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Forum: August 2015 Playroom June 22nd, 2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: Meet Phoebe Quinn and Sadie Mae

Oh, how precious!!! Welcome to the world, sweet babies!
Forum: August 2015 Playroom June 15th, 2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: Babywearing Advice

I like the Moby when they're teeny. Buying an Ergo this go round too :)
Forum: August 2015 Playroom June 15th, 2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: Updates!!!!

My Update:

Things are going as well as can be expected. I'm tired and so over this entire GD diagnosis. I've been keeping it mostly diet-controlled, but still fearful of having to take meds for...
Forum: Cesarean Section Birth June 11th, 2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,048
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: How many cesarean sections have you had?

I've had 3 sections...our fourth will be in 8 weeks. Dr. said I was fine for a few more, but this is it for us :)
Forum: August 2015 Playroom June 4th, 2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: AMA?

Advanced Maternal Age - that sounds so strange @ 35...I just turned May 2. In our practice AMA or not, once you hit 30 weeks, you begin seeing the doc every 2 weeks. And then, once to 34-35 weeks,...
Forum: August 2015 Playroom June 4th, 2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,921
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: June Check-in!!

Not really - all considered, it's been a pretty routine pg (as far as appts and such). I was just diagnosed though and I'm 30 weeks. Perinatal Dr. did an ultrasound, as it was first appt to go over...
Forum: August 2015 Playroom June 4th, 2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,921
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: June Check-in!!

The ice cream trick actually worked...lowered my fasting number this a.m. by 20 points! Hope it continues to do the job! Thank you for the kind words. It's a balancing act, but what do you do but...
Forum: August 2015 Playroom June 3rd, 2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,921
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: June Check-in!!

Really just watching carb intake... I did lc'ing bf baby so, it's not so much of a big deal. That was for personal reasons. This is our fourth pg/baby and the first time I've been diagnosed with...
Forum: August 2015 Playroom June 2nd, 2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,921
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: June Check-in!!

Who is still here with us? I am!How far along? Almost 30 weeks
How are things going? Meh, ok, I guess. Diagnosed w/ GD...that's not fun, but it could be worse. I'm blessed.
What is keeping you...
Forum: Gestational Diabetes June 2nd, 2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 879
Posted By Brandiwine3
New to the group

Hi ladies! I'm new to this group. Diagnosed at 28 wks with GD in 4th preg (none prior). Results:

1 hr - 143 (Dr cutoff at 135)
3 hr - Fasting: Good; 1 hr out - 190 (their cutoff is 180), 2 hrs...
Forum: Gestational Diabetes June 2nd, 2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,415
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: What were your failed 1 hour numbers?

My one hour was 143 (Dr used 135 as cutoff). Booooo!!!
Forum: August 2015 Playroom May 28th, 2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 768
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: GTKY: After Pregnancy?

He will be our last (and fourth csection) so, I'm getting a tubal.
Forum: August 2015 Playroom May 21st, 2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: Varicose veins

Vulvar varicosities - yes, I've had them with the last two pregnancies (3rd and 4th)...and, yes, they did completely disappear after birth. I discovered "it" while shaving my area - totally freaked...
Forum: August 2015 Playroom May 12th, 2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: GD Testing :(

Thank you, ladies! I'm supposed to fast (nothing after midnight) til the test @ 8:30 am. Then, I'll drink that sugary solution and be tested every hour for 2-3 hours after that. Nothing to drink or...
Forum: Our Ripening Watermelons May 12th, 2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,179
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: Corals Bump and PG Journal 2015 *update 20weeks

This may be a silly question - IDK...but, if the baby is delivered by c/s, can they/will they let the cord stop pulsating b/f cutting? I was wondering about this...as we will be having our 4th...
Forum: August 2015 Playroom May 12th, 2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By Brandiwine3
GD Testing :(

Gestational Diabetes... As if I didn't have enough on my plate, the nurse called this morning to tell me I needed to do a repeat, 3 hr glucose testing. Apparently, you have to be below 135 and I was...
Forum: August 2015 Playroom May 12th, 2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 939
Posted By Brandiwine3
Forum: August 2015 Playroom May 7th, 2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Brandiwine3
Swelling

It's getting warm here...Like 82-86 degrees warm…which is better than being too cold, I suppose. It’s just with working all day in the office and then, after gathering the kids for ball practice at...
Forum: August 2015 Playroom May 6th, 2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 288
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: May Check-In

Let's see who is here with us and who is lurking around here.

Name: Brandi


How far along are you?: 26 wks


What are you looking forward to this month?: New car, School lets out, Holiday...
Forum: August 2015 Playroom May 4th, 2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: ~*~*~Manic Monday~*~*~

Work and kid's softball practice - it's a never-ending cycle :) I need a nap. For the week...we need to return all of the yard-sale inventory that we didn't sell back to storage, finish grouting the...
Forum: August 2015 Playroom May 4th, 2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: Current Cravings.

Steak and salad :)
Forum: August 2015 Playroom May 4th, 2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: Discharged from Charlotte MFM

Yay!!! Wonderful news!
Forum: August 2015 Playroom April 27th, 2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 330
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: Your biggest issue right now?

Oh yeah - the vertigo! It's horrible!!! I also have trouble sleeping, have heartburn almost always, am terribly itchy and am having this awful tailbone pain. Did I mention the bacne?! Gross but...
Forum: August 2015 Playroom April 23rd, 2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 233
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: Anyone feeling.....

Definitely with you ladies - I feel like I look 9 months now. If I get the, "how much longer do you have?", question again, I'm going to go bananas :)
Forum: August 2015 Playroom April 16th, 2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,532
Posted By Brandiwine3
Re: Prayers.

Keeping you and those precious babies in our T&P!
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