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  1. mrswin

    nectarine / 2433 posts

    @marionberry: Good luck tonight! Can't wait to see pics of your cuties

  2. mrswin

    nectarine / 2433 posts

    @bluestriped bee: Boo to the morning sickness I hope you are feeling a bit better this afternoon

  3. mrswin

    nectarine / 2433 posts

    @Mrs.Pinecone316: I'm sure it's nice to be off work, especially with such a demanding schedule.

  4. mrswin

    nectarine / 2433 posts

    @FliegepilzHut: Yay for a good scan today! The picture from my anatomy scan is one of my favourites because it actually looks like a baby finally

  5. FliegepilzHut

    pomegranate / 3533 posts

    @mrswin: I guess I've thought he was fairly baby-ish for a while now... But a weight estimate-- 13 oz?!?! Pretty cool!

  6. Jenn23

    persimmon / 1085 posts

    @FliegepilzHut: So glad your anatomy scan went great! You are half way there. Woohoo!

  7. Jenn23

    persimmon / 1085 posts

    @marionberry: Saw on the April thread the names and pics. Congrats! Post them here, too, when you have a sec so others can see. I'm so happy for you!!!!

  8. Jenn23

    persimmon / 1085 posts

    36 weeks tomorrow and my OB last week said I'll probably go early like I did with my son. C-section is scheduled for 39 weeks. We'll see if I make it that far!

    Had a very scary day Monday at my first non-stress test in which baby girl's hb dropped very fast (from 140's to 70's) in a matter of seconds). They whisked me from perinatal testing upstairs to maternity to be monitored and thank gosh it didn't happen again. I was so, so scared. I thought they were going to take the baby and more importantly thought something was wrong with the baby! It was just awful. They think she just rolled onto the umbilical cord. Oh my gosh....never want to experience that again!

    Can't believe so many of us are almost there!!!

  9. Mrs.Pinecone316

    persimmon / 1316 posts

    @Jenn23: I know... so close. Such a strange feeling knowing it can happen any day now! I've been having more period like cramps and contractions (nothing regular) but its making me wonder when it could all go down!

  10. marionberry

    pomelo / 5041 posts

    @Jenn23: Hudson and Benjamin were born on March 24th. Being a twin mom definitely keeps you super busy but I don't find it hard at all, which was my fear. Here are a few pics as requested. Can't wait to meet your lo!!

  11. BSB

    hostess / wonderful apple seed / 16729 posts

    @marionberry: Congrats!! Looks at those twin boys!!

  12. mrswin

    nectarine / 2433 posts

    @marionberry: Oh my goodness they are adorable! I hope you are recovering well mama!

  13. marionberry

    pomelo / 5041 posts

    @bluestriped bee: Thank you! I'm so excited for you to find out the sex of yours. Or are you?
    @mrswin: The recovery this time has been much easier so far. Idk if it's because I already knew what to expect or that I knew it was really important to move around early, but I have not had the pain this time at all like last time.

  14. Jenn23

    persimmon / 1085 posts

    @marionberry: So cute!!! Hope everything is going well!!!

  15. Mrs.Pinecone316

    persimmon / 1316 posts

    @Jenn23: How are you feeling these days?? Your c-section is soon right?

    @marionberry: Glad your recover went better this time. They are SO cute!

    @mrswin: Any signs up labor coming? I haven't really had anything. Has your doctor done any cervical checks? I haven't I will have my first this friday.

  16. mrswin

    nectarine / 2433 posts

    @marionberry: Glad to hear that your recovery has been easier this time around, especially since you have your hands full!

    @Mrs.Pinecone316: I don't really have an my signs, some menstrual like cramps sometimes and swollen feet. I have my first cervical check tomorrow at my 39 week appointment. My doc is really conservative with IVF pregnancies and will not allow me to go much past 40+3 or 40+4

  17. Mrs.Pinecone316

    persimmon / 1316 posts

    @mrswin: I will be having my first check on Friday then have my next appointment at 40 weeks. I have read such mixed things about IVF and inducing sooner, my doctor hasn't mentioned it but you made me curious so maybe I will ask her about it this week.

  18. mrswin

    nectarine / 2433 posts

    @Mrs.Pinecone316: Well I had my appointment today. My Dr has booked me in for a NST on Friday and an induction on Sunday . My fluid levels at the ultrasound were borderline low and my blood pressure is a little elevated for my normal range. I'm a little apprehensive about the induction because my cervix is still really long and closed and the baby is high. Depending on how things go on Friday will determine the final plan for Sunday.

