Since I was very close to having a blood transfusion, having lost 1000 CCs of blood, my hemoglobin levels were checked around the clock. The hospital actually had to have a vein specialist extract the blood since none of the nurses could find a vein on me. At some point the next day, I was released but was very lethargic and anemic. I was told to eat lots of red meat and take an iron supplement. I had a visit from a lactation consultant. I had to pump and dump a few times to get rid of any…Continue
Added by Marni (BTB Creator) on February 20, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Three weeks postpartum, I began to bleed. Per my doctors instructions, I was to stay on the Lovenox injections and wein myself off over a month. I was down to one shot a day.
I had been feeling a bit weak but just attributed it to sleepless nights with a new born and the constant supply and demand waltz I played with my breast milk. I can still hear the sound of the breast pump. "Salma Hayak...Salma Hayak..." I know that sounds weird and I thought so at the time as well but I…Continue
Added by Marni (BTB Creator) on February 18, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments