Blogging from Yale

This time it really is routine. As routine as taking your baby for surgery can be. Oscar needs tubes for the 12+ ear infections of the last 11 months. This will help him. This is fast and easy. But it’s the anesthesia that scares me. The putting to sleep and waking up of it all. He had a hard time with that with his first surgery at 9 weeks. He wasn’t even due yet at that point.
I just came out of the OR. They let me hold him while they put him under. It was scary to say the least watching him struggle and then relent. And to lay his floppy little body on that huge table…
When does this get easier?

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