Jump to content

Due in May 2013 Chat Thread #11


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked
127 replies to this topic

#1 ~A2~

Posted 08 November 2012 - 08:54 PM

Hi all

New thread time

Previous thread

Regards

Ali


#2 ashjw

Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:04 PM

Gold! biggrin.gif

All Loved Up - I have to wait til next Friday for my scan, I'll be almost 14 weeks by then but it was the only appointment RPA could give me for my NT scan, so I know exactly how you feel!

#3 newseason

Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:06 PM

Silver original.gif

Me, "Look at my bump!"
Hubby, "you're pushing out!"
Me, "Nope... THIS is pushing out...."
Hubby, 'woah!'

laughing2.gif

Edited by newseason, 08 November 2012 - 09:09 PM.


#4 sarkazm76

Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:09 PM

Bronze!

My GTT sucked.  I spent the whole 2 hours varying between about to throw up and about to pass out.  Needle one - missed the vein, use the other arm, needle 2 success in the first arm, needle three back in arm 2 - she used the same F'ing vein!!!  It hurt SO bad that I cried.  I don't remember ever crying during blood tests before but i could not stop - my god it hurt.  I came home and decided to take the day off.  I felt awful.  DH brought me a kebab for lunch which helped - get some good food into me!  Was nice to have a nanna nap this afternoon anyway.  I'm not looking forward to the 28 week GTT.... but I don't remember having the 2 hour one last time either.



#5 MadeleineCharlotte

Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:58 PM

So glad to hear everyone's scans have been going really well. How exciting!!
Well I was hospitalised on Saturday, my morning sickness is so bad I became severely dehydrated and started losing my vision. Not fun at all. But bub is fine and after lots of fluids and medications I am feeling a little better. I can keep water down now at least and the last two days even managed a few meals original.gif

Oh and a quick intro of myself (forget if I have done one), I'm 21, from Victoria, engaged to my beautiful man (highschool sweethearts and will celebrate 5 years together around bubba's EDD). My son Leo is nearly 17 months and still breastfeeding/comfort nursing (very draining) biggrin.gif

#6 dotdash

Posted 09 November 2012 - 07:17 AM

Sarkasm - that sounds horrible, I'm really not looking forward to mine. I have one vein that nurses like to use and each time it is getting more and more painful.

I'm feeling "less pregnant" now than for the 14 weeks previous! Apart from itchy, stretching skin and a growing belly I'm starting to feel like myself, getting some energy back (went two days in a row with out an afternoon disco nap! Success!) and am finding I can exercise without feeling like I want to fall asleep standing up. My eating has also gone back to normal (apart from chicken. Chicken tastes weird.).



#7 RealityBites

Posted 09 November 2012 - 08:50 AM

I was hospitalized yesterday for hg, couldn't stop vomiting  sad.gif

#8 scruff101

Posted 09 November 2012 - 10:11 AM

I'll claim boobies!

Sorry, I've been MIA - well, far too slack to post.

I'm so pleased to read about everyone's scans.

Oh sarkazm, so sorry you had such an awful experience with your GTT.  I had the 'pleasure' of doing the GTT at 10 weeks being prediabetic prior to being pregnant - now I officially have gestational diabetes and get to follow a strict diet for the remainder of my pregnancy, oh joy  rolleyes.gif
Having done IVF and been the proverbial pin cushion, I've discovered that there are pathology people who can properly collect blood and those who can't.  Your collector was a definite 'can't' - seriously hope your next GTT will be a far less painful experience.

MadelineCharlotte, RealityBites - I'm sorry your ms/hg has gotten to the point where you have needed to go to hospital.  Hope it provided some much needed relief.

