25 week ultrasound/ 27 Percentile

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Re: 25 week ultrasound/ 27 Percentile

Postby princess purr » Mon Nov 12, 2012 07:03 pm

Okay! I'm going to go find it!!
Val (34) & Carlos (32)
Married: April 29th 2011
Veronica Rosina, 11/25/2004-11/27/2004
Born at 26.5 weeks (1 lb 4oz, 14 inches) because of severe preeclampsia (doc says I was on my way to HELLP but not there yet)
Nicholas Robert, 11/22/2013 7 lb 7oz 19.5 inches, born at 36 weeks (due to previous classical c-section) PE FREE!!!!!!

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Re: 25 week ultrasound/ 27 Percentile

Postby holly3372@msn.com » Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:35 am

Hey! Thank you for thinking of me and checking on me,Im going to post now about my ultrasound ;)
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: 25 week ultrasound/ 27 Percentile

Postby princess purr » Sat Nov 10, 2012 08:31 am

Checking in on you!! <3 How are you holding up?
Val (34) & Carlos (32)
Married: April 29th 2011
Veronica Rosina, 11/25/2004-11/27/2004
Born at 26.5 weeks (1 lb 4oz, 14 inches) because of severe preeclampsia (doc says I was on my way to HELLP but not there yet)
Nicholas Robert, 11/22/2013 7 lb 7oz 19.5 inches, born at 36 weeks (due to previous classical c-section) PE FREE!!!!!!

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Re: 25 week ultrasound/ 27 Percentile

Postby princess purr » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:42 pm

I'm keeping you in my thoughts, and I can't wait to see the weeks fly by :-) I'm so happy you made it past your 26 week 5 day mark, that was when my little angel was born to. You are making great progress!!!
Val (34) & Carlos (32)
Married: April 29th 2011
Veronica Rosina, 11/25/2004-11/27/2004
Born at 26.5 weeks (1 lb 4oz, 14 inches) because of severe preeclampsia (doc says I was on my way to HELLP but not there yet)
Nicholas Robert, 11/22/2013 7 lb 7oz 19.5 inches, born at 36 weeks (due to previous classical c-section) PE FREE!!!!!!

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Re: 25 week ultrasound/ 27 Percentile

Postby holly3372@msn.com » Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:55 am

Hey!! Thank you for thinking of me! Wow, well so far so good my pressures are still good I am beyong grateful for that!! So, yesterday was a big day for me. Yesterday I was 26 weeks 5 days, that was when I ended up delivering our son Ben by emergency csection. So, today makes the longest I have ever been pregnant! It was Halloween and we have a big family with lots of kids in it and I am the fun aunt who always goes all out in costume etc. It was a great distraction for my husband and I to be with everyone. I only walked a block or two when it was trick or treating time though, sat the rest of the night outside with the family giving out candy with my feet up.. It was a beautiful night. Today I am thinking omg , I am still pregnant wow!! Its sad because I never allow myself to get too happy and excited after losing my boy. I am hopeful though! I have another growth scan next week the 9th and tomorrow I will be 27 weeks. Every day is a blessing and an emotional rollercoaster at the same time!! I will keep you posted !! Thank you again 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: 25 week ultrasound/ 27 Percentile

Postby princess purr » Wed Oct 31, 2012 08:59 pm

How are you holding up?? Thinking of you!
Val (34) & Carlos (32)
Married: April 29th 2011
Veronica Rosina, 11/25/2004-11/27/2004
Born at 26.5 weeks (1 lb 4oz, 14 inches) because of severe preeclampsia (doc says I was on my way to HELLP but not there yet)
Nicholas Robert, 11/22/2013 7 lb 7oz 19.5 inches, born at 36 weeks (due to previous classical c-section) PE FREE!!!!!!

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Re: 25 week ultrasound/ 27 Percentile

Postby holly3372@msn.com » Mon Oct 22, 2012 07:48 am

Oooooh yes ok I remember them doing those on me the week I was in the hospital before Benjamin was born. Just didn't put it together with the initials. Thank you girls!! ( my MFM did say that the amniotic fluid levels were good at this time)
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: 25 week ultrasound/ 27 Percentile

Postby olivejuice0806 » Sun Oct 21, 2012 07:50 pm

We have been doing BPP's weekly for the last 3 weeks, and will continue until I deliver. I have to say they are VERY reassuring!
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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: 25 week ultrasound/ 27 Percentile

Postby angieb » Sun Oct 21, 2012 09:23 am

holly3372@msn.com wrote:Are Nst (non stress tests?) And what are Bpp?? Thanks :)


Yep, NST are nonstress tests. They are even more reassuring when combined with an amniotic fluid level check (AFI= amniotic fluid index), my MFM calls them "modified bpp's" because they only do the NST and a fluid check-but that's more than just an NST.

BPP's are biophysical profiles. They do an NST plus then watch the baby on ultrasound for a half hour. They want to see 30 seconds of practice breathing (which you typically may not see until 28+ wks), at least two big movements, muscle tone, and good fluid levels. Each thing is worth 0 or 2 points, so if they practice breathing but only for 15 seconds in a half hour, they still get 0, above an 8 is passing, below that is failing. So at my MFM clinic there is 10 possible points (NST, movement, breathing, muscle tone, fluid levels), I think some clinics don't include the NST as part of the 10 so in that case only 8 would be possible. They typically only do BPP's at our clinic if the baby doesn't have a reactive NST or there is some other concern like decelerations during an NST. I had a lot of BPP's with Luke because he liked keeping the NST's interesting, this new baby has passed all the NST's with flying colors so we haven't had to do any BPP's this time-though they do check my fluid levels every NST (2x weekly.)
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)
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Re: 25 week ultrasound/ 27 Percentile

Postby holly3372@msn.com » Sun Oct 21, 2012 08:26 am

Are Nst (non stress tests?) And what are Bpp?? Thanks :)
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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