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    Hi ladies,
    I'm crashing the party.
    I am very early in my pregancy with my first. 4w2d to be precise ... lol. We had a MC in Oct last week at 5w3d so we are nervous and scared, but feeling positive.
    We have been going to a fertility specialist that seems to have got to the bottom of my fertility issues the 4 months since our first consultation.
    I've lost 50kg over the last 2.5 years after having lapband surgery, and caused my PCOS to clear and disappear altogether.I am still very overweight, but I am healthy. Now with the progesterone issue being located, we are hoping this one sticks!
    Looking forward to a healthy happy journey!
    I cannot believe how strong my symptoms have been compared to last time, so maybe things are showing a much better outlook.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Widget View Post
    Might mean I can talk hospital into letting me see midwives! Hope so!
    That would be really great if you can - well done! I'm secretly doing a little every time I think of you at the moment ...

    Hi Nomes! Whereabouts in Perth are you? I'm in Port Kennedy

    Congratulations on not only your pregnancy (how exciting!), your weightloss (well done!) and the nice, strong symptoms you are having! I hope that the progesterone does it's thing and you end up with a beautiful baby in your arms this time.

    Will you be going through KEMH? I am as I'm high risk and they have been fantastic so far.

    Found out on wednesday that I have a beautiful little girl with a healthy heart on board So many of my anxieties have been eased in the course of one ultrasound! I have to have another ultrasound in 4 weeks specifically having another look at the heart to see if they have missed anything but they're pretty sure that they haven't and have ruled out the need for a foetal echo at this stage. Just a tad excited here ...

    Catch you lovely ladies later!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Widget View Post
    Ky, at Westmead, they recommend the FE around 18-20 weeks... Are you comfy not having it done? I know Rubys stuff was all complex and rare and they would have picked it up if this little GIRL had similar probs...

    OMG! Have you and M had a chance to talk names yet??

    We need to talk too... Personal stuffs...
    I'm feeling quietly confident about not having an echo - I had a really good sonographer who, at my request spent ages looking at her heart and we got some really clear vision of it. We've established that there's 4 perfectly proportioned chambers, the arteries are attached in the right places, the blood flow is spot on with no evidence of leakage/mixing and the heartbeat is strong. We'll check again but both Mark and I are satisfied that we've got a heart healthy little girl. I suppose it helps when I've been so paranoid so have researched things and have had expereince of what abnormal looks like.

    Names ... don't talk to me about names! We can't come up with anything that both of us like that has a nice meaning! I mean, I can't go around calling Bella "beautiful and pure", Daniel "independant and strong as a rock" then call this child something like "bitterness and misery", can I ... We've pretty much used all of the names we love so are going to have to take our time to fall in love with another one ...

    SMS me and let me know when the best time to call will be next week - Bella's got St John Ambulance state comps tomorrow so we're busy and it's supposed to be raining on wednesday (only have reasonable mobile reception outside ), so that's out for me. So, let me know a day/time outside of those and I'll call you ...

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    Thanks ladies

    Been on a bit of an emotional rollercoaster the past couple of days, tiniest bit of spotting - well I can't say spotting as much as discolouration of my CM (but only on occassions, not constant and ever so slight) but a bit of cramping that has been ongoing for over a week, assuming it is all just implantation as I ovulate between CD18-19 but 22 this time, so after our experience last year, I am a mess. Trying not to worry, but just can't help it!!
    Off to the Fertility carer this afternoon, so will fill her in on not only the news, but the discolouring. No doubt she'll send me off for blood tests and hopefully throw me on her bed and pull out her u/s and check things out, give me some piece of mind is all I am really hoping!

    Ky - I'm in Thornlie! Not sure about hospitals or anything yet ... would hope for Murdoch being so close to home, but will chat with Dr this afternoon ... roll on 1pm, I just want to see her already and get this process started.

    How hard is it to keep your mouth closed this early on when all you wanna do is scream it to the world?
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    Well ladies,

    Dreams shattered, again.

    I went to our clinic yesterday and was sent for blood tests that came back negative.
    She has no ide why we had 3 positive HPT's - all different types, inc 1 digital on different days, all the sympoms and yet the blood test showed my hcg at 6 instead of like 50.
    So it''s back to the drawing board, next step for us is for me to have my tubes checked and keep on with the progesterone program.
    Even though we had ruled this month out as our month as it was a crazy charting month, it was a more than welcome surprise, but apparently it's not meant to be. Still waiting for my period, which because of my late ovulation it should be due tomorrow.
    Think I prefer the idea of not been pregnant than another miscarriage ... anyway it's raw all the same and I'm teary and emotional. So hopefully I will be back in the next few months with much better news.

    Wishing you all lots of love and sticky baby vibes for healthy happy pregnancies xxx

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    I'm so sorry, Nomes ... hopefully we will see you posting in here again some time in the near future with a wonderfully sticky and healthy little one.

    In the mean time, take care of yourself, be encouraged that you are doing so well and be gentle with yourself.

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    Damn, I hate hearing it but I guess I need to!
    I have been advised by gyno to stay off carbs I hate being a fat prego

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    Hi Ladies :-) I'm 15 weeks pregnant with number #2 and weigh 116kgs, which is the lowest I've weighed in a very long time, in fact I lost 20kgs in my efforts to fall pregnant. I am a bit worried about how much weight I've put on, will put on and whether or not I will be able to lose the weight once I've had the baby. Before getting pregnant I was doing the Isowhey Complete meal replacements, which are actually safe when pregnant and breastfeeding. But I was starting to get bored of the flavours. Has anyone else used any other meal replacements or protein shakes during pregnancy? Maybe on their Drs advice? I have an appointment to see my Dr this coming Thursday and will ask his advice and maybe for a referral to a dietician but I thought I would ask you lovely ladies as well. I was a part of this thread in 08/09 when I was pregnant with my DD.

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    Hi ladies - can I join?

    DH & I have been TTC (seriously) for about 1.5 yrs now and this year we started seeing a fertility specialist. I have PCOS, Hypothyroidism & of course am very overweight (approx 125kg). I've dieted my whole life but never been able to lose all the weight or keep anything off, I'm now at my heaviest ever . Ideally I wanted to lose weight before TTC or falling PG, but because of my age and my PCOS we decided we needed to give it a serious try despite my weight (DH is normal weight and always has been).

    To my surprise and delight, this last round of FSH injections + trigger was a success!!! I'm pregnant!! for the first time in my life! I'm about 3 weeks along (or 5 weeks gestational) - still don't really understand which one I go by?? So EDD would be somewhere around 25 May 2012. I'm having a scan on 7th October, so hoping to confirm EDD then.

    I'm really worried about lots of things due to my weight and this pregnancy - even silly things like "people won't be able to tell, because I just look fat", not feeling kicks, not being able to walk (already have foot problems), being forced to have a c-section because of weight, looking ugly instead of beautifully pregnant, being treated like crap by Dr's/professionals, and of course my weight causing early miscarriage!

    I need to find an OB but I really don't know who to choose because I have no idea if they will be kind or mean about my weight - it's not like I WANTED to be fat and pregnant, but I'm running out of time (age-wise) and I've been trying forever to lose weight without success.

    I want to go to North West Private in Brisbane - Dr Watson is my fertility specialist, but he's fully booked for May (already!), so I need to find another OB - Any recommendations???

    sorry for the long post

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    Hi all new to this so i hope we find topics in hear i can add to


 

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