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Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 August 15th, 2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 90
Posted By MMccool
Hormonal and frustrated...and swollen ankles too

So after a 7 hour drive yesterday to see family...I was joking with my nephews about how my twin girl would be tough because she would have a brother that would teach her to be tough. "Just like NaNa...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 July 11th, 2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 135
Posted By MMccool
Re: how do you sleep??

So I normally sleep on my left side. I figured that was awesome given that is how everyone recommends to sleep....funny thing is I can no longer sleep on my left now that I need to 😋. I talked to my...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 July 11th, 2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 163
Posted By MMccool
Found out gender of twins

So we are having a boy and a girl. I am really excited, but nervous too. Since these are our first we have to figure out the nuances of both genders at the same time. I have also heard some diapers...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 June 26th, 2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By MMccool
15 weeks...Now have to focus on weight

So Dr wasn't concerned at 13 weeks when I mentioned not gaining weight...but today at 15w2d he said he wanted to see me gain more weight. I have only gained 3 lbs. I have been focused on eating...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 June 23rd, 2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By MMccool
Re: OH.MY.GOSH! Eating question

I eat about every two hours. I normally have watermelon, cantaloupe, grapes, and blueberries cut up in the fridge. So they are easy to grab when my stomach acts if it's going to eat me. I try to eat...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 June 21st, 2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 127
Posted By MMccool
Would you...?

Pass your fat belly off as baby bump? My twins are still a little low but have pushed up my fat so it sticks out. It isn't as round or hard as baby bump but I can't exactly hide it either...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 June 17th, 2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 184
Posted By MMccool
Re: I'm not going to the ER anymore!!

This. I specifically asked Dr what to do if I bleed after hours. He told me definitely don't go to ER. If at night call the next morning or if on weekend go straight to L&D. Hospital policy evidently...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 June 14th, 2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By MMccool
Re: Strange conflict...I know I shouldn't argue

Thanks everyone 😊 it's probably more about the family dynamic then anything else and over the years I have done well to ignore them. I think the pregnancy brings back some of the frustrations. Just...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 June 13th, 2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By MMccool
Strange conflict...I know I shouldn't argue

So after announcing my pregnancy to my family I had to argue that I wasn't showing yet, but was just fatter 😊 OK...totally get that I should have just gone with it...but it aggravated me that they...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 June 12th, 2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By MMccool
Re: Yesterday's appointment

I am jealous. I am 13w2d now and not showing at all 😊. I have a quick follow up today and for the first time in 7 weeks I won't have an ultrasound. I have my anatomy scan scheduled with MFM at 18...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 June 5th, 2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By MMccool
12 week Appt...Actually handling it quite well

So every week I go to the Dr and feel stressed. Today I actually went in feeling good and ready to discuss going two weeks between appts. Trick was on me...babies are doing great but SCH has grown...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 31st, 2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 221
Posted By MMccool
Re: When did you hear the heartbeat?

I found mine a couple of times in week 10 but still hard. My Dr hasn't even tried, but he said that with twins you can't tell the difference between the babies this early and only u/s can tell the...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 31st, 2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By MMccool
Re: What to eat???

This! I weigh about 115 but used to eat a ton...now it's like I am starving (like my stomach is eating itself) but two bites in and I am stuffed. It is frustrating...especially when I am starving...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 31st, 2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 262
Posted By MMccool
Re: Has anyone escaped

I am 11w4d with twins and gagged one morning when I took my prenatal without eating enough but never threw up. I had a strong aversion one night to browning ground turkey and can't think of eating...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 27th, 2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 360
Posted By MMccool
Re: Am I the oldest one here?

I am same as you...35 now will be 36 when I deliver. We told my DH grandmother this weekend and her first response was "oh, I just figured y'all were too old to have kids" :p. I am pregnant with...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 23rd, 2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By MMccool
Re: SCH acting up again

At least you were close and could check on your baby. That is the hardest part for me right now is the not knowing from appt to appt if the SCH has done damage. I am trying to just stay positive and...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 23rd, 2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By MMccool
Re: 10 week appointment...a little long

Hope2be13- yes mine is fairly large 6.5cm x 2cm. And they are scary. It almost looks like I have three sacs as the bleed is so large. The one good thing right now is that is on the opposite side from...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 23rd, 2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 157
Posted By MMccool
Re: Water intake? And other options?

I just talked to my Dr yesterday about water. 64 ounces is a ton and although I don't mind water, I haven't been near this and get upset with myself over it. My OB said that since I am small (5'3"...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 22nd, 2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By MMccool
10 week appointment...a little long

I went in for my 10 week appt today. I had my u/s first and the babies were beautiful! They both were "dancing" and hb were great. I was actually feeling Perfectly confident after my SCH and felt...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 22nd, 2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 292
Posted By MMccool
Re: Is anyone not doing genetic testing??

I won't be doing the testing. I am 35 and having twins. Both my RE and OB basically said that the blood results would all be inaccurate based on the twins. Although the materniT21 says it can be done...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 20th, 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By MMccool
Re: Today's Appointment

So glad it went well! I have my next u/s and appt on Thurs and can't wait to see the twins.
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 20th, 2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 125
Posted By MMccool
Re: Do you ever?

YES! I was just telling my dh this. The last few days I just haven't "felt" pregnant although I am 10 weeks today with twins. Of course this is my first, so not really sure what it's supposed to feel...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 16th, 2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By MMccool
Re: My worry is back :(

Ha ha..read the title and thought...hmmm back? My worry doesn't seem to go away. Yesterday I called to see if I could move my next U/S up and it didn't work...I started crying. This morning I woke up...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 12th, 2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 42
Posted By MMccool
Re: Sunburn Swelling

Ouch! I have been burned pretty bad in the past with pretty bad swelling around my ankles. Drink plenty of fluids and keep your feet up. Unfortunately, that and time were the only things that helped...
Forum: Due Date Club of December 2014 May 12th, 2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 91
Posted By MMccool
Re: hemorrhage

I just posed my 4 day update after bleeding from my SCH. So far my twins are doing well. You will read online about drinking lots of water and taking it easy. Listen to the advice.

I thought the...
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