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Old 03-20-2007, 01:37 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I go for my amnio this morning to check to see if baby's lungs are ready.
If they are, I get to go to the hospital to have her tomm. morning.
Obviously this is not something I had plannned, but because of her IUGR it is the best choice.
I really hope she is ready because this whold going to the doctors every other day is getting old and I am so tired of worrying about her in there.
Did I mention I hate needles? The thought of this amnio is making me want to puke though. But anything for a safe healthy baby.
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Old 03-20-2007, 01:45 PM
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I hope everything goes well. My baby is severe IUGR so i know the worries
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Crossing my fingers for you! Good luck!

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Anything for a healthy baby is right!!! Have you thought about some rescue remedy before hand??
Good Luck.....thinking of you & your baby!!!!

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Tomorrow! I'll be thinking of you!
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Sending you tons of well wishes and hopes for positive amnio results. I had an amnio with DS at 36w3d and his lungs were mature. The amnio itself was a breeze and was not painful at all (though I know everyone's experience is different). Hopefully, your experience will be similar.

Good luck!
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Just got back from the amnio. It was OK, but did hurt towards the end.
I get the results in a couple hours. The fluid was still somewhat clear which I guess could mean her lungs are not ready. I hope they are ready, but I just have to wait and see.

I will update as soon as we get the results.
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Let us know how the results turn out.

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Just go the results back
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We are having a BABY tommorrow!!!!!!!!!!
I am very excited and will post pics when she gets here!
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Awesome and congrats. Hope you have a wonderful delivery
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I hope you have a beautiful birth and a healthy baby!!! Goodluck!
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Good luck tommorrow!! Hope everything goes well. DS was born at 36 weeks and he was perfect. :
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sorry I am a little late here! I hope everything goes wonderfully for you and the baby! Best of luck mama!

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Old 03-21-2007, 05:22 PM
 
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Just saw this thread - I hope everything goes great for you tomorrow! and best wishes! Can't wait to see the pics!

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