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Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-15-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 83,980
Posted By mommamiagal
hi. i am so sorry you are going through this. i...

hi. i am so sorry you are going through this. i did have a 4th degree tear that went into (1 inch) the rectum, but it was repaired within a few hours of the home birth. i guess that was a good call...
Forum: October 2009   02-05-2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By mommamiagal
Hi all- Had some spotting(brown) just right...

Hi all-

Had some spotting(brown) just right before my period would have been due on Feb 2. I had my hormone levels checked as well as my HCG.

so, at 14 days past ov..my HCG was 750...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-02-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By mommamiagal
Hello All- I decided to go on Armour. It...

Hello All-

I decided to go on Armour. It has been about 2 months and My TSH is at .5 from 13. I am feeling preety good, still have some fatigue. I take 45 mgs a day. I do not have autoimmune...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-14-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By mommamiagal
hello all- i was wondering if anyone had...

hello all-

i was wondering if anyone had thyroid issues? i am waiting for my tsh to become normal, before i ttc. i am hypothyroida nd my levels were around 11-13, now i am on armour. anyone out...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-24-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By mommamiagal
check safefetus.com look up thyroid meds,...

check safefetus.com look up thyroid meds, armour, etc...

fetal risk association includes cardiovascular, down syndrown,
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-24-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By mommamiagal
Hi Kabes & paquette- I have finally decided...

Hi Kabes & paquette-

I have finally decided to get on Armour, this is my second day on 30mgs. How long does it generally take to normalize TSH?

I was reading on safefetus.com..that even though...
Forum: Activism and News   09-13-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,851
Posted By mommamiagal
HI ..Pertussis seems to be recurring. Do you...

HI ..Pertussis seems to be recurring. Do you worry about this very contagious, very alarming bacteria, and why doesn't it respond to antibiotics?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-03-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By mommamiagal
hello.. You will be just fine with your c...

hello..

You will be just fine with your c section. I remember three years ago , feeling the same way. I had two subsequent homebirths and then had to have a c section because I suffered a 4th...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-01-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By mommamiagal
hi kabes, when you say you are sometimes...

hi kabes,

when you say you are sometimes noncompliant, do you mean you stop meds sometimes.? at what levels do you go to then?
at a level 6, i wonder how long it would take to get normal?
thank...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-01-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By mommamiagal
Hi Thank you for the great replies. It's...

Hi Thank you for the great replies.
It's funny, I am not really sick at all with a TSH of 6, a little tired sometimes maybe. What do you mean by sick, what are your symptoms?
I really do not know...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-30-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By mommamiagal
Thanks for your replies. You are right, I need...

Thanks for your replies. You are right, I need and want to get my TSH under control.
I have a number of books and resources , however most books say that you can't change anything unless you go on...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-29-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By mommamiagal
hello, in response to your post.. my T3 is...

hello, in response to your post..

my T3 is at 86 ..(low).. and my T4 was in normal range.
Do you use Armour?

Thank you.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-29-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By mommamiagal
hello all i was on here three years ago...

hello all

i was on here three years ago already with baby number 4.
i am 38 now and we are thinking of having another baby, but i am slightly hypothyroid. actually , my TSH was 13 about 3 months...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-30-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By mommamiagal
hi jenny. please don't think that you are "not...

hi jenny. please don't think that you are "not brave enough" to have another vaginal birth, risking another extensive tear & repair, possible incontinence, intimacy issues with your husband... There...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-29-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By mommamiagal
to jenny121, hello. thanks for your...

to jenny121,

hello. thanks for your question, and i do realize what you are going through. you probably know that i also suffered a pretty extensive 4th degree laceration, which extended 1 inch...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-22-2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,613
Posted By mommamiagal
just checking in. Aidan Joseph was born on...

just checking in.

Aidan Joseph was born on September 6th, 12:28p.m. via c section.

Remember how I agonized over this decision. Well, the surgery was pretty cut and dry, no complications, no...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-01-2005, 08:00 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,613
Posted By mommamiagal
hi. checking in. May I ask what the shaking is...

hi. checking in. May I ask what the shaking is from? reaction to the epidural or spinal? does benadril work for the itching, with duramorph?

Maria
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-31-2005, 08:15 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,590
Posted By mommamiagal
Thank you for all of the advice. What do you...

Thank you for all of the advice. What do you suggest for pain relief if I forgo the duramorph? I believe I am getting a spinal, which only lasts a couple of hours. I already told my doctor that I do...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-31-2005, 05:11 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,590
Posted By mommamiagal
Hi . Haven't posted in away..remember me...

Hi . Haven't posted in away..remember me agonizing over having a section..4th degree tear w/ shoulder dystocia history. Anyway. My section is planning for next Tuesday, day after Labor Day.
I was...
Forum: September 2005   08-05-2005, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By mommamiagal
I am so upset. I just came in from playing with...

I am so upset. I just came in from playing with my DD in the pool, and my belly got a little sun burned through my Motherhood bathing suit. Now it is a little sore. This will not hurt the baby in...
Forum: September 2005   08-05-2005, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,786
Posted By mommamiagal
To all the pros..Do you have a good idea what to...

To all the pros..Do you have a good idea what to pack in your bag for the hospital for a c section? Thanks http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/notes.gif:
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-27-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,062
Posted By mommamiagal
WOW..what a story. Are you saying you wished you...

WOW..what a story. Are you saying you wished you had a c section? Do you have problems from your 3rd degree still?

I am hoping that things will just happen in a way that I will know what the...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-27-2005, 06:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,254
Posted By mommamiagal
butterflymom...well, what happened to you surely...

butterflymom...well, what happened to you surely wouldn't work in my favor then. If they said 7 pounds and he turned out to be 10 , I would be in trouble.

I went to a naprapath yesterday for a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-27-2005, 02:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,254
Posted By mommamiagal
i thought that being effaced and dilated...

i thought that being effaced and dilated regarded the cervix, i didn't ralize that it also thinned the uterus? please send me the source.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-26-2005, 10:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,254
Posted By mommamiagal
Well, my hopes of a vaginal delivery are slowly...

Well, my hopes of a vaginal delivery are slowly dwindling..since U/s are so unreliable at a later stage. I wouldn't want to be told it was 7 pound , to find out it is a 10 pounder again , while...
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