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Hugs milkshake! Fx for you tomorrow, and hope you work out what to do with work.... Could you afford to stop? If so it would reduce your stress. Hormones are insane!
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X - glad to hear that maybe just maybe baby B is looking a hair better. Still praying. Hoping the cerclage also holds!!!

Kewpie - yeah for 2 boys!!

milk - I'm so sorry about a rough week, big hugs sweetie. I'm keeping you in my prayers for your scan, let us know how it goes....

Chuord - you are cracking me up with your happy hippy hormones For what it's worth, we didn't find out with either of ours and loved the surprise. BUT, when we were waiting for the first u/s with our DS (second) we had agreed that if we were pregnant with twins we'd find out the genders. We wouldn't have with our first even if it had been twins.

adie - glad the progesterone is looking better!!
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Where are you? We wanna hear something even if you feel drabby. @Kewpie
Glad your scan went well and congrats. @adiejan
Stop getting beta numbers mama! You are pregnant with twins, sneaker... And you know why I call you sneaker now... Lol @chuord
I'm glad the medication is making you feel better. Does it wipe out all undesirable pregnancy symptoms? If not what still taunts? @Xerxella
You rest mama. Are you getting any help around the house while on bed rest? Has dh taken time off to help with your little ones? @Milk8shake
I will be thinking about you tomorrow. And I'll have to remember you are in Australia ? Now I can't remember where you are. Sorry, I just always think everyone is in my time zone. Hugs to you. @alivewithyou
Are you starting to relax a bit about the pregnancy now that you got your ultrasound? @iixivboots
Tells us something too mama!! @monkeyscience
You are such a tease when you pop in and say you'll post later. I want details!!!
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I'm dying here with all the scans and mine in so far out. Ugh!!!!!!!
I'm feeling a bit better but really tired after the day is over. I do have the grumps a bit lol. And I still have to eat every few hours. I've been eating a lot of almond butter, eggs, and cheese.


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@kewpie80 - could you share your first twins cervix story. Obviously they turned out alright! I could use a happy ending story.
@Milk8shake - Well good luck tomorrow! I get my days mixed up! I'm sorry works been crazy. You don't need that additional stress.
@tracyamber - Keep eating that protein! I need to remember that myself.

ant to all! It's hard to keep track of everyone on my phone!
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@Milk8shake - sorry about the crappy day!! I had one of those yesterday too. I'm not typically an angry person but after 1 1/2 hours on the phone with some lady who couldn't help me I sorta snapped!!! I don't blame you for being nervous. Sending good vibes your way!
@kewpie80 - my scan is 9/9 so less than a week! Congrats on your sweet boys! I'm glad they are measuring right where they need to be! Have you told your twins yet?
@chuord - you really have been zen...hippy hormoned out this whole cycle!! Maybe this is the calm before the awesome chaos of your sweet twins!! Has the zofran helped a lot?
@tracyamber - I will def remember that your scan is on Oct 2! Sorry it's so far away. How are you feeling? You crack me up with the 'sneaker' comment...soooo true! I will stop testing. Just had to get my progesterone again and they are on the same standing order . Also, I do the same thing with time zones...I get so excited to check and then I have to wait I think it's funny you're eating eggs...I can't even stand the thought!
@hope4light -thank you!! How are you doing??
@iixivboots -thanks for your encouragement with the progesterone thing. How are you feeling?
@alivewithyou -hi! How is that cute baby girl? Are you telling people? Did you go to a private place to tell you that early? So exciting!! @Xerxella - how are you? Anything to keep you busy on bed rest...well other than your kiddos?!

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Where are you? We wanna hear something even if you feel drabby. @Kewpie
Glad your scan went well and congrats. @adiejan
Stop getting beta numbers mama! You are pregnant with twins, sneaker... And you know why I call you sneaker now... Lol @chuord
I'm glad the medication is making you feel better. Does it wipe out all undesirable pregnancy symptoms? If not what still taunts? @Xerxella
You rest mama. Are you getting any help around the house while on bed rest? Has dh taken time off to help with your little ones? @Milk8shake
I will be thinking about you tomorrow. And I'll have to remember you are in Australia ? Now I can't remember where you are. Sorry, I just always think everyone is in my time zone. Hugs to you. @alivewithyou
Are you starting to relax a bit about the pregnancy now that you got your ultrasound? @iixivboots
Tells us something too mama!! @monkeyscience
You are such a tease when you pop in and say you'll post later. I want details!!!
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I'm dying here with all the scans and mine in so far out. Ugh!!!!!!!
I'm feeling a bit better but really tired after the day is over. I do have the grumps a bit lol. And I still have to eat every few hours. I've been eating a lot of almond butter, eggs, and cheese.


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@tracyamber Hi thanks for thinking of me. I'm OK just so busy. I'm working two jobs, holidaying a lot and generally too tired to get on the computer much but I think of all of you often.
@chourd congratulations on your twins.


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Thanks hope4light! Lol I love that my thinking re gender is the same - though to be fair after so much effort to get pg I think I'd treat myself to finding out anyways!
Adie - your progesterone is really improving well, lol and Tracy is wrong though - I think there still could be three hehehe
Re zofran, Xerxella you've been using it too right? It takes away the nausea to a point you can feel hungry - eating is my best cure right now. I still get mild waves but they're not that bad... Worse is the lethargy, aside from feeding myself and showering I either watched tv or read and napped yesterday - that's it!
Silverbird - how you are managing to run around and do so much I have no idea!
Kewpie - firstly I'd love to hear your happy ending to first pg too! Next how do you and X cope with a twin pg and small children to look after? Lol I'm barely coping with the cat! Although maybe my age makes it worse...
Tracy - ring your practice, say you are stressing a lot and need to come in for a quick scan to check all is ok. Seriously - it's worth it for you to know baby is great!
Boots - how are you travelling?
Monkey - I'm with Tracy where is that update?
I'm sure I'm missing people sorry!
X - is there anything we can do to help?
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@iixivboots - Good to see you again. Can't wait to hear about your next scan, hoping it goes by fast for you.
@chuord - Can't wait for your scan next week. Those babies have got to be feeling all your positive energy. So happy for you.
@adiejan - So happy to hear good news on your progesterone! I know that was really worrying you.
@tracyamber - excited for your next scan as well. Mine won't be until around that time too so I understand the long wait.. hence why I caved and just had that elective one last saturday lol.
@kewpie80 - congrats on your baby boys! Glad to hear about your cervix is well. That is one of my fears and I hate that I have to wait until at least 19 weeks for them to check mine.
@Milk8shake - Sending you my good thoughts for your scan tomorrow. I am sorry your week has been so bad. I can understand the work stress.. I definitely have my days like that.
@adiejan - Baby girl is doing great as far as I can tell. I've been feeling some flutters here and there.. they are subtle but it's a new sensation and I love it. We went to a private place and we have told people mostly because my family can't keep secrets and I wanted control over the announcement lol.
@Xerxella - Thinking of you and your little ones.

I am definitely feeling tired.. last night I drank a protein shake that had 60 g of protein in it.. trying to add some healthy calories for the baby. Biggest. mistake. ever. I was so wired and sick all night. So.. will have to think of better ways to add protein or at least spread it out a little. Tonight I am going to make a chicken and cheese quesadilla (sorry if this grosses out any of the people still dealing with morning sickness!) I am definitely in search of ideas for tasty but healthy foods. I have started using a weight loss app to gain weight since so far I have only gained 1 Lb. I do feel better after talking to my mom tonight though. Apparently she gained the majority of her weight in the last 3 months of pregnancy and she gained 40 lbs with each kids. So I feel like eventually I will start to put some weight on.
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Alivewithyou, I have protein shakes for breakfast, I found that if you have a favourite cookie recipe you could switch out a little of the flour for some protein powder? I do it with those choc coconut balls, you get yummy and healthy.

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I think I will call the midwife tomorrow. The thing is I know it is best to see the brain and all between 20- and 22 weeks and if I go in now 17 weeks I can go back but I wonder if they can still get a sorta idea what is happening. Yeah, probably. I just want to see my little guy in there. Thanks for the advice
It's funny cause I cancelled my appointment for today two weeks ago thinking what's the point when maybe I should have just requested an ultrasound then. But I wasn't anxious like I am now and I do know for sure I have at least two fibroids growing which is causing a little pain. Nit that I will take any medicine for the pain though.
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Ugh, I'm so behind. Sorry everyone!

@tracyamber , emotional wellbeing is just as important as physical, and if a scan will help, then I say do it! The fibroids sound terribly uncomfortable

@alivewithyou , I'm having a hard time with protein too. Try Googling "Bliss Balls" or "Protein Balls". Tasty little high protein snacks, easy to make and keep around and most of the recipes are super healthy, with only dates for sweetener. Nom

@chuord , Zofran was a Godsend for me. I was barely able to stomach water before I was on it, and would have been on the verge of hospitalisation. I combined it with Maxalon, but was still nauseous most of the time. It did make me a more functional human though. However, beware the less than charming constipation side effect. I had to basically quit it cold turkey after the cerclage.

@monkeyscience ; - where you at girl?

@adiejan , sounds like a super frustrating phone call! I like to think that I usually have a good attitude too, but once my temper goes, it's on for young and old.

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@kewpie80 congrats on the boys and long cervix and awesome scan! Glad things are going swimmingly for you. Thanks for sharing your story a few pages back too - I did appreciate it. My midwife says I will believe it when I'm holding a screaming baby.

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AFM: Scan today went well. Baby measuring on track, growth is good, cervix is holding, and placenta is nice and high and away from said cervix. Baby is hanging out low and lazy, and there is some spare room to move, which makes me happy. Every time I have a scan. I'm just so surprised when there is good news. Can't get my head around it.

We did get a bit of a shock from our discussion with the doctor about plans for delivery, and the likelihood of me delivering early. He said that prematurity is typical for women with my condition - which we knew. However, he said in his experience, some women go very early, around 24 weeks, most around 28-ish weeks, and less likely, in the early thirties. He felt very confident that I would not go past 34 weeks. It wasn't quite what we were expecting to hear, but he is a MFM specialist, and professor, at the largest maternity hospital in my state, so I trust that he knows his stuff. So I'm in a mild panic about that, and I think poor DH definitely got a shock and a half.
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Tracy - you go! Milk is right mental health is just as important!

Milkshake - wow I'm impressed you found time for all the catch up! Thanks for the advice, I'll be dosing up on movicol tomorrow - ironically I normally am a but constipated but since getting of everything was flowing well (sorry tmi everyone) until I started having bland carbs and taking zofran! However when you find it hard to think of what to eat it's worth it! I'll just have to regulate the other...
Huge congrats on your scan!!! That's brilliant everything is holding and baby is doing well... Hopefully they will try and keep the baby in as long as they can (and they can give them meds to help mature the lungs can't they?) sounds like any time from 24 weeks you could also be on bed rest! I hope you are the anomaly and make it to term xxx
Xerxella - how are you doing? Hope you've got good books or movies to distract you!
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@tracyamber - good! I'm glad you'll get a sooner appointment. I had an 18 week appointment and they were able to see most everything. And, if there's something they can't see or want to look harder at, they can see you again at 20 or 22 weeks.
@Milk8shake - yeah for a healthy baby! Just get that baby big and fat. And hang on. I hope that bean makes it well into the 30's. You need to make that baby a 2015 baby!
@chuord - You sound like you're doing well!!! I'm just hanging out and counting the days.

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Thanks for the tips on protein @chuord and @Milk8shake , I will have to try those out.
@Milk8shake : happy your appointment went well! lets hope you are at least in the most category.

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@alivewithyou - I'm simple, so I'm just doing protein shakes, but I AM getting sick of them!

Everyone - Should we start a fall/winter thread? Or should we just change this one to an all 2014 thread?

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So I just have to tell you guys that I cried myself to sleep last night I checked the babies heartbeat and at one point it was 140 then all I was picking up was 78 and it was not mine. I dunno... What went on but I think I'm going to use my stethoscope from now on. I drove to the midwife this morning and heartbeat was 140-160. I was so freakin scared. And we are going to do a scan on Monday and possible again when I'm 21'weeks . Tired


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Okay... this is going to be my attempt to catch up, but sorry in advance if I miss someone/something. Brain is tired (and sinuses hurt ).

@Autumnlaughing - How are you and your dh doing? Haven't heard from you for quite awhile. I know things were kind of rough last time you posted. You are next on the roster after me, so you must be getting pretty pregnant at this point!

@mainebaby - You are getting closer, too. Congrats on being past the viability point! That is a big milestone, though of course I hope you keep gestating for quite awhile longer.

