My 1st Appointment

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christyrenee86
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Re : My 1st Appointment

Postby christyrenee86 » Sun Aug 24, 2008 04:04 am

Yay...I hope everything continues to go well!

mikeys mom
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Re : My 1st Appointment

Postby mikeys mom » Sat Aug 23, 2008 09:09 pm

sounds great I am glad everything went well!

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Re : My 1st Appointment

Postby wrennie » Sat Aug 23, 2008 06:56 pm

Sounds great!

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Re : My 1st Appointment

Postby joker » Fri Aug 22, 2008 10:25 pm

Crys, glad to hear the first u/s was good!

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Re : My 1st Appointment

Postby mommy1st » Fri Aug 22, 2008 07:22 pm

Crystal,

The reason the tech probably asked you if you were on fertility drugs was because a lot of women who are on them(Clomid) get cysts. I have PCOS too and was on Clomid with my first. Hooray to get pregnant on your own, PCOS can be a problem with that and I'm glad it wasn't for you!:)

Glad baby looked great and heartbeat was great too, woo hoo!!

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Re : My 1st Appointment

Postby sonja » Fri Aug 22, 2008 06:12 pm

I am so glad that your little one looked good.

Take care.

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My 1st Appointment

Postby crystalw » Fri Aug 22, 2008 05:06 pm

Went for my 1st appointment yesterday at the Peri. It wasn't actually a "real" appointment. Mainly just to get the u/s and then I will see him again in 2-3 weeks for a full physcial. They didn't even weigh me or do BP.

Baby looked good. Heartbeat was 126. I have a large ovarian cyst but Dr. said its nothing to worry about. The u/s tech asked me if I used fertility drugs to get pregnant and I said "no, there is only one baby right?" LOL She scared me a little. I have been diagnosed with PCOS but we didn't use anything to get pregnant.

Dr. M said that my placenta with Addison was normal and that we could still do Lovenox or Heparin if I wanted. But he said that it doesn't really seem like we would need it. I think for me the benefits do not out weigh the risks. Because I do not have any clotting issues and my placenta was normal. He said we would talk about it in depth at my next appointment.


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