2 nurses to assist her, my husband, my sister.
My overall labor was just 4 hours!
*No frantic shaving of pubic area, No enema, No drips, No breaking membranes, No episiotomy, Free to move.
*Baby heartbeat checked and found normal.
*Mam did 1st internal examination after asking me, Informed 8 CM dilated.
*Mam left the room asking me to call for her when I am ready to push and gave me my space.
*Dim lights, songs playing, essential oil diffuser on, drank few sips of water and peeing often and speaking to baby.
*I was breathing through contractions, bouncing and doing hip rotations on birth ball (coz of yoga sessions) . When I was on all 4 I felt baby descend faster and felt the urge to push and called mam.
*I was on my yoga mat and dint want to move elsewhere hence went into a deep squat on the mat, my hub was holding me, my ob was all set to assist me n my baby and in 1st push my water broke and in 2 more intense pushes she was out at 1.50am !
*Immediate skin to skin established. I can't explain how grateful I felt that moment. For the first time I birthed my baby not just someone delivered her.
*Placenta naturally delivered.
*Golden hour feeding done.
Finally an empowered birth just how I wanted!🥰
Even though the next day was Sunday, she came to check on us! We were discharged in 24 hours and charged nominal too. However tired she has been, she always carried that smile and stayed calm and patient. Every time I had doctor appointment I came back all charged up. I'm gonna miss all that.
I am super grateful to mam who supported me throughout pregnancy, who gave no unnecessary pills or tests, who even allowed me to skip that glucose water test coz I couldn't stand it ,who let me travel, cleared all my silly doubts and gave assurance every single time i was worried and respected every single wish of mine and made it happen .She has been my pillar of support ! Mam is an epitome of positivity . That smile and talk can lift up any dull spirit. Even post delivery she supports me with breastfeeding. I owe her big time!
I take this platform to Thank you mam for all that you did! You make a huge difference! I am gonna miss you.
I wish the very best to all the parents to be reading this! Make the right choice,Stay positive, Keep visualizing! If you are choosing Dr. Yogasalini then rest assured you are making the right choice.