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#1 of 4 Old 08-19-2011, 09:59 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi everybody!

 

I can't believe I'm back posting in a due date club. I'm due the end of April.

 

I'm still in the excited, shocked, scared, excited phase. The idea of a new little snuggle bunny is so cool, the idea of be pregnant again with all of the aches, pains, sweating and peeing not so much.

 

I'm a homeschooling SHAM with 2 children. Both of my babies were born at home, after very nonstandard labors (3 weeks "overdue" with one, 1 week of broken water with the other.) I'm still nursing with my DS, and I hope to continue right through this pregnancy. I nursed with my DD through her brother's pregnancy and then tandem nursed for a bit. It wasn't all sunshine and rainbows, but I'm up for doing it again if DS wants too.

 

I'm going to be 40, and I'm a little nervous how that will affect care providers treatment of me. I also have a child with Down syndrome and Leukemia so I'm nervous about all the chemo exposure and the genetic stuff. I'm sure that I'm already well into the geriatric/high risk category without even looking at my health (which is pretty good as far as I know.)

 

I've got a good case of placenta brain going. I had forgotten how that is. I'm also having a lot of hot flashes and chills. I am hoping to avoid the leg cramps and water making me puke (I can hope, right?)

 

I'm looking forward to getting to know everyone.

 

 


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#2 of 4 Old 08-23-2011, 01:56 PM
 
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Congrats and Welcome!!!  Hope everything goes well for you!


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Congrats!!!


Wendy,loving wife to Brian, happy mama of Trinity(15), Christian(15), Gavin(13), Logan(11), Griffon(9),Jubilee(7), Epiphany (4), and Lucian Danger( born 18 April 12) <3
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Congratulations! joy.gif


Married to my favorite man in '07. Our firstborn came along in April 2012 (HBC), and our second is on the way, due sometime in May 2014 (planning an HBAC).
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