Rylie Elizabeth Cook
Labor Update July 4th, 2007
1:00am: Lauri's water broke
3:30am: Arrived at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus
4:00am: After a brief exam, she was admitted
4:00-5:00am: We walked the halls in Labor/Delivery to speed up the contractions
11:00am: Dialated 2cm and taking some pain medication which allowed Lauri to sleep
Noon: Contractions increasing and Lauri decided to receive an "epidural"/anesthesia
1:00pm: Dialated 3.5cm and started receiving Pitocin to help the progress of labor
3:00pm: Lauri is sleeping to relax/rest and recover her energy for the birth
5:00pm: Dilated 5.5cm and Lauri is "ready"
6:00pm: Dilated 6cm and contractions 2.5 min apart
8:00pm: Sleeping/resting; signs of getting closer to delivery (nausea/pressure), but not there yet
9:00pm: contractions a minute apart but not dilating past 6-7cm
9:30pm: decision made to have a c-section
10:12pm: Rylie Elizabeth is born 7lb 11oz 20in bright eyes, alert and sticks out her tongue!
We are home. Feel free to come visit!
Thanks for all your prayers!
Rylie is a beautiful baby girl!