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by jen44
Mon Oct 27, 2008 09:16 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: If they delivered you at 37 weeks NICU??
Replies: 22
Views: 2607

Re : If they delivered you at 37 weeks NICU??

<t>my son was just born 10 days ago and i had the same dilemna as you. we ended up delivering at 36+6, he spent one night in the nursery under observation for "wet lungs" due to the c-section delivery and then roomed in with us until we came home. i am sooooooo glad we made the decision to go ahead ...
by jen44
Sat Oct 18, 2008 01:52 am
Forum: After your baby is born .....
Topic: he's here!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 1385

he's here!!!

<t>quick message here but wanted to let u all know our son (still unnamed) made it here safe and sound this morning by c-section at 37 weeks -- he weighed a whopping 7lbs 8oz! he gave a vigorous cry when he arrived but soon showed signs of fluid stuck in his lungs so he's been transfered to another ...
by jen44
Thu Oct 16, 2008 09:58 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: NEED LAST MINUTE ADVICE!
Replies: 17
Views: 1198

Re : NEED LAST MINUTE ADVICE!

<t>you all have made me feel so much better about our decision! my gut was telling me to go ahead with this tomorrow but i really needed to hear some others who've BTDT -- so thank you!!! <br/> <br/> i really could not have gone through this pregnancy without you all, coming here has been invaluable...
by jen44
Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:15 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: NEED LAST MINUTE ADVICE!
Replies: 17
Views: 1198

NEED LAST MINUTE ADVICE!

<t>So I met with my doctor today to sign the consents and last check up before the scheduled c-section on Friday morning. And he made me question if we are doing the right thing by doing this now, at 37 weeks. My BP is well controlled, no signs of protein or other typical PE symptoms except ridiculo...
by jen44
Wed Oct 15, 2008 00:59 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: one week until scheduled c-section - so many fears
Replies: 9
Views: 1340

Re : one week until scheduled c-section - so many fears

<t>thanks everyone for your encouraging words. <br/> <br/> the delivery is scheduled for 8:00 am on Friday morning... 60 hours to go! <br/> <br/> i'm hoping that the differences this time (not having laboured for 36 hours, less edema, less sick, planned instead of emergency) will make a difference. ...
by jen44
Mon Oct 13, 2008 01:44 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: I spoke too soon ...
Replies: 37
Views: 2128

Re : I spoke too soon ...

oh no Niki, i'm so sorry.
by jen44
Sat Oct 11, 2008 09:22 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: one week until scheduled c-section - so many fears
Replies: 9
Views: 1340

one week until scheduled c-section - so many fears

<t>Today marks 36 weeks for me, and I'm feeling pretty emotional about it since this was the day I delivered DS after a long hospital stay and was much sicker than I am now. I can't even believe how far we've come already and what is around the corner!<br/> <br/> So as for my current situation, I me...
by jen44
Fri Oct 10, 2008 10:28 pm
Forum: Misc
Topic: Best Birthday Ever! :-)
Replies: 14
Views: 913

Re : Best Birthday Ever! :-)

i love your sense of humor, happy birthday!!! motherhood is the best gift ever, that's for sure!
by jen44
Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:42 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 28 week Peri appt.
Replies: 4
Views: 549

Re : 28 week Peri appt.

i'm so glad to hear your appt went so well!! time will fly by in the next ten weeks, trust me, i don't know how but i'm almost 36 and it feels like i was just 25!!
by jen44
Fri Oct 03, 2008 09:47 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 35 weeks - update
Replies: 5
Views: 448

35 weeks - update

<t>After the 24 hour hospital stay last weekend, I've been on strict bedrest at home and twice weekly monitoring (NST, b/w, urines, BP), tuesdays at the hospital and fridays at the doctor's office. So far my protein level is hovering around 140 without any other "PE" symptoms except high blood press...

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