In October, 1967, I was 6 months pregnant with my son and big as a house... looked like I was going to have twins any day. I kept going into the emergency room with terrible pains on my right side. They kept doing tests and sending me home with orders to stay in bed -- that I was trying to miscarry. Finally, after 2 weeks of this, the pain doubled me over about 2am one night and I couldn't move. My husband got me to the car, called a neighbor to watch the girls and rushed me to the hospital again. This time they admitted me for observation but still thinking I was trying to miscarry. They began sedating me because of the pain. After a few hours and lots of lab work they sent me to x-ray where they took somewhere around 15 x-rays. Everything... x-rays, lab work... everything... showed everything so slightly abnormal that it didn't indicate anything wrong, yet I was in excrutiating pain. Finally at 2pm they decided to do exploratory surgery. I asked about my baby and they told me to be prepared that it might not make it... found out later they didn't think either of us would make it. At 2:30 they took me into surgery and removed my appendics. Said if they had waited another hour it would have burst and both of us would have undoubtedly died. Anyway... for the next week they kept me knocked out with morphine. As soon as it would wear off, Donnie would begin moving/kicking under the incision [my scar is about 6 inches long] and I would begin climbing walls with the pain and here they would come again and knock me out again. My hips became so sore from the needles that it got to the point that I would beg for the hyperdermic then cry when they did it because I had had so many of them and it hurt so bad. After a week they sent me home and I had my baby 1 1/2 mos later, almost a month premature. He had severe birth defects because of all of the x-rays, surgery, morphine, anasthesia, etc.
I found this in the paper years ago. I clipped it and kept it taped to my refrigerator where I read it daily.
Heavens Special ChildA meeting was held quite far from earth
"It's time again for another birth"
Said the Angels to the Lord above.
"This special child will need much love
His progress may seem slow
Accomplishments he may not show
And he'll require extra care
From the folks he meets down there"
"He may not run or laugh or play
"They will not realize it right away
Is Heavens Very Special Child"