Jump to content

Due in Aug 2013 Chat Thread #5


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

#1 ~A2~

Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:23 PM

Hi all

New thread time

Previous thread

Regards

Ali


#2 Madalem

Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:28 PM

Gold!!!   biggrin.gif



#3 smh82

Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:32 PM

SILVER!!

#4 miss-petal

Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:02 PM

Bronze original.gif

#5 big blue sky

Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:59 PM

Hi everyone
I had my NT scan today, it was nice to see bubs gain and everything is great. I'm so happy I was so nervous the last time I had an NT scan i was told I had lost my baby. The scan was great, bubs is measuring exactly right for 13 weeks, moving around stretching, we could even see five tiny fingers!
I still have morning sickness, but not as bad....I'm looking forward when I don't have any morning sickness.
Hope everyone else is going well....good luck with any scans.

#6 Samantha82

Posted 02 February 2013 - 10:58 AM

I had my first scan yesterday for 12 weeks. Was so good to actually see a lil human in me! I still didn't believe it was real. Partner referred to it as an alien and an ant lol. Since all was well I came home and rang my parents to tell them. My mum said that my dad didn't sleep at all last night. He is trying to work out what he wants to be called. Think it'll be grandpa. original.gif

#7 dizzylizzy

Posted 02 February 2013 - 04:29 PM

Week 9. Ah, it's been a week of firsts! This is my first time on here, so "hi". I also had my first scan this week (some issue with hospital booking, spaces are limited so they need confirmation on EDD?) but I got to see my "little alien" for the first time. Just a blob on the screen but I bawled my eyes out (nothing new there, I cry ALL the time lately!), it all feels a little more real now. There's a human in there! Makes all the tiredness and dizziness worthwhile. Due Aug 31st biggrin.gif

#8 julies1980

Posted 02 February 2013 - 04:59 PM

hi everyone just wondering what you all though of this??? i got a letter the other day from my gp saying that he wants to see him not urgent... never had a dr do that before??? should i be worried about nt test from the other week????

#9 miss-petal

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:57 PM

Julie I wouldn't worry about it, if it were something important or urgent he would've called and had you go in ASAP. It could be any number of things, I'd say something small about your test results that you might need to keep an eye on or maybe its something to do with hospitals or referrals etc. But if it were important at all they would never send a letter. If you're worried I would call his office and ask the receptionist if they can give you an idea of what it's about over the phone.

#10 HeartMyBoys

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:33 PM

Hi all. I have my 12 week scan tomorrow morning. Im so nervous. Fingers crossed all is well


Update.........another missed miscarriage. Lost at 7 weeks. Feel like a fool spending the last 5 weeks taking vitamins, doing all the right things. Devastated!

Edited by HeartMyBoys, 04 February 2013 - 09:51 AM.


#11 mindy81

Posted 04 February 2013 - 11:37 AM

HeartMyBoys- I am so very sorry to hear your news sad.gif That is just awful! Especially with no signs or anything. My heart goes out to you. hugs.

#12 Mim12

Posted 04 February 2013 - 03:05 PM

HeartMyBoys -
I am so so sorry to hear that. I had the same thing happen to my last pregnancy, with no signs or symptoms at all. Please, please look after yourself and don't beat yourself up for still doing everything right... you weren't to know love and you were just giving your bub the best start that you could.
Thinking of you sad.gif

#13 Ritaroo

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:43 PM

I am so sorry to near your news. Lost of hugs.

#14 julies1980

Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:02 AM

hugs  bbighug.gif my thoughts are with you....

#15 HeartMyBoys

Posted 05 February 2013 - 12:32 PM

Thankyou for all the kind words. I spent all day yesterday in tears, and after seeing my GP today im feeling a bit better......not great, but better. Off to hospital tomorrow morning to arrange D&C.
I wish all of u the best with the rest of your pregnancies. Im not giving up  wink.gif

#16 Itchy_Witch

Posted 05 February 2013 - 01:40 PM

So sorry for your loss HeartMyBoys sad.gif

Julies1980 I had a similar thing a few weeks ago. The GP just wanted to touch bases with me because my iron levels were low and she wanted me on supplements for it. I'd been stressing and trying to get the earliest appointment possible, and it was nothing serious or worth worrying about. Hope it goes well for you, try not to stress!

Not much to report here. My oldest went back to school today, and my youngest starts kindy tomorrow. I'm teary just thinking about it. Dang hormones! I'm crying over everything at the moment, it's driving me nuts!

#17 kazzy84

Posted 05 February 2013 - 02:53 PM

Heart my Boys - I'm so sorry to hear of your loss sad.gif

Itchy_Witch, I'm crying a lot at the moment too! I'm like a leaky tap original.gif

Update from me - well I announced to pretty much everyone on Friday! I told my management team, announced to all my friends who didn't already know and have started to spread the word to my colleagues. Wow, it all really feels real now!

