SAVED BY THE KNIFE – I was medically too short…

“The womb of a woman isn’t defined by her stature. It was designed to stretch and accommodate generations of greatness.” ~ Phebe (Reju) Olaniran It was all joys when we found out we were expecting. On my third appointment with the gynecologist, he mentioned to me that I would have to birth via CS as […]

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SAVED BY THE KNIFE – …then my baby’s heartbeat dropped

“The only regret any mother lives with is one in which she had a choice but refused to use it. Everyone may forget it but she wouldn’t, not even in a hurry.” ~ Phebe (Reju) Olaniran I bless God I didn’t loose my baby when my husband and a doctor friend stands against birthing through […]

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SAVED BY THE KNIFE – My baby was 5kg (11lbs)

“We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps.” ~ Proverbs‬ ‭16:9‬ ‭(NLT‬‬) I was about 30weeks when the Dr told me that my baby is big for the gestational age, he recommended some series of test like Glucose tolerance test which came out negative. He advised me to go for cesarean section, […]

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SAVED BY THE KNIFE – I waited and in God’s time…

“We are all created in God’s image and we are like our father – God. His wisdom, he has availed us and doctors are no exception. Just as God can use any man, the doctors are no exception.” ~ Phebe (Reju) Olaniran After waiting for 6yrs before I conceived my son, I went into spontaneous […]

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SAVED BY THE KNIFE – My baby crowned and contractions ceased.

I have had two CS for different reasons and the experiences were different. For my first boy, I had a seamless pregnancy, no issue of any kind. In fact baby was in breech position few weeks to delivery, we shared with our Pastors, and by delivery, baby was in the right position. Contractions started and […]

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SAVED BY THE KNIFE – He left me to go pray at a crusade

“A baby born to the world is not defined by how he/she gets here. God’s gift and plans for each child doesn’t change by how they were born. They remain so, waiting to be discovered.” ~ Phebe (Reju) Olaniran 23 years ago on the 16th April 1995, I lost a precious baby girl because a […]

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SAVED BY THE KNIFE – Mother and Child were TOO weak to pull through

“Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever-fresh and radiant possibility.” ~ Kate Douglas Wiggin February 21 2007, between the hours of 10.00pm to 11.00pm, labour signs started. We were just about 10 months old then in marriage, I was a Corper with NYSC and my wife just graduated […]

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