My son was born premature at 32 weeks, so my current pregnancy was considered high risk from the start, based on my history. Six months ago, my ob recommended weekly shots of 17p alpha-hydroxyprogesterone between weeks 20 – 36 of my pregnancy.
When we began discussing my options, a weekly appointment just to get my shot … Continue reading
That was the nurse practitioner describing the tocolytic I was about to receive.
So, yes, I ended up back in L&D triage this afternoon. After strong contractions four minutes apart through the early (sleepless) morning hours, and then waking up with contractions (not as strong but still four minutes apart), I spent most of my day … Continue reading
No, dear, if you’re reading this, I’m not in labor. . . Just reminiscing up here in my bed!
Today is the day gestationally (in my last pregnancy) that Micah was born.
I told Daniel this last night, and he found it disturbing: “Really?! YIKES!”
I thought it was encouraging–a positive thing! I mean, I’m hardly even dilated … Continue reading
I have just a few minutes for a quick post tonight after quite the busy day. (And if you’re wondering ‘how can a day be “busy” on bedrest?’ well, that’s a post for another time! Sometimes I think it is three times as busy on bedrest as it is not on bedrest. It’s just a … Continue reading
I’m so excited that we’ve made it to 32 weeks!
There are times when bedrest is very difficult, but having a child in the NICU (especially with other toddlers at home) is far beyond the “difficulty” that is bedrest. So I am trying to be thankful for bedrest.
From now through January 22, I’m “holding my breath” … Continue reading