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Monday Roll Call for October 15, 2018
« on: October 15, 2018 at 12:54 PM »
"I learned that we can do anything, but we can't do everything... at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything."
--Dan Millman


And this is your time to cook! Let everything else fall aside...for now. So tell me what is new, ladies! What are you looking forward to this week? As always, let us know how many weeks along you are.

Keep 'em cookin', mamas!

Angela

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Re: Monday Roll Call for October 15, 2018
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2018 at 07:08 PM »
I hope it's ok to post here, but I never came back to update. I ended up having our baby on August 7, at 38+4. He was 6lb9oz, 18 inches long, and everything was perfect, no NICU time at all. I went into labor during the night with contractions that became steady and painful and did not go away. I was so sure they would eventually stop, so I got ready for work in the morning and by the time I was done getting ready, I had to stop and breath through each contraction because they hurt so much. It turns out by the time we got to the hospital, I was complete. I still ended up with a c/s because the doctor was not comfortable with me pushing being that I already had 2 previous c/s. I'm glad I got to experience labor with contractions, and no medication. They hurt so bad, but I realized I could count down from 30 and by the time I got to 1, they would be over and I felt 100% fine until the next one came on. They were much different than the pitocin contractions.

I hope all the "new" mommas stay strong and keep cooking, and the mommas that were due around the time I was are all doing well with their babies!

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Re: Monday Roll Call for October 15, 2018
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2018 at 11:29 AM »
Jmommma!

That's fantastic news!!! I am so happy for you! I'm going to cut a paste your story into today's Monday Roll Call. It will inspire SO many women. Thanks for taking the time to come back and share your success story.  :-*

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Re: Monday Roll Call for October 15, 2018
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2018 at 03:42 PM »
New here! I was having occasional vaginal pressure while working as a nurse. I brushed it off as normal and waited to ask about it at my next appointment in the following 2 weeks. I found out at 24weeks my cervix was shorten at 2.6cm and funneling.

Now I made it to 26+3 weeks and on bed rest! My CL went down to 2.3 but not funneling any more.
Some days it’s depressing and I want to sneak out for a drive through meal when I get cravings  ;D
Here’s to hoping my little one keeps cooking and it flies by!


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Re: Monday Roll Call for October 15, 2018
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2018 at 08:25 PM »
Hi, Chibi.
Thanks for checking in. Many women say the first two weeks of bedrest are the toughest, so you've made it over the first hurdle!  :) From what I have seen here, it seems that if the cervix can stabilize, it can hold steady for a while, as opposed to a quick change downward. I wonder if progesterone suppositories would be helpful in your situation to continue to keep the cervix stable. You could ask your OB.

I hope you will join our Live Chat tomorrow. I think it'll lighten your mood to talk to some other moms who know what you're going through. The chat is at 2 pm Eastern (1 pm Central/Noon Mountain/11 am Pacific) http://www.keepemcookin.com/live-chat/