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Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   09-10-2014, 11:56 AM
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Posted By 1blueridgemama
Thanks, mamas <3. Well, urine came back. ...

Thanks, mamas <3. Well, urine came back. Threshold is 300+, mine was 563 with BPs rising. :/ Waiting on Dr call back. I know it's inevitable but I really want them in a little longer!!! 34...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   09-06-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By 1blueridgemama
Valerie- I had the first steroid shot yesterday...

Valerie- I had the first steroid shot yesterday and today will have the follow-up one so that feels reassuring. The urine catch won't be clean but if it's under the magic 300 number, I won't be...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   09-06-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By 1blueridgemama
Congratulations on the job but that timing is...

Congratulations on the job but that timing is less than stellar to start. Keep us posted on what you end up deciding to do...

Gestational diabetes dx- sorry. I've been on glyburide twice a day...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   09-06-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By 1blueridgemama
Updates, hanging in there

Well, we've known that pre-eclampsia is developing slowly. BPs have been rising, protein in urine is increasing and now, since the last growth scan, Baby B/girl has dramatically slowed down her...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   09-01-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By 1blueridgemama
September chat thread!!!

Cannot believe it's September. Betting a bunch of us will deliver THIS month. Whoa. I'm not due til Oct 22 but being twins and having pre-eclampsia and other issues, I'm doubting (and OB is too)...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   08-21-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,349
Posted By 1blueridgemama
Good luck headed back to work, edubluv. I hope...

Good luck headed back to work, edubluv. I hope you can sit/take frequent breaks etc.

Update on us- gestational diabetes diagnosis-check, anemia diagnosis-check and BP spikes with protein in...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   08-11-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By 1blueridgemama
I didn't use strollers with either of my DSs and...

I didn't use strollers with either of my DSs and not planning to, in general, when the twins come. But, we jog so we will need it for that. We live on 10 acres on gravel roads so we need something...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   08-08-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 815
Posted By 1blueridgemama
I'm reading When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets...

I'm reading When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets or Quads and a book about breastfeeding, mostly the twin nursing sections as I nursed my son for 2+ years. First book has been a great resource for...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   08-08-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By 1blueridgemama
Some of my CX last a while, get quite painful and...

Some of my CX last a while, get quite painful and are coupled with back cramping. What reassured me was when I was in the hospital this week, they were monitoring them and could tell they were BH...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   08-06-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,349
Posted By 1blueridgemama
Happy August! 32 weeks- wow, you're getting so...

Happy August! 32 weeks- wow, you're getting so close!

29 weeks here though we only can go to 38 max and likely less than that. Had another trip to the hospital and just got home tonight after 3...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   08-01-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By 1blueridgemama
That PRN type of work is challenging when it...

That PRN type of work is challenging when it comes to finding child care. Is there anyone you've met there that could be on call- like you could drop off your baby last minute and she could do the...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-26-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By 1blueridgemama
Yes. That emotional overload from first trimester...

Yes. That emotional overload from first trimester has returned. I get teary a lot, not sad, just easy to tear up. Just like in the beginning.
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-24-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By 1blueridgemama
Fun idea! Hmmm. I'll go with September 29th and...

Fun idea! Hmmm. I'll go with September 29th and baby boy will be 5 lbs 7 oz and baby girl 4 lbs 11 oz. She's been measuring behind him ever since week 6. I'd love for them to make it past the average...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By 1blueridgemama
What did your clinician say about it? How are...

What did your clinician say about it? How are babies measuring?

I measured at 32 cm (last week at 26 weeks) but I'm pregnant with twins. The babies are at the 40% and 20% percentiles, which...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-16-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,937
Posted By 1blueridgemama
You look adorable, tamaracat! I've missed seeing...

You look adorable, tamaracat! I've missed seeing these belly updates. We need to all get back on that.

I will try to post. I'm HUGE. Like full term looking, huge. Having a hard time being mobile...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-12-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By 1blueridgemama
No. Lol. I'm absolutely huge. OB said the size...

No. Lol. I'm absolutely huge. OB said the size between 32-36 weeks pregnant for singleton and lots of pelvic pain from shifting and preparing.

Wish I did!!
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-12-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By 1blueridgemama
Not a FTM but turning 40 a few months after...

Not a FTM but turning 40 a few months after babies are born. This pregnancy has been very different than previous, >8 years ago, better and worse. I know more, more confident in my experience but...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-09-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By 1blueridgemama
We are all about cosleeping here but also have a...

We are all about cosleeping here but also have a cosleeper beside our bed. It's hard to predict what it will be like cosleeping with twins!

Re:SIDS risk, I was actually a community SIDS trainer...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-09-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By 1blueridgemama
My younger DS was CDed years ago and I loved it....

My younger DS was CDed years ago and I loved it. The twins will be, as well. I recommend trying all the different types of diapers (AIO, pocket, fitteds and prefolds) because I found them all to be...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-25-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By 1blueridgemama
I'm sorry, sounds like that was unnecessarily...

I'm sorry, sounds like that was unnecessarily stressful. Interesting note: my MFM OB has never once measured my fundal height. Not sure if it's a twin thing or not or it isn't a good indicator of...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-17-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 931
Posted By 1blueridgemama
Love that! Good job, mama, for following through...

Love that! Good job, mama, for following through with his request! ;) Our kids REALLY wanted b/g twins and that's what they are!
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-17-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By 1blueridgemama
Great idea! I usually chuckle for a while and my...

Great idea! I usually chuckle for a while and my DW feels my belly and then I crash because, well, I'm exhausted. It doesn't take too long but they're also at it when I get up to go to the bathroom.
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-16-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By 1blueridgemama
A tad distracting

This week, falling asleep at night proves to be an entertaining challenge. I've learned trying to fall asleep with two humans dancing inside of you makes for quite a challenge! So distracting. Silly...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-16-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By 1blueridgemama
Other than the sciatica, yay for 23 weeks and...

Other than the sciatica, yay for 23 weeks and waddling lol!
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-15-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By 1blueridgemama
MY DS2 enjoyed the swaddling and we used the...

MY DS2 enjoyed the swaddling and we used the SwaddleMe (I think, mind you this was 8 years ago). It was a soft, velcro kind and I'd usually nurse and after he fell asleep/mostly asleep, I'd wrap him...
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