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Miss Baby Breaks Her Face (Part 2)

We didn't have to wait in the waiting room for more than 5 minutes, then we were brought back to the Emergency Room.  Miss Baby behaved really well, standing nicely on the scale, sitting still, saying thank you, etc.  The nurse took her vitals, cleaned her wound, wrapped it up, and said the doctor would be in soon.  She also came back with a sticker for Miss Baby.

I don't know how long we waited for the doctor, because I wasn't keeping track, but I don't think it was very long, although Little Guy was doing his best to make it seem like forever by being as cranky as possible.  The doctor came in, looked at it, said she would definitely need stitches, and then said the nurse would be in to numb it in a few minutes.

The nurse came in and numbed it topically, rewrapped it, and showed us the remote while she was in there.  We turned on Duck Dynasty and sat for a while.  I don't really know how long it was, less than a half an hour, because it was only one episode, but at this point Miss Baby was begging to go home, and trying to take off her bandage, and Little Guy was trying EVEN HARDER to be annoying, so it seemed like quite some time.

When the doctor came back with the nurse, they were ready to stitch her up.  They brought in a pillowcase and a big old blanket, and we trapped her arms in the pillowcase and swaddled her.  At this point she was done behaving, and was crying and trying to throw herself on the bed rather than be wrapped, but between the three of us, we got her burrito-ed pretty quickly.  She was laid down, and the nurse held her head while I laid on the bed next to her.

Now they had to numb her with the injection type, which she did not appreciate.  Poor baby cried the whole time, saying "owie, owie Mama".  Then it was done and they said no more pokes.  She did not appreciate the stitching procedure.  I have never had stitches, other than after surgery, but I guess it feels kind of creepy.  They covered her face, except the place they were going to be stitching, and she started wiggling.  I figured that it would be really, really hard to stitch up a wiggly toddler, so I told her she had to stay still or they would have to poke her again, and showing off her knowledge of cause and effect, was still the whole time.

to be continued...




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