Evicting Baby Tomorrow

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Re: Evicting Baby Tomorrow

Postby MomTimesThree » Thu Jul 05, 2012 04:20 pm

Our 2nd baby girl arrived this morning... not the calm induction I was hoping for... but she's here... being observed b/c she took in some fluid on the way out and blood sugars were very low and she is lethargic... wound up abrupting a few minutes before she was born but her stats were good... kinda sealed the deal for me that we made the right decision and it was time to be done. Bp remained almost too low for most of delivery - go figure!

Gotta go be momma bear and force myself into the nursery :)
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: Evicting Baby Tomorrow

Postby sam10 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 06:06 pm

Congratulations!
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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


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Re: Evicting Baby Tomorrow

Postby flori » Thu Jul 05, 2012 06:08 pm

Oh my gosh Lauren, I'm so happy baby is here safe and sound!

I'm sorry it wasn't what you had planned, but it's good they were monitoring you so closely. 36+1 is awesome. Congratulations! Hug and kiss baby for me.

Were her sugars low because of the GD?
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Mommy to Gracie- born at 25 weeks 03/15/11, 11 inches, 1.1lbs, and absolutely beautiful. Became my sweet angel the next day.
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Re: Evicting Baby Tomorrow

Postby lotsamom » Thu Jul 05, 2012 09:25 pm

Congratulations! How scary about the abruption. Thank goodness you were there and waiting to deliver. I had GD with my last pregnancy and my little one had some pretty low blood sugar for a while but perked up pretty soon.
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Re: Evicting Baby Tomorrow

Postby mllewellyn » Fri Jul 06, 2012 05:45 am

That delivery sounds a little scary. I hope YOU are doing ok. I am glad things are looking good and wishing the best for your family.
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Re: Evicting Baby Tomorrow

Postby MomTimesThree » Fri Jul 06, 2012 09:00 am

Thank you everyone for all the good thoughts!

Flori- Yeah related to the GD. They "had" to give her formula which was upsetting because she started nursing right away- but it got her levels back up and they've stayed there.

Baby is spending hopefully just the night in the NICU while they figure out her 02 levels and general lethargy- I swear her eyes have only been open for 5 minutes since she was born.
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: Evicting Baby Tomorrow

Postby julieb » Fri Jul 06, 2012 01:04 pm

Congratulations!! 36 weekers are still pretty sleepy so I hope that is all it is for her. Hoping you get to take her home with you!!
Mason 5/17/07 28w6d 1lb 10oz Severe PE and IUGR
Makenna 4/24/10 36w1d 4lb 8oz PIH but no PE!!! (On Lovenox, Labetalol, Folic Acid and Synthroid)
#3 due 3/10/13...Lovenox, LDA, Labetalol, Synthroid and Folic Acid...praying for another PE free pregnancy!
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Re: Evicting Baby Tomorrow

Postby MomTimesThree » Sun Jul 08, 2012 07:06 pm

She's wireless! I got discharged yesterday, and she is awaiting her discharge papers as we speak. Besides some high flow O2 near her, she didn't require any intervention and really just stayed for observation.

I was hoping all my symptoms would magically go away after delivery like they did with our 2nd but no such luck. Swelling is the worst it's been and got to see some floaters and BP still junk. So ironic because during delivery and right after my BP was so low they were actually concerned and had me skip a dose of meds. So I'll be keeping a close eye on our lil' one and hubby will be keeping a close eye on me and once home will see our OB to check pressures and see if we want to adjust meds.

Thank you again for all the awesome positive thoughts! :)
Lauren
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: Evicting Baby Tomorrow

Postby mllewellyn » Sun Jul 08, 2012 07:13 pm

Lauren, so sorry about the symptoms not going away! I hope in the next COUPLE of days (at most) everything gets back to normal. I'm so glad both of you are now going home and good luck with everything. Your news is uplifting to me as I will be 36w1d tomorrow.
Prayers and hugs,
Mistie
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Re: Evicting Baby Tomorrow

Postby alviarin » Sun Jul 08, 2012 09:11 pm

Glad to hear you are both home, I hope you have a speedy recovery!
Hypothyroid mom to Connor and Claire
(severe pre-e at 38 weeks & "mild" pre-e at 37 weeks)
& baby Annabelle
(chronic HTN & GD, superimposed pre-e @34 weeks, induction @37 weeks)
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