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Monday Updates (5-7)
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korin81 posted:
Korin and (Finding out today )

16w 4d

weight gain: 8 pounds

Symptons/Conditions: This past week has been better. My back bothered me a few times but all in all nothing much to write about

Other: Work was a nightmare last week, so glad to be in a new week. Planned our mini family vacation to DC on17 May!

Next appointment: Gender u/s today . Regular OB May 15th.
Korin(31), DH(26), DS(3), DD(1) EDD: 10/18/12
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nikndan13 responded:
Nikki and yellow team baby : )

14wk5days

Symptoms/conditions : still lots of RLP especially when changing positions !

Other : I'm in that in between stage where my reg clothes are uncomfortably tight and maternity clothes are too big ... So I bought a belly band and can't wait til it gets here : )

Appointment was today and went well and heard LO's HB Next appt. June 4th for anatomy scan and to see what this LO is !! Can't wait to find out : )

Happy Monday ladies hope everyone is having a great day : )
Nikki (29) DH (32) DD (13) DD (10) DD (2) EDD 10/28 scheduled c-section 10/23 Yellow team : ) Love my girls !
 
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hoping101 responded:
Melinda and baby boy Gavin

23w 1d

Weight Gain: 10 lbs

Symptoms/Conditions: Braxton Hicks appear to be kicking in. Lower pubic pain- probably from the karate this kid has been practicing!!!

Other: Slightly elevated BP today, doctor is going to watch it carefully.

Next appointment: May 21st
DH(28), Me(26), DS(1), Baby Boy 2 EDD Sept 2, 2012!
 
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Zaysmama responded:
Heathir Blue Team (unnamed)

22w

W/G: 5lbs

S/C: Dr is happy that i'm finally putting on some weight, but baby is rather uncomfortable being so low & migraines have lessened up a bit! Lots of movement tho!

Other: DS has me running around like crazy with the warm weather but somedays it has me totally exhausted by nap time! lol

Next Appt: 5/29/2012 reg ob appt.
 
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sarahann1978 responded:
Sarah and Pink Team baby

26w 2d

weight gain: 16lbs

Symptoms/Conditions: Same old, same old! Hip pain when I roll over in bed, but has been better during the day since I started PT. I am still able to control my heartburn with Pepcid and Tums. She kicks me a lot on my right side, so I'm wondering if she is still laying sideways.

Other: I have a friend who wants to host a baby shower for me in June. She asked if I want a ladies only event like maybe a tea party or a family friendly BBQ and games type of get-together. I am still undecided as both have their pros and cons. I'm leaning towards the ladies tea and they just hosting a BBQ that is not combined with baby shower. I need to get working on a registry since we have some stuff already from DS, but need specific things this time around.

Next appointment: May 16
Sarah (33) DH (31) DS (Jan 2009) Team Pink Baby (Aug 2012)
 
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sarahann1978 replied to Zaysmama's response:
Heathir, I'm curious if you don't mind my asking, did your DS have colic? I recently read an article where they interviewed mothers about occurance of colic and then other factors trying to figure out any correlations and there was a high correlation of women who suffered from migraines, and babies who suffered from colic.

My DS definitely had colic, but I have only had one migraine in my life that I know of (meaning I'm not sure if other headaches I have had could be termed "migraine").
Sarah (33) DH (31) DS (Jan 2009) Team Pink Baby (Aug 2012)
 
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ChristinaTT responded:
Christina and Yellow Team baby!

14w 1d

Weight gain: 0 (of course, my 1st appt was a week ago, so could be a couple of pounds, I'm still counting 0!)

S/C: Not much, some sciatic / hip pain but not really worth mentioning, I know it's just my joints ALREADY responding to the hormones to relax and get ready for delivery!

Other: Just told my in-laws yesterday about the new baby - we're moving out-of-state in about 2 months and I just wasn't sure how they (especially MIL) would react - they took it really well! For some reason, I'm not thinking MY mom will take it so well, so instead of texting her the big news (LOL) I've purchased a boy and a girl onesie and will be mailing them down with a note that says we're accepting bets for the gender of baby #4! Hopefully they'll at least get a smile out of it, before my mother guilts me for taking her (new) grandbabies too far away!

