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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 01:42 PM
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Posted By Galatea
Thank you, @Ratchet. I just feel so bad that she...

Thank you, @Ratchet. I just feel so bad that she won't have a smooth go of it. Now that she is down to cpap, I can see her better, and I'm pretty sure that she has hemifacial microsomia. When she...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Galatea
Honestly I think there is helper overload as DH...

Honestly I think there is helper overload as DH has been asking for help babysitting for weeks and people help at first but then it's old news. Plus, we are normally so competent that no one thinks...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 06:09 AM
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Posted By Galatea
The doctor called her a rock star yesterday in...

The doctor called her a rock star yesterday in that she seems to just continuously improve, though today they are trying cpap and expect that to tire her out.

I was having several days of really...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By Galatea
Congratulations, Tonika, on baby Noah. It sounds...

Congratulations, Tonika, on baby Noah. It sounds like he is doing really well.

My baby Clementine was also born early but at 31 weeks, which was 6 days ago. I don't have any tips for you because...
Forum: Site Help   10-17-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,076
Posted By Galatea
I really like it. I have a new iPhone 6 with iOS...

I really like it. I have a new iPhone 6 with iOS 8.0.2 and it works well and quickly, though I can only get pics to upload about half the time.

I have a question: how can I edit my signature and...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-16-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
Thank you! Today she was off the full vent...

Thank you!

Today she was off the full vent tube into lungs and was instead getting pressurized air with a bit extra O2 through prongs, and her arterial line was out, so I got to hold her! Not...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
No, they haven't given me an estimate as to when...

No, they haven't given me an estimate as to when she will come home. Until now, she has just been getting better from being pretty sick. Now she has to develop her gut, and get off ventilator, and do...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 05:20 PM
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Posted By Galatea
Thank you, everyone. I'm pretty partial to her....

Thank you, everyone. I'm pretty partial to her. :heart_eyes:

She is pretty "big" I guess. What makes her look preemie is the loose skin around her knees and the smallness of her head. Even in the...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Galatea
Ok, I needed to update to iOS 8.0.2, but now it...

Ok, I needed to update to iOS 8.0.2, but now it works. Here she is today.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
But it's not letting me upload it from my phone....

But it's not letting me upload it from my phone. I'll try again later.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Galatea
Ok she is better today. On regular vent and no...

Ok she is better today. On regular vent and no more infection. We got a pic when the bili lights were off. Her one eye is kinda goopy. That's why it's shut.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 06:56 PM
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Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
4 lbs 1 oz. It is nice to be home. Don't...

4 lbs 1 oz.

It is nice to be home. Don't miss hospital at all. I was away 8 & 1/2 weeks.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 04:09 PM
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Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
I live about 40 minutes from the hospital if...

I live about 40 minutes from the hospital if there isn't traffic. I made the kids join us in cleaning the house for an hour and now my feet are like balloons about to pop from standing too long after...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
Hi, everyone. Thank you all for being so kind....

Hi, everyone. Thank you all for being so kind. They decided I do not have an infection and so I just got back to my house after two months. It is a wreck here. Poor DH couldn't be me and him.
...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-13-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
Oh sorry. Her name is Clementine.

Oh sorry. Her name is Clementine.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-13-2014, 08:11 AM
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Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
It was very bad. She is alive though. At 9...

It was very bad. She is alive though.

At 9 pm, that weird bad pain I thought was kidney stone started again. It got worse and worse and epidural did nothing. I was moaning and panting and became...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-12-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
Geez I'm still pg. Very slow going, but I feel...

Geez I'm still pg. Very slow going, but I feel almost nothing. Hopefully the enormous amount of pee they just took out of me will help something.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-12-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
Still totally pg. L&D wa very busy and didn't get...

Still totally pg. L&D wa very busy and didn't get epidural and pitocin til noon. Contracting every 3 minutes but mild as epidural at 6 (which will mean something to @Chapsie I suppose). Hopefully it...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-12-2014, 07:41 AM
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Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
Still waiting for anesthesia. Luckily had plenty...

Still waiting for anesthesia. Luckily had plenty of time to secretly eat. And poop.

They said that if the pains continue after the birth, they can do a cat scan to see if it is a stone.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-12-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
So the mag was fine. Just a heavy feeling in my...

So the mag was fine. Just a heavy feeling in my eyes end forehead. Wasn't able to sleep through it, though, bc I was having contractions and what I now believe to be kidney stone or ureter spasm...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-11-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
This NICU has six beds in each pod with just...

This NICU has six beds in each pod with just enough room for one small chair. I think you have to go to the pumping room.

So I freaked out and cried to the nurse and DH about the magnesium so...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-11-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
I'm really starting to freak out today. I am...

I'm really starting to freak out today. I am scared of this very medical hospital birth. And then I will spend another two months trying to pump round the clock (never pumped ever) and juggle four...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-10-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 16,669
Posted By Galatea
I have to admit, I am starting to freak out about...

I have to admit, I am starting to freak out about having the complete opposite birth than I ever wanted or had. You know, IV, epidural, pitocin, catheter, crowd in the room, good chance of c...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-10-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 705
Posted By Galatea
Yes, they work just like waxing (pulling hair out...

Yes, they work just like waxing (pulling hair out by root) except it takes longer. If I am keeping up with it and do it once a week for 15 minutes, I can be constantly hair free, but I usually slack...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-10-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 705
Posted By Galatea
Yeah, you pretty much have to accept some...

Yeah, you pretty much have to accept some superficial bruising if you get a bikini wax in the third trimester.

I epilated up to my knees, but don't know if I have the heart to go all the way up my...
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