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Forum: I'm Pregnant   Today, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Galatea
That's what we think. She's big for her age,...

That's what we think. She's big for her age, we're practically at 24 weeks, we got the steroids, I'm not in labor, she looks happy... I can't not try. Even knowing the 50% chance she will die. I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Today, 05:55 AM
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Posted By Galatea
Thank you. DH has been with me in the hospitals...

Thank you. DH has been with me in the hospitals since Monday, but he will have to go to work and back home with the kids pretty soon. I have lots of books, crosswords, iPad, phone, so I am good for...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Galatea
I am 24 on Sunday. Baby is over 600 g and...

I am 24 on Sunday. Baby is over 600 g and otherwise looks great. Will get second steroid tonight. She is breech. For those reasons, I could not see risking the vaginal birth. I have to try, even...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Galatea
I did tell my regular OBs that I didn't want that...

I did tell my regular OBs that I didn't want that doc back and they said fine.

No one is inducing me period. I'm signed up for a c section unless baby turns vertex. Now I just wait until labor...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 05:06 AM
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Posted By Galatea
Waiting for breakfast, waiting to see high risk...

Waiting for breakfast, waiting to see high risk doctor.

Cried enough last evening to be worn out by midnight, so I just lay in bed and decided that I would tell myself that the baby is staying...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-20-2014, 07:15 PM
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Posted By Galatea
We met the NICU doc. She says prognosis is grim...

We met the NICU doc. She says prognosis is grim but they will do what we want. They will assess baby at birth and if she tries to breathe, they will try to help her. The OB gave me the first of...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-20-2014, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Galatea
In l and d triage. Decent amt blood. Fluid still...

In l and d triage. Decent amt blood. Fluid still good. Maybe a tiny tear in edge placenta on portable ultrasound. They said wont do steroids for lungs til Friday as Sunday is 24 weeks. Hopefully...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-20-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Galatea
Made it to home hospital! Now have to get all...

Made it to home hospital! Now have to get all same tests again. Update later.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-20-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Galatea
I do need some vitamin c and zinc because I am...

I do need some vitamin c and zinc because I am also getting a cold. :(

I know they said no sex, but does that mean if I ever get to go home, no orgasms either?

The first doc missed the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-20-2014, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Galatea
We are on the road now. Last night no fluid...

We are on the road now. Last night no fluid leaked, just some blood, but no one seemed to be concerned.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-19-2014, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Galatea
Yep. But I don't have a time machine. So I'm...

Yep. But I don't have a time machine. So I'm tabling that thought. We deal with what we are given, right? And there is no way to prove that it was the amnio.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-19-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Galatea
Thanks, everyone! I posted a good update in that...

Thanks, everyone! I posted a good update in that thread.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-19-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,515
Posted By Galatea
I know that the amount of grace I am getting is...

I know that the amount of grace I am getting is just crazy and I don't know if I should buy lottery tickets or never risk anything ever again!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-19-2014, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Galatea
What a crazy story for a 24 week baby! He must...

What a crazy story for a 24 week baby! He must have been actually older than that?

I saw the local high risk doc. My fluid is still normal levels, and he thinks that having the early amnio at 15...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-19-2014, 08:29 AM
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Posted By Galatea
I found an article that said that my home...

I found an article that said that my home hospital will try on babies less than 24 weeks, but that still doesn't mean the baby will survive.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-18-2014, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Galatea
They think they might send me back to Pittsburgh...

They think they might send me back to Pittsburgh after 48 hours of IV antibiotics as I would be taking oral at that point no matter where I was. Also because under 24 weeks, they wouldn't try to save...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-18-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Galatea
Sorry about duplicate posts the Internet is bad...

Sorry about duplicate posts the Internet is bad here and my phone is dying.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-18-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,515
Posted By Galatea
They had a special kit with a swab and vial that...

They had a special kit with a swab and vial that showed it was fluid.

For ultrasound. Have not seen peri doc yet but tech said she would not have known I was ruptured had my chart not said it....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-18-2014, 07:45 AM
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Views: 1,515
Posted By Galatea
I knew it was fluid so I told them that and they...

I knew it was fluid so I told them that and they had a special test with a qtip and vial and that was positive.

The one doc said that people tend to make it a week. Won't know more til see more...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-18-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Galatea
Thank you. I really hope I get to have a...

Thank you. I really hope I get to have a relationship with her. I don't know if I should hope yet. I need more sleep and food to be more positive.

The nurse seems to think my leaking has been...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-17-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,515
Posted By Galatea
I can't believe it either. It's surreal. This has...

I can't believe it either. It's surreal. This has been the hardest pregnancy with so many problems. And now... to maybe not even have a baby to take home in the end... I just don't know what to do.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-17-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,515
Posted By Galatea
Drove to hospital that has level 3 NICU. It is...

Drove to hospital that has level 3 NICU. It is amniotic fluid though it didn't show on nitrazine. Baby still looks good and cervix still closed.

Now getting all sorts of antibiotics and have to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-17-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Galatea
It stopped once I got up and I only had one tiny...

It stopped once I got up and I only had one tiny pink spot all day. I took it really easy and was really tired but did lie at the pool, sit around the condo, and go out to dinner.

Just now when I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-17-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,515
Posted By Galatea
That's what I am trying to do. We are at a time...

That's what I am trying to do. We are at a time share resort with lots of kids activities, so I am just going to lie low and do lots of sitting by the pool. Baby is still quite active. Hopefully...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-17-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,198
Posted By Galatea
Update on me:...

Update on me: http://www.mothering.com/forum/19-i-m-pregnant/1441897-watery-red-bleeding-second-trimester.html#post17928041
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