Group for the BFPs
Hi, girls! I just wanted to create a group for all the BFPs we have gotten. There have been so many lately and i have gotten to know a lot of you and i don't want to go to another forum. I feel bad talking on other groups about my bfp when others are still trying. So I figured we could talk about things in here too! I am 6w5d today. I have a 2yr old dd and am 39 yrs old. Just starting to get a few symptoms and my eye is twitching out of control. Hope to hear from my other bfp friends!
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I've just had to get up as I can't stand laying in bed any more. Maybe I'm a wimp lol. They're ranging from 8-12mins atm and quite nasty pain wise...hoping getting up will either speed them up or ease the severity slightly.....oh I hope this is it and i finally get to meet our little bundle...I've heard horror stories about third babies being a nightmare with stop start labours so I'm worried it'll all die off xxx
9 months ago
Hello ladies! Just a quick update, Rylie May arrived at 3:10pm, Saturday Dec 1. Weighing 7lbs 2oz or 3.29kgs. She is doing great, so beautiful and perfect! however I lost a lot of blood and had to go into surgery am now recovering in ICU! I’ve only gotten to see her briefly for some skin to skin contact! But they are bringing her to me in the next hour for a feed! I will update again with pictures of my new lil love!
9 months ago • Edited
Tryingafterloss huge congratulations! Well done! Sorry I haven't been on for a while...life with a new born and mum of 3 is kinda still hectic. I hope your surgery goes ok and your on the road to recovery very soon.
All still well here. Nancy is doing fabulous feeding well too. Hope everyone else is doing ok....?xxx
9 months ago
It is baby heaven around here! Meet Teresa Marie Denise. Born dec 1 at 7:06pm. One hr after water broke she was here. 5 pushes. The dr almost didnt make it to the hospital. When they put me in the stirrups, her head was half out. Never felt a thing. Got up and walked right after.
9 months ago • Post starter
Calvingirl- cant wait to see pictures of your new baby soon!!
Flamingogirl- glad test went great. I have had iron supplements before as well liquid is better.
Lakarmw- haha she is hungry little girl. My husband says the same we shall see.
Kelliria & tryingafterloss- are you home yet?
Afm: Had my amino test done just a few hours ago and now home just on bed rest. I didnt watch the screen i closed my eyes. DH watched. Scared me when he poked me and took a little long to get fluid not sure why. Baby was very active and DH said he looks like he got closed to needle but couldn’t tell. Dr even said did you see that to his nurse help. DH said dont think he touched it. They did check his heart afterwards and it was normal 153. Now the wait!
9 months ago
Growth scan went great! She was in the 27th percentile overall, but abdomen was at 39th - so an increase from last month! She's estimated at 5lbs, 10oz already at 36wks. She's doing wonderful. I'm so relieved, you have no idea! Here's her precious face! 2-3 wks more till I meet her, and we've agreed to name her Phoebe Elizabeth. Oh, and she TURNED!! She's head down!! Girl came through for me this weekend.
9 months ago
Tryingafterloss and Kelliria congratulations again your babies are beautiful!
Reneesylvia88 congratulations so so exciting!! I'm all ready missing being pregnant but also loving not being too!
Good luck skellynet190. I started losing plug around 10 days before Nancy was born, then I had a bloody show 3 days before she was born. Fingers crossed it won't be long now.
Nancy is doing good too and settling in brilliant! And yesterday day we had her first proper smile too (non windy) clever little girl just like her sister!
8 months ago
Hi ladies! I'm sorry it's been so long for the update - so long I had to scroll back a bunch of pages and find out what my last post was. Apparently it was the night before everything happened.
So....Right after I posted about my anxiety about her NST, I called the doctor and INSISTED on coming in and getting her fluid levels tested again. I was just too worried. Her movements had changed, and I needed to make sure she was ok. I got the GOOD doctor this time, this Russian doctor that could barely speak English but had been practising for ages and knew what I was going through. She didn't even do the test, just looked at the results of the last NST, said excuse me and came back and told us I'd be induced THAT DAY. She sent DH and I to the hospital that afternoon and we started her induction.
It took two days of the cytotec, then a foley bulb, then a version to get her moved out of my hip bone (she WAS stuck and had low fluids, but they managed to get her in place) then pitocin for a day. Her heartrate stayed optimum so they just let me keep on going. I had an epidural, but it didn't work very well so I still felt at least 50% of the pain, and could still move around and stuff. After 32 hrs stuck at 4cm, I had resigned myself to a c-section in the morning and just laid back and slept to recoup before the call would be made. 2 hrs they woke me up because of the monitor, and checked me - I was at 10cm. Started pushing and she came out 10 minutes later!!
Phoebe Elizabeth was born on Dec 13th at 631am, the same day as her big sister, my stepdaughter - so the two sisters share a birthday! She was 37wks, 2 days and weighed 5lbs, 13ozs, 20 inc long. Perfect - no complications besides some birth canal bruising and scrapes. She passed all her blood sugar tests in the first day and we were able to go home by the 15th.
But...it's been total anxiety with such a small baby, getting nursing established and stuff. I've been swamped and am just now getting some sleep. She's doing great though, and only lost 3 ozs in the first couple of days and isn't losing anything now. My milk finally came in and she's nursing like a champ - a prizefigher actually as it's quite painful!! I'm trying to push through. She's adorable and so sweet in her little awake moments, and I missed nursing so much - I can't wait till it stops hurting. I know the first two weeks are always an adjustment. I'm doing fine and recovered pretty quick actually - no tears and not even any soreness after a day or two.
Here's a one day old pic of my sweet girl -
8 months ago
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