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Re : Had an Appointment Yesterday...

Postby sherry fisher » Sun Jan 18, 2004 05:30 am

by sherry fisher (384 Posts), Sun Jan 18, 2004 05:30 am

Alright Suzanna, let us know something! Your keeping us on thin ice here waiting. Hope all is well with you and baby!!!

Hugs & Prayers!

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Re : Had an Appointment Yesterday...

Postby sweetiesuzy » Sun Jan 18, 2004 07:46 am

by sweetiesuzy (2404 Posts), Sun Jan 18, 2004 07:46 am

I am so sorry I haven't responed back before now. My litle Sammy has been ill, so I have been really busy with him.

I haven't called to make a new appointment yet - since it has been the weekend. I am going to call tomorrow and talk to them. I still feel very pregnant. I am trying to reassure myself that the peanut was just too small and in a bad postion. I had an ultrasound prior to this appointment and a viable babe was seen with a strong heartbeat. I know that doesn't mean anything in terms of miscarriage - but it seems to mean that I know there is a babe there and not a blighted ovum or some other issue.
Sorry to ramble, it makes me feel better to get all these emotions out. My husband is getting tired of me asking "Do you think the baby is alright?" I will let you all know what happens tomorrow.
And thanks for the babybeat link. I am thinking of renting one.
Thank you to all of you for your sincere concern. It means more than you could ever know.

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Re : Had an Appointment Yesterday...

Postby laura » Sun Jan 18, 2004 01:59 pm

by laura (5139 Posts), Sun Jan 18, 2004 01:59 pm

Suzy- I'm not too helpful with this stuff, so kisses to you and the peanut[:X][:X]

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Re : Had an Appointment Yesterday...

Postby evansmom » Mon Jan 19, 2004 11:51 am

by evansmom (144 Posts), Mon Jan 19, 2004 11:51 am

At my last OB appointment 10 days ago, my doctor couldn't find the heartbeat with the doppler either, even though I was 1 day shy of 14 weeks! Luckily, he has an US in the office and there it was -- my little baby. Funny, he was able to distinguish the sex (boy, although not 100% sure at this point!), but we couldn't hear the HB.
Try not to worry, but seek out some reassurance if necessary! Good Luck with your little one!
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Re : Had an Appointment Yesterday...

Postby paljane8 » Mon Jan 19, 2004 12:13 am

by paljane8 (1416 Posts), Mon Jan 19, 2004 12:13 am

Hey Suzanna,

I am glad that you still feel preg and I hope that means queazy. I have had 3 mc-2 before Calvin and 1 between Scott and Janie. The sicker you feel the better. I started to feel better before I lost them. Your hCG levels double daily and it makes most women nauseated(it would be nice to be one of the ones who don't get am sickness). Did your dr check your hCG level and how was it?

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Re : Had an Appointment Yesterday...

Postby mada » Mon Jan 19, 2004 01:11 pm

by mada (4081 Posts), Mon Jan 19, 2004 01:11 pm

Hi Suz,

I am with Nancy with the feeling pregnant comment. When I miscarried last summer, all of a sudden a few days before I started bleeding I was feeling less tired and my breasts didn't hurt. i was like cool this is going to be easy and, glad for once that you still feel kinda crappy. Hope all goes well at the doc.

Mada Harpster

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