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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 05:44 PM
Replies: 146
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Posted By Galatea
Thank you, everyone, for all the thoughts and...

Thank you, everyone, for all the thoughts and prayers. My next goal is 30 weeks (October 5.)
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 06:39 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
Doctors sure don't know everything, and they...

Doctors sure don't know everything, and they often disagree, even within the same practice. That's why I want to get this on the record so I don't have to tell every new person every day. I have no...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
Yeah, I don't know what they will say. One thing...

Yeah, I don't know what they will say. One thing I have learned here is that you can refuse anything. They cannot give it to her if I say no. I put in a request for consult, but it is the weekend...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
With preemies or babies like my nephew who are...

With preemies or babies like my nephew who are tired by eating, they add a fortifier to the breast milk to bring up the calories so they can grow better with less effort. Most fortifiers are made by...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
Yeah, ventricular septal defect. Perinatologist...

Yeah, ventricular septal defect. Perinatologist in VA saw it right away, so I've been telling them here for weeks, but no one gets too worked up. Now that my nephew requires surgery to fix his, I...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-19-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
I'm tired. Dinner was gross. Food is bad on...

I'm tired. Dinner was gross. Food is bad on weekends. Fluid back down to 6, which I knew would happen as I leaked all week and baby went back to breech. Plus, VSD quite visible on ultrasound (I...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
Where do you live? Were you in a hospital?

Where do you live? Were you in a hospital?
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-19-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Galatea
Maybe you have that enterovirus D68. I think they...

Maybe you have that enterovirus D68. I think they indeed would do inhaled steroids for that.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-19-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
Well, the first night I was here and they were...

Well, the first night I was here and they were transporting me in a wheelchair, they put my chart on my lap, and the consent to circumcision form was already in it. I restrained the urge to write...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
That's pretty rare. I mean, what I got out of...

That's pretty rare. I mean, what I got out of this doctor was "nursing homes" and "smegma." A prettified version of "groooooooooossssssss." :(
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-18-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
Well, the people doing and assisting in...

Well, the people doing and assisting in circumcisions have a real vested interest into not thinking too hard about it. Plus, I have noticed a definite lack of curiosity in medical professionals who...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-18-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Galatea
The story about your old boyfriend was sad. Why...

The story about your old boyfriend was sad. Why did you stay with him? Are your parents happily married? What did they think about that guy? What school were you going to?
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By Galatea
I am 36. But, I have been thinking about this in...

I am 36. But, I have been thinking about this in terms of my own mom. She was 32 when I was born, and she began the slide down into some kind of dementia 10 years ago, when I was only 26. Now she...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By Galatea
Mine was really bad in months 3-5, especially...

Mine was really bad in months 3-5, especially after sex when my whole uterus would ball up. Now in the last few days it has started again - maybe a growth spurt.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
In other news, the lady who was two doors down...

In other news, the lady who was two doors down from me for weeks was on the news for having mono mono twins: http://www.wpxi.com/news/news/local/meet-extremely-rare-twins-born-pittsburgh/nhNqT/

I...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Galatea
I've been falling asleep just fine but waking in...

I've been falling asleep just fine but waking in the middle of the night, so I've taken to going out for a snack and chatting with the nurses. It's not like I need to be well-rested for anything,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
Apparently bleeding is normal because when you...

Apparently bleeding is normal because when you don't have enough fluid, or when the fluid is coming out, it can disturb the placenta. I get a normal prenatal vitamin but no extra iron. It looks...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
DH found one more pair of pants. He was very...

DH found one more pair of pants. He was very valiant to dig through my maternity clothes bins.

The ultrasound ladies came. My fluid was 12 today! But of course she went back to breech. Also I...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
Baby was definitely vertex for a day. Hiccups...

Baby was definitely vertex for a day. Hiccups way low, heart rate found way low, that feeling of a ball rolling around and pressing down. Will be curious if she is still that way on today's...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-14-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
Yeah, the stress of all this had to come out...

Yeah, the stress of all this had to come out somewhere, so dreams are the logical place since I've always been such an active dreamer.

The nurses keep telling me to push the doctors to allow a...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-14-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
In non-Jungian news, I am still pg! Today is the...

In non-Jungian news, I am still pg! Today is the 3rd trimester, 27 weeks, 4 weeks 1 day since I ruptured, and 4 weeks in the hospital. Baby is close to 1000g, still has about 7 cm fluid, and still...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-14-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
Thanks for the tips, Ratchet. I talked to the...

Thanks for the tips, Ratchet. I talked to the doc and he said Benadryl and Ambien can actually disinhibit the dreams, so he suggested to stop the Benadryl. Apparently Unisom would stop the dreams,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-13-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Galatea
I would have called you third trimester this last...

I would have called you third trimester this last week, Chapsie. Like, I am due December 14, so go back three months, third trimester starts 9/14, which is tomorrow for me. I know there are so many...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-13-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
I dreamed all night about lost kids and woke up...

I dreamed all night about lost kids and woke up really sad. This sucks. The dreams are overwhelming me for days now. All night long, exhausting, upsetting. Normally I would take some pot to stop...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-12-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,539
Posted By Galatea
Tomorrow will be four weeks after rupture. ...

Tomorrow will be four weeks after rupture. Crazy. Baby still breech and very busy in there. Fluid was 7 today, but she said not to worry because it was just the way the baby was lying and that...
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