Has anyone had a successful VBAC after Pre-e? I'm not pregnant and won't be for quite awhile, but still find myself thinking a lot about this.
DS was born at 35 weeks after bp went out of control. They tried to induce but my body and my baby weren't ready. Combining the magnesium and pitocin was a joke. They just worked against each other. After 30 hours, only one contraction, and stroke level blood pressure, I had a c-section.
I had a terrible bout of PPD after my birth experience. I felt like my body failed me. I couldn't stay pregnant. I couldn't labor the right way. I never felt contractions. I don't remember much of the delivery with all the medication. My baby was wisked away immediately. I just felt like I had failed completely. For months all I could think about was how next time it would be different. Like somehow that would undo what had happened. And of course no one seems to get it. "Lucky me! Next time I get to schedule my delivery- how convenient!" "Why would you want to feel contractions? That's just crazy!"
I guess a year out these feelings have faded a bit, but they are still with me. I just feel doomed to have pre-e again and need an early induction. I guess I'm just hoping for some inspiration. Maybe I can have some better luck the second time around!