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Forum: Support Groups 02-13-2007, 11:24 AM
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Posted By ajpelser
Jonathan is here!

I have been popping in occasionally and reading, but not posting in the last few months. I just wanted to let you know that Jonathan is finally here.

Jonathan David
Sunday, February 4
10:03am...
Forum: Support Groups 10-04-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
I am now 23 weeks. I cannot believe I am more...

I am now 23 weeks. I cannot believe I am more than half way through now! I have been reading and keeping up with everyone but I haven't posted in a while. My glucose test is supposed to be at my 28...
Forum: Support Groups 08-31-2006, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
I didn't have to have a full blader and when she...

I didn't have to have a full blader and when she saw that it was fairly full she actually offered me the opportunity to take a break and use the restroom. I didn't feel like I needed to so we...
Forum: Support Groups 08-31-2006, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
Anyone else feel bruised after their ultrasound?...

Anyone else feel bruised after their ultrasound? I was not uncomfortable during the ultrasound until near the very end. She didn't seem to be pressing very hard... But since last night I have felt a...
Forum: Support Groups 08-29-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
It is strange to be saying it's a boy... I...

It is strange to be saying it's a boy... I thought for sure it was a girl. We weren't even thinking of boy names before today. Off to search for the perfect boy name...
Forum: Support Groups 08-29-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
It's a BOY! Definately a boy. He wasn't shy. U/S...

It's a BOY! Definately a boy. He wasn't shy. U/S tech said everything she can check looks good. Next OB check up is in two weeks, but he's supposed to call within a few days if he sees anything...
Forum: Support Groups 08-29-2006, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
I am now at 18 weeks and I have my big u/s today...

I am now at 18 weeks and I have my big u/s today at 12:30pm... It is so hard to stay patient and calm while waiting to see if everything looks good and if we're having a boy or a girl! Say a prayer,...
Forum: Support Groups 08-16-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
update

I had my 16 week check up this morning. Everything looks good. Baby's heartbeat was at 148 this morning and he says my weight and blood pressure are great. Our detailed u/s is scheduled for August...
Forum: Support Groups 08-10-2006, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
I am not comfortable with the amnio - heard too...

I am not comfortable with the amnio - heard too many horror stories of infections and miscarriages with the amnio. I agree with being prepared for treatment and life with a special needs child, but...
Forum: Support Groups 08-10-2006, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
Bloodwork decision

I am now 15 weeks... A few weeks ago my OB told me that I needed to make a decision on the blood test for down's and spina bifida before my next appointment, which is next Wednesday. I lean against...
Forum: Support Groups 07-24-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
In general yes but be careful of the herbal stuff...

In general yes but be careful of the herbal stuff too. I get bad allergies and my OB says tylenol and claritin are fine when I need it. Regular sudafed and Benadryl is what most recommend first but...
Forum: Support Groups 07-24-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
I was about almost 6 weeks when I found out. I...

I was about almost 6 weeks when I found out. I had an aversion to chocolate and had been frequently using the restroom for 2 days. DH kept saying to test and I kept telling him it was too early. We...
Forum: Support Groups 07-18-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
I've been going to the chiropractor once a week...

I've been going to the chiropractor once a week (it was more often) because of a car accident. I hit, er well, let me say a deer hit me, when I was about 4 weeks pregnant - didn't know I was pregnant...
Forum: Support Groups 07-17-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
JennyAlia, Hang on to that optimism! DH and...

JennyAlia, Hang on to that optimism!

DH and I tried for almost a year before we found out I have PCOS and started on glucophage. When I thought that I might have been miscarrying at 6 weeks, the...
Forum: Support Groups 07-15-2006, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
Something changes because I haven't been able to...

Something changes because I haven't been able to stand the smell or the taste of chocolate since 2 days before I found out I was pregnant. DH offered me a peanut butter cup - usuallly a favorite of...
Forum: Support Groups 07-14-2006, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
Talking to too many people who have lost babies...

Talking to too many people who have lost babies or reading too much about complications definately can add to the fear. I was totally freaked out at one point. I am much calmer now! If you're not...
Forum: Support Groups 07-14-2006, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 73,560
Posted By ajpelser
Nice to see some January babies appearing on the...

Nice to see some January babies appearing on the list. I was starting to think that I'd be waiting out the last few weeks alone around here!

I had bleeding early on - what I thought was my...
Forum: Support Groups 07-12-2006, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5,486
Views: 94,642
Posted By ajpelser
My dates could certainly be off. Based upon my...

My dates could certainly be off. Based upon my u/s a few weeks ago my OB told me that I was about 3 weeks further along than we had thought. I am definately not super skinny so I could be another...
Forum: Support Groups 07-12-2006, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5,486
Views: 94,642
Posted By ajpelser
Looks like I am missing on the list. I am just...

Looks like I am missing on the list. I am just over 11 weeks right now, due on January 30. Where are all the January babies?

I suddenly "popped" this week - you can definately tell that I am...
Forum: Support Groups 07-05-2006, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5,486
Views: 94,642
Posted By ajpelser
January 30 seems so far away when I hear all of...

January 30 seems so far away when I hear all of you talk about going in the next couple weeks or being induced. I got excited the other day when I hit 10 weeks and thought, "yeah, I'm a quarter of...
Forum: Support Groups 07-03-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 42,823
Posted By ajpelser
Glucophage is the brand name for metformin. My...

Glucophage is the brand name for metformin. My doctor has referred to it as glucophage from the beginning and therefore so have I, but I am on the generic metformin. I am on 500mg 3 x a day. I did...
Forum: Support Groups 07-03-2006, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2,291
Views: 42,823
Posted By ajpelser
I have PCOS and am on glucophage. We conceived...

I have PCOS and am on glucophage. We conceived during the second cycle on the glucophage. I am now about 10 weeks pregnant, due Jan 30. My ob wants me to stay on the meds through 12 weeks, but my...
Forum: Support Groups 06-27-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5,486
Views: 94,642
Posted By ajpelser
We have seen the heartbeat twice so far through...

We have seen the heartbeat twice so far through u/s, but my ob has not tried to hear it yet. My next appt is July 19. I'll be 12 weeks at that point and he said that we will get to hear the heartbeat...
Forum: Support Groups 06-27-2006, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5,486
Views: 94,642
Posted By ajpelser
I am "glad" to hear that this is normal. It is...

I am "glad" to hear that this is normal. It is some what reassuring though I still get very nervous. I had more blood streaked mucus again this afternoon. For almost a year I wasn't getting a period...
Forum: Support Groups 06-26-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5,486
Views: 94,642
Posted By ajpelser
I am now about 9 weeks now and I am seeing a...

I am now about 9 weeks now and I am seeing a small amount of blood in the usual mucus. Sorry if that is TMI. Every time I see blood it freaks me out. It shouldn't considering that I had what I...
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