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January 19th, 2013, 08:53 AM
GranolaMamaOf3's Avatar ~Heather~
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I had a midwife appointment yesterday and everything looks good! It lasted 2 hours! I love that we can just sit and chat about babies and birth, etc.. and I don't feel rushed. I have never felt so relaxed about my appointments before - they are just awesome! I'm 13.5 weeks now. So excited to have made it this far, and be entering my second trimester! I was SO worried we wouldn't be able to hear a heartbeat, but after searching for a minute, my midwife found it and it was a strong 160 bpm Blood pressure was really good and I've gained some weight. Starting to really pop out now Anyway, that's my update!

PS - DH found our old laptop, so that's what I'm using for now, until our other one is fixed. Hopefully soon as this one is a pain to type on - several of the keys don't work!
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January 19th, 2013, 01:27 PM
therevslady's Avatar Built for Birth
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That sounds WONDERFUL! As it should be <3 So glad you are experiencing loving and supportive prenatal care!
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January 21st, 2013, 10:12 PM
daneeleigh's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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Awesome! Two hours sounds like a great midwife!
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January 22nd, 2013, 04:13 PM
KtKuKi's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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Sometimes I'm just in awe of the difference between a midwife and an OB. All my OB appts were literally 5 minutes with the actual doctor. My midwife appts are at least 45 minutes and if I run out of things to say pregnancy wise, we just talk about my family and stuff. I'm happy to hear you had a good appointment and heard the heartbeat

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January 28th, 2013, 09:08 AM
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Awesome! So glad your appointment went well and you found the heartbeat. Congrats!

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January 30th, 2013, 03:07 PM
NinjaCakes's Avatar Awesomesauce
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That must be so cool. I don't think I've ever not felt rushed out of a doctors office. I'm glad its all going well!

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February 5th, 2013, 06:09 AM
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great job! keep up being healthy!!
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