Yeah I am hoping to talk to my Dr. this Friday. I did read about the risks involved with the Ex. version and it sort of scares me. I've also read a lot of "junk" online about how to get the baby to flip on her own... like standing in strange positions with your head down and butt up sort of thing. I've been doing the pelvic tilt on all fours thing and the cat scratch stretch position... but obviouslly it hasn't worked. I'm not sure what to think at this point. On one hand having a c/s wouldn't be so bad because then it's planned, and I don't have to go through the whole pushing process. But on the other hand it's more recovery time, a real attractive scar and not to mention my platelets are still on the low side. I wish I could talk to my Dr. tomorrow because waiting until Friday is going to kill me!View Thread
We went this morning for our ultrasound to see what positiont he baby is in, since she was breech at 28 weeks, and to see how big she is. Well I'm pretty bummed out because at 34w 5d she is still frank breech!! They estimated her weight to be about 4lb 13.5 oz. and there doe snot appear to be a whole lot of AF in there for her to turn around in. I was really hoping she had turned by now, so this is very disappointing. I'm waiting to talk to my Dr. about what to do.. whether to schedule a c/s or if they think she can still turn. They had mentioned the external version to me previously as an option if she was still breeched.. but from the sounds and looks of it it does not seem too promising. I think I read that it only has like a 58% success rate and that the baby can still go back to the breech position even after a successful version. Not to mention it looks excrutiatingly painful! Has anyone had this procedure done before???View Thread
Saw the Dr. this morning, I am 34 w 3 d and measuring around 35 weeks. Baby's HB was good, probably in the 120-130 range. She said if my platelet level has come up at all then this Friday will probably be my last NST. She does want me to start seeing a physical therapist for my lower back, hip and sciatic nerve pain. And I am very excited that we get to see how big McKenzie is this Wednesday morning!View Thread
Most likely it's the same. Although I am sure it is different for each woman. For me most of my pelvic pain is located just above my vaginal area and on the sides of my hips along with sciatic nerve pain in both hips. Mine is so bad that some days I can barely stand for 5 mins. And OMG the pain when I first wake up.. it's horrible! My Dr. finally told me I could take some Vicodin and she also wants me to start seeing a physical therapist for some stretching exercises.View Thread
I agree with PP.. don't be so hard on yourself. Who needs men anyway?! I mean if god thought men would be better at bearing children then he would have given them that gift. Woman are stronger and can do anything... even on our own!View Thread
DH and I went this past Thursday and met with a Pediatrician that was recommended by a friend at work. He seems really nice and he answered all my questions, almost before I asked them. They seem really good about getting you in the same day for sick visits as well as new baby visits so that makes me feel good. Only bummer is it's a good 25 min. drive give or take with traffic. Anyone else go to meet with a Peds Dr. yet? DH was funny.. he didn't even know there were special doctors for babies lol.View Thread
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