38 weeks 2 days

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Re: 38 weeks 2 days

Postby heather j » Tue Feb 07, 2012 03:19 pm

Christa, he is PERFECT! What a beautiful boy and a beautiful name. Congratulations. Your comparison of your repeat section to the emergency is spot-on, IMO. I couldn't agree more. I'm happy you were able to experience that.
Heather (PAI-1 4G/4G) mama to:
Nicolas Edison (6/2004) 36 weeks, PE, HELLP, and placental abruption
Ella Amelia (3/2007) 37 weeks, lovenox, PE-free
Oliver Lyon (1/2011) 37 weeks, lovenox, PE-free
Milo Mason (2/2014) 39 weeks PE-free

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Re: 38 weeks 2 days

Postby caryn » Sun Feb 05, 2012 02:38 pm

What a cutie. Welcome Earthside, Noah!
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The Preeclampsia Puzzle (New Yorker) and Silent Struggle: A New Theory of Pregnancy (New York Times)
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DS Oscar born by emergent C-section at 34 weeks for fetal indicators, due to severe PE
DD Bridget born by C-section after water broke at 39 weeks after a healthy pregnancy

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Re: 38 weeks 2 days

Postby alexis » Sun Feb 05, 2012 11:56 am

Congratulations! he's beautiful and I'm happy you made it with no PE!
Chronic hypertension
Aliza - 01/05/2007 - Severe preeclampsia, emergency CS 37 weeks
Isaac - 09/26/2011 - controlled on 150mg Toprol, NO PE, 39 weeks!

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Re: 38 weeks 2 days

Postby holly3372@msn.com » Sun Feb 05, 2012 10:50 am

OMG! You did it!!! I am crying tears of joy for you! We lost our boys same year just a few months apart. I am so happy to see this post and his picture! He is just beautiful! Enjoy every moment you and your family deserve this happiness and much more to come. xoxo
Benjamin Spider Reeves born 4-28-2010( 1lb 6oz 26 weeks to severe pre-e and Iugr) we lost you after 4 long months in the NICU. You fought so hard,and were so brave.Our first baby .We miss you everyday and love you forever xo

Expecting ,dreaming, and hoping for our baby Girl sometime in January 2013

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Re: 38 weeks 2 days

Postby Shannonlynn » Sun Feb 05, 2012 09:44 am

Sooo happy to see your beautiful baby boy has arrived safely. It's nice to hear you are doing well also. Have fun!
Shannonlynn-mommy to Frederick Otto "Fritzy"
born May 6, 2011, became an angel one hour later
Severe PE at 24 weeks to the day
Gavin Walden born 8-4-12,lovenox, folgard, lda, prenatals. PE and HELLP free.

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Re: 38 weeks 2 days

Postby jean » Sat Feb 04, 2012 07:51 pm

Congrats-yay!!
Our first son was born and passed in Feb of 2010. Born at 29 weeks due to HELLP and passed due to NEC. We miss him every day. :~(

Our second son was born at 39 weeks gestation in Nov of 2011. No HELLP or pre-e! Took LDA starting at week 12 and went off of it at week 38!

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Re: 38 weeks 2 days

Postby uncskristy » Sat Feb 04, 2012 07:37 pm

Woo hoo! Congrats!! I am so glad that everything went well for yall
Kristy
Mommy of Three Boys- Davis 10/4/2007(No PE, overbaked at 40wks, 2 days),
Cooper 5/20/2010-5/21/2010 (born too early at 24wks, 2 days due to severe PE) and
Blaine 10/11/11 (35wks, 6 days, mild but quick moving PE)
Wife to Matthew since 6/11/2005

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Re: 38 weeks 2 days

Postby danielsmom » Sat Feb 04, 2012 02:25 pm

I'm teary eyed because I'm just so happy for you. I know it wasn't a vbac, but it sounds like a wonderful delivery! Just spoil him rotten and enjoy it.
Miscarriage Feb 05 & Dec 07
Daniel born Feb 09 at 27w5d, 1 lb 1 oz/12 inches (severe IUGR) due to Severe Pre-E & HELLP. Now tall for age and no complications.
Diagnosed with MTHFR
Cornual Ectopic miscarriage Mar 11
Natalie born 6-5-12 at full term, 7 lb 11 oz & 21.5 inches, progesterone 2-8 weeks (for suspected luteal phase defect), lovenox 6-29 weeks, lda 0-36 weeks, folic.

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Re: 38 weeks 2 days

Postby tree » Fri Feb 03, 2012 08:54 pm

Congrats!
Daughter born April 2009 at 35 weeks due to Class 1 HELLP

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Re: 38 weeks 2 days

Postby sam10 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 08:38 pm

Sooo very happy! Congratulations and welcome baby Noah !
MC 3/2009 and 3/2011
H (1/1/2010-1/7/2010) - forever loved and missed; severe PE with Hellp; partial placental abruption, classical c-section at 25.6 weeks
M (Nov. 2012, born at 35.4 weeks) - severe PE


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