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Re: Milestones?

Postby sam10 » Wed Oct 24, 2012 07:15 pm

oh, I know how scary this is. Will be thinking of you and your little one.
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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: Milestones?

Postby olivejuice0806 » Thu Oct 25, 2012 07:57 am

Well, all labs turned up good and bpp was good, so they sent me home. Must just be muscle pain. This kid is in it for the long haul!
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Baby #1 PE 11/3/1993 39 weeks 7lbs. 4oz.
Baby #2 Severe PE/HELLP 9/21/1999 31 weeks 4lbs. 2oz
Baby #3 Mild PE 6/1/2007 39 weeks 7lbs. 1oz.
Baby #4 PE 10/31/2012 37 weeks 6lbs. 11 oz.
Miscarriage 5/2010
Miscarriage 10/2011
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Re: Milestones?

Postby Bmoremama » Thu Oct 25, 2012 08:49 am

What a relief! So glad it turned out ok.
My ankles started to swell this week too, but bp and dipstick are good, and the swelling did improve with rest. I was kind of freaking out thinking this was the end. But I'm at 37 weeks, so it would be a world of difference if I had to be done now. My midwife is happy with me and said now we just wait. I can hardly believe I'm here. It's amazing. Of course I'm still worried that something could crop up at the end. The stress is never truly gone. There's even postpartum pre-e that I could obsess over, but for now, I'm just trying to relish every moment of being a waddling full-term pregnant lady!

Hope all of your milestones pass without any issues!

My next one will be 38 weeks. I know 37 is technically full-term, but 38 seems more complete. I'd love to have a Halloween baby! Her official edd is 11/13.
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Re: Milestones?

Postby holly3372@msn.com » Thu Oct 25, 2012 06:29 pm

Yay for both of you such great news !!! Keep going and growing!!!!! :)
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: Milestones?

Postby amylevan » Fri Oct 26, 2012 06:56 am

Jumping in to say that I passed 30 weeks this week. My son was induced at 34 weeks, so that is my first goal - to make it past there. However, I'm scared, and I don't really want to spend the next 10 weeks freaking out....sigh. (And to be honest, I think I might start crying if anyone even mentions putting me back on mag...)

Hopefully, this bun stays in the oven for a while, and bun and oven stay healthy.
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Re: Milestones?

Postby olivejuice0806 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 07:56 am

Yay Amy!!! I know mag stinks, but the alternative is much worse! I did start to cry when my doctor decided to put me on it just as a precaution with my last pregnancy. She was term, and I had a spike in my bp and protein right at the end. But I had to remind myself that it is only temporary. I'm already prepared for it this time!
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Baby #1 PE 11/3/1993 39 weeks 7lbs. 4oz.
Baby #2 Severe PE/HELLP 9/21/1999 31 weeks 4lbs. 2oz
Baby #3 Mild PE 6/1/2007 39 weeks 7lbs. 1oz.
Baby #4 PE 10/31/2012 37 weeks 6lbs. 11 oz.
Miscarriage 5/2010
Miscarriage 10/2011
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Re: Milestones?

Postby olivejuice0806 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 08:00 am

Bmore, I know what you mean. When I left my MFM's office to go to L&D, he said "let's just see what this pain is, if it is the start of HELLP, I have a great cure! Let's have a baby!" So nice to hear that instead of all the going back and forth about whether or not he is ready, and what the risk factors are. If it gets too bad, then we just get to see his sweet face a few days sooner!
Shanda (38)
Baby #1 PE 11/3/1993 39 weeks 7lbs. 4oz.
Baby #2 Severe PE/HELLP 9/21/1999 31 weeks 4lbs. 2oz
Baby #3 Mild PE 6/1/2007 39 weeks 7lbs. 1oz.
Baby #4 PE 10/31/2012 37 weeks 6lbs. 11 oz.
Miscarriage 5/2010
Miscarriage 10/2011
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Re: Milestones?

Postby Raposa » Sat Oct 27, 2012 07:18 am

Had an ultrasound yesterday to check growth. Baby is 45% percentile, doing good! They checked my arteries, too. They showed I am hypertensive (but we know that already) and I didn't see the "notching" that goes with pre-e, so I am daring to hope that I might avoid a superimposed case.

Docs upped my morning dose since my pressures are bouncing between 135-148/78-86, and I'm getting close to the end of the 2nd trimester. Trying to anticipate that 3rd trimester rise.

25 weeks! 12 to go until full term! Also, I am okayed to fly out to visit relatives over Thanksgiving, which is nice. :)
1st son, induced at 37 weeks due to pre-e, born 6/18/10.
2nd son, c-section at 37 weeks due to hypertension, born 1/15/13.
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Re: Milestones?

Postby holly3372@msn.com » Sat Oct 27, 2012 12:47 am

Awesome report and I am right there with you . 26 weeks yesterday pressures good so far but baby girl is in the 27th percentile so just hoping that doesn't mean anything other then she may be little! I am very happy for your news keep going and growing !!!!
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: Milestones?

Postby olivejuice0806 » Sat Oct 27, 2012 06:25 pm

Great news for both of you! Way yo go!
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Baby #1 PE 11/3/1993 39 weeks 7lbs. 4oz.
Baby #2 Severe PE/HELLP 9/21/1999 31 weeks 4lbs. 2oz
Baby #3 Mild PE 6/1/2007 39 weeks 7lbs. 1oz.
Baby #4 PE 10/31/2012 37 weeks 6lbs. 11 oz.
Miscarriage 5/2010
Miscarriage 10/2011
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