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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 05:36 AM
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Posted By Galatea
Well, now my twin is in labor, too. Everyone is...

Well, now my twin is in labor, too. Everyone is leaving me. :( I am of course happy for her, though. When I woke up, the nurse told me she was 4 cm and gone down to L&D.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Galatea
Sorry site was glitching double post.

Sorry site was glitching double post.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Galatea
What the hell, MDC.

What the hell, MDC.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Galatea
That's interesting, LilyTiger. I knew that male...

That's interesting, LilyTiger. I knew that male embryos were miscarried more, but not the faster growth. What I was referring to is that in the NICU, they have a rule of thumb that black females do...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Galatea
The lady next to me went into labor at 26 weeks....

The lady next to me went into labor at 26 weeks. :( But she is African American and her baby is a girl, so that's good.

My docs think I'll be done in a week or so given that my bleeding has not...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-30-2014, 04:03 PM
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Views: 8,901
Posted By Galatea
They are balancing prematurity with all the other...

They are balancing prematurity with all the other risks. Before 34 weeks, the risks of prematurity are worse than the risks of infection, which is why they do nothing if you are not infected. At...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-30-2014, 02:49 PM
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Posted By Galatea
Chapsie, that job and family set up sounds ideal....

Chapsie, that job and family set up sounds ideal. So happy for you.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-30-2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Galatea
That's about how I feel. Sunday it will be 30...

That's about how I feel. Sunday it will be 30 weeks and at that point, if I am still bleeding, I will feel pretty good about delivering from then on.

Today I got finger prints for the baby's foot...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-30-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Galatea
They won't induce based on fluid. There's women...

They won't induce based on fluid. There's women I have met online who have had no measurable fluid for months. They only induce for low fluid at term. I will deliver before 34 weeks if I get an...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-30-2014, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Galatea
Guess what? Baby is now 3.5 lbs (1616 g). How...

Guess what? Baby is now 3.5 lbs (1616 g). How cool is that? Fluid back down to 4, but she's still vertex. I have not stopped bleeding since Friday. It's not as much as Friday and Saturday, but it...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-28-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 799
Posted By Galatea
I know that you are allowed to eat for the one...

I know that you are allowed to eat for the one hour test, but still, if you were really 260, I think it is reasonable to go right to diet and testing your sugars regularly, as unpleasant as that...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-28-2014, 05:14 AM
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Posted By Galatea
Warning: major rant. Last night just as I...

Warning: major rant.

Last night just as I was going to bed, I had some pain on my right side that was in the spot for round ligament pain, but hurt way worse. So I had to go back on the monitor...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-27-2014, 04:28 PM
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Views: 2,378
Posted By Galatea
It looks great! You did it right. Very cute...

It looks great! You did it right. Very cute belly. And you're so slim. I'm jealous.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-27-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 799
Posted By Galatea
I'm happy you got the job and that you will be...

I'm happy you got the job and that you will be able to take more leave, Chapsie. That is a big relief.

I don't understand what is to not understand about why getting to hold your baby right away...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-27-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,901
Posted By Galatea
Well, you know the old joke, where god says,...

Well, you know the old joke, where god says, "Meet me halfway - buy a ticket." We'd have to buy tickets.

True story: many years ago, about a year after my dad's sister died, he dreamed she...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-27-2014, 09:51 AM
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Views: 8,901
Posted By Galatea
Well, I think itis working. Can you add some...

Well, I think itis working. Can you add some lottery winnings to your prayers for me?
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-27-2014, 05:51 AM
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Posted By Galatea
I think crunchymama27 prayed really quickly for...

I think crunchymama27 prayed really quickly for me. :)

I forgot that head down is not terribly comfortable for me with the feet in the ribs, but oh well.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-26-2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Galatea
Good news - on today's ultrasound, fluid was back...

Good news - on today's ultrasound, fluid was back up to 9 and baby is head down!!! Plus she could see a collection of blood at the edge of my placenta that was why I was having contractions, but it...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-26-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,901
Posted By Galatea
This afternoon's excitement has been very slight...

This afternoon's excitement has been very slight contractions, as often as every three minutes, but since I got up to pee, they have not recurred. We will see. I am as calm and excited as I can be,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-25-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,901
Posted By Galatea
My sister's first baby had a traumatic birth and...

My sister's first baby had a traumatic birth and he deeply aspirated meconium and was in the NICU for a week, too. He was 10 lbs and my sister said she always felt like an impostor, like her baby...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-25-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,901
Posted By Galatea
There is one doc who just said at the very...

There is one doc who just said at the very beginning, "This is terrible and I don't have anything more to say." And now he says, "I'm so happy you're still pregnant." And he is the best for just...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-25-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,901
Posted By Galatea
Why was your daughter in the NICU?

Why was your daughter in the NICU?
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-25-2014, 01:03 PM
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Views: 8,901
Posted By Galatea
I grumped about it all morning, probably because...

I grumped about it all morning, probably because last night I saw something on Facebook about how bad c sections suck and so then I dreamed about a c section, so the last thing I needs was the...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-25-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,901
Posted By Galatea
I'm grumpy today. The circumcision doc was on...

I'm grumpy today. The circumcision doc was on today, and when i said I really didn't want a c section, she told me some ridiculous worst case scenario horror stories about having to cut the cervix...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-25-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,146
Posted By Galatea
After so many years of turning in a religious...

After so many years of turning in a religious exemption to my kids' school, they never complained at all when I turned in a partially completed vax form.
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