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I'm pregnant!- mixed feelings!

Postby baylor » Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:24 am

by baylor (26 Posts), Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:24 am

So, after trying for quite a while and three failed rounds of Clomid, we gave up "trying" and I just found out yesterday I am pregnant! After the first month of "not trying" ! I'm excited and happy but also a bit nervous and it shook my world a little because I had already gotten used to idea that it wasn't going to happen! I have my first Dr's appointment on Wednesday. Everyone wish me luck!

P.S: How early can the symptoms show? Is it possible to get preclampsia in the 1st trimester?
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Re: I'm pregnant!- mixed feelings!

Postby sam10 » Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:20 pm

by sam10 (1436 Posts), Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:20 pm

Wohoo! Congratulations! This is great news. Very happy to hear :D
PE is not diagnosed before 20 weeks (we've had some posters who have been diagnosed at 19 weeks I think - somebody correct me if I got this wrong). If your BP is elevated before 20 weeks, you'd be considered a chronic, even if outside of pregnancy you have normal BP.
~Julija (40)
MC 3/2009 and 3/2011
Henry (1/1/2010-1/7/2010) - forever loved and missed; severe PE with Hellp; partial placental abruption, classical c-section at 25.6 weeks
Matilda (Nov. 2012, born at 35.4 weeks) - severe PE


Our pain has been put into words, placed into empty cradles, to remember that all our babies lived, that they mattered and always will. - Field of Cradles http://www.fieldofcradles.org/
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Re: I'm pregnant!- mixed feelings!

Postby angieb » Tue Mar 06, 2012 02:51 pm

by angieb (1192 Posts), Tue Mar 06, 2012 02:51 pm

Congratulations!

We are due date buddies as I just got a positive test (our first month of really trying which is crazy considering it took us 1.5 years to conceive our daughter and 9 months-6 with fertility treatments- to get our son.)

I hope your appointment Wednesday goes well!
Me (29) DH (30)
#1-Olivia Caetlyn-9-28-09-9-28-09, 23+2 wks, emergency classic c-section, class I HELLP, IUGR
#2- Lucas Oliver (rainbow baby)- April 2011, 36+2 wks, HELLP and pre-e free! (lovenox and LDA pregnancy)
#3-Matthew, late October 2012...mostly normal, 37 wks, (lovenox and LDA again)
My blog: http://www.butterflies-and-rainbows.blogspot.com/
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