I have nothing but praise for RPA. I had my first baby there (almost 4 years ago now) as a private patient. As my labour was v quick and my obgyn was a bit of a **** he missed the whole thing and the midwives that helped me birth my bub were fantastic. So this time I am going thru the midwife program at the birth centre. I havent been there yet as I am doing share care with my GP. I have been in there though, my best friend has had both her kids there. Havent seen any of the doctors either (except for NT scan), all been GP so far.
Last time we did IVF at Sydney IVF (now Genea) and they were so great but we just couldnt afford it this time so we went to RPA IVF clinic, which is run in conjunction with Genea anyway, in fact we had the same fertility doctor at both places!
I had the NT last Thursday (was first time I saw anyone at RPA for this pregnancy) and unfortunately although the scan was fine my blood test results (and age) gave us a ratio of 1 in 26 for downs.
We are have a CVS tomorrow at RPA.
Congrats on twins! Thats awesome!
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12-02-2012 19:26 #491Member
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- Nov 2011
12-02-2012 20:49 #492Due in July
11 - Jools
13 - Claire
18 - Salgan
19 or 23 - Belinda
25 - Mum2Angus
31 - Gemini85
Due in August
4 - DJSHEARS
5 - chicparis
6 - Gracefilled - TWINS!
14 - Klong
15 - HamptonK
16 - BecKaLee
18 - 41 Hope
18 - qotfu
21 - Misscarlya
22 - Littleve
22 - Bebehvala
29 - Angenrod
29 - Kseds
29 - holdingmybreath
Due in September
3 - Angelanathan
18 - babystepswa
14 - Grace2012 - Frat TWINS [C-Section]
Scans and Appointments
Hamptonk - OB Appt. - 13 Feb
Kseds - NT Scan - 16 Feb
qotfu - CVS - 16 Feb
Geminii - Amnio Test - 19 Feb
bebehvala - NT results - 19 Feb
qotfu - CVS results - 19 Feb
Salgan - Morph Scan - 20 Feb
babystepswa - Scan - 23 Feb
goaskclaire - NT Scan - 24 Feb
Geminii - Amnio Results - ? Feb
Geminii - Morph Scan - 15 Mar
Hamptonk - Morph scan - 21 Mar
12-02-2012 20:51 #493
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12-02-2012 22:59 #494
I do think that once they get to hold the bub all will be ok! I love your idea of giving them money to chose an outfit - I will do the same :-)
My Mum has given us a voucher to have new born bub photos done which will include the step kiddies - they are excited about this too.
It would be challenging enough just dealing with a new born bub let alone the challenges of making sure step kids feel just as loved and special! Step parenting is the biggest challenge of my life to date - love them to bits but it is difficult at times - this last week was really hard - don't think my hormones help!!!
And yes, nice to have some cooler weather here in Perth - what a relief!!
Hope everyone had a great weekend!
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13-02-2012 10:49 #495Senior Member
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Just a really quick one from me, as I am on my phone and REALLY tired.
Re: Stepchildren - I think once the baby is born, they (especially DSD's) will be so preoccupied with the baby too, that they will forget about it all. Also, I think we worry about ALL children feeling left out when the new baby comes along. For example, my DS is used to having my undivided attention 24 hours a day & will most definitely feel a bit left out when the baby comes. It's really good that my mother will be coming to stay for a while and I'll have to make sure DH spends extra time with him (he's a real Daddy's boy).
Re: Finding out the gender - I'm hoping I can stay strong and not find out. I would love to get a surprise this time..
Hope everyone is going well :-)
13-02-2012 11:13 #496
Sorry for the quick one, but im at work and I get watched like a hawk!!!!
Grace, nice to see you on here, glad you are well. As you know I have no idea on the subject of RPA just what I have seen on telly LOL
AFM, well coming up to the 12 weeks on friday and for the last few days I have felt so great. Sometimes forget that I am pregnant. No ms,boobs still a little sore.
this worries me, anyone else feeling really good at this point?
Other than that, no belly
Going to gp for my monthly check up wednesday and hoping to hear the heartbeat on doppler.
13-02-2012 11:13 #497
Hope everyone had a great weekend!
3 more sleeps til my amnio!! So excited. Well not about the amnio, but about seeing bubs again! Woohoo!
Has anyone had one before? Just wondering whether I should organise to have the day after off work too? I know they say a few days rest but wasnt sure how much rest is actually needed?
13-02-2012 11:55 #498
Gem - I've heard you need to rest
afterwards, so I'd take the day off.
I'll be thinking of you as I'll be getting my NT results at the same time.
I'm still sick - at almost 13 weeks I thought it would be gone by now..but still not complaining and just laying about being grateful I'm not forced to work and DH is supporting me.
We have so many Mums to be on our list that never post - I wonder what happened to them all??? Any one know??
Hubbing from my iPhone.
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13-02-2012 12:32 #499
That's no good your still sick. That would be a bummer. At least you know all is good hey.
That's right, I completely forgot you had yours already. Sorry. I'll be thinking of you on Thursday. You won't have anything to worry about.
I might just call in sick for those 2 days. I don't need the questions from my boss if I give her a heads up.
13-02-2012 14:25 #500
Gemini good luck with your amnio, it will be great to see bub again at least
Bebe good luck to you also for you nt results I hope they are good results
Hello to everyone else How is everyone going??
I had an OB appointment today. Everything seems good. He did a really quick scan Bubs hr is now 150, didn't realise how quickly they change it was 161 last week. Again bubsicle was sleeping with its back To us so couldn't see much lol hopefully bub sleeps this well after the birth haha. Also finally know my blood type. I am in the rhesus negative category so hopefully that does not cause any issues.
So all seems good in feeling pretty good except still can't find food I wanna eat lol just wish I could get a good scan of bub
Hope everyone has a good valentines day tomorrow. Dh is taking me to Sofitel for lunch, I hope I can find food I wanna eat there given the price or I'll feel so bad.
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