On Saturday, This is us The 37-year-old star Moore posted a photo of her stories on Instagram of her 2-month-old son August (nickname: Gus), who is lying quietly on a blanket, staring into the distance. On the other side of the blanket, Younger The 1-month-old daughter of the star Hillary Duff May did not feel as calm as she was obviously crying.
“When Augustus Met May: A Love Story of the Ages,” Moore titled the charming photo of the two babies.
May joins Duff’s two older children: 9-year-old son Luke with ex-husband Mike Comrie and 2-year-old daughter Banks with husband Matthew Coma. Moore met Gus, her first child, with his wife, Taylor Goldsmith, in February.
Moore’s journey to parenthood turned out to be interesting. In the appearance of Podcast for informed pregnancy with Dr. Elliott Berlin last month, Moore described in detail her experience of becoming a mother, saying, “We were ready to fall in love in all sorts of brand new ways, but it goes beyond anything we could have ever imagined.”
But of course this does not mean that her birth process was completely smooth. After experiencing a night filled with wavy contractions, Moore tried to use the breathing techniques he had learned throughout his pregnancy. But when she started giving birth, “it all just came out the window.”
After a “terrible” trip to the hospital, “twisting in pain” in the back of Goldsmith’s car, Moore had to abandon his original plan for a non-medical home birth. “While I was in the car on the way to the hospital, I was like, ‘Taylor, I’m getting an epidural.’ I don’t want you to be mad at me, but that’s what happens when we get to the hospital. ‘We live quite a distance away, it was almost a 40 minute drive to the hospital at 3am. “
However, Moore could not get an epidural because her platelet count was too low, which could cause a complication called a “spinal epidural hematoma” (when the blood puts pressure on the spine), Yahoo Life reported earlier.
“I remember moaning like an animal,” Moore said. “It was exhausting, it was painful.”
As she pressed for three hours, the baby’s heart rate began to drop. As a result, the doctor applied a vacuum extraction to his head to remove it. After the last push, baby August was born. While the birth process felt like an “acid trip or something,” Moore said she was filled with love and gratitude for everything she learned.
“I’ve never experienced that kind of love. It’s as if the world has stopped again and you are not aware of anything else that is happening,” she said. “That’s why tearing, all this, doesn’t exist. It doesn’t matter. You just have your baby on you. And I couldn’t imagine that anything else mattered.”
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