@NaturallyMo - Okay, all of us more pregnant ladies have been kind of quiet lately. That makes me feel better. Hopefully you are just busy with life and have nothing especially interesting to report on the pregnancy front. Congrats to you, too, on making it to viability.

@Xerxella - As I said before, your babies are beautiful. I'm glad there's some hope still for Baby B. Are they scheduling weekly scans or anything to monitor your cervix and the babies? I hope the bedrest helps, although it sounds incredibly boring. Did you ever decide what to do with the job offer?

@Milk8shake - YAY for a good appointment! Sounds like baby is doing great in there. Can I put you on the roster? Pleeeeease? Also, while I think it's good to know that there's a likelihood of extreme prematurity, I don't think you should really buy into that, if you know what I mean. Not saying to go with denial, but this baby is a complete miracle so far. There's nothing wrong with giving yourself some hope and positive thinking, instead of dwelling on the worst case scenario. JMHO. And about your crappy time at work. Hoping your good scan made work more bearable. And trust me, I am always here... stalking and stalking away. Plus, if anything either important (like labor) or serious (like bad things) were actually happening, I'd find the time to post at least briefly on here. So when it comes to me, it's pretty safe to assume no news is good news.

@iixivboots - Your twin evangelism seems to be meeting with some success. Your ultrasound in two weeks is the "big" one, right? And sorry for being spacey, but did you/will you find out sexes? I know the wait for that ultrasound is agonizing. I just wanted to know that my baby was looking okay. Also, you can switch to back to the old mobile view for now, if that helps. I switched back, and have no intention of switching to the new view until the force the issue. It's way too... I don't know. Gimmicky? for me. That's probably not the right word. But I really can't deal with how ads and blank space take up about as much of the screen as actual messages.

@tracyamber - Hey, I DID post some kind of update about me last week! Really, there's not a lot to say right now. I'm sorry you're so stressed waiting for your ultrasound. I'm glad you've moved it up, and I hope baby is cooperative so you get lots of reassuring info.

Okay, I really think I need to go lay down now. Sorry @Kewpie , @alivewithyou , @Silverbird , @adiejan , and @chuord - I promise I will get back to personals for you later! For those who aren't on the roster yet (I think that's everyone from silver on), can you please give me your EDD, and anything else you'd like me to put on the roster? Silver, I think you already asked to be put on the roster, but I either spaced it or didn't have the info I need to add you.

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Oh, if anyone wants to volunteer for a fall thread, let me know. Though I'd like to try to update the roster before then. Or I will start one in a few days if no one else wants to.

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I was just giving you a hard time Hun. I hope I did not rub you the wrong way or anything. I was feeling playful. I know you are very busy and pregnant and I imagine if I make as far as you I may only post once a week as well. Hopefully you are drinking lots of liquids and taking probiotics for the infection.


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No worries, Tracy! And I did get to lay down after all - false alarm on the toddler, thankfully!
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@Milk8shake -I am so glad you had a good appointment. I totally get what you mean. Every time I have any appointment I prepare myself for bad news...I have got to knock that shit off!!

@tracyamber -I am so sorry love. That's sounds so scary! I hope you got to rest today. HUGS!! @monkeyscience - I'm sorry to hear you aren't feeling well. I'm excited that you are getting so close!! Can I let you know about the roster after my U/S on Tuesday?

@Xerxella - thinking of you and wondering how things are going on bed rest. How do you do it with your little ones?
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@monkeyscience - yeah for 36 weeks! That's term to me, but I remember thinking, I really still have a month to go! Ugh! Hugs to you. The job is still being investigated, so we'll wait and see how that turns out. The docs just look at me with a sad face and say there's nothing else they can do until 24 weeks. They're throw-in-the-towel attitude is starting to piss me off. I might look for a new MFM group.
@adiejan - There's nothing much to add. We just take the bed rest day by day and it is why it is. When's your next scan again? Surprisingly, I'm having a hard time keeping up with this thread.
@tracyamber - are you feeling any better? It probably WAS your heartbeat reflected through the placenta. Have you checked it again? If not, it's perfectly normal for a bean to have a low heartbeat while your lying on your back. That's why they tell you not to do that. . I hope the u/s soon reassures you. I have a feeling I haven't done that.
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@Milk8shake Also, while I think it's good to know that there's a likelihood of extreme prematurity, I don't think you should really buy into that, if you know what I mean. Not saying to go with denial, but this baby is a complete miracle so far. There's nothing wrong with giving yourself some hope and positive thinking, instead of dwelling on the worst case scenario.
As usual, you are the voice of calm and reason. I think that's a good attitude to take. Although I would rather be prepared for all eventualities, you're right - this little one is definitely a fighter, and I sure hope he hangs in there as long as possible.
Is it bad that I'm still scared of being on the roster? But okay, chuck me on there.

