Lil petal - congrats on the house. Moving sucks but it will be so worth it. Good on you for getting to gym 4x a week!
Bond - sorry to hear the place was sold. Trying to find a house is hard enough let alone having the worry while your pregnant. Fingers crossed the right place is just around the corner
Mickey Mouse - glad scan went well and you got some good 3d pics. How many weeks are you now?
Eko - how are you going today... Any better?
Bond Girl (05-03-2013)
maybee baybee (05-03-2013)
So much to catch up on!
Maybee blood is so scary! I'm glad your ultrasound showed no problems with bub
Bond I'm sorry to hear they sold the house you wanted. Hope you find something you love even more soon xx
Lil petal congrats on the house
Mickey share some pics of your beautiful bub
afm I'm off work for good! Ob is worried about the Bp and protein and said its borderline pre eclampsia so she is going to monitor me closely. It's very scary but I have a lot of trust in her and I feel like I'm in very good hands.
Wow Fel. How long have you got to go? How's your work going to cope with that? At least your ob is paying close attention.
I still have 18 or so weeks so I need bub to cook a lot more! My Bp is still the same and she wants to make sure it doesn't get higher. It's all so confusing!
Fel I hope your bp goes down! What is your ob having you do are you on bed rest and stuff?
Wow Fel thats a bit scary, I really hope your BP goes down. Please take it easy, rest up and try not to stress (easier said than done though!!)
Eko - I always take Benefibre (great cos you can put it in anything and not taste it) but during pregnancy Im EXTRA careful to remember because I know how bad the constipation is. I took it to the hospital with me when I had DD and made sure I drink lots of water (helps dilute that awful sting of peeing after labour too!!) to help to get things moving. Have you tried something like Benefibre or Metamucil?
Maybee - I hope the bleeding isnt anything too serious
LilPetal - Oh, jealous of your holiday, that must have been lovely. I hate moving house while pregnant but at the same time it gives you the opportunity to nest to your heart's content
MickeyMouse - Good to hear your scan went well Try not to stress too much, bubs have a habit of not getting bigger for a week or two and then suddenly spurting and hitting the 'right' size. DS did it to me and this bub has too. It's a bit of a nervy time but it's not too uncommon *hugs*.
maybee - Varicose veins! That's what I remember people saying now. Thank goodness for J and her calming and well educated presence I feel a bit dim for not remembering that now, the second I saw her say that I thought "oh yeaaaaaah...". Braindead! *chuckle*. I'm feeling much better lately, thanks for asking. Now that I'm getting sleep that is haha.
J - I haven't taken anything as of yet, because if I'm honest I hadn't realised I was backed up until I tried to go. I'm going to start having psyllium husks at breakfast again, they really helped to prevent problems before. It was definitely a case of a lower blockage so now that it's cleared hopefully the husks will prevent it from happening again. I tend to drink at least 3L of water a day so I'm a bit baffled as to how I managed to get like that but preggo bodies will do weird things.
But I've made a list of things to put in my hospital bag before the op because as you so rightly point out it can be pretty dire in the first few weeks afterwards. I was in SO much discomfort because of the painkillers causing it. I'm going to take a bag of prunes () some senna tablets, plenty of grain type museli bars and a couple of those fruit laxative bars for just in case. I'm hoping I don't need ANY of it but I'll have it there just in case. Although the prunes might get eaten anyway, I love them! I remember once when I was younger I ate a whole bag of prunes that mum had in the cupboard for baking. THAT was a bad idea .
FelH - Bugger about being off work so early, I've been going quietly nuts with only 6 weeks to go. 18 weeks of not having anything to do would drive me bonkers! I'm glad you feel well looked after though, that can make a huge difference
AFM - Not long to go now! I finally bit the bullet last night and put some 000 growsuits in bub's hospital bag. I hadn't done it yet because I thought that at 38 weeks it was unlikely he'd be bigger than a 0000 but my ob seemed convinced that he's quite long so we shall see *chuckle*.
These last few weeks are murder. Partially because I want my body back and partially because I just can't wait to meet our little man.
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