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    She was tiny!! Huge congratulations to you. She us beautiful. No more needles! I'm glad she is doing well

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    Congratulations, she's gorgeous

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    Hi girls, little update to inspire you all to keep going and to let you know there definitely is a light at the end of the gd tunnel.

    Sophie spent 24 hours under the care of special care nurses (not on there ward) she never left my side but being a gd baby she had to have 2 hourly bottle feeds of 30ml and 2 hourly bsl readings and temps taken. She passed with flying colours def no ongoing gd problems. Shes held her own.

    I had the same obs done on my bsl every 4 hours and after day 2 (yesterday) my bsl has returned to normal levels without insulin. We both came home from hospital today.

    So I know its hard now girls but it really is worth it. Sophie is proof shes fine. We both have a gtt at 6 weeks. We are now up to 3 hourly feeds of 50ml and shes eating and sleeping fine.

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    So beautiful

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    Congratulations, she's absolutely gorgeous

    My Bub is above the 97th percentile, they are estimating she's already 3.1 kilos (based on ultra sound so they could be off by around 500 grams either way). We still have over 3 weeks until the c section, so i have no idea how big she'll get. My levels are still a little high, but they are getting better I'm not on very much insulin, so I'm hoping it won't increase too much in the next few weeks (25 units total a day now since they put me on novo rapid for lunch, 7 lunch, 8 dinner, and 10 protaphane over night).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miados2007 View Post
    Hi girls, little update to inspire you all to keep going and to let you know there definitely is a light at the end of the gd tunnel.

    Sophie spent 24 hours under the care of special care nurses (not on there ward) she never left my side but being a gd baby she had to have 2 hourly bottle feeds of 30ml and 2 hourly bsl readings and temps taken. She passed with flying colours def no ongoing gd problems. Shes held her own.

    I had the same obs done on my bsl every 4 hours and after day 2 (yesterday) my bsl has returned to normal levels without insulin. We both came home from hospital today.

    So I know its hard now girls but it really is worth it. Sophie is proof shes fine. We both have a gtt at 6 weeks. We are now up to 3 hourly feeds of 50ml and shes eating and sleeping fine.

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    She is beautiful! Its great to hear you are both doing well and that there is light at the end of the gd tunnel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amiedoll View Post
    Congratulations, she's absolutely gorgeous

    My Bub is above the 97th percentile, they are estimating she's already 3.1 kilos (based on ultra sound so they could be off by around 500 grams either way). We still have over 3 weeks until the c section, so i have no idea how big she'll get. My levels are still a little high, but they are getting better I'm not on very much insulin, so I'm hoping it won't increase too much in the next few weeks (25 units total a day now since they put me on novo rapid for lunch, 7 lunch, 8 dinner, and 10 protaphane over night).
    They estimated my bubs to be 3kg so the 500g variance thereabouts was true in our case.

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    Congratulation Miados! She is absolutely gorgeous. Bet you are absolutely smitten.

    I have a question for all you GD ladies. I'm diet controlled still so you may not be able to help me so I might ask the midwife or doc on Thursday.
    My fasting level was 4.2 this morning which is pretty normal for me. I had my usual breakfast of Be Natural cereal with almond milk and a coffee with full cream milk. 2 hours later my reading was 3.9 which I thought was a bit odd but rushed off to an appointment.
    At about 10:30 I had morning tea at the bakery with my boys. I decided I could treat myself to a caramel slice. My goodness it was lovely. I then ate an apricot that I happened to have rolling around in my bag because I'm a bit weird and carry fruit everywhere. I went and did the grocery came home and tested my bloods 2 hours after the slice. It's 3.7!!! What the heck? I'm thinking I might be sick? I've been on the toilet a bit this morning and although my tummy feels fine I thought maybe I have a little bug? I'm not sure.
    I know as I'm not on insulin I'm very very unlikely to experience a hypo but I'm a bit confused why my readings are so low today? Could it be the heat?

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    I think it could be anything really, but maybe the lack of carbs? Try a carb serve and test 2hrs later and see how it is.

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    My after lunch reading came back pretty normal. It's usually around 5.2 and it was 4.9. I'm eating the same as I have been for about 3 weeks so maybe my needs have changed and I need to bump up the carbs a little? Shall see how things go tonight and tomorrow morning.


 

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