Madeline - awww, I love hearing stories about people who marry their high school sweethearts  biggrin.gif  I married my uni sweetheart - met at 18 and we're still together nearly 20 years later.

newseason -  roll2.gif  I think I'm in denial about my bump - I'm fobbing it off as an extra layer of fat rather than baby!

dotdash - me too! I don't feel pregnant anymore.  MS has all but gone, I've gone back to the gym (yay!) - I just feel like a diabetic who has to monitor her blood sugar levels throughout the day and follow a low carb diet.  I've basically lost interest in my actual pregnancy, but all I'm thinking about is life with 3 of us and how it will be  wub.gif

AFM - just plodding along, funny thing was that as soon as I had my 12 week NT scan and got back the good results, my mind has totally relaxed - I was anxious in the first trimester, basically taking it one week at a time, and now, hardly a care in the world - dunno if this is good or bad.

I spent the whole of Wednesday in hospital with gastro  sad.gif  - I'm one of those people who just can't stop vomiting when they get it.  Woke up 3.30am Wednesday feeling very ill, started vomiting and kept vomiting every 10 minutes.  DH rang the nurse-on-call service who said go to ED if I can't handle the vomiting, otherwise see a GP within 4 hours.  Ended up going to the ED and was very lucky that they took me in straight away.  Hooked up on IV fluids and anti-nausea meds.  I only went to ED because I was worried about the baby and getting dehydrated, otherwise, I would have just stayed at home and rode it out which I have done previously.  It wasn't until I was in hospital that I realised that in the previous gastro episodes I've had, I've virtually driven myself into the ground - I didn't think that severe vomiting and having the runs is worthy of a trip to the ED  blush.gif

Off to see my OB this afternoon where I get to break the news to him that I'm off to the Maldives in Jan - anyone else going on a babymoon??


#9 Jenganoosh

Posted 09 November 2012 - 10:55 AM

Hi ladies,

Been a bit since I posted... Great to see so many positive scans and progress original.gif All good over here, we had a great scan, baby has all it's bits, low risk results (NT).

Does anyone else have an anterior placenta? I do atm (it could move later), but I'm wondering if it's what's causing my terrible back pain sad.gif

Clothes: Anyone looking for some boho, comfy maternity clothes, I recently bought 4 maxis from http://www.fillyboomaternity.com/c/4002702...ty-clothes.html

'Let's be together' (black) and 'The story of' (navy/white stripe) are my favs! I team them with fluoro thin belts, long necklaces, light crocheted vests/boleros, and some thongs (it is Summer in QLD after all original.gif).

TV: I've also downloaded 3 seasons of One Born Every Minute and have been watching each night. I end up in "happy" tears almost every episode biggrin.gif

#10 tazcan

Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:25 PM

sarkazm - what a horrible experience! Hopefully next time you get someone who is better at inserting needles.

realitybites & madeleinecharlotte & scruff1010 - your poor things. I hope you start feeling better soon.

jenganoosh - I don't have an anterior placenta this time but I did with my first pregnancy. It didn't cause me backache but definately meant I felt baby movement much later and it wasn't all that frequent. At the beginning of my labour DD was posterior (don't know if that was because of an anterior placenta or not) which meant I had awful backache during labour (but that eased up a lot when I got into the bath).



#11 Beancat

Posted 09 November 2012 - 02:05 PM

Sarkazm76 - sorry to hear about your awful GTT.  I had one at 10 weeks and my ob said the standard has changed and all of the pregnancy ones are now the 2hour ones.  I nearly vomitted at the 10 week one as I still had MS.  I had GD with DD so am basically on the diet now and have to have a GTT every 4-6 weeks.

i feel like i need a day off.  DD is teething and DS has been really bad at kinder today, I just want DH to come home and take over-........argh

#12 yoohooyou

Posted 09 November 2012 - 06:37 PM

Finally had our scan today. Everything looks good but the risk for DS is currently 1:290 which is apparently high risk (but better than the straight age related risk of 1:110). The doctor looking after me today talked me through the results and said that if they were anything over 300 we would have been low risk and now we need to decide if we have further testing or not. She did say that the scan looked good and the neck measure was excellent.

Leaning towards not doing further testing as it seems like the risk is still pretty low. I have the added dilemma of not knowing what I would do if the testing came back as an absolute sure thing for D/S, I would be very doubtful if I would do anything except arm myself with knowledge.

