*February 2010 Spaces!*

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*February 2010 Spaces!*

Welcome Ladies to February and Congrats of your BFP's!
I wish everyone a H&H9M~*~
Please reserve your spot AFTER you get your BFP!

Spaces are reserved for pictures of our growing bellies, ultrasound photos, and nursery shots.

* This is a NO COMMENTS thread. Please post your newest belly pictures to the general threads for comments.

* Reserve your "space" once you get your BFP and edit it each time you post a new picture. DO NOT create a new post for each new picture you are posting. Make a post ONE TIME and then EDIT it each time you'd like to add new pictures. Do this by clicking the "edit" button in the bottom right hand corner of YOUR post.

* Because this is already a picture heavy thread, please turn off your signatures. You can do this by unchecking the "Show your signature" button before your hit submit to post your message.

* Most importantly, POST PICTURES! We want to see those growing bumps and beautiful babies!

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Hi I'm Katherine and look forward to having a HH9M!! DH and I have been married for almost 13 years. We have a ds 9yo, dd 6yo and I am due with #3. I was pg last summer and found out just shy of 20 weeks that we lost our ds. I gave birth to him on 11/22/08 so I am very nervous and cautious with this pgcy as we have been thru a lot these past 6 months. We are however, very, very excited about this baby!

BFP at 10dpo 5/17/09

(+) Bloodtest on 5/18/09 52hcg
3rd bloodtest on 5/20/09 155hcg
3rd bloodtest on 5/25/09 2256hcg

started spotting on 5/20/09
no more spotting 5/21/09
M/S in full swing been dry heaving for days, first day vomiting Sad 6/3/09

6/1/09 First u/s found a yolk sac but saw now embryo

7/16/09 12week NT scan HB=160 CRL=2.26 inches

[SIZE=6][COLOR=PaleGreen][COLOR=Lime]Belly Pix's[/COLOR][/COLOR][/SIZE]

*5 wk belly pic 5/27/09* *6 wk belly pic 6/3/09* *7 wk belly pic 6/10/09* *8 wk belly pic 6/23/09*

*12wk belly pic 7/12/09*23wk belly pic 9/28/09*23wk belly pic 9/28/09*

20 wk U/S picture

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I'm Amanda, 22, married to a wonderful Canadian named James, who's 23. We've been married since July 16th, 2005, together since February 16th 2001. I plan to get my Canadian citizenship when I become eligible.

Currently (and for this next kiddo) I'm a stay-at-home mama. I have a wonderful son who was born April 1st, 2008, after 43 hours of induced labour and an hour of pushing. I'm really hoping to go on my own this time, my dream was a water birth, but we've been turned down by the midwife so had to go with the OB we had with our son. The hospital has only one water room, so now our goal is a happy healthy baby and to go into labour on our own so we can be home for awhile.

Big Fat Positives

May 20th

May 23rd - Getting darker

Milestones and Memories

May 23rd - ER visit, bright red spotting, HCG levels checked: 504 at 15DPO.
May 25 - HCG levels rechecked: Over 1,000! Doubling rate of 36 hours. Yahoo
July 24th - DH kissed the baby belly and told me I'm starting to show, not just look "overweight". :cloud9:
August 3rd - Due date changed to Feb 27th, and after much hassle we've gone with the same OB as we had with our son. Waiting on appt date.
Aug 5th - "Peanut" kicked for the first "feel-able" time.
Aug 24th - GP appt went great - heartbeat at a perfect and mellow 140. Yahoo
Aug 26th - U/S done, 18 weeks exactly! (Possibly a boy - hidden heart.)
Sept 8th - First OB appt, went well, scheduled a repeat u/s.
Sept 16th - Repeat U/S to check previously hidden heart.
Oct. 6th - OB appt, measuring ahead, and frequent ctx. Booking 3rd U/S to check cervix.
Oct. 19th - 3rd U/S. Its a BOY!! Measuring at 2 lbs. Heartrate in 140s. Find out cervical results at next appt.
Nov. 3rd - OB appt.
~insert laziness for updating here~
Dec 23rd - OB appt - still measuring a week ahead.
Dec 24th - Swelling and carpal tunnel have set in.
Dec 31st - OB appt. Dilated to 1.5, high and thick.
Jan 6th - OB appt. OB considering going by LMP to move me up a week and match my fundal height.
Jan 12th - L&D visit, failed kick count, released after 3 movements around 1 am.
Jan 13th - OB appt. LMP now official due date - Jan 22nd instead of the 27th. Due to both carpal tunnel and L&D visit day before.
Jan 20th - OB appt. Measuring 40 weeks, biggest yet. 100% effaced, and "very ready". Induction will be booked at next appt.
Jan 25th - next OB appt.


