Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Tag - My 1st Born

Doing this survey bcoz I got tagged by lovely Cik Yzma on facebook, but decided to post it here instead.

I am swamped with work right now, tp x ingat diri jugak nak wat tag. Well, it's kind, fun and quirky, plus Aisyah just turned 8 months on the dot so might as well do it to celebrate it :)

Here's my story ....

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Here you go mommies (or daddies! kenapa harus discriminate, kan?) - a different kind of survey for a change - it's all about your first (or only) born! Just copy and paste it in a new note for yourself! If I sent it to you, it means I want to hear your story.

1. WAS YOUR FIRST PREGNANCY PLANNED?
Hmm... Aisyah was actually the product of my SECOND pregnancy. My first pregnancy ended in a miscarriage, sadly. Let's not talk about that.

Anyway, in Aisyah's case, we were in a not trying, not preventing stage. I was ready to put all our baby plans on a hiatus because I was getting focused on getting on with my PhD (masa tu dah contact2 bakal SV kat several UK universities dah pon), but Allah has a huge a surprise in store. A pure blessing! Setinggi2 kesyukuran buat Mu ya Allah....

Wamakaruu Wamakara Allah wa Allahu khairul maakireen (3:54)
(We plan, and Allah plans, and Allah is above all planners)


Also, I like John Lennon's quote too:
'Life happens when you are busy making other plans'

Indeed.


2. WHAT was your 2nd choice name or your opposite gender name?
Hmmm.. we didn't want to know the sex of our baby, so no name was really planned. But we wanted the baby to have a first name and a middle name (2 nama). We'd agreed that the first name must start with letter 'A', and either the first or middle name must also be of a Nabi or an Islamic figure's name (not neccessarily starting with 'A', tho'), e.g. Aisyah, Maryam, Imran, Yusuf, etc. Plak kalo perempuan x nak bubuh Nur kat depan, nnt x dpt la pangkal A tuh. Confusing? Byk sungguh syarat nya. That's why Aisyah Nurzahirah didaftarkan pada hari ke-10. Sepuluh hari lahir baru ada nama, tahu?

3. WHAT WERE YOUR REACTIONS?
Very, very, surprised. And agak tidak percaya pada mulanya. And sgt2 nervous sepanjang kehamilan.

4. HOW OLD WERE YOU?
26 years old

5. HOW DID YOU FIND OUT YOU WERE PREGNANT?
Pregnancy test kit selepas seminggu missed period. Masa missed 2 hari dah test, tp mcm x clear. Ada line tp line nya bole wat mcm2 interpretasi. Gi klinik pon Dr x sure. So tunggu sampai seminggu baru test lg, br nmpk jelas. Gi klinik lain plak and disahkan hamil. Masa 1st pregnancy, lewat 2 hari terus nampak jalur2 gemilang itu dgn tiada was2 lg. Tu yg x sure tu masa first pregnant kan Aisyah.

6. WHO DID YOU TELL FIRST?
Hubs. Dia sgt konfiden dah pon at this point that I was pregnant. Dia yg suruh test utk kali kedua. Kalo ikut aku, nak tggu sampai missed sebulan kot baru test (x nak mengharap).

7. DID YOU WANT TO FIND OUT THE SEX?
No. Semua baju baby dibeli dlm warna kuning and putih. Konon neutral. But people around me predicted that it was going to be a girl, judging by the shape of my belly. Guess they were right :)

8. DUE DATE? -
29 June 2008

9. DID YOU HAVE MORNING SICKNESS?
Yes. Also like Yzma, I had it in the late evening. Asal Maghrib je uwek... Until 14 weeks

10. WHAT DID YOU CRAVE?
Ikan Bakar / Seafood Bagan Lalang atau Jalan Bellamy. Sampai skang x dpt2. Kena tggu lg 3 tahun kot bila dah balik m'sia (ingat x Yzma n Mas, I went on and on and on psl nak mkn ikan bakar, last2 org lain yg pegi dulu, kita jg yg x pegi2).

11. WHO/WHAT IRRITATED YOU THE MOST?
Nothing. Syukur la. Cuma x tahan panas. Panas, panas, panas. Asyik berkemban aje x tahan panas. Sampaikan terpaksa psg aircon dlm bilik.

12. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CHILD'S SEX?
A sweet little girl!

13. HOW MANY KG DID YOU GAIN THROUGHOUT THE PREGNANCY?
13 kg. Lost all of it after 30 days, Alhamdulillah....

14. DID YOU HAVE A BABY SHOWER?
nope

15. WAS IT A SURPRISE OR DID YOU KNOW?
N/A

16. DID YOU HAVE ANY COMPLICATIONS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY?
Yes. I had known from the beginning that I had Placenta previa. Then at 27 weeks, I'd gushed out blood and was hospitalized for 6 days at Hospital Serdang. The fact that I was polyhydramnios (air ketuban byk) made the bleeding much worse. Then bed rest for another 2 months (x keja tau!) until Aisyah was delivered. Also somewhere along the 8th months scan, we found out that she was breech, which was also a huge scare, then towards the final last few weeks, she'd decided to head down south like she should. Good girl!

