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Forum: 2010 Birth Stories March 13th, 2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 2,022
Posted By hlaverdiere
Due July 24th - Hedy (Baby "Olivia Harlow")...

Due July 24th - Hedy (Baby "Olivia Harlow") :)
Forum: 2010 Birth Stories March 13th, 2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,207
Posted By hlaverdiere
My intuition was girl and I was correct, it is...

My intuition was girl and I was correct, it is girl!

Was right with ALL 3!
Forum: 2010 Playroom March 13th, 2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By hlaverdiere
Thanks ladies! I love your siggies! Need to work...

Thanks ladies! I love your siggies! Need to work on mine, now that this master's project was turned in tonight! Phew!
Forum: 2010 Playroom March 13th, 2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By hlaverdiere
Thanks Hannah, nice to meet you! I see your kids...

Thanks Hannah, nice to meet you! I see your kids are close in birthdays, lol. My daughter Kayla is 15 (bday is 7/21) and Olivia is due on 7/24. What a riot it will be if they have the same birthday...
Forum: 2010 Playroom March 13th, 2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By hlaverdiere
Hedy's baby Olivia Harlow

Here she is! It was SO exciting yesterday as they zoomed in on her little face! Never had that with 2 previous kids! Little doll, looks most like her sister but with brother's barely there nose!
...
Forum: Labor and Childbirth July 6th, 2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: Induction Questions!!!!!!

I have read that the mfr of Cytotec DOES NOT recommend it for induction (it is used for something else) and a woman had died from it :(
Forum: Gestational Diabetes July 5th, 2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: Silly Blood Strips

I hate when that happens, typically when I'm rushing, or don't wait for alcohol to dry :o
Forum: Gestational Diabetes July 5th, 2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: Borderline GD and a ? about baby's weight

Honestly, I would watch the diet. I really like the book "The Insulin-Resistance Diet" by Cheryl R. Hart and Mary Kay Grossman which I found at library. My cousin was also diagnosed as borderline and...
Forum: Gestational Diabetes July 5th, 2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,607
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: Fasting blood sugar question

I'm in week 37, will be induced week 39, and was diagnosed week 30. Had decent control with diet alone but still had spikes and fastings over 95 so my doc put me on gluburide, just 2.5mg 2x/day. She...
Forum: Gestational Diabetes July 5th, 2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: New here and new to GD... why did I spike? Help needed

Any bread, milk, or fruit shoots me to the moon :( It was likely the pretzel. Still, below 140 is what my doc wants me at; that is the pregnancy high # whereas 120 is when you're not. At least those...
Forum: Gestational Diabetes May 19th, 2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: Chances of GD again?

Anyone else have to go through a gazillion tests? I occasionally spike from certain foods. Having me do A1C (did that today) blood test, 24 hr urine (yay, guess i'm not going anywhere on Sunday), EKG...
Forum: Gestational Diabetes May 19th, 2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: New here...

Hi Marlowe,

I'm pregnant with my 3rd (30 wks); my other two are 15 and 12! Never had GD before. Doc is driving me nuts as since I occasionally spike (fruit, milk, bread), want me to now do A1C...
Forum: 2010 Playroom May 12th, 2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: Get any good bargains lately?

I bought 2 unused gDiapers off Diaper Swappers. I've also been doing craigslist ($140 swing/bouncer combo for $40, $60 infant car seat base for $15, 2-$30 car mirror/toys for $10 ea) and a bunch of...
Forum: 2010 Playroom May 12th, 2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 182
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: Name help again

I like the sound of Elle. As a teacher, I can tell you I struggle with the names of some students. For our little girl, I wanted something different, so I opted for that for the middle name. We are...
Forum: Gestational Diabetes April 27th, 2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: OB to quick to label, advice appreciated

Ok ladies. I have admittedly been pissed off since being diagnosed a week and a half ago. And my numbers have been out of the normal range. Even with that, I still have been struggling with accepting...
Forum: Gestational Diabetes April 27th, 2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: ugh. Seems like everything is a trigger!

When I talked to the nutritionist, she said can the milk til later but ok to put a bit of lowfat cream in my coffee (no other way i'm drinking it and it's only 2g). And, apparently I can't do math...
Forum: Pregnancy Over 35 April 22nd, 2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: Is this pregnancy harder for you?

Yes. Have a fibroid this go round, super fatigue, charlie horses and sciatic nerve have already started, and now, I have gestational diabetes and all the emotions and upheaval that go along with it.
Forum: Pregnancy Over 35 April 22nd, 2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: has anyone commented on your age and the fact your pregnant

Everyone's amused and very nice, but truthfully, no one is more amused than I as I make fun of myself! I like to tell them the story on how I took 4 pregnancy tests 4 days in a row as I just couldn't...
Forum: Pregnancy Over 35 April 22nd, 2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,074
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: Who here is planning on getting screenings (CVS, amnio, etc.?)

I'm 43 and will be 44 by the time she is born. The risks were SO high for me that I decided on CVS. I have no regrets. Was only slightly uncomfortable and didn't take more than 20-30 minutes.

I...
Forum: Pregnancy Over 35 April 22nd, 2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By hlaverdiere
Newbie

Hi, my name is Hedy and expecting "Olivia Harlow" on July 24th, 2010. She's my unexpected but very welcome surprise! Unless she lands early, I'll be 44 on July 1st! I have two teens, Kayla (15, who...
Forum: Gestational Diabetes April 22nd, 2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By hlaverdiere
Unhappy ugh. Seems like everything is a trigger!

Well, the day I met w nutritionist (who had a sub, she was worthless) and nurse to find out how to do supposedly everything, I had mostly good, normal reads, except for one. Today, two good, two bad....
Forum: 2010 Playroom April 22nd, 2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: How did you do on your 3Hr Glucose Test?

Failed miserably. Diagnosed gestational, I am old (43) lol. Been eating very healthy with low weight gain too. You wouldn't believe what 6 little blackberries did to my reading. I have to find my...
Forum: 2010 Playroom April 22nd, 2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 486
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: Had my baby shower yesterday

Mine is this weekend and I have a feeling I'm going to get too many clothes as well. Worst part is, neither of my other two fit into 0-3 mos for more than a week! I was really hoping to get the car...
Forum: 2010 Playroom April 22nd, 2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,071
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: If you have a name for your baby picked out....please..

My name is Hedy. Expecting baby Olivia Harlow on July 24th.
Forum: 2010 Playroom April 22nd, 2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By hlaverdiere
Re: Birthdays & Anniversaries: please check!!!!! Sticky

hlaverdiere (Hedy)
Bday: July 1
Anniversary: June 9 (ack! 20 years! lol)
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