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Old 08-12-2013, 01:33 PM
 
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Suzie, so sorry to hear about the BP health concerns. I hope things work out soon.

Bucket, congratulations on the arrival of baby Isaac.

Aura, the wedding sounds nice. Your best friend is priceless. Good luck with the ipcoming trip.

We had our first scan this morning. Two sacs, one small one with no apparent fetal pole. The other one with a visible fetal pole measuring ahead at 6 weeks 2 days and an absolutely gorgeous 108 bpm flickering heart beat.
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Hi All!

 

Bucket- CONGRATULATIONS!!! So thrilled for you that labor was pretty quick and that your little one arrived healthy!! BF can really be a struggle but that's great that you're able to still give him the milk with the bottle!!

 

Aura- GORGEOUS babies!!!! So great that you're already so with it that you can do a long car ride, a wedding, etc!! Awesome.

 

Mayari- Sooo excited for you!!! Oh my gosh- a heartbeat already and maybe two babies??!! Congratulations!! What a fantastic appointment!

 

Suzie- You MUST take it easy!! Now is certainly not the time to be anyone's saving grace- you literally can't do it!! Bless you for helping out, but now you have to help yourself out and just relax!! Super happy for you that the baby looks great and that the weight gain seems to be baby weight- sweet!

 

Keira- what adorable babies!! From the looks of all these pics on this thread, I certainly agree that these IVF babies take the cake when it comes to cuteness!!

 

AFM- just inching my way towards the much anticipated (hopefully final) scan on Wednesday, and hoping that her lil heart and palette are okay! I'm also hoping to hear some positive news about my one non-functioning "abnormal' artery- like maybe- oh, wow, look at that, it's functioning fine now...or maybe- your baby girl doesn't even need that second artery, she's growing perfectly with one!...just sayin, hoping. Anyway, on a different note, my mom is sending out baby shower invitations at the end of this week because we're having it in NY on 9/21 and she wants everyone to have enough time to plan ahead. So, I had to do the baby registry, which I had been looking forward to, but honestly it was quite overwhelming. I did it on Amazon b/c all of my family lives in a different state and we thought it would be more convenient and we won't have to lug all the stuff up our 52 step walk up after the shower. However, Amazon provides a handy tool with 15 categories for you to make sure you'll have everything you need and honestly it made me completely dizzy and a lil overwhelmed thinking of everything we would have to get/buy.

Sorry for rambling!! Hope everyone is feeling and doing well!!

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Bucket, I read hastily and didn't see what you said about BF. Do seek support, please. La Leche League or an IBCLC. I have a friend who nursed successfully for 18 months after 6 months of exclusive pumping. Her daughter had a lip tie that needed to be clipped and then had to regain an interest in latching on. Exclusive pumping is tough. The website http://kellymom.com/ is a great breastfeeding resource, too.

Happy, I really think your daughter doesn't need that second artery. My friend's daughter (I have a friend for everything!) had a two-cord placental artery and was successfully carried to term. They just monitored baby a lot because it can be a risk factor for certain things, but my understanding was that in itself it doesn't hurt baby to have one artery instead of two. This wikipedia article is actually reassuring: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_umbilical_artery.
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Hi! Just wanted to pop in and share the latest scan info smile.gif So, the pediatric cardiologist said the baby's heart looked great and said that her arches were "beautiful"- yay! The OB MFM specialist was pleased with everything in the scan. She just had two items to advise me on- continue the baby aspirin because the one artery is still blocked/high resistance and I had a small (2 cm by 2 cm) bleed in the placenta that she just wants me to "not strain or lift anything" and it wont' be an issue. So that's all the medical stuff. The fun stuff was the baby moving all around and the doctor saying she was going to be a sprinter, the cute little close up on the nose, her adorable little feet, and the way she kept on finding a little snugly spot to curl up on her belly in.

Hope everyone is doing well and feeling well!

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RCR- can u please post the name of the place for embryo adoption and about the cost, I have a friend very interested and I know you had a great experience. Tia

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Thank you so much everyone for the sweet comments about Joshua.

 

vireoes - look at those gorgeous babies! Thanks for sharing pictures of your sweeties. I love that your DD and Arun already love each other so much.

