update

So, I will be having surgery tomorrow at 2:00 pm.  The doctor said that my cervix has shortened since the last ultrasound, but fortunately it has not dilated at all.  This is a precaution that will hopefully help keep this baby in for a few more months.  I was surprised to hear about this today, since I have been feeling fantastic during this pregnancy, especially compared to how I felt during my pregnancy with Asher.  But we are trusting the Lord.

The surgery is day surgery, so I will be home tomorrow evening as long as everything goes smoothly.  I was thankful to hear that it is spinal anesthesia, because the thought of general terrifies me!  I still need to fast after midnight tonight, in case general anesthesia becomes necessary.  Do they realize what kind of horrid task that is to ask a pregnant woman?  I hope I don’t forget while I’m feeding the boys breakfast tomorrow morning…

I would appreciate your prayers for everything to go well tomorrow!

2 thoughts on “update

  1. Will be praying for you! Hope all goes well!!!
    Love, Andrea and Derek

  2. Karen,

    Praying that everything has gone well and that this baby stays put longer.

    Lots of Love,
    Pauline

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