Ultrasound Pics

18 weeks - foot measuring 1 inch!

25 + 5 weeks - weight estimated at 2 pounds!
Belly Pics

May 23rd - 4 weeks May 29th - Week 5 June 5th - Week 6

June 14th - Week 7 June 19th - Week 8 June 27th - Week 9 July 4th - Week 10

July 13th - Week 11 July 19th - Week 12 July 24th - Week 13 August 6th - Week 15

August 19th - Week 17 September 2nd - Week 19 September 24 - Week 22+1 October 7th - Week 24

October 18th - Week 26

Weight Tracker
Starting Weight: 164
Week 5-10: 161
Week 11: 159
Week 15: 163
Week 17: 165
Week 20: 169
Week 24: 176 :oops:
Week 27: 179

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Hello! My name is Mari (35) and I have been married to DH Mark (37) for 11 years this year. We have two daughters, Emiko (5) and Aiko (1.5) and will be welcoming another one on or around 2/1! We def. didn't plan for a 3rd but I think deep down, we both wanted one. I took a POAS test today and this is what we got:

I am looking forward to getting to know you ladies! Here's to a HH9mos!


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Our baby was an ectopic angel. Sad We were treated with a shot, and I was able to keep my right tube.

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My board hopping has come to an end! I am Christine, age 37. My DH (Bob) and I have been married for almost 5 years, and big brother Adrian is 2! We just got our BFP on 5/28/09 and baby is due 2/4/10! Here are some pics:

[COLOR=darkred]Our wedding day:

[COLOR=deepskyblue]8 months preggo with Adrian:

Our first family photo:

[COLOR=darkorchid]A cute baby pic of Adrian, he was 3 months old:

[COLOR=magenta]Here we are at the park, he was about 8 months old:

Me and Adrian, he was 16 months old:

[COLOR=blue]A recent family pic:


11 weeks


13 weeks

16 weeks

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Monica's space!

Hello I am a mother of 4 and expecting #5 next february 2 2010! I am very exited because is me and my DH 2nd baby together! we are super happy!!! I suffer from HG (Hyperemesis) and I hope this time around I do not get it and if I did I am hoping for a mild case of it!!

O tests and HPT tests! BFP@ 11 DPO!

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Hi! My name is Heather, 33, and DH is Allan, 38. We have been married for 20 months and TTC for 13 of those months. After battling a few infertility issues and facing the real possibility of needing IVF/ICSI we conceived naturally on our 15th cycle! Yeah! I guess the HSG and the Clomid prescription in my hot little hands scared my body into working! LOL. Here we are on our wedding day (September 2007).

Here are the BFPs I got on 2009.05.30 with FMU 14DPO:

The winning chart

06.19.2009 - Baby measures 7w0d, 10.2 mm long with a heartbeat of 154 bpm.

07.15.2009 - Baby measures 44 mm long with a heartbeat of 153 bpm. Baby was moving around in there...waving his/her arms. No picture. Boooo!

09.23.2009 - Baby measures ??? long with a heartbeat of 143 bpm (she was sleeping...aweeee). Her profile:

Here is her belly on the left and her arm on the right:

This one shows her legs and feet. It looks like her ankles are crossed and her little feet are sticking straight up. She looks like she has big long feet like her mama. LOL.

And last but not least...her foot. I love this shot. Aweeee....

12.31.2009 - Baby is great! She is definitely breech with a heartbeat of 151 bpm. Ultrasound tech estimates her weight at 6lbs. Here she is face on:

This is her nose and mouth...cute little cheeks!

And this is her pudgy little leg and foot.

