+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 20 of 20
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    1,895
    Thanks
    627
    Thanked
    756
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by whosurnanny View Post
    I just don't like using the term "baby" if it's a he/she!!
    Well HE will be lovely no matter what! My little chap had trisomy 18 (as did one of my brothers) but he looked so perfect when I laid eyes on him (I lost the twins at 15w as my waters broke & I had to terminate).
    I'm also a nanny so I just have love for all little people.
    It's a shock when you think something isn't right with your little person but I promise it will be okay 😊
    Thank you for your beautiful words. You reminded me of the love I already have for this baby, and if he does happen to have a cleft lip, well then we'll just deal with it when the time comes. It won't make me love him any less. I'm actually really looking forward to him joining us earth side for big cuddles

    And I'm still getting used to saying "him" instead of "baby" haha

  2. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to babyblu11 For This Useful Post:

    delirium  (13-10-2014),whosurnanny  (13-10-2014)

  3. #12
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    1,895
    Thanks
    627
    Thanked
    756
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by firsttimemum34 View Post
    I had scans at the public hospital and I was NEVER told anything. It's their protocol at that hospital. The tech does the scan, it's given to a senior dr to review and sign off on, then it's sent to the ob (I was private) who discusses it.
    It was extremely frustrating, especially when you're concerned. But I understand why they do it.
    Yep. I completely understand why they do it, it's just so frustrating when they give you a piece of the puzzle (the photo) to take home and you're left scratching your head wondering if it all looks ok.

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to babyblu11 For This Useful Post:

    TheGooch  (13-10-2014)

  5. #13
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Posts
    822
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    147
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    It's so hard, but unfortunately ultrasound techs are not allowed to disclose anything as it is not their place; they just take the photos and measurements... Frustrating... But hope u get answers soon

  6. #14
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Posts
    2,936
    Thanks
    1,741
    Thanked
    1,273
    Reviews
    6
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by lilyloubelle View Post
    It's so hard, but unfortunately ultrasound techs are not allowed to disclose anything as it is not their place; they just take the photos and measurements... Frustrating... But hope u get answers soon
    ^^^ this!
    Our u/s tech told us we were going to mc! So unprofessional.
    Technically they aren't trained to give results. Just take the measurements. I know it's a pain in the @rse but they were just doing it the right way.

  7. #15
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    681
    Thanks
    22
    Thanked
    188
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Try not to stress too much. A cleft lip is fixable. A good friend's baby had a cleft lip. He was still a cutie and had no problems breastfeeding. He had an operation when he was a few months old and is now 5 and you can't even notice the scar.

    Sent from my C6603 using The Bub Hub mobile app

  8. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Noty For This Useful Post:

    babyblu11  (13-10-2014),SpecialK  (14-10-2014)

  9. #16
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    1,895
    Thanks
    627
    Thanked
    756
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Thanks so much everyone. I think after the initial scare I've settled down a lot after thinking much clearer about the possibility of a cleft lip/palate. I've seen some before and after photos of surgery and I'm quite amazed at the results. I've also read some stories of successfully breastfeeding with a cleft lip which was reassuring. I can only hope I've been worrying over nothing and my baby boy turns out just fine. But, even if he does happen to have issues, he will still be my perfect, handsome little man.

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to babyblu11 For This Useful Post:

    whosurnanny  (13-10-2014)

  11. #17
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    over there....no over there:)
    Posts
    1,624
    Thanks
    921
    Thanked
    370
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Hope your appointment goes well today hun x

    Sent from my GT-N7105 using The Bub Hub mobile app

  12. #18
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    1,895
    Thanks
    627
    Thanked
    756
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Got the official report today. Turns out baby boy is perfect! I'll still get another scan done in a few weeks to be sure, but the report says all is perfectly fine. Thanks so much for the support everyone xx

  13. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to babyblu11 For This Useful Post:

    3bubbys  (15-10-2014),BettyV  (15-10-2014),delirium  (15-10-2014),GM01  (15-10-2014),meljemillie  (15-10-2014),SpecialK  (15-10-2014)

  14. #19
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    76
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked
    19
    Reviews
    0
    Yay! Great news! So glad xx

  15. The Following User Says Thank You to whosurnanny For This Useful Post:

    babyblu11  (15-10-2014)

  16. #20
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    1,895
    Thanks
    627
    Thanked
    756
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by whosurnanny View Post
    Yay! Great news! So glad xx
    Thank you! DH and I are so relieved


 

Similar Threads

  1. Let's keep the new PM honest #2
    By Father in forum General Election Discussion
    Replies: 133
    Last Post: 13-06-2015, 21:25
  2. Honest opinions
    By monnie24 in forum Egg Donation
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-10-2014, 02:29
  3. Let's keep the new PM honest
    By BigRedV in forum General Election Discussion
    Replies: 983
    Last Post: 04-04-2014, 16:55

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Little Kickers NSWLittle Kickers was launched in 2002 in the UK and arrived Down Under in 2009. Our motto is “Play not Push” and we ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›