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by sckitzo
Fri Aug 20, 2010 09:51 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: helping family understand...
Replies: 7
Views: 743

Re : helping family understand...

<t>I don't think I have my story written out on here but I can give you the short versions. With my first pregnancy I was 24 and had a picture perfect pregnancy, perfect weight, bp, diet. I went in for my normal 33 week appointment, I was feeling perfectly fine. My doctor saw my swelling, my weight ...
by sckitzo
Thu Aug 19, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: I need some advice.
Replies: 6
Views: 2033

Re : I need some advice.

<t>I am in a similar situation. One of my good friends and I were pregnant at the same time, we actually had the same due date. Well we lost our son and she had a healthy daughter. She has been a great friend through our loss, and we are still close friends, and so are our daughters. It was very har...
by sckitzo
Fri Aug 13, 2010 08:54 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: How Early Did You Start Showing With #2?
Replies: 7
Views: 708

Re : How Early Did You Start Showing With #2?

<t>I started to have my brownie stage from about 25 weeks to about 32 weeks. I actually looked pregnant after that. With my first the first time a stranger acknowledged that I was pregnant was when I was walking into the hospital to be induced. Before that I was in the stage that I had gained a few ...
by sckitzo
Thu Aug 12, 2010 04:31 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: First ultrasound and question
Replies: 3
Views: 546

First ultrasound and question

<t>Well yesterday I had my first ultrasound. By my last period I should have been 7 weeks exactly yesterday. My period did come about 3-4 days earlier then I had expected. Well my scan yesterday showed the baby measuring at 6 weeks 3 days. It did have a heartbeat, but it was still pretty slow. It wa...
by sckitzo
Mon Aug 02, 2010 09:16 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Surprise
Replies: 8
Views: 1071

Surprise

<t>Well my husband and I were still on the fence about weather we should have another child or not. We have a five year old, and a two year old foster daughter, that has lived with us for 18 months now. We were hoping science would offer a little more as far as treatments before we tried again. But ...
by sckitzo
Mon Aug 02, 2010 07:42 pm
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: Maternal vitamin D deficiency increases risk of PE
Replies: 16
Views: 6963

Re : Maternal vitamin D deficiency increases risk of PE

<t>What is the normal range for vit D anyway? I got tested by my ob. When I called for the results they said my vit D level was 20. She said this was at the low end of normal and that I did not need to supplement. But by reading some of these posts, 20 seems low. I am 5.5 weeks along now and am seco...
by sckitzo
Sat Jul 24, 2010 03:34 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Severe Early Onset PE Ladies
Replies: 31
Views: 2303

Re : Severe Early Onset PE Ladies

<t>riehlism, I am joining this a little late. But here is the short version (if that is possible). Baby girl in 2005 perfect pregnancy until 29 weeks we had a growth ultrasound and everything was fine. For the next month I had been calling in complaining of swelling, just to be told I was pregnant a...
by sckitzo
Sat Jun 19, 2010 00:48 am
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: "I don't have a brother"
Replies: 9
Views: 2220

Re : "I don't have a brother"

<t>We have always had an open dialogue with Brianna about her brother, how mommy got sick and had to have him too early and how he was too sick to live. We always do special things to memorialize his life. Like we send balloons to him on his birthdays, and buy him a small xmas present at xmas, We wa...
by sckitzo
Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:51 pm
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: "I don't have a brother"
Replies: 9
Views: 2220

"I don't have a brother"

<t>Ever since our son Chance passed away in Oct 2006 we have been very open with our daughter about how she has a brother and we send balloons up to him on his birthdays and walk for him each spring. We have a cabinet in the dinning room with his urn, and mementos. So we still try to include him in ...
by sckitzo
Tue Feb 23, 2010 03:23 pm
Forum: Iowa
Topic: Preeclampsia Walk in Central Iowa
Replies: 2
Views: 7233

Re : Preeclampsia Walk in Central Iowa

I would not be much help as far as planning a walk in the Ames/Des Moines area. But I would love the date and time and other information for this years walk in Davenport.

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