Quote from calla2114
second semester I had my baby. She was born on a Tues and I was back in my clinicals on Sat...I did not miss one day!!
congratulations, nd deb!
first of all, I'm not so sure you should rely on the advice above. At 37, while it is of course possible
you could drop a baby on Tuesday and be back on your feet on Saturday, it's more likely you would not.
As far as missing days, etc. because of pregnancy, there's not really a whole lot you can do about it, now can you? If you're sick you're sick, if you have preterm labor and you're on bedrest, you're on bedrest. You can't control it so please don't waste your precious energy trying to. Sit down and have a good long talk with your counselor at school and see how much accomodation they can give you. Then just roll with it. One semester one way or the other won't make much difference in your life in the long run-- but having a healthy baby will.
I didn't have my two kids until I was in my 30's and I had extremely complicated pregnancies with both - including bed rest and preterm labor. I would just try to accept that things are a little more unpredictable now-- and then work toward enjoying