A nurse came in a bit ago and said that they plan on giving Ana three bags of platelets - one before surgery, one during, and one afterwards. We're still waiting for the one before to be delivered...

An Update

Just an update - due to Ana's platelet complications and the expected size of the baby, we have a c-section scheduled for noon next Wednesday, Dec 12th. We'll be getting Ana to the hospital around 8am so that they can get an infusion (or more if needed) into her so her platelet count is increased … Continue reading An Update


Today we met with the hematologist Ana has been seeing since her hospital visit. She had a blood test run and it came back at 27,000. "Not good, but OK" according to the doctor. We continued talking with him and asked explicitly about what would happen if she needs to give birth and her platelets … Continue reading Hematologist