As I said, not too worried but it is just one extra thing to think about after the last 13 weeks and to top it all off I still have pretty bad morning sickness. Feeling very sorry for myself!

Have the OB appointment next week so will ask him about it then. Good to see all the other results and I envy those who are back to feeling normal!

#13 RealityBites

Posted 09 November 2012 - 07:02 PM

QUOTE (Jenganoosh @ 09/11/2012, 11:55 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Clothes: Anyone looking for some boho, comfy maternity clothes, I recently bought 4 maxis from http://www.fillyboomaternity.com/c/4002702...ty-clothes.html

TV: I've also downloaded 3 seasons of One Born Every Minute and have been watching each night. I end up in "happy" tears almost every episode biggrin.gif


Thanks, that is a fab site, bookmarked!
I am also a One Born Every Minute tragic  biggrin.gif

Scutterbug - Oh you poor thing, not news you need to hear! A good friend of mine had similar odds with her 2nd child and had an amnio and said it was horrible. When her 3rd came back with similar odds she didn't do the amnio. They are both fine. I know that's not definitive science but I guess with these things we have to go with our guts.

#14 newseason

Posted 09 November 2012 - 09:03 PM

Jenganoosh, what site do you download one born every minute? I've just starting to get into it. Have been trying to get hubby to watch an episode with me but he's holding off until its closer to our reality wink.gif

#15 mumfor3

Posted 10 November 2012 - 06:05 AM

I had my appointment and my results have come back at 1/7000, so I'm very happy with that. Saw bub sucking fingers and got a pic so I will try to post it.

ATM I have been emotional, wanting to cry. I didn't have any emotional issues 1st trimester and I'm sure they should be easing now in 2nd so I guess I'm just a little behind.

I'm beginning to think I may be feeling bub move a little...
Nurse and OB asked if I am yet, so I know it's very possible. I cannot  hide my bump any longer, so I don't even try to. Sleep is becoming an issue again, waking and can't get back to it. It's frustrating listening to hubby sleeping away whilst ur tossing and turning.

Have a lovely weekend ladies.


#16 countrychic29

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:29 AM

Morning All.

Jenganoosh - i love that site, thanks for the link original.gif
Newseason - try torrent day, they seem to have everything on there
Scutterbug - how stressful for you, im sure you will make the right decision on whether to further test or not.
Mumfor 3- great result, happy for you

Sorry to all those ladies still feeling the effects of MS/HG fx it leaves town soon.

AFM - still plodding along, NT scan wednesday so fx all is ok.
Started telling family this weekend as big get together today so wanted it out in open as my lack of drinking and the size of my BB's is a dead giveaway. (i didnt think they were that big until this week, they are huge -for me anyway)
my Nana cried when i told her last night and just got msg off an aunty saying my cousin aged 9 squealed when she told her ... so excited that it is out in the open
DH is being a pill - i know he is happy and excited deep down would just be nice if he looked slightly happy or excited or wanted to talk about bub every now and then.
Has been an emotional week though had my other grandmothers funeral wednesday and he couldnt come due to exam which i was fine with ... so giving him the benefit of the doubt at the moment wink.gif

#17 Jenganoosh

Posted 10 November 2012 - 11:32 AM

newseason, I found a torrent for seasons 1-3 here - http://thepiratebay.se/torrent/7379805/One...__2__amp_amp__3

Edited by Jenganoosh, 10 November 2012 - 11:32 AM.


#18 Squizzy8

Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:01 PM

Hi ladies, have been reading along since my first post a few weeks back but wanted to wait til 12 wk scan to get more active, and I was getting stressed reading about the losses in the group, particularly the later ones. But sadly i'm now one of those losses too. Had some pretty serious spotting yesterday and managed to get an emergency scan yesterday arvo (was booked in for 12 wk scan next week). Unfortunately there was no heartbeat or movement, and baby was measuring the size of a 9.5wk old. Will have follow up bloodtests to confirm HCG levels are decreasing etc, but hopefully it'll all just happen naturally.

