I lost 980ml of blood (I am small)
I was induced
Labour was 1hour 40. I went from 5cm to baby out in about 5 minutes.
I bled as soon as he was out - It just dropped to the floor!
I was put on the bed immediately. The syn drip was put up to max, I was given two injections of different drugs in my leg.
My placenta was complete
When I continued to bleed they inserted a catheter, they put instruments in me and then manually tried to find clots in my uterus. i don't think they used their entire hand, but they were moving my cervix around - feeling inside the cervix. I used the gas but was still worse pain than my labour. I was moaning and crying (I didn't do that for the labour). It felt so invasive. I had my legs in stirrups. I had no control over what was being done. I asked for pethidine and they said "sorry dear there is no time".
then they put drugs up my bottom which was also horrible!
I cried and cried. At the same time as I was coding my baby was also coding - there were heaps of people in the room. Dr's there to resus bubby and Dr's there to stop me bleeding. Very upset by the whole thing :-( Not the birth I had pictured. I have not got to hold any of my babies after they were born. All 3 have been whisked away for treatment :-(
i didn't see him for 6 hours, was hooked up to a drip and they were procrastinating about whether to take me to theatre or not.
What was your experience like?