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August 14th, 2013, 12:35 PM
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I'm so sorry to be gone for so long, but there was a point I thought our journey was over...

So I started this new 3rd shift job June 14th & it was amazing. However, after my second night of work, I awoke (Father's Day) to blood everywhere & when I went to the loo, I had passed a rather large clot.... I'm sure many can just imagine the sheer panic I was in especially since I wasn't feeling the baby moving either. What made matters worse was that the hubby was already at work & I wasn't able to contact him, which meant I had to drive myself to the hospital. Not a lot scares me, but I can tell you I was BEYOND scared!!!! Anyway, I get to the ER, a 45 min. drive away, & they quickly do an ultrasound... I was SHOCKED!!! The baby was absolutely fine! As if I didn't cry enough driving to the hospital, I AGAIN cried hysterically.... just tears of joy this time. They had stated that my placenta had a tear & that's what was causing the bleeding. At that point, they weren't sure if we'd miscarry or not, but I was told to take it extremely easy & not do anything but rest. After 6 weeks of varying amounts of bleeding, countless trips to the OB, numerous ultrasounds, & several trips to the ER every time the bleeding got heavy, the bleeding FINALLY stopped a few weeks ago.

At our 20th week ultrasound, while we were still bleeding, we had our Level 2 ultrasound & per my request, just in case the worst happened, we found out the gender.... a BOY!!! We couldn't be happier!!!

So here we are & STILL pregnant... YAY!!!! & now that we're 24 weeks, we're considered in the 'safe zone' just in case delivery happens.
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August 14th, 2013, 12:52 PM
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YAY!!! I was wondering where you went off to. I can't imagine the panic through all of that, but for viability! What a wonderful relief!

Are you still on pretty sound bedrest, or are you able to move around/work a bit more? Every day that baby stays baking is another day where he's not in NICU and given a fighting chance How often are your appointments now that the bleeding's stopped?

on team blue! Holy cow... this DDC has a lot of testosterone in it!
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August 14th, 2013, 01:01 PM
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This is the first time I had every experienced anything like that & even though I've been through preeclampsia & PTL, I was NEVER that scared.

My OB lifted the strict bedrest 2 weeks ago - conditional, as long as the bleeding has stopped, but still not allowed to walk around very long or stand for long periods. My appointments since all of this started have been every 2 weeks at the high risk OB clinic and ultrasounds/ consults every 4 weeks with maternal/fetal medicine.
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August 14th, 2013, 01:14 PM
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How scary! I'm so glad everything is going good though! And congrats on your baby boy!!
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August 14th, 2013, 01:24 PM
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I know about those scares. I didn't have any long term bleeding but just the sight of it is frightening. Welcome back and congrats on your healthy growing baby boy!!
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August 14th, 2013, 02:00 PM
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So scary! Glad everything is better and congrats on joining team blue
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August 14th, 2013, 02:14 PM
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I'm so sorry that you had to go through that. I'm glad you're back though and Congrats on your BOY!!!!
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August 14th, 2013, 02:16 PM
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Oh how scary! I'm so glad that everything is okay though!
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August 14th, 2013, 02:25 PM
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Glad all seems well now. I hope it stays that way!
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August 14th, 2013, 02:28 PM
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Thank you everyone!!! I really appreciate the warm re-welcome
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August 14th, 2013, 02:32 PM
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oh cow!! how scary!! im so glad everything is better though! and congrats on baby boy !!
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August 14th, 2013, 02:46 PM
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Wow, scary! I'm glad you and baby are okay, congrats on team blue!!
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August 14th, 2013, 02:48 PM
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Glad to have you back! So scary! I'm so glad everything turned out ok. Congrats on your little boy!
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August 14th, 2013, 07:26 PM
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Oh my goodness, so glad all is well now! This sounds similar to what I've been going through and I can totally relate with being SCARED to death. I'll be 24 weeks on Friday and it will be a HUGE milestone! Glad your bleeding has stopped and praying it is permanent and your sweet baby boy grows nice and healthy!!
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August 14th, 2013, 07:45 PM
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Welcome back! I can only imagine how scared you were. Around 14 weeks I had bleeding off and on for over a week and remember crying the whole way to the hospital only to find baby was fine! Mine resolved with pelvic rest. I am so glad things are looking up for you now and congrats on your boy!
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August 14th, 2013, 11:55 PM
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congrats on the boy, sorry you went through that.
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August 15th, 2013, 06:51 AM
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Scary! I am glad you are both ok. Welcome back
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