 

bucketofrain - CONGRATULATIONS!!! Welcome baby Isaac! We are the same over here, having BF troubles and pumping exclusively. So difficult! I hope your BF troubles get easier too.

 

momtoalexis - thank you! you're right about them being even cuter because it took so much work to get them here. They are extra special forsure.

 

rcr - I'm glad you told your work. Hopefully that is a huge load off your mind now. I say treat yourself with the new goodies for DD. Why not, when you don't need to buy much else? I love all the cute diaper patterns these days!

 

Kewpie - aren't tiny feet the greatest? Thank you!

 

mayari - thank you!
That cramping incident sounds scary, but thankfully it ended up being ok. Try to keep yourself hydrated and fed. It can be so hard, but really makes a difference. 
Definitely not too soon to book a mw appointment. We ended up waiting too long and couldn't even get in with a mw.
I'm so glad you got to see your little babe on your ultrasound!

 

suzie - thank you!
Buying a monitor was so annoying. I don't have any advice for you though, we just bought the cheapest we saw. We haven't used it yet though.
I'm sorry you had such a bad appointment. I do hope you are taking it easy now. It sounds like you've been working so hard. I'll be sending lots of good thoughts and hoping you are able to avoid hospital bed rest. I'm glad everything is well inside with baby.

 

happyhopeful - thank you!
I'm glad you're feeling good. I do admit I miss those movements from my little one. They were really neat. I can't wait for you to feel bigger movements more often too.
I'm glad the cardiologist gave you good news!

 

Keria - what a cute picture! I'm glad you're all doing well.

 

auraleigh - Sounds like you had a good trip, aside from that extra time on the drive! I hope your next trip goes smoothly. Love the pictures too! What adorable little babes.

 

 

AFM - we had a bit of a crazy week after Josh was born. We ended up back in the hospital because he had lost too much of his birth weight. It turns out that while he was latching on and sucking, he can't get his tongue out far enough to stimulate milk to come out so he wasn't getting enough. We're still struggling with breastfeeding, but I am pumping for him and he is doing so much better.  We're going to see a breastfeeding specialist tomorrow (after the many, many lactation consultants we've seen) and hopefully he'll be able to shed some more light on our situation. Otherwise, I have just been enjoying this little babe. I still can't believe he's here after all the infertility struggles. I am so glad he is. Here is another picture of the little guy..

 


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shesaidboom, Josh is so cute! I hope you get the breastfeeding things figured out.


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Bucket and Shesaid: Hugs about the breastfeeding! Aria would latch but wouldn't suck. It turned out she had a posterior tongue tie. My midwife and the 1st LC I saw missed it. We ended up having to have it revised THREE times until she could finally complete a full feed at the breast and I didn't need to pump and supplement the rest. It took until she was 2 months old. It was really rough having to pump after every feed. I am so glad I stuck with it bc it did eventually get resolved. Hang in there mamas! I had all sorts of other issues (low supply) with my first and it was so emotionally draining and traumatic. Try not to let the breastfeeding issues rob you of your prescious time with your tiny, sweet babe that you have waiting so long for! Congrats to you both! Your babies are beyond adorable and make me long for a teeny tiny newbie again. :-)

 

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breastfeeding was really tough for me too.  i EP'd for six weeks with the occasional surprise breast feed, and finally gave up, but it was due more to my lack of milk than my willingness to pump.  i suspect that whatever hormone issues prevented me from getting pregnant had something to do with my lack of milk.  i know what you ladies are going through, and it's worth it!  your babies appreciate your efforts, i'm sure.  also, i followed an EP group on facebook that i found really helpful, if you're interested.


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Hi all:

 

I am just looking at the last page, so I may miss some posts from before that.

