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Today 07:22 AM
monkeyscience Sourire - We flew to Hawaii when ds was 4.5 months. It went pretty well. Trust me, it's easier when they're little and can't wiggle as much! Have fun!

I think I have everyone on the roster except Kewpie. Also, I don't know if you want more of a blurb, Boots. Just let me know.

AFM, 30 weeks today. Still feeling kind of done with being pregnant, and like I have the squirmiest baby on earth in my tummy! But things are going all right overall. I still haven't heard anything back about my ultrasound or bloodwork last Thursday, so I'm just going with the assumption no news is good news!

Sorry I'm not posting much - I'm always reading along, just lazy a lot of the time!
Yesterday 01:36 PM
Sourire Tracy - we're doing great. We're about to take a 7 hour flight to Europe with the baby, hopefully she's in a good mood!
Yesterday 09:29 AM
Xerxella @iixivboots - good luck with the mat21 test. It's really comforting to get those negative results. Things can still go wrong, but that's one hurdle.
@tracyamber - I honestly didn't notice any difference. But, it was great not getting a shot every night!


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Yesterday 09:00 AM
tracyamber
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Tracy - the first time I tried stopping progesterone at 10 weeks pregnant I started spotting a few hours after my first missed dose so I went back on right away and everything was fine. I took it for 2 more weeks then I weaned off gradually spacing out the doses more and more, and I did not have anymore spotting. My nausea also decreased significantly once I was off the progesterone.
Good to know, I have been thinking about you. How are you and the family??
Yesterday 07:47 AM
Sourire Tracy - the first time I tried stopping progesterone at 10 weeks pregnant I started spotting a few hours after my first missed dose so I went back on right away and everything was fine. I took it for 2 more weeks then I weaned off gradually spacing out the doses more and more, and I did not have anymore spotting. My nausea also decreased significantly once I was off the progesterone.
Yesterday 07:40 AM
tracyamber Wednesday is my last day on liquid progesterone!!!!!!!!
Last night was my last injection of estradiol!!
July 31st will be my lady day on progesterone suppositories and baby aspirin!
I know some can relate to this.
I'm also wondering if I might feel better when off of the medication because my body is making its own and I won't have the extra.ant thoughts.... @Xerxella @Sourire ??????
07-21-2014 07:23 PM
iixivboots I'll be going in for the bloodwork for the Maternit21 test this week.
07-19-2014 05:16 AM
Xerxella
Fertility Challenged Graduates Thread - Spring/Summer 2014

I told them I didn't want to know if there was any Y chromosome at this time. Maybe later. I can't decide. We didn't find out with my first 2. But I just can't decide. They said I could call at any time and get the info.....


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07-18-2014 07:08 PM
monkeyscience Yay for that good news, Xerxella! And I also want to know if you got in clues on boy(s)/girl(s).
07-18-2014 06:47 PM
tracyamber @Xerxella
Hip hip hooray!!!!!!!!
07-18-2014 05:33 PM
iixivboots Yay! So happy for you. I have no history of anything, but the test is still scary, especially because if there is a risk, right to amnio.
Did it detect any y chromosomes or did they tell you?
07-18-2014 04:38 PM
Xerxella UPDATE!!!! It's negative!

What a relief! I'm still taking awhile to process and believe. So, that means, BOTH babies are do not have those trisomies and are therefore, more than likely, genetically normal.

What a relief. I've been mentally prepping myself for bad news. All along, we've had genetic abnormalities. 5 of the 6 losses were probably from genetic causes. I just can't hardly believe it.
@iixivboots - we had the blood drawn last Thursday. So, a week and a day to get results. And we were 12 weeks.


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07-18-2014 04:31 PM
tracyamber
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When did you get it done? I need to call next week I guess.
Hey, I think xerxella posted about it on page 18 or 17 a week ago
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07-18-2014 04:30 PM
tracyamber
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Yep I'm doing the MaterniT21 test. It's not back yet. I called. Maybe Monday.


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Damn I'm sorry, nothing like waiting ,ugh. Im sure everything is good though. Sending you hugs X
07-18-2014 04:28 PM
iixivboots When did you get it done? I need to call next week I guess.
07-18-2014 03:07 PM
Xerxella Yep I'm doing the MaterniT21 test. It's not back yet. I called. Maybe Monday.


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07-18-2014 02:52 PM
tracyamber @Xerxella
When are you suppose to get the materniT result back???????? Thinking about you!
07-17-2014 06:28 PM
iixivboots @monkeyscience A girl! Perfect! Congrats. I also have a cyst. I had one last time almost the same size (I think it was 5 mm, this one is 6. Probably from the clomid. Never presented a problem last time, hoping it won't this time either!)

First OB appointment went well. Had a t/v u/s and probably will until we can hear them on the doppler. Babies measuring perfectly at 9 weeks, heartbeats 178 and 179. Their heartbeats are so close, I wonder if that is a clue they are the same sex? Ahhh, can't wait to know. Saw Baby B wiggling around a little! Tomorrow perinatology consult for multiples, my weight, mthfr, thyroid. Just a one time thing for now.

Is anyone doing MaternitT21 or any of the other genetic blood tests? Maternit21 is the one that works for twins. I am going to do it, I think. Maybe as soon as next week, need to call and see how much it will cost with insurance. We have a high deductible so maybe it won't be covered. Who knows.
07-17-2014 09:00 AM
tracyamber @monkeyscience !!!!!!!
Congrats on your girl!!!!!!!!!! That is so exciting, I'm jealous you are so close!




