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31 weeks!!

Postby iansmom » Tue May 11, 2004 11:15 am

by iansmom (254 Posts), Tue May 11, 2004 11:15 am

Hi all! I am so excited to get this far - I just had to share it! AS I read through all the posts, I know how scary and serious this is for everybody. I am so hoping to be a "success" story to share with everyone. My OB revealed our new game plan yesterday and I got so excited. (Dont' worry, I'm not letting my guard down). I start biophysical profiles in 2 weeks along with continued dopplers every other 2 weeks. Until - get this - we reach 36 weeks - only 5 weeks away. Then we will do an amnio and spring this boy if the lungs are good. I truly thought that this would happen under bad circumstances with me in the ICU for a while, etc. But it sure is looking good. My OB reminded me that some 33 & 34 weekers go home with mommy & daddy, too. I can hardly imagine leaving the hospital with my baby. So, I hope to make it 5 more weeks, but I am definitely optimistic about whatever happens. I am swelling a good bit lately, so she scolded me for being so tan...the sun dehydrates - oops! I just sit outside while Ian plays. I guess I'll stay on the porch. Anyway, good luck everyone. I'll keep you posted.

Ian 12/26/01 - 26 weeks P/E & HELLP
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Re : 31 weeks!!

Postby sonja » Tue May 11, 2004 01:06 pm

by sonja (5658 Posts), Tue May 11, 2004 01:06 pm

Yeah! It is great to read happy stories on here!

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Re : 31 weeks!!

Postby angelkat » Tue May 11, 2004 02:42 pm

by angelkat (3423 Posts), Tue May 11, 2004 02:42 pm

Way to go.... Glad things are going well for you!!!....

Here's to 5 more weeks!

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Re : 31 weeks!!

Postby 5thtymachrm » Tue May 11, 2004 03:24 pm

by 5thtymachrm (909 Posts), Tue May 11, 2004 03:24 pm

thats wonderful news!!!

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Re : 31 weeks!!

Postby mada » Tue May 11, 2004 04:23 pm

by mada (4081 Posts), Tue May 11, 2004 04:23 pm

That's awesome!!! Keep cookin'!!!

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Re : 31 weeks!!

Postby akemt » Tue May 11, 2004 09:12 pm

by akemt (4961 Posts), Tue May 11, 2004 09:12 pm

Keep cookin, but apparently not in the sunshine! LOL That's funny.

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Re : 31 weeks!!

Postby hannahsmom » Wed May 12, 2004 05:20 am

by hannahsmom (1141 Posts), Wed May 12, 2004 05:20 am

Yeah!!!! Great news![8D] I got scolded for being in the sun when I was pregnant too. We lived in Mississippi at the time, and went to my BIL's wedding in Florida. I think I was three months along. Well, of course we had to hit the beach -- and I got FRIED! My doc appointment was the next week and I was still red and starting to peel. Needless to say...I got in big trouble!



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12 inches
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Re : 31 weeks!!

Postby pugmommy7 » Wed May 12, 2004 06:31 am

by pugmommy7 (311 Posts), Wed May 12, 2004 06:31 am

YAY!!
I am so happy for you!!

And don't sweat the sun too much- drink lots and lots of water, and wear sunscreen. I am one of the rare few that thinks the sun is good for you.
(I know-"boo-hiss" :)

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J

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Re : 31 weeks!!

Postby mada » Wed May 12, 2004 06:43 am

by mada (4081 Posts), Wed May 12, 2004 06:43 am

I am with you J!! I am a sunworshipper of course with sunscreen and a sunhat!! But it (the sun) does wonders for the soul[:)]

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Re : 31 weeks!!

Postby meljoi » Wed May 12, 2004 06:45 am

by meljoi (510 Posts), Wed May 12, 2004 06:45 am

GREAT NEWS!
here's wishing you the most boring 5 weeks ever!!


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