Chaz Moms and Moms-to-Be Chat (everyone welcome)

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  1. milos_mommy

    milos_mommy Active Member

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    Good luck Erica!!!

    I didn't get put on bed rest, but I'm not supposed to drive or do very much. I didn't get too sick (or faint) on the flight down to Florida and felt ok(ish), while there, but the flight back got delayed and I was stuck on the plane and was so sick when I got home, vomiting again and shaking badly and fainted at some point - I think yesterday morning, I'm so out of it I don't even know when. My blood pressure is like....86/52 or 54. If I drink 2.5 liters of water a day it might go up to 90/56.

    Fran - maybe instead of a gift, or babysitting, you can offer to do your neighbor's laundry or bring her some home cooked meals? Or if you're running to the grocery store, stop by and ask if she needs anything? Most women aren't going to call you if you say "call if you need something" but if you stop by all ready to do and ask, she'll be more likely to say "oh yeah can you pick up milk and bread for me" or if you call and say "I'm doing laundry at 3pm, can I stop by and pick up a load to wash for you?" you'll be helping a ton.
     
  2. HayleyMarie

    HayleyMarie Like a bat outa' hell

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    ERICA!! I cannot believe its that time already. I am pretty sure you just told us you where preggers like a week ago.

    Good luck and I cannot wait for pictures of the little guy :)
     
  3. JessLough

    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    They're inducing so soon after your EDD? :-/

    Good luck!
     
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    They LOVE inductions in America (I don't even know if Erica lives in America, actually, but if she does, it's an induction party ALL THE TIME).

    There are some good reasons for inductions, but I hear an awful lot of "well the doctor was off next week so he wanted to induce me" and A TON of "I was sick of being pregnant so I asked to be induced..."
     
  5. AllisonPitbullLvr

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    Horrible headache + conflict with a coworker + dog peeing AND pooping in the house = pregnant chick crying at the grocery store. Yep. I officially feel crazy.

    But then I came home to a massive gift basket from my DH's coworker, stuffed full of bottles, sippy cups, bottle liners, pacifiers, diaper genie refills, etc! Incredibly thoughtful.

    I felt the bean move around a ton today and I think he/she must be going through a growth spurt because I have been having frequent but non-severe cramping. More annoying than anything.

    11 more days until our ultrasound and time is crawling! Thank goodness we have Christmas as a distraction.
     
  6. ihartgonzo

    ihartgonzo and Fozzie B!

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    I've had chronic hypertension for the past few months, so it's safer to induce me than wait. I know it sucks. Can't wait for those putosin contractions! :l But I'm so excited to meet my little man!!!! Prepare yourselves for a bunch of pictures! I'm heading to the hospital in a couple hours. It should take at least until tomorrow morning. Omg...
     
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    I'M SO EXCITED FOR YOU!!! I can't wait to hear the birth story. I'll keep you in my thoughts tonight.
     
  8. HayleyMarie

    HayleyMarie Like a bat outa' hell

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    Erica I will be sending you all the vibes I can muster. I can not wait for the pictures. He Is going to be absolutely perfect.
     
  9. ihartgonzo

    ihartgonzo and Fozzie B!

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    Thanks girrrrs! (; they just started inducing me and it hurts like a bitch already...
     
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    Oooh good luck Mama! What an awesome Christmas present!
     
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    This is what I get for not paying attention! I hope everything is going smoothly!!!
     
  12. milos_mommy

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    I'll keep checking in to see if the lil guy arrived, *vibes* for a fast easy labor and delivery.
     
  13. ihartgonzo

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    I still haven't gotten putosin... I've been on mezo since 6 last night, and my GOD this is uncomfortable. I can barely stand the intense tightening of the contractions. The pain is one thing, but the discomfort is just crazy. I can now understand why women choose home birth. After three painful IVs,.the most rock hard hospital bed ever, being forced to lay here with elastic bands holding monitors all over my stomach all night and not getting any sleep at all... I just wanna cry. But I can't wait for that epidural :) and to meet my son!!! It's crazy to even say my son.

    Anyway, there's my rant. I'm obviously not a happy camper at this point. At least he's worth the torture.
     
  14. AllisonPitbullLvr

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    It will all be worth it!

    This is me, 19w2d.

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    Aww, Allison you're so cute and I'm still so jealous :p. I'm 16 weeks and although my waist is kind of thicker/straighter, my belly is still pretty much flat.
     
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    lol don't be too jealous-- I can no longer bend over to pick something up off the floor, and my mom told me that I'm "getting fat" today.
     
  17. jenv101

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    I'm a little late here but sending major vibes to you Erica! I hope to see some super cute newborn photos soon!!!
     
  18. jenv101

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    Yes mothers are so helpful in that regard :rofl1: Mine is the same way. And as a few other moms have already told me (about the getting bigger and more uncomfortable part) - 'it only gets worse' lol So far, that is pretty accurate :p
     
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    Any suggestions on how to get baby to sleep when it's still inside you?? Lol. She has been going non stop all afternoon! I'm so uncomfortable tonight.
     
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    Starting to show a little bit I think... My gut feels...rounder. Lol.
     

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