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July 9th, 2009, 09:32 PM
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what is one piece of advice you can give ours mama's to be ?



relax and never think a question is silly!
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July 9th, 2009, 09:51 PM
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ummmm.... get a doppler?

LOL

seriously.... just to take it one day at a time and do your best to enjoy every day of pregnancy.
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step-mom to: Stephany (23) and Krista (20)
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On 1/31/12 at exactly 16 weeks pregnant Noah came too soon. He was our 7th loss
If you would like to see pictures of my sweet (but tiny) boy they can be viewed at www.caringbridge.org/visit/noahdarrohn they aren't the easiest pictures to look at but I am willing to share them with anyone who would like to see them <3
On August 2, 2012 we lost Sarah at 17 weeks. She was our 8th loss Her pictures can be viewed at http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/sarahdarrohn
There is no known explanation for my losses.

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July 10th, 2009, 09:27 AM
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I guess take it one day at the time and enjoy because even though some of you might be very uncomfortable you will miss it.
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July 10th, 2009, 09:58 AM
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I agree with all the other ladies. Plus....set milestones. Always ask us any questions and know we will all be here cheering you on.
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July 10th, 2009, 10:57 AM
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Express your worries on here if you don't feel comfortable doing it IRL. We understand what it's like and it always feels better to get stuff off your chest. Don't bottle up your worries.
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July 10th, 2009, 09:40 PM
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Our grads rock! Great advice. it's so great to see your little miracles. They are truly testimony to the fact that things can go really well, even after suffering the pain of a loss!
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July 10th, 2009, 09:44 PM
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Take "charge" at your appointments and at delivery. Trust your instinct and don't let anyone make your decisions for you. If you don't understand something, ASK! Don't try to please others with your decisions, do what YOU want to do.
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July 12th, 2009, 10:53 AM
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Also, read about postpartum depression (from baby blues to severe) and make sure your SO knows about it too. Statistically, 85% (or more) of women fall somewhere on that spectrum. And I think we are more at risk because of the stress we have been under before and during our pregnancies. Its so hard for someone who has wanted to hold their LO so desperately to admit that they are feeling bummed out. I really felt guilty about it.
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