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#51 sforsyth

Posted 10 March 2011 - 08:14 PM

Hi Prue

Nearly a year to the day the same thing happened to me.  I had a single pregnancy and my waters broke on the way home from dinner at 26 weeks gestation.  I was on bedrest for 2 weeks and my little princess was born at 28 weeks weighing just 1.2kg.
It was tough going, the hardest thing I have ever gone through.  She just turned 1 (or 9 months corrected age) and whilst her gross motor is a little behind, both her Paed and the physio I just took her to see, think she will be fine.  Her fine motor is way ahead though and she is a super alert little thing.  its hard hearing the stats and seeing the nicu, but hopefully they will stay in as long as they can, even at 1.5kg they are at a good weight!

Hope it all goes well for you and stay strong...

#52 prue~c

Posted 11 March 2011 - 01:17 PM

HI everyone

Thank you so much for the good wishes and for sharing your stories. I had a tour around the NICU and those tiny babies... it's so sad, yet so great that we have this wonderful technology to help them.

The good news from my end is I was discharged after only ten days in the hospital. I begged the OB to let me go, and as the only thing happening was the constant leakage, he was ok with it. I still have twice a week hospital visits and twice a week home visits for fetal monitoring, but it's so much more restful and relaxing at home than in the hospital. And I have managed to catch up on my poorly neglected TV viewing. I"ve finished Entourage, True Blood, V, Mad Men and a bunch of other stuff. Any recommendations??

And my credit card has suffered a fair bit of damage with the online shopping I have been doing - no baby clothes (thank the Gods we don't know the sexes, or it might be a different story) - but apart from that, it's all been very chillaxed and restful. I am being a good girl!



#53 TheClampetts

Posted 11 March 2011 - 02:29 PM

Weeds

I love it  blush.gif



#54 malo

Posted 11 March 2011 - 05:15 PM

Prue,

Great to hear you are back at home.
Looking forward to reading your updates on how you're occupying your time over the last few weeks.

Great time for DH to prep for the arrival of the bubs by looking after you.




#55 Neko NoNo

Posted 11 March 2011 - 05:19 PM

good news about going home Prue.  I recommend the wire. 5 seasons too!

#56 jenib

Posted 12 March 2011 - 05:57 PM

Oh dear Prue! Those naughty babies! But it won't be the last time they drive you to bed-ridden solitude, but let's hope it's the last time their little lives and yours, are in the hands of medical experts. Just be peaceful, and be obedient to the Drs and carers there. This is just a little hiccup on the road to motherhood and we all have them to some degree. All the best, happy thoughts, talk to them in your dreams and tell them to grow, get stronger and hang in there a few more weeks. love from The Bones.

#57 frauleinsyd

Posted 17 March 2011 - 01:02 AM

Hi Prue
Just came across your very real and raw blog. It takes so much guts to be so open with so many strangers, I admire you. Am glad you our out of hospital and back home: I find watching any Chris Lilley series always gets me back to normal. Wishing you and your husband (he probably gets forgotten about lots) and babies -to -be much happiness

#58 jen219

Posted 20 March 2011 - 08:50 AM

QUOTE (sforsyth @ 10/03/2011, 09:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi Prue

Nearly a year to the day the same thing happened to me.  I had a single pregnancy and my waters broke on the way home from dinner at 26 weeks gestation.  I was on bedrest for 2 weeks and my little princess was born at 28 weeks weighing just 1.2kg.
It was tough going, the hardest thing I have ever gone through.  She just turned 1 (or 9 months corrected age) and whilst her gross motor is a little behind, both her Paed and the physio I just took her to see, think she will be fine.  Her fine motor is way ahead though and she is a super alert little thing.  its hard hearing the stats and seeing the nicu, but hopefully they will stay in as long as they can, even at 1.5kg they are at a good weight!

Hope it all goes well for you and stay strong...



#59 jen219

Posted 20 March 2011 - 08:52 AM

Hi Prue
Glad you've been discharged. If you haven't seen it already, the West wing, Gavin and Stacey, Six Feet Under, Arrested Development, SeaChange are all favourites.


#60 mhg

Posted 05 April 2011 - 11:37 AM

Prue,
Wishing all the very best - keep your legs in the air    rolleyes.gif whilst watching all the TV shows! cool.gif

#61 gotone

Posted 24 April 2011 - 12:14 PM

one thing they don't mention about a pregnancy where U throw up 10 times before 7am (and probably all the way to 10pm) - get the enamel on your teeth checked asap after the birth.  Being physically ill all the time wrecks the enamel - and I can testify to this.  Stomach acid apparently.  No one told me this and consequently, decay started all over the place.  If they repair the enamel early enough, you'll avoid a big bill later!




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