 

momalexis - I used my local REs in-house donor embryo program (basically leftover embies from old cycles). They have a 2-3 year waiting list but I jumped ahead because I was willing to take an "unknown race" embryo. Oddly, my whole cycle was free because I took the embryos that they couldn't get rid of, and because I had already spent so much money with them. After reading about all the obsessing that goes on when you pick a donor (people get REALLY picky), I am glad that I went the route that I did. When it finally worked for me, I was also pursuing California Conceptions (about $14,000 for three cycles with a guarenteed $ back), which was the cheapest out there but comes with some criticism for making "designer babies." I also looked into RBA in atlanta, which is about the same price (maybe a bit more expensive), but it is only egg donor, so you can use your own sperm or a sperm donor.  They seem to have amazing success, but the downside is that you only get like 8 eggs or so, so the chances of having some to freeze for future siblings is less.  I also looked into Embryo Donation International, out of Florida. They seem to be one of the only non-christian embryo adoption places out there, and I liked that you could get a donor with some contact, even if it is only when the kid turns 18. You should tell your friend to check out the parents via egg donation web site and forum. There are a lot of good clinics and more choices, but I basically had to stick with the most inexpensvie ones, after so many IF treatments. There is a whole industry out there that sends people for egg donor treatments to places like the Czech Republic, where a fresh donor cycle costs like $10,000. I never looked into that though.

 

Maya - congrats on the great news! I hope that second little bean pulls through for you, but congrats on having at least one!!

 

happy - I am so glad that you got good news at the scan, and got to see lots of movement.

 

shesaid - wow, he is just co cute!! Sorry about the BF struggles. I hope it gets easier for you - good for you for hanging in there.

 

Aura/vegan/lilac/blue/kiera/vieros - hi!

 

AFM - Well I am back to work tomorrow. I know, boo hoo - I shouldn't complain, because I did get the summer off, but after three months of being a SAHM with DS, it is sooooo hard to go back. Plus the people I work for are miserable and unhappy and mean. my little mystery baby is kicking up a storm. DS felt it from the outside a few times and was so excited. He starts back at school tomorrow too. I have a midwife appointment on Friday, and she is having a massage therapist come and give everybody free massages. Yay! DH and I have been pulling out all of DSs old baby stuff. Plus the old girl clothes that my mom kept from when I was little (which are so cute!). I am down to only about 5 shirts and 6 pants, but I don't want to buy tons of clothes because I only a little over three months left. I did go shopping for a few more shirts, but maternity cloths are so... um... mommy-ish, y/k? I feel huge and uncomfortable most of the time. DH and I have been having some issues that I think stem from our long IF struggle, so we decided to be proactive and see a counselor. Our first appointment was last week, and we have another one Friday. I hope we can get some of the closeness and intamicy back that we lost during IF. Did any of you have a tough time recovering when you finally got pregnant? How long did it take to get back to "normal"? Its not like we are having huge marriage trouble, I just wish that we could be closer, like we used to before IF took over our lives.


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I'm not exactly sure when I graduate to this thread, but...

Looks like we have had a couple positive blood tests! Our first ultrasound is on the 26th. It seems so far away. Our due date will be the middle of April.
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Thanks RCR!

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rcr, that is so cute that you have clothes from when you were little.  I am sure your little girl will look adorable in them. I hope your first day back to school/work goes well. Yay, for massages - always a good thing.  Hope the counseling helps you get through the rough patches.

 

dandelionsflowers, welcome! Congrats on your bfp and hopefully your ultrasound will show great things. How many embryos did you transfer?

 

AFM, today I am 22 weeks pregnant.  Hard to believe I am on the downward slope toward my boys making their entrance into the world. DH and I interviewed a doula on Sunday and I think we both really felt comfortable with her. It is exciting to think that the birth of our boys will happen hopefully sometime in November or December.


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Short on time as always, lol. But wanted to say shesaidboom, check out this Facebook group: Tngue Tie Babies Support Group. You need to request membership. Apparently most forms of tongue tie are poorly diagnosed and often left untreated. Docs will call it normal and say maybe you should bottle feed if bf is too painful. If you come across this there are docs that will help! Freddy had his tie revised and is doing great with bf now. Not being able to stick his tongue out sounds like a tie. Does he get a dip or a v in his tongue when he cries? Make sure they also check for an upper lip tie. Enjoy your sweet baby!

RCR, totally hear you on going back after the summer. I'm preparing my classroom now and I was in tears yesterday at leaving my babies behind. I took Freddy with me, but on Tuesday I have to leave them both with hubby. He is great, but Freddy doesn't take a bottle yet. We're seeing progress, but I know it's going to be a very hard transition, boo... greensad.gif

Blue, hi to you! I know you gave a shout out to me and now I can't remember what you asked. Lots of love to you!

