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Expecting after Stillbirth or Neonatal Loss #48
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Posted 12 February 2012 - 07:00 PM
Just checking in to see if there is anyone still active in this thread? The previous one seems very quiet..
Posted 12 February 2012 - 07:07 PM
Posted 12 February 2012 - 07:09 PM
Aaaah, hi there stranger, not sure if you realise who I am or not...
Posted 12 February 2012 - 07:17 PM
No... I'm off to do some stalking!
Posted 12 February 2012 - 07:24 PM
Ok now I know! Hi gorgeous x
Posted 13 February 2012 - 07:27 AM
I saw your pictures of Harry the other day and he was beautiful. He reminded me of my own little harry when he was born. He was a beautiful boy.
Posted 17 February 2012 - 09:51 AM
This is difficult for me and my first post for quite some time. I used to be around on these boards in 2006 - 2008 when I needed help the most.
I have 2 beautiful healthy children. I also have 2 buried children.
Eliza is 8 and perfectly healthy (Born 2003)
Sophia was born at 38 weeks in 2006 (full gestation) but was technially stillborn. They revived her and she was on a ventilator for 4 days whilst they ran tests. It was hopeless and she died in our arms on the 4th day.
Archer was born in 2008 via IUI, a perfectly healthy boy.
Then I miscarried Harley at 16 weeks in 2009.
I need to chat for a number of reasons....... I am now 44 and pregnant again (8 weeks). I am considered 'high risk' and am very scared. I truly thought I could have no more children and when I missed my period I thought was starting Menopause!!
Posting on this forum a few years ago helped me so much emotionally I'm hoping I can again use 'strangers' ears to lean on.
Funny thing is I wasn't sure which topic to post under..... older mums, pregnancy after miscarriage, due in October or Pregnancy after Neonatal loss!! LOL
We are not telling ANYONE about the pregnancy until we know that things are ok. So getting this off my chest for now will relieve some of the pressure. In 4 weeks I will be having a CVS so that milestone will be a big day for us.
Thanks for reading and I will be in touch.
Posted 14 March 2012 - 02:00 PM
I have 'visited' this forum twice, after losing our son, Levi, at 26wks, we have had 2 beautiful little boys. And a precious daughter, our first born.
Our desires to have another child outweighed our fears and I am just 5 weeks, or so now....!
I found this little group PRICELESS, esp with our 1st preg after losing Levi.
Nicola.... HI!! I certainly hope your little blessing is a blessing to take home and hold...hoping the time flies for you xxx
Posted 14 March 2012 - 02:29 PM
Edited by pukeko~ponga~tree, 19 March 2012 - 11:25 AM.
Posted 27 March 2012 - 08:57 PM
Looks like I might be joining you all a faint , had blood tests today, get the results tomorrow.
Congrats szj on your pregnancy
Posted 27 March 2012 - 09:02 PM
OMG a familiar stalker who has just about fallen off her chair!!!!!
So excited, remember: a line is a line...
Posted 27 March 2012 - 09:03 PM
Oh my god M!!! I just burst into happy tears.
lol snap K, I nearly dropped my laptop!
Posted 28 March 2012 - 11:51 AM
Thats such good news. I just had to come in and read it for myself!!
Szj: Congratulations on your pregnancy too!! Ive often wondered about how you were getting on as im having my second pregnancy after losing Lewis now and there are not many of me out there.. now your third!! yay for u!!
Posted 30 March 2012 - 11:20 AM
Today I am finding it hard to breathe, I am 7 weeks and SO fearful of what we have to face again, seriously I thought it was going to be different, but I spose I have to accept that this is what pregnancy is like for me after losing Levi.
Every time I go to the toilet I imagine having to tell DH things have gone pear shape. My mind is in overdrive.
I am SO sick, getting Zofran to help
I am SO tired
I am facing all my Levi emotions again
Posted 10 April 2012 - 09:26 AM
How are you feeling now szj, hope the zofran has started to kick in an you had a lovely easter
Posted 10 July 2012 - 10:16 PM
Hi ladies. I was lurking here this morning to see if this group was still active. I was here a few years ago with my first rainbow baby in 2010.
I'm thrilled to say that I am pregnant again, with a little one due in March 2013. I had a blood test this morning to confirm my suspicions. Funny thing is I was actually taking Neriah into see the dr for a suspected case of Shingles. Dr said if it was shingles that she will be fine to take around other people, unless they were pregnant! So I had no choice but to say "um, I think I might be pregnant" The lovely dr ordered me a blood test right then, being only 4 days over my AF date, and results were back this afternoon. It's all happened really quickly. I have PCOS, and falling pregnant has been a bit tricky for us, especially after losing Oliver to Potter's in 2006.
Anyway, it's nice to see some familiar names here with new pregnancies too. Trust that you are all doing really well.
Posted 11 July 2012 - 12:14 AM
Congratulations on your pregnancy
Everyone has moved across to a facebook group I can add you to it is you like.
Posted 10 September 2012 - 01:52 PM
very quiet in here, MAndy, could I be added to the FB page? I am now 30+ wks, feeling the anxiety rising at times
Posted 10 September 2012 - 09:01 PM
I can sure add you is you look for me under Clement with stillbirth saying as pic on facebook I can add you since it is a secret group.
Been wondering how you are going, hope all is good
Edited by rubylilysmum, 12 September 2012 - 05:08 PM.
Posted 22 August 2013 - 10:09 AM
I was just trying to figure out the same thing. Did you get any replies?
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