My blurb
TTC since December 2012 through IVF with no success. With a change of clinic and donors eggs we had success 0n June 6,2014!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Does that sound okay?
07-17-2014 08:55 AM
Xerxella @monkeyscience - A girl!!!!! Very exciting! And a healthy baby is even more exciting! I seriously wouldn't worry about positioning at this point. It's so early. If you want you could start looking at spinning babies to start getting your positioning correct to help baby get HER (!) positioning correct. The only bad part about having one of each is now everyone will say to you, "Oh one of each, now you can be done", like somehow it's a requirement..... Anyways, that's a rant for another day. I'm sure a ton of people will think this pregnancy of mine is an accident because we "should" be done with one of each and because of the spacing. Oh, if they only knew.....

@tracyamber - Woo-hoo on a good ultrasound!!!!! So excited for you! Hopefully you're getting a lot of rest.
07-17-2014 08:45 AM
monkeyscience I think I have everyone added now except kewpie - let me know if I need to add/change anything. Also, the colors look screwed up, at least on my computer, and I haven't been able to fix it, even editing the HTML directly.

Tracy - ouchie! That doesn't sound fun. I'm guessing with that history, this will definitely be a repeat section?

AFM, GIRL BABY!!! I'm so excited. I would have adjusted and become excited if it were a boy, but I'm happy I didn't have to adjust to that. No official word on the cyst, but I didn't see her measuring anything while she was taking the pictures. She also said she wouldn't worry if she were me, so I'm pretty sure it's gone. Even if it isn't, it's probably still not a big deal. HB was 150. Only bad news is baby is currently frank breech. Not that big of a deal at this point, but not the best news. DS was head down at his 20 week ultrasound, and every mw check after that, so breech was never a concern for him. At least it confirms my feeling that this baby is way more wiggly and all over the place than my son.
07-16-2014 07:01 PM
alivewithyou My EDD is February 25th after 8 months of trying and one miscarriage. This will be our first.
07-16-2014 06:15 PM
tracyamber Okay ladies, I'm tired. It was a two hour each way with a toddler. He won't go to sleep until 10. No break for mama tonight.
Thanks for thinking of me guys!!!!!
The ultrasound went well. Baby was really moving and it was so cute to see his little arm and fingers. They are no longer webbed! He/ she is measuring a bit further than 9 weeks and 5 days. I think just a day more. And the heartbeat was pretty average / normal,165!
I'm officially done with my clinic. I already had an OB appointment last week. They said" it's a little early to hear the heartbeat" whatever! I have already heard the heartbeat twice now. I guess fertility clinics have a bit more advance technology.
I just don't feel like posting a picture. I can't even remember how I did it the first time from my pad.
@monkeyscience will be thinking of you tomorrow.
And let me think of a blurb. I have not really even looked at the first page of this thread to know what exactly to say. Sorry to be a pain. Thanks for being thread keeper.
Oh, and the uterine rupture is cause I have had 16 - sections already... Just kidding no but I had benign tumors removed in which I had 16 incisions made in my uterus . 17 including my c-section in 2011.
07-16-2014 05:40 PM
iixivboots Go ahead and add me for "early february" EDD is 2/15 but no way I'll make it with twinsies.

First OB appointment tomorrow, have "graduated" from fertility clinic. Am 9 weeks. Sofa King tired, you guys. Not too much m/s but so easy to overdo it with toddler activities.
Not sure when my next ultrasound is, will find out tomorrow.
GP labs came back low vitamin D again, ugh. I just can't seem to keep it up. I will find out how much to take tomorrow, I guess, in addition to prenatal. Glad the other twin mamas and everyone else is doing well. More later.
07-16-2014 01:27 PM
monkeyscience Kewpie - Wow, a lot of my family is buried in Springville! (I hope that doesn't sound too morbid.) My grandma spent a lot of her growing up years there. Most of my extended family lives not too far from you.
07-16-2014 01:24 PM
monkeyscience Okay, Xerxella and tracy - added you to the roster. Alive, kewpie, boots - I'm ready to add you all whenever you're ready to be added. Just give me an EDD, and anything else you'd like included on the roster.

Tracy, is there anything else you want to add to your blurb? Also, why is there concern about uterine rupture? Did that happen with your ds? Hoping to hear about your ultrasound soon, too!

Yeah, this is a big ultrasound week! 4 ultrasounds, plus X getting back her MaterniT21 test results. I really only care about my ultrasound because I want to find out the sex - I expect the cyst to be fine. Just for that, I'll probably get some unexpected surprise. But for me, I'm 110% sure this baby is alive and growing, due to all the crazy kicking. You'll all get there, and with all of the twins, probably some of you pretty soon!
07-16-2014 12:17 PM
alivewithyou Thinking of you @tracyamber today. Best of luck!

@Monkey sciencd: good luck tomorrow! Smart thinking with a morning appointment.

My next appointment isn't until August 12th.. And no ultrasound until I'm 19 weeks now. Going to be a very long wait.
07-16-2014 08:26 AM
monkeyscience Yay for good ultrasounds! Alive, I think I must have mixed you and boots up in my mind - I looked later, and she hasn't posted recently about an upcoming ultrasound.

AFM, impatiently waiting for tomorrow. At least I have a morning appointment!
07-16-2014 06:19 AM
Xerxella @alivewithyou & @kewpie80 - Great job guys!!!!! What a relief to have another ultrasound where everybody's measuring right on time!

@tracyamber - Wow! Another ultrasound today! It's a busy time around here. Glad to hear it! I'll be stalking you today awaiting your results!
07-15-2014 08:23 PM
tracyamber @alivewithyou
Good job mama!!! Glad everything looks great. Btw, I have a tilted uterus also. It just makes things interesting, no big deal.
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