Julie(Pelote77) Less than 30 days?

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tracey
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Re : Julie(Pelote77) Less than 30 days?

Postby tracey » Wed Jan 12, 2005 06:02 am

Oh, Julie! NOW you have only 19 days! [:D] This time is just going to fly by!
I am soooo excited for you guys! (and so is my husband!)
I cannot WAIT to hear all about your sweet baby.

Tracey
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angel Ila Elizabeth (02.06.04), 25weeks ~ severe pe/Class 1 HELLP
pea-in-the-pod, EDD 03.04.05 (37 weeks)

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Re : Julie(Pelote77) Less than 30 days?

Postby akemt » Tue Jan 11, 2005 06:15 pm

Totally agree on the snack idea as most important...well, maybe dh and a camera come first. [;)] When I went in for my induction, I sent dh to buy a sandwhich from a grociery store deli around 9pm (most things close around 10 here) and we put it in the OB fridge. I was sure glad to have it! I had Lara around 10:30pm and ate half my sandwhich around 12:00 before going to sleep. The hospital's Jello and broth don't do much good when you're famished! And the vending machines were full of junk-food that my gallbladder diet couldn't take. You probably know all this already, though!

Oh, funny story: Because my induction with Emma ended up spanning days instead of hours, by the time I actually had her my nightstand was packed full of crackers, a jar of peanut butter, dingdongs, cheese, juice pouches, etc, etc. LOL Every time a family member came to visit they would bring MORE food! After 4 days we were stocked! It was hillarious.

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Emma Margaret (03/02/03) 37 wks PIH & Oligo
Lara Julianne (07/31/04) 38 wks Borderline PIH

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Re : Julie(Pelote77) Less than 30 days?

Postby meg hanrahan » Tue Jan 11, 2005 12:10 am

Well now you only have 20 days!!! Hope you got the bag packed - I also recommend packing a few snack items. I had Katie at 5 am and was ravinous! Couldn't get any breakfast until 9.30a when I got into my room. The Luna Bars saved me. Be sure to pack that camera and extra batteries - we PF aunties will want pictures!! So exciting!!

Meg
Isabella 11/11/2002 (34 weeks, severe pe)
Katie 4/21/2004 (full term, no pe)

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Re : Julie(Pelote77) Less than 30 days?

Postby maxs mom » Mon Jan 10, 2005 05:44 pm

Julie,
Wow, 24 days!!!! how amazing. Good idea on packing a bag, don't forget some cute receiving blankets for the baby, the ones at the hospital are boring and you want the pics to be cute!!! Take it easy and here's wishing you smooth sailing!!!!

Kara (34)
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Max, 1/20/03, 25 wks, 1lb. 3ozs. (IUGR), severe PE
http://www.babiesonline.com/babies/m/mightymax/

It's a Girl! EDD at 36.5 weeks is 3/26/05

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Re : Julie(Pelote77) Less than 30 days?

Postby alimarie » Sat Jan 08, 2005 07:04 pm

Julie,

I can not wait to hear about your little guy. So many of us are particularly endeared to you and your experiences for some reason! I have been moved by you and your story so many times that this is particularly exciting. I am sure others feel the same way. You are such an encouragement to us all here! Not much longer now!!!!

AliMarie---mommy to Madalyn Anne-born at 35 wks due to severe pe (9/18/2001 4lbs. 14oz.)

TTC #2

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Re : Julie(Pelote77) Less than 30 days?

Postby sherry fisher » Sat Jan 08, 2005 03:03 pm

Julie, I still check back often just to read how you are doing. I am so, so, so happy for you and DH! You are such a strong couple. Good luck with everything! Bill and I wish you the absolute best with a beautiful, happy, healthy little boy!

Best of luck to you!

Hugs, Love and Prayers;

Sherry (30)
Bill (36)

Our 4 Blessings:
Alex(11)-PE, delivered at 35 weeks
Abbie(7) - PIH, full term
Will(2) - Severe Post Partum PE
Anna (7 mo)- PE at 28 weeks. BP issues the whole time. Delivered at 37 weeks
Kids Pictures...http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/bbsw2206/my_photos

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Re : Julie(Pelote77) Less than 30 days?

Postby nicoleharrison » Sat Jan 08, 2005 12:18 am

Being the mom of a 26 weeker (like your first pregnancy)--you give me hope for #2!! Good luck with the next few weeks!

Hugs,

Nicole
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Mom to Noah 2/17/03 (born at 26 weeks, severe PE)

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Re : Julie(Pelote77) Less than 30 days?

Postby princess purr » Sat Jan 08, 2005 12:04 am

EEP!!!! I'm so excited for you!!!!!!

Val (25) & Rich (26)
Married: June 20th 2001
Veronica Rosina, 11/25/2004-11/27/2004
Born at 26.5 weeks because of severe preeclampsia (doc says I was on my way to HELLP but not there yet)

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Re : Julie(Pelote77) Less than 30 days?

Postby mada » Sat Jan 08, 2005 10:09 am

Ah yes sock!! Good call Jess...a tip Julies, my feet were the only cold part of my body!! I had these great fleece socks that were like slippers..Also a robe is good too..I am so excited for you !!!!

Mada Harpster-moderator for pregnant again

Sam 6-29-00 36weeks P.E.
Ben 11-03-01 No P.E.

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Re : Julie(Pelote77) Less than 30 days?

Postby tafkap » Sat Jan 08, 2005 09:32 am

Oh, Julie, I'm SOO Happy that you made it far enough to be ABLE to nest! It's WONDERFUL!!!

LOL about the names- can't wait to see what moniker this little guy will have! : ) SO exciting!!

Have fun packing- don't forget socks! : )

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10-13-2003
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