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3rd time around!!!!

Postby mymiracles2 » Sun Feb 12, 2012 03:12 pm

by mymiracles2 (88 Posts), Sun Feb 12, 2012 03:12 pm

Well....it's positive! Feeling a little nervous and sort of forget all of the things i knew with my previous pregnancies. YIKES! I feel positive right now, but a little nervous. I already have 2 children - one almost 5 and one almost 7. I had HELLP with the oldest and preclampsia with the 2nd. Just wanted to check in....Can't tell our family yet, as I know they won't support...which is a little discouraging. Anyhow, I am happy though...made it to 24 weeks with my first and 32 with the 2nd...hopefully we make it further this time :)
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Re: 3rd time around!!!!

Postby MomTimesThree » Sun Feb 12, 2012 03:19 pm

by MomTimesThree (559 Posts), Sun Feb 12, 2012 03:19 pm

Congrats! Crossin' crossables for a happy and healthy 9 months for you!

:)
2008-Our Baby Girl, PTL born too early at 30w6d, Fought so hard... Forever Loved & Missed
2010- Lil' Bro, Pre-E at 29 weeks... Induced at 36w6d, Born 37w
2012- Lil' Sis, Super-imposed pre-e at 25 weeks, PTL & GD at 35 weeks, Evicted 36w
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Re: 3rd time around!!!!

Postby trish » Sun Feb 12, 2012 05:16 pm

by trish (2949 Posts), Sun Feb 12, 2012 05:16 pm

Congrats! Hey - if you keep the trend and go 6 weeks longer this time you'll be full term!! Whoo hoo wouldn't that be awesome!
Trish: mama to my 3 PE Princesses:
Elizabeth 11/6/03 induced at 37 weeks for PE
Katie 4/13/05 induced at 38 weeks for PE
Allison 12/27/07 induced at 36 weeks for PE then PP PE & BP issues for over a year
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Re: 3rd time around!!!!

Postby heather j » Sun Feb 12, 2012 09:56 pm

by heather j (4882 Posts), Sun Feb 12, 2012 09:56 pm

Congratulations! Hoping for a long, healthy pregnancy (and understanding, supportive extended families!)!
Heather (PAI-1 4G/4G) mama to:
Nicolas Edison (6/2004) 36 weeks, PE, HELLP, and placental abruption
Ella Amelia (3/2007) 37 weeks, lovenox, PE-free
Oliver Lyon (1/2011) 37 weeks, lovenox, PE-free
Milo Mason (2/2014) 39 weeks PE-free
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Re: 3rd time around!!!!

Postby mymiracles2 » Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:13 am

by mymiracles2 (88 Posts), Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:13 am

Thanks! It would be great to go longer this time around. I see my OB tomorrow, as he has made me feel more comfortable than the specialist:)
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Re: 3rd time around!!!!

Postby mychaelelaine » Sun Feb 26, 2012 08:35 pm

by mychaelelaine (195 Posts), Sun Feb 26, 2012 08:35 pm

congrats! hope you have a very uneventful pregnancy and you're precious baby is welcomed into this world bringing you nothing but trouble! :) :) i've told mostly family and very very close friends. we haven't told my husband's mother because he fears she will be mad that he got me pregnant so soon after losing our precious mychael. he's told his close friends. i totally understand you feeling nervous. my husband, i think, is more nervous than i am. i don't know if it's because i'm in denial or just overly optimistic. anyway, i undertand how you're feeling. just stay positive!
10/17/2011 ~ Mychael Elaine was born sleeping. We miss and will always love you!
9/16/2012 ~ Michael Leon was born, God is so good! Severe pre-e again, induced at 34 weeks, c-section due to baby's heart decelerating with each contraction. 1 week in NICU. I'm done! :)
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