17. WHERE DID YOU GIVE BIRTH?
Hospital An-Nur, Bangi.

18. HOW MANY HOURS WERE YOU IN LABOR?
Hmm... I was induced the morning of 16th June, but no contractions at all within that 24 hours (and zero cm huhu). Induced for the second time on the morning of 17th June. Some activities (cramps and backaches) started to be felt around half past twelve, and things progressed pretty fast afterwards. I probably felt the real contractions for less than half and hour. Aisyah was delivered within the next hour. I had so many complications with the pregnancy I guess I was spared long labour pain this time, Alhamdulillah, :)

19. WHO DROVE YOU TO THE HOSPITAL?
Hubs.

20. WHO WATCHED YOU GIVE BIRTH?
obgyn, anasthetist, nurse, paediatrician and of course myself. Hubs pergi smyg Zuhur. Turun2 dah siap. Parents plak, dpt je panggilan terus on the way (Serdang - Bangi). Sampai2 je dah siap.

21. WAS IT NATURAL OR C-SECTION?
emergency C-section. Placenta previa itu x naik sepenuhnya, and as the cervix started to dilate, I started to bleed profusely with every contraction. Hands down the scariest moments of my life.

22. DID YOU TAKE MEDICINE TO EASE THE PAIN?
Yes. Epidural before the op.

23. HOW MUCH DID YOUR CHILD WEIGH?
3.88 kg

24. WHEN WAS YOUR CHILD ACTUALLY BORN ?
17 June 2008. Almost two weeks earlier telah di induce bcoz takut dia grow more in size. Konon nak elak kena c-sec, takut baby besar x leh push but telah tersurat.... but to be honest, aku pon dah x sabar nak deliver, sbb the last few weeks was HARD, dgn beratnya, sakit blkg, pinggang, punggung, betis, segala anggota. Itu utk org normal, kalo aku yg high risk lg la, added stress. Buat tu x leh, buat ni x leh, jln2 x leh.

25. WHAT DID YOU NAME HIM/HER?
Aisyah Nurzahirah

26. HOW OLD IS YOUR FIRST BORN TODAY?
8 months :)

27. WOULD YOU DO IT AGAIN?
Without a doubt, Insya Allah...



Me & My First Born...

Saja guna gmbr ni sbb Che Fadh kata mcm dah kurus... Hihi... ye ke? Wallahu A'lam... Kalo ye, Alhamdulillah la...

7 comments:

Jia said...

hehe..nak mencelah..haahla noris..da slim la skrg..esp tang muka n peha tu..ni penangan dok oversea ke..n maybe sbb fully BF kan..hehe..yey!

Oyis said...

jia:
hehe.. mungkin combination of both kot... BF tu jln cam biasa la kan... but duk oversea ni, byk kena jln ( x de keta), plus hari2 gerenti kena masak punya, nak mkn apa2 kena wat sendiri coz x de kedai makan huhu... also duk jauh larat x larat kena dukung sendiri baby kita, x leh nak minta tolong adik beradik or pengasuh jagakan kejap, nursery plak mahal kan...

tp rasa2 la, penangan PhD pon ye jg... stress je manjang kan...

yzmahoney said...

Awak kite nye weight da naik balik.. Dah x lut da bf rayyan utk kuruskan bdn.. Da lar xblh exercise or sit up.. Tensi jer kite..

Oyis said...

yzma:
oh ye ke? kita baru je start exercize balik sket2. tp tuhan saja la yg tahu betapa sakit nya anggota badan (lenguh tgn, bahu, betis, peha) lps tiap2 kali senaman. sampai nak nangis pon ada, esp kalo aisyah sibuk nak dukung masa tu. abg sepol plak siap x bg dah lg pergi, kalo balik asyik sakit2 cam ni. tp harus nekad! cuma lps ni kalo sakit kena senyap je la, x le ngade2 huhu... tp masa gmbr ni diambil lom start lg exercize nya hehe... baru minggu lps start :)

Mummy HnH@arnie said...

oyis,
suka lah baca tag nie... detail sungguh story... saya pon kena bed-rest masa minggu ke-26 until deliver, sbb dah buka 3cm (pregnant Humaira)... Tapi, sbb bukaan tue dah tutup balek, saya ambil 3 minggu sajer, tak sanggup unpaid lama2...

BTW, oyis mmg nampak dah slim laa... :D

dwade said...

bestnya baca entry nih..haduh i got tagged by yzma too, but so bery bery lazy to accmplish the task! but somehow got so inspired with your post! bagus bagus! ha..selamat maintain berat yea..and come on yzma..you can do it even without sit up (hahah..sedap je kasik perangsang kat org..diri sndri tak terjaga body pun..heheh)

Oyis said...

mummy h&h:
oo.. arnie pon bleeding 26 weeks yeh? mmg bed rest tu mencabar kan? nak wat apa2 pon leh, dah la asyik berdebar2 je, takut terjadi apa2 kan? syukur la semua selamat

dwande:
a ah, kita pon mulanya sibuk jg, tp rasa meluap2 plak nak wat tag yg yzma pass ni hehe... salam perkenalan btw... :)