Just 4 hours after delivering my babies, while waiting in the recovery room, the words “give me a pump” were immediately spoken. The nurse said that she had never had a woman, just hours after having an emergency C-section, asking for a pump. Especially in my condition, as they were wanting to transfuse up to 3 bags of blood from all my blood loss to blood clots. The nurse, and my husband, were trying to encourage me to sleep and recover, but I could only think of my babies. Pumping was just the first thing on my mind, having preemies, I knew I needed to start pumping right away, giving them all the continued support that I could.
Some other posts that might be of multiple interest: Our shock of finding out we were pregnant with twins, My twin birth story, Placed in different rooms in the NICU, Recovering from a C-section: The Hall Walk