update after seeing the doc:
so he checked my cervix: it was closed - this is an inconclusive result but at least it wasn't open
I had a blood test to check for hcg - will do a repeat next monday.
So... a week of being very cautious and looking after myself while I await the comparison results...
have had no further bleeding since this morning, so hopefully a good sign...
Quick update from me. On Thursday we were all set to deliver, and I mean paperwork all signed and both of us dressed for delivery when the doc came in and said he had some bad news. There were no NICU beds available in Melbourne!!! Apparently the night before seven babies had been delivered that all needed special care! If we did deliver and one or both babies needed special care, they may have needed to be transferred interstate. So we were sent home and told to wait!!
How bizarre!! I was in a state of shock and relief (I still didn't feel ready)
Friday we had an ultrasound, there wasn't much of a change in the babies. Babies were still measuring small and blood flow was still compromised in baby b.
Also two beds were still unavailable.
Saturday morning we went to hospital for a CTG scan. Apparently two beds had become available but a set of twins had just been born!! I was devastated! We had the scan and my obstetrician wasn't happy with the result, baby b was struggling. So he decided to admit me until beds became available. As he was saying this he got a call, beds had just become available!!! This was at 1.40pm. So by 2.30pm we were all set to deliver!!
It was such a scary experience! I was so nervous and squeezing DH's hand like crazy! He was so good, he kept talking and telling me jokes. The second I heard my baby cry, i felt such immense relief. Both babies came out beautifully and it was love at first sight. I still get tears thinking about it.
Imogen was born first weighing 2.1kg. She is so beautiful. She looks so much like her daddy and has the most peaceful temperament.
Xavier was next at 1.8kg. He is the feisty one. But what a fighter! He is so alert and a bit of a hungry hippo! He looks more like me
Both are doing so well. They are in special care but only because they can't suck feed for every feed.
Here is a photo of my little angels I'm so happy they are here. It was all worth it and I wouldn't change anything
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Fingers crossed for you Jussi xxx
Congrats @Cocoblue. Beautiful picture of your babies
AFM I am going to call my gp today to try to get in for an appt to do something about trying to speed up is ttc thing. I called late last week and today was fully booked but they told me to call first thing on the morning(Tuesday is my only day off) so I hope that means they make more times available today. CD6 for me. Hoping to be able to start being a bit more proactive (apart from all the bd'ing).
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