Next appt: U/S June 4 and regular check up June 6.
 
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nikndan13 replied to ChristinaTT's response:
ChristinaTT- we are just a few days apart and both on #4 : ) my big u/s is June 4th too ! Any feelings on what you are having or a preference ? Hoping for a boy on this end since I have 3 lovely gals but I'm happy either way ! H&H 9 months : )
Nikki (29) DH (32) DD (13) DD (10) DD (2) EDD 10/28 scheduled c-section 10/23 Yellow team : ) Love my girls !
 
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Shakanson responded:
Sasha and green team baby

15w 5d

weight gain: 2 pounds! Finally!

Symptoms/Conditions: "morning" sickness is starting to go away, but not gone yet. BP is high for me, but in the normal range.

Other: I think I'm coming down with a cold, I've felt awful the last couple of days and just don't have the energy to do anything.

Next Appointment: Went to regular OB this morning, U/S May 30th
Sasha (22), DH (21), EDD 10/25/2012
 
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Shakanson responded:
Sasha and green team baby

15w 5d

Weight Gain: 2 pounds! Finally!

Symptoms/Conditions: My "morning" sickness is finally starting to go away and I am finally putting on weight like my doctor wants. My BP is running high for me, but it's still in the normal range.

Other: I think I'm coming down with a cold I've felt awful the last couple of days. I'm trying to drink lots of water since I live in the desert and dehydration is a concern, but I literally have to use the bathroom every half hour.

Next Appointment: Regular OB was this morning, U/S on May 30th
Sasha (22), DH (21), EDD 10/25/2012
 
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jedmonds12 responded:
Julie & Boy Bug

18w2d

w/g: Still down 4 lbs from pre-pg weight

s/c: My hips hurt if I sit at my desk for too long, I have to pee a lot, I'm moody and hungry and have heartburn. Really, I'm a joy to be around!

other: We're having a boy!! Found out yesterday morning. Whee, I get to reuse all of K's clothes that he grew out of too quick! LOL. Let the naming battle commence!

next d/a: OB on 4/21
Julie (28), DH (35)
DS Kawika 4/25/11
Due 10/7/12 - blue team!
 
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Zaysmama replied to sarahann1978's response:
hey there I actually heard that 2 and i'm really nervous about this little one having it. I had been having migraines for years before I got pregnant with DS #1 and when I got pregnant they went away until I got pregnant with this LO... Dr said its all the hormone changes in my body from pregnancy that have caused the changes, but no DS did not have colic!
 
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beckyatmoms responded:
Becky and Pink Twins

24w 6d

w/g: 27 lbs

S/C: Just generally feel like crap. I got measured yesterday and my belly is the size of a 36 weeker!!! I cannot imagine how much bigger I am going to get.

Other: Had a growth scan yesterday....one baby is 1lb 9oz and the other is 1lb 10oz so that is really good. The doctor said we should expect some big babies

N/A: 5/22
 
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ChristinaTT replied to nikndan13's response:
Nikndan13 -
How funny that we are both on #4 with 3 girls! At this point, I don't know what I would do with a boy, although we would love to welcome one into the family! I've been in girl mode for so long, it would be a switch! No real feeling either way at this point Hope you have a wonderful rest of pregnancy!
 
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nikndan13 replied to ChristinaTT's response:
Haha yea guess we will both see : ) it would be really cool to have one little man in the house my poor DH is outnumbered ( even our cat is a girl ; ) lol but I feel the same way Ive been in girl mode for so long it would be interesting - oh well it's already decided we just don't know yet lol ! Either way this is it or me def last baby ! H&H pregnancy to you we'll have to keep tabs on each other : )
Nikki (29) DH (32) DD (13) DD (10) DD (2) EDD 10/28 scheduled c-section 10/23 Yellow team : ) Love my girls !


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