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Lilac- thank you! we transferred two. Waiting for this ultrasound seems more agonizing than the two week wait...
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dandelionsflowers, I know how agonizing that wait is for the ultrasound. Since my DH and I had to wait two years to get a bfp, waiting two weeks after that to have an ultrasound seemed like an eternity.  It was so amazing when the doctor quickly said as he started to scan, "There are two!". I hope you can pass the time until your ultrasound comes to tell you what is going on within you.


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Well another brief update from tripletville... Best news is I'm still pregnant. 30+4. Bummer is I'm really hypertensive -- Suzie you're not alone here!! -- insane BP landed me in the hospital for a few days this week. No preE -- but the dr says its only a matter of time before preeclampsia develops greensad.gif meds have it stable as long as I don't do ANYTHING... Even the ride home was a little too much! Crazy.

I REALLY want to get to 33 w but at least 32 when so many of the remaining (really icky) risk factors vanish. I am back home at my parents apartment - no stairs, small distance to kitchen they don't have to uproot (any more than they already have) to help me, etc.

I'm glad to see new faces coming intoi this group! So awesome!!

And also sooooo glad to see those who have struggled so make it soooo far (so good!).

I love catching up on everyone's progress.

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Guppy - you are AMAZING!!! You've done SO well getting this far. I hope those babes stay in for another 2 weeks at least! That is SO close! Can't wait to see pics. :-)

 

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guppy, it is so good to hear from you and hear that your babies are still on the inside growing. Hopefully you can keep that blood pressure in check until you make it to 32 or 33 weeks.  Go guppy Go!


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Meant to share ages ago... My 24w 3D u/s.... L-R BBG

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Guppy that is awesome! I love the middle one where there is a foot from another sibling trying to get in on the photo.  Those 3D pictures are just amazing.

 

AFM, today my DH really truly felt one of the boys kick. I was rubbing my belly and felt on then I took DH's hand and pushed on the same spot and there was a nice firm thump!  DH was really excited. 


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Joining the Guppy cheering section! You are doing a great job keeping those babies in! go guppy go!!!


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lilac - thank you!
You're getting so much closer! How cool that DH got to feel the babes too. I'm glad you met a doula you both like.

 

vegan - Thank you for the hugs, it has been quite a struggle so far. Josh ended up having a tongue tie as well. He's still not breastfeeding great because he has gotten used to the bottles, but we are getting there. It's good to hear that you had success! I am not ready to give up, but it is so hard to pump so often and have him scream at the breast.

 

auraleigh - I had no idea that breastfeeding would be so hard, and it seems like it is for so many of us. I'm sorry you had so much trouble. Thankfully I don't have any supply issues. I can't imagine having to deal with both.

 

rcr - thank you!
I'm sorry you have to go back to work. Your co-workers do not sound like fun to be around.
How cool that DS got to feel the babe!
I hope that counselling helps. Good for you for being proactive about it. I don't have any advice to share, just good thoughts for you and your DH.

 

dandelionsrflowers - congrats! welcome.

 

tear78 - thank you so much for the link to the FB group! It turns out Josh did have both a tongue and lip tie. Our GP commented that there was something off about his tongue, but she didn't think it was a tie since the tip of his tongue wasn't tied down. It was missed by so many people until this specialist caught it. We had both released and he is doing so much better. He's still not breastfeeding well because he had gotten used to the bottles, but we're getting closer. He is able to use his tongue so much better, and the lip tie was preventing him from making a good seal.

 

guppy - thanks for the update! It's always nice to hear from you. I'm so glad the triplets are still on the inside (wow, you are AMAZING!), but so sorry for all the trouble you have been having. I'm so glad you have your parents to help you. I'm sending lots of good thoughts for you and the babes. Look at those tiny ones!


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Just a quick pop in :) Hi everyone!

 

Guppy - awesome pics!  So glad you're still hanging in there.  You are a bit of a legend.

