Reply Hey Mom! Learn more about the Gerber Life Insurance Grow-Up Plan!
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-27-2013, 06:20 PM   #31
5lilmonkeys's Avatar
5lilmonkeys
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Macdill AFB
Posts: 76
Re: July 2013 Chat: Jan. 21-Feb 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by Love4leon View Post
I am also high risk for Epilepsy and I am 38. What medication are you taking if you don't mind me asking.... I am on Keppra- they didn't allow me to breastfeed my daughter 6 years ago because it was still so new- but this time they say it will be ok!!!!
I am on Tegretol. This is my second pregnancy on it, however right now I am on a super low dose since I have been seizure free for 2 years.

Advertisement

5lilmonkeys is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2013, 06:37 AM   #32
3 ladybugs's Avatar
3 ladybugs
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 12,768
My Mood:
Re: July 2013 Chat: Jan. 21-Feb 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by cowangel View Post
Sorry I haven't been on much...I had the flu for a week - NOT fun! Finally better now though .

We won't get anything from family or friends this time around (maybe diapers, but that's a big maybe)...it's #5 so everyone thinks you already have it all by then right? Otherwise, I'm 16 weeks and feel like this pregnancy is dragging by too. My nausea and vomiting have finally gotten a little better...only puking a few days a time vs. all day and able to do a lot more now.

We're team green so we won't find out what we are having - haven't even scheduled my big U/S though...I guess I'll do that at my next apt.?

DH starts his nursing job on Monday - he's super excited. I am too as we will finally be like a 'normal' family again with an normal income after 3 years of school and prep for school.

We are looking into getting DH a bigger NEW to us car since he has a civic and there's no way 5 kids will fit in that thing...just so we have 2 vehicles that we could fit everyone into.
Glad you are starting to feel better now! Congratulations on your DH! What kind of cars are you looking at? I would think it would be a van/SUV type thing though honestly some of those don't even hold 5 children. My inlaws biggest car will not fit all of us after this baby is born. It only sits 6 and BIL lives at home.

Quote:
Originally Posted by mcpforever View Post
I am going to be 36 in less than 2 weeks. (eek!) So far I don't seem to be getting any extra special treatment. I think that I am "eligible" for genetic screening, but I have always rejected tests that I couldn't do anything about and would just stress over. I think that it's in my chart somewhere as my OB says, "Now is the time to do the blah blah test if you're interested."

Tomorrow will be 17 weeks. I seem to have caught my second wind this week. I've finished scraping the kitchen ceiling this week and helped DH clean up after he pulled up the kitchen tile. I've dealt with two guys quoting me how much to paint the cabinets and am having a hard time deciding between the two of them. I think way too much with my heart and can be a sucker for a starving artist.

The dust is killing me though. I've been wearing a mask, but it only filters so much.

ETA: The kicks are undeniable when I feel them now. I am still kind of in awe that there is a little person inside me.
I always reject those tests too. I learned with my first pregnancy (triplets) that with multiples they don't mean much. So it sort of makes me wonder why anyone does them period.

Ugg, I can't handle this dry air right now (counting down the hours till our rain storm tomorrow). I can't imagine dealing with dry dusty air! Glad you can feel kicks!

Quote:
Originally Posted by 5lilmonkeys View Post
I don't mind at all I am high risk for Epilepsy, Asthma, prior miscarriages, preterm labor in previous pregnancies, and advanced maternal age (will be 38 when baby is born).
Oh my! That is quite a list for you! I hope everything goes okay! Technically I have preterm birth but they don't blame my body for that so much as the fact that I was carrying three. I did notice though that after the loss, they don't really mind ordering more tests on you if you request them. I also had a miscarriage (and a chemical pregnancy) but that had nothing to do with me and just with genetics.

How often do you see your peri because of your issues? Do you get "in the clear" at a certain point? For me it sounds like at 24 weeks - ish it is in the clear for me... at least till delivery. I will not know if I am keeping my uterus I don't think till then.

Quote:
Originally Posted by leviandgarettsmom View Post
I'm just ama & prev. m/c. I turn 41 a month before this bean arrives. I'll have a college freshman, 3 yo preschooler, & a newborn. It doesn't really seem that strange until you spell it out. Lol
Oh you don't have that bad of spacing! My youngest sibling is 27 years younger then me. My siblings in total are 12, 25, and 27 years younger then me. But my mother only had me. I do have step brothers from her though (well from the person she married).

Quote:
Originally Posted by Love4leon View Post
I am also high risk for Epilepsy and I am 38. What medication are you taking if you don't mind me asking.... I am on Keppra- they didn't allow me to breastfeed my daughter 6 years ago because it was still so new- but this time they say it will be ok!!!!
I didn't realize that you were in this group.

AFM - Okay I am tired of this dry weather!!! I know it is suppose to get to 60 tomorrow but we are suppose to be having an ice storm right now... thankfully it hasn't happened yet so DH could get to work! I am having nose bleeds all the time and because DS can't breath, it is keeping us all awake!

Then yesterday the baby decided to hide on me! I was feeling kicks all the time and yesterday, nothing! I know I have a forward placenta but this really stunk! I was even freaked out about it today and finally the baby moved and now I am feeling kicks. Ugg! I can't wait till Friday when I get to see my bean again.
__________________
Jennifer (37) - Wife since 12/2003 with 5 children - 3 waiting for me in heaven , and 2 delighting me everyday ! Lymphoma survivor and mother to baby born post pelvic radiation!
3 ladybugs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2013, 08:34 AM   #33
simplyleah87's Avatar
simplyleah87
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Fort Bragg, NC
Posts: 675
My Mood:
Re: July 2013 Chat: Jan. 21-Feb 3

what's everyone upto this week??? anything exciting? u/s's?
__________________
& mommy to Emery Daniel, (6-22-11) & Willow Laila, (6-29-13)
www.vintagewithatwist.blogspot.com
simplyleah87 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 06:25 AM   #34
3 ladybugs's Avatar
3 ladybugs
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 12,768
My Mood:
Re: July 2013 Chat: Jan. 21-Feb 3

Wow! We are talkative this week!

