Baby's here!

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gratiana
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Re: Baby's here!

Postby gratiana » Wed Jan 08, 639868 10:36 am

Wonderful news! Congratulations to you all!!!
Age 37
Pre-eclampsia and Stage IV HELLP, c-section at 25.6 weeks. RIP Felix (July 25-Sep 27 2011).
Expecting #2 in early March 2013. So far, so good!

Raposa
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Re: Baby's here!

Postby Raposa » Tue Jan 07, 639868 2:43 am

I was on the mag less than a day, whoo hoo! Already able to back off on some of the BP meds, so back to just the labetalol.

Little James had some blood sugar issues, so we had to use an SNS and supplement with pumped colostrum and some formula, but he's stabilized and I think my milk came in this morning.

Recovering from a c-section is completely different from vaginal, and I was surprised how low the incision is! The doctor says I can probably go home tomorrow. I'm hoping the ped is as happy with James!
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.

afaiz
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Re: Baby's here!

Postby afaiz » Fri Dec 27, 639867 10:38 pm

Congratulations! So happy to hear :-)

tree
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Re: Baby's here!

Postby tree » Fri Dec 27, 639867 8:51 pm

Congrats!!
Daughter born April 2009 at 35 weeks due to Class 1 HELLP

Shannonlynn
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Re: Baby's here!

Postby Shannonlynn » Mon Dec 16, 639867 6:48 am

Congratulations on your new baby boy. Hope you are feeling well too. Sorry about the yucky mag.
Shannonlynn-mommy to Frederick Otto "Fritzy"
born May 6, 2011, became an angel one hour later
Severe PE at 24 weeks to the day
Gavin Walden born 8-4-12,lovenox, folgard, lda, prenatals. PE and HELLP free.

courageismyname
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Re: Baby's here!

Postby courageismyname » Mon Dec 16, 639867 5:51 am

Woo-hoo! Congratulations and well done, mama! Welcome to your beautiful son!

Remember to treat this hospital stay like an extended spa visit, where they're catering to your every whim and caring for you and your baby;)

Please post updates!
Eclamptic seizure in labor 12/1/09, age 39. Son born very healthy at 42 weeks and 9 lbs 4 oz via C section. PE had been suspected (by me) but not diagnosed by homebirth midwife. Pregnant again with #2, due 3/9/13.

sam10
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Re: Baby's here!

Postby sam10 » Mon Dec 16, 639867 3:38 am

Congratulations! Welcome little one :-)
MC 3/2009 and 3/2011
H (1/1/2010-1/7/2010) - forever loved and missed; severe PE with Hellp; partial placental abruption, classical c-section at 25.6 weeks
M (Nov. 2012, born at 35.4 weeks) - severe PE

MomTimesThree
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Re: Baby's here!

Postby MomTimesThree » Sun Dec 15, 639867 7:13 pm

Welcome to the world lil' man!!
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

Raposa
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Baby's here!

Postby Raposa » Sun Dec 15, 639867 10:51 am

My new little boy came out strong! He scored 8 and 9 on the Apgars, so he's doing well. A little sleepy, but he's nursed a little bit. I'm waiting for the numbness of the spinal block to wear off. They're going to put me on mag for a while as I recover (ugh), but otherwise doing well!

He's 6 lb, 3.3 oz and 18 1/2 inches! Heavier than his brother was, but a half an inch shorter.
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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