05.29.2009 - Nausea...vomiting...oh no!
05.30.2009 - BFP! WOAH! We're knocked up!
06.04.2009 - GP says my uterus is high?!?!?!
06.17.2009 - Prenatal made vomit. Sad Boooooo!
06.19.2009 - First u/s - baby measures 7w0d with a heartbeat of 154 bpm!
06.23.2009 - Midwife meet & greet appt.
07.14.2009 - First real midwife appt.
07.15.2009 - CVS appointment. u/s - baby measures 44mm with a heartbeat of 153 bpm.
08.04.2009 - CVS results in! All of the chromosomes look normal, no extra or missing pieces anywhere. Baby does NOT have the same deletion as DSD. Baby has double X chromosomes!!! ...looks like we're having a GIRL! YEAH!
08.11.2009 - Midwife appt., urine good, blood pressure low, up 1.5 lbs in the last 4 weeks. Heard baby's heartbeat on doppler.
09.09.2009 - Midwife appt., urine good, blood pressure low, baby's h/b was 156 on the doppler. Result of alpha fetoprotein test was negative. Scheduled detailed ultrasound.
09.23.2009 - Third, detailed, u/s - baby measures 21w4d (I'm 20w5d) with a heartbeat of 143 bpm (she was sleeping).
10.07.2009 - Midwife appt., urine good, blood pressure low, baby's h/b was 160, fundal height 24. u/s results were normal. Anterior placenta 3.5 cm away from a tightly closed cervix. Amniotic fluid and cord looked normal.
11.04.2009 - Midwife appt., everything looks good. Fundal height 27...good since I'm 26w4d.
11.10.2009 - 1 hour blood glucose test. Good times! I passed with a score of 7.1.
12.02.2009 - Midwife appt., everything looks good. Fundal height of 30 (I'm 30w4d). Abdominal palpation indicates baby could be head down. Appointments every 2 weeks now!
12.16.2009 - Midwife appt., everything is great. Baby feels to be breech! Boo! If she feels breech again at 35 weeks we will be sent for an u/s.
12.30.2009 - Midwife appt., Fundal height 33 (I'm 34w5d), baby's h/b was 148, my blood pressure 100/60. Midwife Sandy thinks baby is head down but since Margaret thinks she's breech, we're being sent for an u/s.
12.31.2009 - Fourth u/s. Baby is indeed breech. Her feet are up by her face and her head is under my left rib. h/b was 151, they estimate her size at 6 lbs and say she has a big head. Yikes. Got some cute pictures.
01.06.2010 - Midwife appt.

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Hi! My name is Sara and my husband is Joe. We have one baby girl, Athena born November 13,2007. We have one doggy named Hemi.
I am so excited to be here! I got my BFP on Friday May 29. (Thank goodness the night before I got my sushi fix, lol)

I'll have to get in gear and get some pics . . .

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My name is Courtney, I've been married to Bill for 5 years, together for 10, and this is our first baby after 2 cycles!
My winning Chart:

1st Appointment: Tuesday, June 30th--With ultrasound! Pardon (8 Week)




2nd Appointment: Tuesday, August 11th, 14 week appointment! Pardon Everything measuring normally, HB 157, NT scan good so far!! Pardon
I paid for an early Gender scan...August 25th!

Mommy Graphics


Third Appointment September 22nd..Gender Scan (Official)--So glad I got the other scan--horrible pictures. It's still a boy and everything looks good and healthy. I have a low lying placenta but the doctor doesn't think it will make a difference...Hooray!!

Fourth Appointment October 20th at 8:30 AM...They are getting closer together!! Now only 4 weeks apart instead of 6! Got my flu shot, my uterus is measuring 26 cm? and I'm waiting on the H1N1...

Fifth Appointment November 17th at 1 PM and 3 PM...I'm getting the Rhogam shot and they are rechecking my sugars again...Not too much else going on that I can think of...Oh! I got my H1N1!

**Ended up in the ER with a terrible UTI on November 18th...

Sixth Appointment November 24th. Passed GD. Everything normal.

Seventh Appointment December 8th. Everything within normal range, measuring 2 weeks ahead.

Eighth appointment December 22nd. He's head down!! HOORAYYY!!! I got my disability papers so everything is looking really good!

Nineth Appointment January 5th. Oops. I was scheduled to work on the 5th so I changed it to the 6th. I had the Strep test done, fundal height measuring 37 weeks. Still head down, but my cervix is closed and thick.