Thursday will mak the end of the first trimester for me. I am actually excited to start to get a belly, but this is my first baby so not sure when that will happen. I'm definitely finding my clothes tighter by the end of the day but I'm pretty sure that is more bloating than anything. I know once I start to show I will probably wishing the opposite!

My morning sickness is slowly getting better. I''m definitely not as nauseaus throughout the day, get a little bit of a seasick feeling after driving home in the afternoon an some mornings I am still vomiting once but it is much better than it was 2 weeks ago.

Hope everyone is doing well, love hearing all of your updates x

#18 Ritaroo

Posted 05 February 2013 - 06:25 PM

I met my ob in toowoomba yesterday and he is so lovely. I was worried that something had happened as I didn't have any symptoms but there on the screen was a strong heartbeat and a little thing with legs and a head and everything. I think dh got a kick out of seeing it too. Another 2 weeks until my 12 week scan and then I can start sharing the news with everyone!

#19 littlepip

Posted 06 February 2013 - 07:58 AM

so so sorry heartmyboys... thinking of you!!...

#20 ~*bumblebee*~

Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:26 PM

I'm sorry for your loss heartmyboys. Take care.

#21 hailsmt

Posted 11 February 2013 - 06:36 PM

So sad for you heartmyboys... Look after yourself.

Having my 12 week scan tomorrow... Hoping they dont change my dates again, unless its forward! And a little nervous that something may be wrong. After all the complications etc i still can't get my head around it! At least I still have symptoms off and on.


#22 LumpySpacePrincess

Posted 11 February 2013 - 07:36 PM

Hey everyone,

Haven't been on the chat thread for awhile, I've still been popping in and posting on some of the topics but I've had afew complications that I've had to go to the hospital for so haven't had much of a chance to look through this thread.

So sorry for your loss heartmyboys, i hope your doing ok and are looking after yourself.

I had abit of a scare last week. I have been losing bits of my mucus plug for a lil over a week now and started bleeding after my first antenatal appt on tues. Went to ER and had a scan, they thought they saw a blood clot behind the placenta but the machine wasn't a very good one so told me to go back the next day for a proper scan. Thankfully they couldn't find a clot but did notice that i was having contractions. At that stage they weren't too fussed as i couldn't feel them so they just said to come back if the bleeding persisted or i started getting pain with the contractions and said not to worry about the loss of mucus plug as it will regenerate itself. I'm starting to get abit worried now though, the bleeding has stopped but I've been losing bits of plug daily since then and the contractions are getting pretty painful so I'm thinking i should head back in. I had another appt at the hospital today with a specialist to do with my thyroid condition and he said the unexplained bleeding is to do with the thyroid issue so it wasn't anything to be concerned with unless it got really bad but wasn't qualified to discuss the plug or contraction issues with me. Ive spent so much time at the hospital this past week and apparently I'll now be having weekly appts so they can keep a close eye on things since the thyroid issue can cause many complications for me and bub during the pregnancy and because i have cin 3 cervical abnormalities that cant be treated till after i give birth. I'm pretty happy with the level of care I'm receiving though, with my daughter the doctors didn't listen to me and my midwife was rather incompetent which lead to a very long labour and her nearly dying so I'm glad they are listening to me and taking my concerns and complications very seriously.

Hope to be abit more active on here again once this is all been seen to, looks like im in for a very long pregnancy seeing as I've already been put on strict bed rest for the foreseeable future bar going to the hospital for appts...

#23 kazzy84

Posted 12 February 2013 - 09:52 AM

Chloesmu, that sounds very stressful but sound slike you are in good hands. I hope all works out for the best for you.

I'm booked in for my first hospital appointment tomorrow at the antenatal clinic, I will be 13 weeks 6 days. I have no idea what to expect being a first time mum. Is it just a fairly standard checkup, i.e. blood pressure check, weight check? Or is it more formal? God I have no idea! This whole pregnancy thing has been very educational  original.gif

#24 LumpySpacePrincess

Posted 12 February 2013 - 11:30 AM

Kazzy84 Yea its a pretty standard check-up. They check your bp, height and weight ect, get a family history of diseases and conditions, get a wee sample to test for uti's and protein in your wee, get blood taken to check for blood sugar levels, your blood type and afew other things, ask how your feeling, do a pregnancy depression risk assessment and ask about any previous pregnancies. The appt does usually take about an hour to an hour and a half but is the longest of all the appts. The second appt is where they usually check fundal height, look for bubs heart beat for you to hear and tell you the results of the wee and blood tests.