Time for a bit of a dilemma (I'm full of them). Last night DH said he wants to put an announcement on FB.
Now, I always thought that I would NEVER make a FB announcement. FB has been a huge source of misery for me in years gone by. I've blocked every pregnant and just-had-a-baby person I know because some days it has just broken my heart. I actually figured that I would just not mention it ever, just in case I had someone on my friend's list that was struggling.

BUT - I don't want to ruin DH's excitement. This is the most involved he has ever been, and he is just a proud-as-punch "I'm gonna be a Dad" type of guy right now. You can't shut him up about it, and he has been proudly parading a scan pic as his phone screensaver for about a month. It makes me so happy to see him like this - it gives me hope when I'm scared, and I don't want my issues to stop him from celebrating what should be one of the most exciting things ever. I'm inclined to "let" him but I'm also a bit torn. What do y'all think? Has anyone else made a public announcement?
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tracyamber;17983089]So I just have to tell you guys that I cried myself to sleep last night I checked the babies heartbeat and at one point it was 140 then all I was picking up was 78 and it was not mine. I dunno... What went on but I think I'm going to use my stethoscope from now on. I drove to the midwife this morning and heartbeat was 140-160. I was so freakin scared. And we are going to do a scan on Monday and possible again when I'm 21'weeks . Tired


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@Milk8shake - I don't think a conservative FB announcement is too bad. I would say no tough pictures. But, like a little pair of shoes or my nephew did a gender announcement as their only announcement and it showed them holding pink balloons. That type of thing, at a reasonable time, is fine.

I would think one and done, too. The daily/ weekly updates some people post can be a little rough.
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Milk - I for one won't be making any Facebook announcement (group email to friends I'm fine with) when I had my chem in January I messages a pic of BFF to my natural career - so I thought... It actually went to a group of 12 ladies, it was so traumatic I cried for two days, had to confess to my mum and apologise that everyone knew before her etc. I just figure I have more control with email...
I agree it's super sweet that dh is so into it, maybe his intuition is actually pretty good and he knows this one is a keeper
Xerxella - I think you are an awesome lady to put up with these reverses... Feel free to complain whenever you need we are all here for you!
I want so much for you two cerclage ladies to hit 24 weeks, then every week after that is a bonus...
Tracy when Monday is your scan?
Adie - are you feeling any pressure etc yet? Lol I read you can get identical triplets... Lol what if all 3 took and then split that way lol bet you can't wait till the scan so I stop teasing you... hugs!
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@Milk8shake - I know it's hard but I feel like you have just as much of a right to be excited and to announce your pregnancy as anyone else. I too am aware of those around me who may be struggling to get pregnant so I try not to constantly post updates or whine about pregnancy stuff but a simple announcement I think is okay. Know that even though there will be some who are hurt there will also be a lot of people very excited and happy for you. Even though it hurt to see announcements I knew that it was my own feelings I was dealing with and I chose to be happy for them anyways. Maybe I just don't fully understand because I've only had a chemical and it took us 10 months to get pregnant after balancing out my hormones but I saw announcements as encouragement and hope that one day it would be my turn.
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Milk - for what it's worth... with my first I made a group on FB of just my closest family and friends and the few things I posted that's how I did it. The second time DH was the same way, he was so excited and wanted to post and I said I wouldn't, but I let him. Then my cousin did some family pictures for us and I let her post some to FB, so before she did, I IM'd the people that I KNOW had struggled and just let them know ahead of time. Other than that I didn't make a big deal about it, and when I did post the news about DS's birth a bunch of people were like 'oh, we didn't even know you were pregnant!'

Hi to everyone else! I'm doing good, we just had our assesment with our local school district for my daughter to see what kind of services they may be willing to provide for her speech delay. DS is doing great, and I started back for my MBA last week. So been a bit busy, but ALWAYS keeping up on everyone
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