Anyway, just wanted to wish you all the best of luck with your pregnancies and the births that will follow. It's an amazing journey original.gif

Take care,
Squizzy

#19 RachealJane

Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:08 PM

Sorry for your loss squizzy. Take care and give your precious son lots of cuddles xx

#20 LookMumNoHands

Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:25 PM

I'm so sorry squizzy  sad.gif .

#21 RealityBites

Posted 10 November 2012 - 02:42 PM

I'm sorry too Squizzy, take care of yourself xx

#22 Blossom73

Posted 11 November 2012 - 08:09 AM

So sorry Squizzy. Look after yourself.



#23 Jenganoosh

Posted 11 November 2012 - 09:06 AM

sad.gif I'm so sorry for your loss Squizzy. Take care of yourself.

#24 yoohooyou

Posted 11 November 2012 - 10:56 AM

Squizzy so sorry this is happening. Look after yourself and hope that you are back in a dig group very soon.

Have the OB appointment tomorrow and after sitting with my less than impressive NT results for a couple of days I have come to the conclusion that even if it is offered I won't be doing any further testing.

This was such a surprise and a pretty much a miracle it even happened at all, whatever will be will be and I am going to (blindly) assume that everything will turn out for the best regardless of what happens. I think I will ask the OB for an extra scan at around 16 weeks to check the nasal bone and the rest of the anatomy just so I know as early as possible what we are in for. Should be an interesting conversation as this is the first time that I will meet him!

Morning sickness still sucky but at least have cut down the vomiting to only a couple of times a day so it is on the improve.  Told our six year old today who in turn told me as long as I can keep it out of her room and I can promise it won't be cuter than she was she is excited to be a big sister!

Edited by scutterbug, 11 November 2012 - 10:56 AM.


#25 silver-rain

Posted 11 November 2012 - 11:19 AM

I'm so sorry Squizzy, take care of yourself at this sad time, hoping to see you pop up in another DIG soon sad.gif




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Wet wipes linked to rise in allergic reactions

The government has issued a health warning after a rise in allergic skin reactions has been linked to a preservative found in some wet wipes.

Gay couple in their 80s first to wed in Dallas after Supreme Court ruling

Love may have won, but it came with quite the wait.

William Tyrrell's family marks birthday with cake and renewed appeal

The family of missing boy William Tyrrell will mark his fourth birthday on Friday making a cake to share with friends and family as NSW police renewed their public appeal for information on his disappearance.

What all parents should know about safe babywearing

A picture of Ryan Reynolds always gets the girls talking, and a recently shared photo has done exactly that - but this time, it's for all the wrong reasons.

Baby's head shape reveals potentially fatal condition

Thinking her baby just had an unusually shaped head, a mother was shocked to discover it was instead linked to a dangerous condition.

'Help - my toddler hits me!'

My toddler has started hitting when he gets frustrated, is feeling ignored, or just thinks it might be fun.

Why IVF success rates may not be what you think

Transparency, accountability and responsibilityare essential measures to protect IVF vulnerable patients.

On the 10th anniversary of my son's death

This day marks a significant day. Today marks 10 years since I lost my son Kai.

Owning a pair of nail scissors does not make me a hairdresser

It's been a whole year since sleeping in until 10am. A whole year since having a peaceful shower.

WIN A $500 VISA DEBIT CARD

Are you a parent, or are you planning to be? Tell us what you think and you'll go in the draw to win a $500 gift card!

Sexy time

Why you should get excited about scheduling sex

Unfortunately, the belief that sex should always be spontaneous is a myth. It just isn't.

Orphaned baby daughter Ayla wakes from coma

Former All Black Jerry Collins' critically injured orphaned daughter has awoken from her coma and is able to bottle-feed.

Dad takes miraculous catch while feeding baby

One American father has taken multitasking to a new level at a Cubs-Dodgers baseball game at Wrigley Field.

'Samuel is our firstborn, and he will never be forgotten'

Having lost their firstborn at one day old, the Carrolls were overjoyed to welcome their daughter Isobel into the world a year later.

