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Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 08:59 PM
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Posted By Xerxella
monkeyscience - I hope to hear about your...

monkeyscience - I hope to hear about your appointment. :)

AFM - the 2nd doc didn't really have much to add. A lot of talking, but not a lot of new information. I have another appointment next...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 08:43 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
So I guess you could describe it as stably bad....

So I guess you could describe it as stably bad. The cervix might be a little shorter, but they say it's hard to tell from one measurement to another. It's at 1.4 cm. 1 cm below the cerclage stitch,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,081
Posted By Xerxella
Hugs. I'm sorry for the horrible day. Truthfully,...

Hugs. I'm sorry for the horrible day. Truthfully, the heparin might have caused the latest problem. With the compression socks and still getting up to go to the bathroom and your age and your general...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-26-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
tracyamber - my doc said anything from 18-22...

tracyamber - my doc said anything from 18-22 counts as the "20 week" u/s. they said that if they couldn't see everything perfectly at 18 weeks, I'd just might have to come back at 22. No big deal for...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-25-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,081
Posted By Xerxella
My current status

No leaking. No labor.

But, one of the twins has severe hydrops. The other looks healthy. It's medically and ethically complicated.

But, this isn't about me. I'll start my own thread when I'm...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-25-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,081
Posted By Xerxella
Hi! DDC crashing. I'm in the January club, but...

Hi! DDC crashing. I'm in the January club, but unfortunately, I may be approaching your scenario. I'm only 19 weeks tomorrow with a very short cervix and a poor prognosis. (Cerclage in place,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-25-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
chuord & adiejan - I hate the wait until the...

chuord & adiejan - I hate the wait until the first u/s! It seems so long. And third or subsequent betas for reassurance? How many did you each put back?
monkeyscience - I hate that I can't see...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-25-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Xerxella
I don't see anything wrong with letting her try...

I don't see anything wrong with letting her try if she interested. You might be surprised. I suspect she won't actually like the taste and just knowing she can may make her not want it. Like PP said,...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   08-23-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 631
Posted By Xerxella
For a wedding, I'd think anything that one of...

For a wedding, I'd think anything that one of those types of long dresses that knit, stretchy and baby doll style that gathers under the breasts.

I would think it'd be easier and cheaper to go...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-23-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
Fertility Challenged Graduates Thread - Spring/Summer 2014

Milk8shake - Yeah for happy coworkers! It's sweet to see their naiveté. LOL. I haven't been able to talk to the doc yet since its the weekend. I talk to them on Monday. In the meantime, I have a ton...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-22-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
Fertility Challenged Graduates Thread - Spring/Summer 2014

You guys are sweet coming here! Everything seems stable for now. It's just a waiting game. I'm excited to have found an article that supports progesterone use in twin pregnancies with a shortened...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-20-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
Thank you all for your thoughts. I'm out of...

Thank you all for your thoughts. I'm out of surgery. The doc was happy with one stitch and not so happy with the other. She was concerned about how short the cervix is. :( Now we just wait and see.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-20-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
Fertility Challenged Graduates Thread - Spring/Summer 2014

I think it's the regular progesterone. But, I'll find out more. I've read the studies on twins and progesterone and think that it's not proven prophylactically for twins. But, PTL is PTL. If B dies...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-19-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
We know it's non-immune because I'm O- and DH is...

We know it's non-immune because I'm O- and DH is B+, I've had my rhogam shots everytime and with this last bleeding episode at 12 weeks, they did it again and checked to see if I had already build up...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-19-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
They'll test me tomorrow, but a lot of the tests...

They'll test me tomorrow, but a lot of the tests come back negative even if it WAS an infection. My body handled it and cleared it quickly, but the baby is still managing it.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-19-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
Fertility Challenged Graduates Thread - Spring/Summer 2014

tracyamber - we don't know much. The primary focus is to save baby A. I think the cerclage will be on time.

The fetal cardiologist happened to be in and did a detailed scan on B. His heart...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-19-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
It's bad. Baby A looks good. Baby B has severe...

It's bad. Baby A looks good. Baby B has severe hydrops. That's massive amounts of fluid in his chest as abdomen. It's a very bad sign.

In addition, my cervix is funneling and shortening. It's at...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-19-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
I'm in the waiting room now. Nervous.

I'm in the waiting room now. Nervous.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-18-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
Milk8shake - Thinking of you and hoping you have...

Milk8shake - Thinking of you and hoping you have good news this morning!

Hi to everyone else! Sorry to not have personals. I've been pretty self absorbed lately.

AFM - Tomorrow is the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-17-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 18,135
Posted By Xerxella
Oh good gravy Milk8shake. You can't catch a...

Oh good gravy Milk8shake. You can't catch a break! I'm sorry you're going through that. Happy second trimester? I hope it turns out to be nothing. Keep us posted.
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   08-16-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Xerxella
I went for a VBAC with my DD, but despite...

I went for a VBAC with my DD, but despite everyone's efforts, it ended in a another C-Section.
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   08-16-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Xerxella
I've had 2 prior C Sections. After everything, I...

I've had 2 prior C Sections. After everything, I certainly don't trust my body anymore. I know! Not a popular view on MDC! But, I'm really not interested in a VBA2C with twins. So, as long as...
Forum: Infertility   08-16-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 14,017
Posted By Xerxella
Chuord - YEAH!!!!! So happy for you!!!!! ...

Chuord - YEAH!!!!! So happy for you!!!!!

Caution! Seizure inducing dancing veggies ahead:

:broc :carrot :banana :broc :carrot :banana :broc
:carrot :banana :broc :carrot :banana:broc...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   08-16-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Xerxella
@liladancing...

@liladancing (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=238419) - I don't know if they're come early or not, but many twins do. So, I figure we should be ready early. Plus, by the time I get that...
Forum: Toddler Health   08-16-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By Xerxella
Strange Behavioral Issues In 22mo Girl

I didn't want to read and not respond. Yes, it does seem odd. I would think any one thing was just the quirkiness of toddlers, but all together.....

I would think, look at one thing that's...
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