#25 babieluv

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:16 AM

Hi all
It's been a while since I wrote anything here but I'm a regular visitor. On Friday I had my NT scan and it all went well except the scan showed that I have a 2 vessel Umbilical cord. I spoke to my Dr about it yesterday and she isn't too concerned but I thought I'd check in and see if anyone in this group had had or is having a similar situation? Apparently it is relatively rare and can be a sign of other problems for some babies including heart  or kidney defects. I'm having another US with a specialist in March to find out for sure but I guess in the mean time I just need to try and relax about it and not worry too much.

Also my baby is an IVF baby with a donor egg. My doctor did mention the possibility of Preeclampsia with me as it tends to be more common with babies where there is either a donor sperm or egg. Has anyone else had any experience with this? Again, she seemed to think that we could manage it if it did eventuate but never the less it was a little bit concerning.

Anyway, I hope everyone else is going well.




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Britain's youngest parents: mother 12, father 13

A 12-year-old schoolgirl and her 13-year-old boyfriend are believed to have become Britain?s youngest parents, after the birth of their baby girl earlier this week.

When Prince George met Bilby George

Prince George has met an Aussie marsupial named after him in his first official engagement in Australia.

Asphyxia link another piece of the SIDS puzzle

An Australian study has uncovered information which could lead to a better understanding of why babies die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Pregnant woman dies after doctor removes ovary instead of appendix

When a UK woman went to hospital suffering appendicitis, doctors mistakenly removed her healthy ovary - with tragic consequences.

The milestones I can't wait to celebrate

Nothing can beat the feeling of witnessing that first smile, first step and first word - but here's a list of 'firsts' I'm really looking forward to now.

How you develop in your baby's first year

Just as babies undergo rapid growth as they learn and change in their first year, we?re learning and changing quickly as parents, too. Don?t underestimate the developmental stages you go through when you have a baby.

Can you make your baby smarter even before birth?

A product new to Australia claims to help babies be born "as intelligent as possible", but not all experts agree on the benefits of educating babies while still in the womb.

How a mother's love helped unearth the skills of an autistic savant

Autistic savant Ping Lian Yeak, a prodigious artist who has had his work shown all over the world, couldn't have done it without the support and love of his proud mum.

Rescue dog Zoey and BFF Jasper star in adorable pics

Photographer, self-professed "crazy dog lady" and mum Grace Chon takes photos of rescue dog Zoey and her 10-month-old son Jasper together. The results are just too cute. See more on Instagram @thegracechon.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

A tiny heart: a baby?s death gives life to another

Simon Alexander Garcia lived only one brief hour. But somewhere, a little girl?s heart is beating today because of him.

Ear piercing: what age is best?

What is it that shapes our opinions on what?s an 'appropriate' age for our children to get their ears pierced? Parents share their views on how young is too young when it comes to piercing.

Why is childbirth still such a pain?

The options given to women to help them cope in labour have barely changed in years.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Win the brand new phil&teds vibe

Check out the good looking new release of the Vibe 3 and the Verve 4-wheeler inline strollers. To celebrate their release, we have a Vibe with double kit to give away.

Baby sleep

From birth to one year and beyond, read about baby sleep, soothing techniques, routines, and sleep school experiences.

Easter gifts for babies, no chocolate in sight!

If this is your little one?s first Easter you might want to mark the occasion with something a little extra special. Here are 10 Easter gift ideas, which won't harm little teeth.

7 tips for a kid-free trip, not a guilt trip

Although I?m jumping out of my skin to take my child-free holiday, I?m dreading the goodbye. But I?m determined to make the most of it without tarnishing it with guilt or sadness about leaving the kids.

Itchibubs: clothes for babies and toddlers with eczema

Parents of children who suffer from eczema will know only too well the scratching that occurs around the clock. A new clothing range aims to help make everyone more comfortable.

Ear piercing: what age is best?

What is it that shapes our opinions on what?s an 'appropriate' age for our children to get their ears pierced? Parents share their views on how young is too young when it comes to piercing.

Caring for kids helps grandmothers stay mentally alert

Looking after grandchildren can help grandmothers ward off brain disease - but it's also possible to get too much of a good thing, researchers say.

Why I loved my third home water birth

After two water births at home, I was determined to give birth to my son the same way. I just hoped this birth would be quicker than my last two.

Revealed: 7 ways food marketers try to trick consumers

If you?re confused by food labels, you?re not alone. Next time you?re shopping for food, look out for these seven common labelling tricks.

'My mother-in-law found out our baby's gender behind our backs'

My husband and I mutually decided that we didn?t want to know our baby's sex before the birth, but his mother couldn't handle that.

 

Free Printable Activities

Keeping little hands busy

Free printable acitivity pages like colouring in, cutting, word finders, mazes, maths activities and puzzles.

 
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.