Nila- re. the doppler, I think I bought mine from ebay (when in the UK) and it wasn't that expensive at all. I was able to pick up a heartbeat from about 10-12 weeks (I think) and it was great to use as I could also hear him moving around! I kept it so will use for this one too, can't wait!!
I've got a GP appointment today to get the results of all the usual screening tests, but not expecting anything untoward as had all of this done with my first baby. I have decided not to go private, as you have to pay so much, and the public system here in Canberra is good. There is a new maternity building at The Canberra Hospital with a birthing centre which I will book into. The public system in the UK was great when I had DS so hoping for similar experience.
I just hope they will allow me to birth in a birthing centre with midwife only care, as this will hopefully be a VBAC but I don't anticipate any complications. Just sad I can't try for a home birth like I tried to have with DS. But I went too overdue and had to be induced, which lead to a c-section. It sucked! Completely the opposite to what I wanted. Natural birth is my goal this time!
I missed out on my baby shower with DS as I was in hospital a few days before in early labor and I was on bed rest for a week and to avoid anything exciting/stressful! So i am not sure whether to have one this time around - feels a bit silly since this is 2nd time around.....
After getting up to DS atleast 6/7 times a night we have decided to take away his dummy, I feel so nasty but he needs to sleep and so do I fx for the next few days....
Good luck today bond girl! I have my first docs appt in a few hrs YAY!
Good luck for your appointments Bond and K17
Good luck bond and k17
Had my 2nd OBGYN appt this morning (13w2d). Had to have a Pap Smear and internal, which was much more uncomfortable than usual. All done though, just feeling a bit sore!
Good luck for your appointments bond and k17! How exciting!
Glad your Pap smear is over and done with J I'm due for one in April
Well I'm off to my ultrasound to check on this big cyst! I'm so ridiculously nervous!
Sorry ladies I need to rant!!!
I am incredibly ready for my kankles to go away (should be user harsher words!) now! It's almost impossible wit the climate we live in, for example last night our lowest temp was 30!!! Yes 30!!! Our humidity is stupid 90% of the time, thanks god we have fantastic aircon but still doesn't help the fluid retention! This morning I had kankles before I even left the house. Bleh!!!! 3 weeks off being half way imagine what the rest of pregnancy will be like!
J, hopefully your soreness goes away soon. Is it standard to have an internal then?
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