The top 6 misleading parenting terms

From 'morning sickness' to 'the terrible twos', there are many parenting terms that are misleading.

When 'good' nannies go bad

While most nannies take pride in their work, there can be some who have a hidden side.

Woman hospitalised for skinny jeans injury

Beware: skinny jeans might be bad for your health.

Gauze seeding: the bacteria-breeding birth trend

A number of women having caesarean deliveries are now taking steps to give their baby a better 'microbiome' start in life.

Jimmy Fallon writes new children's book for dads

Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's The Tonight Show, recently wrote a children's book about every father's secret wish for their baby's first word to be "dada" - not "mama".

28 names for babies born in winter

Looking for some baby name inspiration for a bub born during the colder months? Here are 28 options from around the world to consider.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

27 funny ultrasound pictures

Ultrasounds give you a look at your growing baby ... and sometimes what appears to their womb-buddy, or your bub in an amusing position.

The horrible act that sparked a brawl at child's birthday party

The uncle of the seven-year-old girl at the centre of the brawl at child's birthday party in Sydney's west has described the events leading up to the alarming show of violence.

Babies 'benefit from iPads at a young age': study

More often than not, you'll read that screen time for children should be kept to a minimum - but some scientists are now challenging this way of thinking.

Do mums really just obsessively talk about their children?

Natalie Reilly describes three main types of conversations mothers have. And, surprise, they're not all about kids.

Why some dogs might attack babies or young kids

A baby's smell, the noises it makes and even its gaze can contribute to the potential for a dog attack.

Mum demands refund for 'beargina' christening cake

It was meant to be a tasteful cake to help celebrate a three-year-old's christening.

5 things no one warns you about after giving birth

How many times have you been warned about all the sleepless nights you have to 'look forward to' when you become a parent?

Police officer sang nursery rhyme as heartbreaking photo was taken

A police officer arrived at a devastating scene on Thursday: a car crash resulting in all passengers being thrown from the vehicle.

Don't worry, working mums: Just leave Dad in charge at home

Want to open the boardroom doors for women? Encourage - heck, praise - dads who stay home with their children.

Hilaria Baldwin shares post-baby selfie

Just two days after giving birth, actor Alec Balwin's wife posted a post-baby picture on social media.

'Help - my child won't ever do what I ask!'

Compliance is part of the parent-child relationship, but so is resistance. It's all natural.

Postnatal depression support gets $23 million boost in NSW

The Baird government will include $22.8 million in Tuesday's NSW budget to expand a program designed to help parents at risk of postnatal depression (PND).

'I'm just as tired, scared and stressed as you': stay-at-home dad's plea

I'm really lucky to have two great kids, but I found it really tough with so much being aimed at the mothers and not the fathers.

6 tips for transitioning back to work after baby

Mums returning to work - and yes, dads too - aren't the same as when they left. But that doesn't mean they're not as good as they once were.

Couple reveals pregnancy with epic Britney Spears parody

How do you create an original pregnancy announcement and gender reveal? You turn to Britney Spears.

The truth about birthing a big baby

When told that they are having a 'big baby', many women have a lot of fears. But those fears are often unfounded.

Eight months pregnant and addicted to eating soap

This bizarre snack takes the cake (of soap) when it comes to weird pregnancy cravings.

Can you spot the drowning child?

Can you spot him in the video? The child who loses his rubber ring, panics, and then almost drowns? It isn't easy.

Noodles, peanuts, wee wees and lady bits

Yes, I know it's silly. I know all the advice from experts is to use the right terminology from the moment your child can talk. But I just can't.

Mum's brave battle for unborn triplets amid cancer diagnosis

Bree O'Malley has a cancer diagnosis, a rare blood condition, kidney and liver failure and other complications. And she is pregnant with triplets.

 

Win $500

WIN A $500 VISA DEBIT CARD

Are you are parent or planning to be? We want to know what you think - let us know and you'll be in the draw to win a $500 gift card.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.