    ETA: I find this doctor to be very conservative and I think it is because he is head of MFM at the hospital so he sees the "bad" stuff quite often so maybe it colours his perspective some. I am part of his "low risk" clinic but I think he has a hard time switching gears

  19. Mrs.Pinecone316

    persimmon / 1316 posts

    @mrswin: Oh wow, sunday!! Hope your NST goes well. Have you tried any natural things to get baby more ready for labor? A birthing ball can help baby drop. Hope things start aligning for you so that you can have a easy successful induction!

  20. FaithFertility

    eggplant / 11861 posts

    @marionberry: What sweet sweet babies!!!!

  21. Jenn23

    persimmon / 1085 posts

    Meet baby Allison! My water broke Monday night and off we went to the hospital. She was born via c-sec at 2:06am Tuesday. 5 lb 3 oz. tiny! We go home tomorrow. :).

  22. lazypanda

    kiwi / 636 posts

    @marionberry: congrats! They are adorable!!!

    @Jenn23: beautiful! Our LO will have one "l."

    @Mrs.Pinecone316: good luck with your check tomorrow!

    @mrswin: good luck on Sunday! Excited for you & to find out if your LO is or !

  23. Mrs.Pinecone316

    persimmon / 1316 posts

    @Jenn23: Awww Congrats!! She is adorable! Were you expecting a tiny baby or was that a surprise? I am always curious how off they are on ultrasound measurements.

  24. Mrs.Pinecone316

    persimmon / 1316 posts

    @mrswin: Todays the day! Thinking of you, so excited to hear if its a or .

  25. FaithFertility

    eggplant / 11861 posts

    @Jenn23: Beautiful

  26. mrswin

    nectarine / 2433 posts

    @Mrs.Pinecone316: Thanks! We are just getting checked in at the hospital now. Will try and update once LO makes an appearance!

  27. marionberry

    pomelo / 5041 posts

    @mrswin: So exciting! Can't wait to hear.

  28. Mrs.Pinecone316

    persimmon / 1316 posts

    @mrswin: Hoping everything went well and you are enjoying your new little bundle:)

    Due date is officially tomorrow. I always thought this one would come before my due date I really never thought I would be one of those people going past their due date! I've got an US and non stress test scheduled for tomorrow. Really eager to meet this little one!

  29. tequiero21

    honeydew / 7968 posts

    @Jenn23: beautiful!! Congrats!

    @marionberry: adorable! What?! Not hard? Lucky you! I'm tired just thinking about twins lol. Hope it stays manageable!

    @Mrs.Pinecone316: so close! Good luck!

  30. FliegepilzHut

    pomegranate / 3533 posts

    @Jenn23: What a sweetie!

    @mrswin: Thinking of you!

    @Mrs.Pinecone316: FX for a great birth experience for you!!!

  31. mrswin

    nectarine / 2433 posts

    I will try and post the birth story in a couple of days but the short version is that Savannah Claire arrived on the 13th at 3:30pm weighing 6lb 13oz!

  32. marionberry

    pomelo / 5041 posts

    @mrswin: Congratulations! Can't wait to read all about it.

  33. marionberry

    pomelo / 5041 posts

    @tequiero21: Thank you. The hardest part is truly my 18 mo right now. He's healous and in a "I don't listen/tantrum" phase. When you add that to the twins I sometimes want to rip my hair out.

  34. tequiero21

    honeydew / 7968 posts

    @mrswin: congrats! Love reading about people's journeys and seeing happy ending!

  35. tequiero21

    honeydew / 7968 posts

    @marionberry: o, yeah, I know how that is lol. Except the other way around. It's getting better but having two toddlers when my third kid was born.... May still have some bald spots. Lol.

  36. FliegepilzHut

    pomegranate / 3533 posts

    @mrswin: So happy for you!!! What a beautiful name!

  37. BSB

    hostess / wonderful apple seed / 16729 posts

    @mrswin: Congrats!!

  38. travellingbee

    hostess / papaya / 10219 posts

    This thread is very encouraging!

  39. BSB

    hostess / wonderful apple seed / 16729 posts

    @Mrs.Pinecone316: How are you doing?

  40. travellingbee

    hostess / papaya / 10219 posts

    Hi ladies. I'm 4 weeks today and going in for a beta tomorrow. I'm not even slightly happy or excited. I'm terrified. As I said to my husband, I have never gotten a good result from a beta so I feel like I'm doomed once I go in for the blood test. I hate this so much. And I hate that I can't just be happy and excited. I didn't know where to talk about it since I don't have a due date group yet and my POAS group died out. So I hope you don't mind me crashing here.

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