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Re : CM question

Post by julie f » Tue May 25, 2004 07:54 am

I just love you ladies! You make me laugh and you don't mind that I'm a little nuts...[;)]

Thanks for all the good wishes!! I can't wait to be able to tell you I'm pg. Heck, you guys may end up knowing before DH - he'll be a nervous wreck and I may want to savor the excitement for a little while!!!

Julie (27)
Zachary James, 7/22/03-7/27/03, born at 26wks - severe pe

Praying for a miracle... TTC #2 is a go!

Southern California Coordinator

Re : CM question

Post by momathelete » Tue May 25, 2004 06:45 am

Julie,

I am praying that you will have some great news coming shortly... good luck sweetie!!!!



Michelle
Moderator -On Bedrest
Interim Local Coordinator -Illinois

mom to Cole (HELP pregnancy, 28 wkr) 5 yrs old
Lainey (preE pregnancy, 29 wkr) 2 yrs old
Ella (PIH, 37 wkr) 8 mns

Re : CM question

Post by laura » Mon May 24, 2004 06:11 am

So THAT'S where you disappear to from time to time! [:D]

Laura
Moderator/AK Coordinator

Mom to Alicia (severe PE) 5/98 and Camille (htn, oligo) 4/03
http://www.babiesonline.com/babies/c/camilleandallie/

Re : CM question

Post by julie f » Mon May 24, 2004 04:28 am

I know, Meg - I can't believe you're 18 weeks!!!! I remember when we found out your pg, it seems like just a couple weeks ago!

Mada - You crack me up! [:)] We're in "wait" mode right now... I'm just posting the days away... [;)]

Julie (27)
Zachary James, 7/22/03-7/27/03, born at 26wks - severe pe

Praying for a miracle... TTC #2 is a go!

Southern California Coordinator

Re : CM question

Post by mada » Mon May 24, 2004 03:08 am

18 weeks already Meg!!Wow!! Julie, you are posting too much get busy girl!!!:) (Actually we need you so....keep posting but get bust too!!)

Mada Harpster-moderator for pregnant again

Sam 6-29-00 36weeks P.E.
Ben 11-03-01 No P.E.

Re : CM question

Post by meg » Mon May 24, 2004 01:01 am

WHen I got preg with my first I knew nothing of TTC. I just went off the pill, had a bunch of sex that month and get pregnant. My 2nd was an "uh oh" baby ;) With this 3rd I really wanted it a certain month. I learned all about the CM and about cervical position, etc. I noticed egg white CM one day and CP was pretty high and soft so we had sex that day. The next day CM was even more and definately egg white and CP was really high and really soft so we did it again. The next day on CM and CP was dropping so we stopped and really didnt have sex the rest of the month honestly ( thats when my sis first started getting sick and I was caring for her son,etc.) ANyway, those 2 days were enough! Here I am 18 weeks pregnant. I think if you can notice that egg white CM it really helps with knowing when to do the deed ;) Good luck to you all!

Will 2-6-00 ( PE at 35 weeks)
Elizabeth 7-3-01 ( NO PE)
#3 EDD 10-25-04
Proud Aunt to Ethan born 27 weeks (March 8th) weighing 1lb 8 ounces! Our little fighter!
Now over 4 pounds and coming home!

Re : CM question

Post by julie f » Mon May 24, 2004 12:40 am

You girls are so organized...! Can you bottle some of that and send it my way?!?!

Right now I'm working on the - have fun often and pray method! I just can't bring myself to temp - I tried when we were TTC Zach and I lasted about a week. I'm just not that diligent, and, I was blissfully ignorant as well - I thought pregnancy/childbirth was as easy as having sex and bringing home a chubby little baby nine months later...

Anyway, I'll just keep praying my method works for a couple more months!

Best of luck to all here!!

Julie (27)
Zachary James, 7/22/03-7/27/03, born at 26wks - severe pe

Praying for a miracle... TTC #2 is a go!

Southern California Coordinator

Re : CM question

Post by rachel » Mon May 24, 2004 11:53 am

I recommend Fertility Friend as well!! I've charted for 5 months, and then I had to take a break.. (for my sanity!!) After a few months I was starting to get obbsessive about the charting... so I had to back off. It is fun to see your chart, and realize what your body is doing.. and of course, I still temp the last week of my cycle, just so I can hope that I"m pregnant!! :)

Rachel

Mommy to Kailee - born at 28 weeks
12/20/01
1lb. 13 oz.

Re : CM question

Post by sandy » Sun May 23, 2004 08:06 am

angelKat, thanks[:D].

Julie; it's so tough, isn't it? And I know (and I'm sure you know, too) that the more we obsess over this, the less likely it is to happen at this time. And that makes it even more tough!

What helps me a little is charting my temps every morning, and then plotting them online (with "Fertility Friend", they offer a free VIP membership for the first 30 days).

This way, I can see roughly when there is even a chance of getting pregnant, and when it clearly isn't an issue. So this helps me not obsess for at least part of the month.

During the times where it is possible I could get pregnant, I get so excited to go to sleep at night, because that means I can wake up the next morning to get yet another temperature and log on and plot it (wierd, I know!).

And then on FF they have a place where you can look at other people's charts and see if yours resembles theirs at all and see if they became pregnant and get hope that maybe you will, too...makes it a little more fun.

Hang in there. I have high hopes for both of us (and lots of wishes of ++'s for everyone else here TTC!).

~Sandy/DD born via emergency C at 35 wks/1 day June '03 due to Severe PE/class III HELLP

Risk factors: HBP/asthma/high cholesterol

currently TTC for #2

Re : CM question

Post by angelkat » Sun May 23, 2004 06:23 am

Ladies...
Sending you Huge Hugs and support. The TTC train is so very stressful!!!... Sending you TONS of Baby dust and vibes....

Hugs
~T
Moderator Grief and Loss
Mommy to
Drew(13)PE 37 wks
Ky (11)PE 34 wks
~i~ Katlyne(12/9/02-04/02/03)25 wks
Casey Looking at Aug
Katlyne's Tribute Site
http://forevernetwork.com/lifestories/lifestory.cfm?Archive_ID=10971&Directory=/Archives/MountHope&Sort=V

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