 

Had yet another blood pressure check up and got admitted (again).. I convinced them to let me come home today and if the blood test etc come back bad I have to go back - but at least I can take some PJs and the Ipad.  Looks like I'm heading down the road to hospital bed rest some time soon as pre-e is looking very likely, even though I've stopped working and am seriously just janging around the house and watching heaps of TV... OMG the new Game of Thrones series!!  Amazing!  Sorry for the lack of hellos, but I'm off to pack an emergency bag just in case :) 


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Old 08-19-2013, 09:09 AM
 
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Suzie-- I'm with you on the likely heading to preE.. Just packed my bag and am binging to appt today just in case! I have BI-weekly appointments now and figure anytime I could be admitted... Last week I was caught by surprise Andy folks had to come back with stuff - and they just brought random stuff. It was amusing!

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Hi Everyone, just wanted to pop in and see how everyone is!

 

Guppy- YAY!!! for those babies and you staying strong and healthy!! I'm also so happy that you can stay somewhere that's easier on you and hopefully may prevent you from the hospital bed rest!! OH, and that pic of the babies?? I can't believe how adorable they already are!! Sending you lots of warm wishes and thoughts!

 

Suzie- totally bummed that you may have to stay in the hospital, but happy that you're keeping positive and preparing. As for Game of Thrones,it will DEFINITELY keep you entertained and distracted!!

 

Shesaid- I'm happy that you and Joshua got help regarding the feeding and that he can now feed so much easier! What a relief!!

 

RCR- I hope the first few days back at work weren't too painful, and hopefully the time will fly by before you're back home again with this baby!!

 

Lilac- congrats on finding a doula and also on hubby feeling the baby/babies kick!! For me, I can feel the baby moving, but my husband can't feel it from the outside- hoping in another week or two, he will be able to feel it too!!

 

Dandelion- CONGRATULATIONS!!

 

Everyone else- wishing you a great week!!!

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Suzie and Guppy - Good luck! I will be thinking about both of you.


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Old 08-22-2013, 09:53 AM
 
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Happy, glad to hear the baby's heart is looking good.

 

Shesaid, I hope things have gotten better with BF.

 

RCR, I feel you on being back at work. It sucks.

 

Dandelion, congratulations! Sending sticky thoughts.

 

Lilac, glad you found your doula. I'm trying to figure out if we can afford one this time around.

 

Guppy, glad the babies are still marinating. I hope they can stay inside for a few more weeks!

 

Suzie, Game of Thrones is SO GOOD. I watched all of seasons one and two over the course of a few weeks.

 

AFM, it is definitely one baby. The other sac didn't grow between my first and second scan. I have my third scan on Friday. I am in the clutches of morning sickness right now. I had forgotten how much I hated being pregnant during the first trimester. I felt so guilty about it last time because I had worked so hard to get to that place and felt so lucky and blessed, but I was miserable. It's worse now around with a toddler at home, but I don't feel guilty this time. I don't throw up much, but I am nauseous all the time, have a ton of aversions, and generally can't stand eating. At the same time, I'm always feeling hungry and lightheaded. It sucks. Hopefully, only another two months or so of this to go until I can get to enjoy being pregnant. (My MS went away around 16 weeks last time.)

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Sorted through all the baby clothes I have been given so far. I have a bunch of those sleep sacks (all cuddly material :), plenty of 3-6, 6-9. and 18-24 clothes, a good start to 9-12 and 12-18 month clothes, and more blankets than I could ever imagine. My aunt had mixed in a few little girl's things before she knew I was having a boy. I have those in a bag separated from everything else. I need to get a couple more boxes to put the 12-18 month clothes in and all the sleep sacks/blankets. Oh and I have 2 snow suits too (3-6 months) which should get us through the first winter here in Michigan.

 

Had to laugh at my DH. My aunt gave me a food grinder . DH thought it was a hand breast pump. Yeah, we have a lot to learn together :)


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Old 08-23-2013, 09:37 AM
 
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mayari- how far along are you again?

Waiting for our first ultrasound is horrible. I'm trying to be patient, I really am. But, I just want to know everything is ok. My blood pressure is also way low. My regular is 90/60. When the hubby took it yesterday, it was 75/35. No wonder I'm so tired, dizzy, and my arms/legs feel like wet noodles.
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