Action stations

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Daughter1 has been admitted to hospital for an induction tomorrow morning.

This is the first time in her life that I am not by her side and I feel so restless and nervous. She has a husband now and so Mum gets to sit on the side lines, and I have to say that it is a very odd experience to have her in hospital with possible complications and not have a role to play until summoned.

I never realised until now what my own mother must have felt when my sister and I had babies, and we both had complications and she had to wait to be told what was happening. It is not in anyway a welcome role.

Hopefully it won’t be a long wait…

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13 thoughts on “Action stations

  1. we’re still up to our elbows in kids so I can’t imagine how it is for you. It must be hard to stand back. let us know how things go.

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  2. Induced labor is terribly painful—my first one was induced, largely because it was a holiday weekend and the doctor wanted to get back to his barbecue/tennis party. I hope your daughter will be all right and her labor is a short, fast one.

    It is always hard to stand on the sidelines and watch one’s children go through the ordeals of adulthood. ((Hugs)) for Grandmother FD too.

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