Do we have a team???

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Do we have a team???
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Wed, 01-18-2012 - 9:10pm

so I have to apologize for not keeping up better :(

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Thu, 01-19-2012 - 11:44am
So glad things are going so well! 17 weeks is substantial! :) With my second, I tried to hide it until it was the big pink elephant in the room... or maybe that was just my shape. I totally get being cautious. Answering all the preggo questions is exhausting in itself so delaying them is great!

We've only told a few choice peeps, though it's getting pretty pink elephant over here.

Good luck on the 6th! There will be no grainy pics at the high risk doc's office... only the best... think 3d! It's amazing!! :)
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Sat, 01-21-2012 - 8:21am
-L How are you holding up? Hope you're feeling good and flying through the weeks!! I cant "hide" it anymore, but I am avoiding actually telling people at work as much as i can...... Although, the looks are starting to come on pretty strong. :). I get so nervous before each appt, yet I need them to keep me sane... I am looking forward to the high risk appt. I want the confirmation that all is ok and I do want to know what we're having. I think that will help me connect. As soon as we know, we will name baby and that helps give an identity... Hope all is well! Karen lynn
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Sun, 01-22-2012 - 12:09am
I'm holding up alright, everything with baby is great, but we got the big bomb that my most favorite, delivered our 2nd, would totally have him deliver our 3rd (which for us means moving to be closer to his hospital again), is moving out of state. I'm crushed! He is what got me through my last, so I'm totally reeling. We'll have two more appointments with him, but then poof he's gone. He'll refer us to someone he trusts, but it won't be the same. :(

I will be crossing all crossables that you get the fully clear green light from the high risk doc.... and get to know the gender! Givin' the lil' one a name, even a nickname helps so much. We've named this one the lil' flutterbug. Our fav dr. took a stab Thursday at gender (we were 12w4 or 5d) and it was the same as my gut... but we'll wait to see at our next appointment with him in 2 weeks. :)

Crossin' all crossables for ya! And as a wise momma who had also been through complications once told me, sometimes ya just gotta fake it 'til you make it. Your brain will catch on soon enough.

:)
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Sun, 01-22-2012 - 8:07am

Oh, -L,

I completely understand the doctor drama :(

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Sun, 01-22-2012 - 6:41pm
We share a similar affinity for our doctors! :) We actually have to fly to see our MFM (high risk dr) that is moving... and I have seriously considered "vacationing" to where he is moving around our due date.. except it's like a 12 hr plane ride! :(

Our first delivery was soooo scary (early, awful hospital) that I needed our 2nd to be as peaceful as possible, which comparatively so it was. We were still already inpatient, had to induce because of pre-e, but he was there every step of the way, and checked on us every day we were at the hospital... promised he would deliver us and came in on his day off in the middle of the night. I felt soooo safe.

I still white knuckled my way though our 2nd, but I remember at one appointment he told us to just let him do all the worry, and I wouldn't let him, I was so tightly wound. For this one though I was sooo ready to put it in his hands! I just keep trying to re-assure myself that he'll make a good referral, and we'll still deliver at his hospital, which has the best trained nurses and staff (and lets face it, they're there through most of your labor anyway!), so we're still in good hands... it just won't be the same. Perhaps we could be the first delivery via Skype. ;)

I totally hear you on not making eye contact. With my second I HATED talking about our pregnancy. In fact, I told all our family not to ask me anything. If I had something to say about it, I would tell them. People at work got the hint pretty quick too because I was so short and changed the subject so quickly. After complications, the last thing you want to hear from people is the false hope that they know everything will be ok. It always drove me bonkers. And to see people more excited than I felt, just made me feel guilty.

Anyhoo... totally rambly. Thanks for the thoughts, I will continue to send good thoughts your way as well! Our next MFM appt is on the 7th, right after yours. Hopefully we'll both have continued no news is good news to report!

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