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January 4th, 2010, 05:54 PM
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So I had my post term U/S today... "little" guy is measuring 8lbs10oz

But his fluids were lower than they like to see, although we still passed, not by much. So I was sent right over to L&D for my NST that I was supposed to have tomorrow. He passed that with flying colors. I did have an internal because I wasn't sure if I had felt some leaking or not, but it didn't seem like I had been. But I was worried because they were like you may be staying here... which would have been fine if... they would have let me run home first.

I was able to go but I do have to go back @ 10am tomorrow for another u/s to re-check his fluids. If they are ok I stay on schedule with my OB appt on Thursday and plan an induction, if not I think that gets bumped up... so not sure exactly what is next, I just know where to be @ 10am tomorrow morning!

So, long story short... still PREGNANT!!!!

***UPDATE:
Just had my follow up u/s and his fluids were back up. She wasn't sure if it was from me drinking more water or if she just couldn't get a good shot yesterday because it is cramped in there... either way he is good. So a few more days... I think I have some more Red Raspberry Tea and a pineapple!
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January 4th, 2010, 05:57 PM
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Hugs! I'm glad they let you go home! - Maybe bring what you need, if you have to stay, with you tomorrow - just in case. I'm sending come out soon baby vibes.
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January 4th, 2010, 06:11 PM
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drinks lots of water and submerge if you can. A large tub works, access to a pool is better. It will help increase your fluid levels.
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January 4th, 2010, 08:13 PM
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glad you are both doing well - sorry labor doesn't seem to be starting on its own!!
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January 5th, 2010, 05:40 AM
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dittoing the water. good luck tomorrow! (today?)
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January 5th, 2010, 06:07 AM
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I hope you are in labor soon and can avoid the induction. Please keep us updated!
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January 5th, 2010, 06:57 AM
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Did they sweep your membranes by chance? I went into labor the day after I had mine swept...

I'm glad baby is doing ok!
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January 5th, 2010, 10:16 AM
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He's gotta come out soon! Here's sending you some labor vibes:
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January 5th, 2010, 11:36 AM
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Come out soon baby! Have you tried the eggplant parm?
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