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I met my high risk doctor today and everything went better than I expected! My high risk baby status was simply because of all the brutal complications I had with my darling daughter. So after meeting with him today he said that he doesn't consider me high risk AT ALL and I don't ever have to go back and see him.
Baby is measuring perfect size wise, great heartbeat and movement. He will still keep in touch with my doctor and I still have to deliver at the hospital an hour away because they have a surgeon there. A just in case sort of thing.....but no scheduled C-section and no 38 week induction.
With DD I was induced and water broken at 38 weeks. She was 9 1/2 lbs and ended up with shoulder dystocia. He did say that size doesn't matter and I could have a 5 lb baby with the same problem or a 10 lb baby with no complications. So that scared me a little.
He also asked how bad her dystocia was. I don't really know....so when I explained that she was blue and couldn't move her arm for a little over a week after he said we got really lucky. That part of the appointment I didn't like. Just knowing how close it was to losing our baby girl. So if this baby shows signs of distress or getting stuck again its a very fast emergency C-section.
I have to do a GD test at 28 weeks and one at 34 weeks. They think maybe DD got big so fast because I could have developed GD after my test. So Im glad theyre keeping an eye on that. And starting 34 weeks I have to have weekly non-stress tests since I am overweight. Ive never had one before....so that should be interesting.
Im glad Im off high risk and restrictions but golly.....the idea of a vaginal delivery scares the piss out of me. Im terrified of something going wrong again. If I remember correctly it was a lot easier getting a baby in there than it was getting her out Plus my hospital is an hour away. I don't have any idea when to go lol.
GREAT to hear that you're not high risk! I'm sure it was upsetting to hear about your DD's birth complications- when I hear things like that I have to remind myself not to dwell on problems that didn't actually happen. Just count your blessings. It sounds like you have a good plan for going forward!