Kendall discovered she was pregnant in June 2020, after getting off her contraception earlier that yr. She had a textbook being pregnant throughout COVID-19. Kendall and her husband reside in Austin, TX and the plan was to present start at St. David’s South Austin Medical Heart.
Nonetheless, within the days earlier than she gave start is when a historic winter storm hit Texas. This can be a storm that made nationwide information and induced many to lose energy and water in February 2021. As a result of water outages, her deliberate hospital misplaced warmth and water the day earlier than she gave start (February seventeenth) and was shifting sufferers to different hospitals close by. She hoped that her child would wait till this catastrophe was over, however no luck.
Her water broke at 4 AM on February 18th and after talking over the cellphone together with her OB/GYN, determined to go to a close-by hospital in Kyle, TX. Armed with emergency provides similar to water, meals, lanterns, blankets, and extra, Kendall and her husband checked into the hospital at 5:30 AM and had an epidural positioned round 7 AM. She rested on the hospital and at 12:20 PM, she was totally dilated and started apply pushes with the nurse. She solely pushed two occasions earlier than the nurse noticed her child’s head! He was out on the third push. Kendall gave start at 12:37 PM to her child boy, Otto.
Kendall had a clean postpartum expertise and feels very lucky that she was capable of have that bonding time together with her child throughout her maternity depart.
Kendall Holekamp Bio
Kendall is 29 years previous and lives together with her husband Andrew, her son Otto(10 months), and their 2 canine Pancho and Rocca in Austin, TX. She works remotely for a tech firm in Austin and is loving being a primary time mama to her son.
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