I have my ultrasound on Friday but I am not sure what I will learn other then I am still pregnant. I will be 14w1d then.
__________________
Jennifer (37) - Wife since 12/2003 with 5 children - 3 waiting for me in heaven , and 2 delighting me everyday ! Lymphoma survivor and mother to baby born post pelvic radiation!
3 ladybugs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 06:25 AM   #35
3 ladybugs's Avatar
3 ladybugs
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 12,768
My Mood:
Re: July 2013 Chat: Jan. 21-Feb 3

double post
__________________
Jennifer (37) - Wife since 12/2003 with 5 children - 3 waiting for me in heaven , and 2 delighting me everyday ! Lymphoma survivor and mother to baby born post pelvic radiation!

Last edited by 3 ladybugs; 01-30-2013 at 06:43 AM.
3 ladybugs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 07:36 AM   #36
mcpforever's Avatar
mcpforever
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Bama
Posts: 11,738
My Mood:
Re: July 2013 Chat: Jan. 21-Feb 3

(to the tune of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight")

A week away, a week away,
A week away, a week away,
A week away, a week away,
A week away, a week away,

In the office, the OB's office, I'll get my ultrasound.
In the office, the OB's office, I'll get my ultra sound.

A weeeeeeeeeeeeeee-eee-eee-eee-eee-eeek away!
A weeeeeeeeeeeeeee-eee-eee-eee-eee-eeek away!

(for the oh, oh, oh oh part)
Is it a girl?
Is it a boy?
Is it a girl?
Is it a boy?

Repeat and layer....


Ahem. If anyone hasn't figured it out, our ultrasound is a week away.
__________________
Melissa-Wife, mother to DS 4/02 and DD 4/07, DS 7/08 DD 7/13
ISO: my lost shaker of salt
mcpforever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 12:22 PM   #37
cowangel's Avatar
cowangel
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 2,190
My Mood:
Re: July 2013 Chat: Jan. 21-Feb 3

We are looking at a suburban...most van's don't hold 5 carseats/booster seats. We are hoping the car will be sold by the end of the week...we have a few interested parties.

We are team green so no gender determining U/S for us this time around...I haven't even schedule the big U/S though so...

The pregnancy has seemed to go on FOREVER for me...I'm just having a hard time with it but glad the HG has finally passed I think...

Melissa keep us posted on that U/S - you don't sound excited at all !

Ladybug - feeling the baby move more? I still haven't felt any movement...but that's normal for me - I often have the placenta form in the front too which means it's even longer before I feel the baby.
__________________
Wife to DH for 8 years...Mom to 5 kiddos
cowangel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 08:49 PM   #38
MacMomma's Avatar
MacMomma
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 536
Lol Melissa, that's awesome. I'm totally singing that on Friday
__________________
Sarah (25), SAHM to sweet little J (7/11) & L (7/13), married to my highschool sweetheart

"But I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed, and I am convinced that He is able to guard until that Day what has been entrusted to me"
MacMomma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2013, 09:58 AM   #39
3 ladybugs's Avatar
3 ladybugs
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 12,768
My Mood:
Re: July 2013 Chat: Jan. 21-Feb 3

I got back from my ultrasound. The baby has short legs and arms, big belly and head. Yep that is my kid! No mix up in the lab!! DS was the same way. Baby had arms and hands by face most of the time for the ultrasound. Wiggle worm too!

We found out we are having another boy (90% certain). I am really happy, but sad at the same time. This is my last biological child and I have several bins of girl things in the basement. I am not ready to give those up yet so we will have to see what the future brings. We have no boy names yet either. Our boy name was Nathaniel William but I thought that we should reflect my maternal grandfather who would be Phillip. So now I am not sure what to do. William is also a family name on my side. I don't like not having a name for very long after we know gender so we will have to think about it this weekend.

Everything else looked good for me though. Uterus is doing what it is suppose to be doing and placenta looks great too!
__________________
Jennifer (37) - Wife since 12/2003 with 5 children - 3 waiting for me in heaven , and 2 delighting me everyday ! Lymphoma survivor and mother to baby born post pelvic radiation!
3 ladybugs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2013, 11:03 AM   #40
leviandgarettsmom's Avatar
leviandgarettsmom
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Lovelaceville, KY
Posts: 2,431
My Mood:
Quote:
Originally Posted by 3 ladybugs
I got back from my ultrasound. The baby has short legs and arms, big belly and head. Yep that is my kid! No mix up in the lab!! DS was the same way. Baby had arms and hands by face most of the time for the ultrasound. Wiggle worm too!

We found out we are having another boy (90% certain). I am really happy, but sad at the same time. This is my last biological child and I have several bins of girl things in the basement. I am not ready to give those up yet so we will have to see what the future brings. We have no boy names yet either. Our boy name was Nathaniel William but I thought that we should reflect my maternal grandfather who would be Phillip. So now I am not sure what to do. William is also a family name on my side. I don't like not having a name for very long after we know gender so we will have to think about it this weekend.

Everything else looked good for me though. Uterus is doing what it is suppose to be doing and placenta looks great too!
Yay for a good u/s & having a boy!
__________________
Deanna ...Wife & SAHMommy to DH, States, DD, Garett 2/14/95, DS 1, Levi 7/22/10, & DS 2, SJ 8/5/13

leviandgarettsmom is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright 2005 - 2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.