Milestone

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Milestone

Postby sam10 » Mon Aug 27, 2012 07:04 pm

I have reached one of my personal milestones without any issues so far! Today, I am 25.6 weeks which is when I gave birth the last time around. I am very happy about that, yet it also fills me with sadness and makes me miss our little Henry a bit more.
~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: Milestone

Postby MomTimesThree » Mon Aug 27, 2012 07:27 pm

Congrats! I also remember feeling very bittersweet when I made our gestation that we delivered our daughter- especially the day after when I was the most pregnant I had ever been. Just when you think you've got a handle on everything that is unique about being an angel momma, there's something else.

Wishing you peace and keeping crossables crossed for another bunch of very uneventful pregnancy weeks for you!
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: Milestone

Postby angieb » Mon Aug 27, 2012 09:52 pm

I am so glad all is going well! It seems crazty how bad first pregnancies like ours were in comparison to subsequent "normal" pregnancies. It is definitely all so bittersweet, even leaving the hospital with a healthy baby, while awesome, is bittersweet because you are thinking about how you didn't get to do that the first time. Even though I'm on my second, so far "normal", pregnancy, and 5.5 wks past the point we made it the first time, I still have moments of "why couldn't it have been this easy the first time?"

Anyway, I hope you have many many weeks of milestones left to reach.
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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Re: Milestone

Postby holly3372@msn.com » Tue Aug 28, 2012 08:43 am

Yay!! That is so wonderful! I am very happy for you and can so relate to the bittersweet feelings ! Keep going and growing!!! xo
Benjamin Spider Reeves born 4-28-2010( 1lb 6oz 26 weeks to severe pre-e and Iugr) we lost you after 4 long months in the NICU. You fought so hard,and were so brave.Our first baby .We miss you everyday and love you forever xo

Expecting ,dreaming, and hoping for our baby Girl sometime in January 2013
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Re: Milestone

Postby trish » Tue Aug 28, 2012 09:16 am

Whoo hoo Julija!! Keep on cooking that sweet baby! :)
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: Milestone

Postby Petunia » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:56 am

I completely understand... I'm out of milestones now. I passed my pre-e milestone a little over a week ago and just yesterday was the day that I had delivered my sleeping boy in my last pregnancy. It is so bittersweet, I've been very emotional. I'm so grateful though to have made it this far and still feel that wonderful movement inside of me. I hope that everything continues uneventfully for both of us! I have 4-5 weeks left until I get to meet my sweet rainbow at most... I hope I can make it through and keep my sanity!
Married the love of my life 7/11/2009
Our first child, Peyton Mark, was born sleeping at 33 weeks on Oct. 25th 2011. Developed pre-e at 32 weeks.
Pregnant again with what I pray is our rainbow baby, due Oct. 14th 2012. Will induce labor no later than 38 weeks if we make it that far!
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