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#1 of 5 Old 12-07-2010, 12:42 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm 37 weeks today.  I just had another ultrasound to check on my previa turned extreme low lying placenta.  At 19 it was a complete previa,  At 27 it was 7mm away.  At 32 it was 8mm away.  And today at 37 weeks it is over 2 cm. 

 

I had given up on a vaginal delivery.  I had stopped writing my natural birth plan.  I had stopped listening to hypnobabies.  I had stopped hoping.

 

So what do I do now.  I don't have 5 weeks to listen to the rest of hypnobabies.  I really would like her to be born before the end of the year and I quit researching ways to help my body prepare. 

 

I have been losing my plug for about 2 weeks,  No bloody show though.  My cervix is soft but still long and closed. 

 

I guess I can start drinking RRL tea and taking EPO.  This is our first, so I know they tend to go overdue

 

I'm still in disbelief. 

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Wow, good for you! 

 

Don't worry too much about finding ways for your body to prepare. Your body has been preparing itself for this for the past nine months. Good luck!!!

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I love what Nova said! Shes right, your body has been preparing.

So now it's back to plan A! That's wonderful!!

Have you read birthing from within? That's a good one and won't take weeks and weeks :)


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Try the shortened schedule for Hypnobabies:  http://www.pregnancybirthandbabies.com/short_schedule.htm

 

I think you should also call them and see what they suggest.  I think you have plenty of time to get something out of it.

 

And CONGRATS! 


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