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#1 of 61 Old 10-23-2010, 10:55 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I was 19w2d on Wednesday and my water broke. We went to the hospital and was told there is absolutely no hope and we had no choice but to get a Dilation & Evacuation or Induce Labor. Our insurance will cover neither due to the laws in Ohio. We have opted to wait it out and hope to make it to at least 24 weeks. The NICU in our city is in the top 5 in the country. We know the risks are high and the chance of a poor outcome is more likely than not, but we think letting nature take it's course is the best choice to make. Two ultrasounds have confirmed that although I'm still leaking fluid the levels have remained normal, which is a very good sign. I have not gone into labor or had any contractions. As long as I do not get an infection we may make it to a point that the baby can survive. Please keep my family in your thoughts and prayers. Thank you!

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I'll be keeping you in my thoughts.

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Hugs mama!

ddc crashing...just saw it in new posts and had to send some love your way. I want to inspire hope for you...it is completely possible to have ruptured membranes for weeks...I hope this is the case for you and that your baby will remain healthy and grow strong enough to live in your arms too. hugs mama, be strong!!

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ddcc - saw this in new posts. I'll keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

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I'm so sorry. Many prayers for a miracle and much strength thru this difficult time.

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I know someone who went 10 weeks with broken water before she went into labor. You are in my thoughts mama.
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I know it's totally different but my water broke (39 weeks, totally different) but my labor took FOREVER to start, so they "infused" saline into my uterus to plump things back up - it saved my daughter! The doctor said it's not a regular thing, he just thought he'd try it, and if it didn't work, c-section. It totally worked and I was able to have a vaginal delivery.

Maybe you could get a cerclage and some infusions?? I'm sure they've thought of it, but you never know....

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My thoughts are with you momma. Hugs

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Just thinking of you and your family today.

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Hugs to you mama. I hope you are able to keep that baby in for a few more weeks!

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Thinking of you and your family. Hope that there is a way to make this have a positive outcome.
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Oh sweetie. Can it not heal? I had a rupture early on (9 weeks?) due to my SCH and could SMELL the amniotic fluid, but it healed in a week.

I'm so sorry you're going through this. We will hold you in our prayers.

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I'm so sorry

This is a tree on fire with love, but it's still scary since most people think love only looks like one thing instead of the whole world. *
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Thank you everyone for your words of encouragement. I will do my best to let you know how things turn out.

Jennifer (31) & DH (28) - DD (06/05)
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Oh mama- how scary. Are you stuck on bed rest now? Sending good thoughts for you and your babe.

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Thinking about you and your babe. I feel very hopeful for you!
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DDCC - I've heard they can seal themselves back up. I'll be sure to keep you in my prayers.

This Mommy and Military Daddy are loving their son.
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I can only imagine how scary that would be -- and I'm just two weeks behind you, so I'm thinking of you with real fervor. Lots of prayers are coming your way.


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Sending you love and positive thoughts.

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DDCC - I too have heard that a leak can seal itself. Have the docs not offered any other options about extra fluid to plump it up as another poster suggested, and lots of bedrest/fluids?
I pray for the best possible outcome mama!

Jenn (36), wife to DH for 13 years, DD1(13) , DD2(10) and DS(4)

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Sending lots of love and hope to you and the baby...

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Wow, I can't believe they told you there was no hope. Definitely thinking of you and sending good thoughts!
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<3<3<3 thinking of you.

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Healing vibes and prayers for this uncertain time.

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Oh Mama....I'm thinking about you.

Hopefully some words of encouragement: my friend's sister had her water break at 23 weeks but without contractions or any sign of labor. With bed rest she lasted until 29 or 30 weeks when contractions started which they weren't able to stop. Her daughter was delivered by c-section and is a perfectly normal 22 month old (she was in the NICU for a while).

You're in my prayers.

Camille~
Mama to F (3/09) and S (3/11); and never forgetting my babe gone too soon angel1.gif(4/10).

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I will keep your and your in my thoughts & prayers.

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Thinking of you and your family.

Sending "stay in there baby as long as he/she can" vibes!!!!

Sand, Mom to three girls and a new SON!!!!  babyboy.gif Born on March 7th, 2011  I get to do these again:   bfinfant.gifslingboy.gifcd.gif
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sending lots of hugs and healing thoughts your way. Know that you are in my heart at this time.

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DDCC..

Sending s and prayers your way to you and your family!!

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