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Thanksgiving and Family

My appointment at the hospital last Tuesday was pretty uneventful.  Mostly it just kept my mom from making a timely departure to Maine as she had planned.  They monitored me for hours, adjusted my meds and finally let me go home... after making me get IV fluids and not giving me any food for hours!I… Continue reading Thanksgiving and Family

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Specialist appointment on Friday…

They verified on Friday that I have dilated and that our baby boy's head is funneling down. On Friday, my cervix was less than 1cm... so they did a fetal fibronectin test and it came back positive. The perinatologist did not seem to have high hopes for us making it another week or two. He… Continue reading Specialist appointment on Friday…

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Bedrest at 26 weeks 5 days, prayers needed!

I had my last appointment at the military hospital yesterday and I asked about the tightening I was feeling in my abdomen at my appointment... and the pressure/heaviness I was feeling... turns out I have started dilating and was having contractions every 3 minutes. I didn't know that my stomach was tightening and loosening and assumed… Continue reading Bedrest at 26 weeks 5 days, prayers needed!

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NC Baby Shower

Ben and I traveled to NC this weekend for a baby shower at my mom's house.  Our family that lived close enough were able to attend as well as some of my high school teachers, my close friends and some long-time family friends.  My aunt even traveled down from Maine for the shower (and to see her family that lives in NC).  My… Continue reading NC Baby Shower