Tenth Appointment January 12th. Dr checked me again, fundal height still measuring 37 weeks. Dr. Seemed unconcerned, just told me to keep up the kick counts. I tested negative for Strep B. Hopefully this little boy comes soon.

Eleventh Appointment January 19th. Still measuring 37 weeks, but my cervix is thin and soft, so I'm doing something! I also lost a pound, which I haven't done this entire pregnancy. YAY! I'm looking good so far!!

Twelfth Appointment January 26th. I'm 50% effaced, and still technically closed, although my cervix has changed. The DR says that to an inexperienced Dr they might say I was 3cm dialated, but I guess it's coned right now so at the top I'm still closed and at the bottom I'm 3cm. Which is different than last week, so I guess thats better than nothin. She also felt around my abdomen and told me she thinks the baby is currently in the low 8's (meaning pounds.) I'm scared now. LOL So hopefully this guy wont hang out much longer in the belly.

Thirteenth Appointment February 2nd. I'm 2cm Dialated, 50% effaced and he is so low the Dr was touching his head. She stripped my membranes again (I guess she did it last week too, she just didn't tell me--No wonder it hurt lol) and they are guessing my boy is in the high 8 pound low 9 pound range and there is some concern about me delivering him vaginally so they are going to do an ultrasound with a specialist on Thursday.

February 4th: Had ultrasound, baby is measuring between 8-10 pounds. Fluid and placenta measuring good, everything looks normal. Haven't ruled out a vaginal birth yet.

Superbowl Sunday (yay saints!) February 7th/ Monday February 8th 2010:
Birth Story:

Around 5 PM I went to the bathroom, and as I was walking down the hallway I felt like I had peed myself again. It was weird, and I commented on it but continued to watch the Super Bowl. Lol After I went to the bathroom the second time, and stood up, water splashed on the floor. I was pretty sure it was my waters breaking, so we went to the hospital and they confirmed it in L&D. They got me hooked up to the monitors and D's heartrate was really elevated--so they gave me an IV thinking it might be dehydration and the IV would bring it down. Eventually his heartrate dropped a little and they were pleased, but they felt my contractions were not strong enough or regular enough that they put me on pitocin. About an hour into pit I asked for an epi--I was 4cm and 90%--and after I was given the epi I was much happier. About 20 minutes after that they had to take me off pit because D's heartrate was dropping and my blood pressure had dropped very low so they put me on the hands and knees position for 2 hours. And for some reason my Epi wore off on one side, so I was feeling one sided contractions that sucked just the same. Around 5 AM ish they checked me again and I was 6 CM (I'd only had the pit for about an hour because we were not tolerating it well) but the Dr felt that my contrax were not strong enough or regular enough to continue with my son's low heartrate (It had dropped to the 90's) so I had an emergency C that happened really quickly and I was scared. It was surreal to hear my son scream for the first time--they rushed him over to me, showed me, then he and my husband left and I was alone. That sucked too. Finally it was over and they wheeled me into my room where I moved from one bed to another and a nurse commented on a "little blood" but it was no big deal. I had the shakes for the next 4 hours and my skin was very itchy. I commented to my husband that I felt weird on my legs, and I reached under the blanket to touch them and when I pulled my hand out my fingers were covered in blood. I asked my husband to look down there and he immediately called a nurse. Soon my room was full of people and they were putting pressure on the c-section site, and got something I think they called a sandbag? and wheeled me to the OR. They knocked me out and had to reopen me, where they had found a vein that had clotted, filled with blood, then hemorraged. Luckily I noticed it before I lost too much blood. A little sore, a LOT tired and totally in love with my son! Pardon

Pictures of the Nursery:

Photobucket4w1dPhotobucket15w4dPhotobucket 33 Weeks!
Just born:
lol, They were mirroring each other:
Finally home:

He's here!
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Crystal's peanut
BFP 6/1/09

After TTC for 10 months we finally did it!
I'm 38 and will be 39 when baby comes, I had GD while Pg with DD, hoping that we don't have it again this year. I want pumpkin pie and holiday cookies.

I love being pg. I can't wait until it all sinks in and I get to hear or see the heart beat for the first time.

This will be baby number 3, I have DD# 1 11 yrs old, DD#2 18months, Baby on the way. DH and I have been married 6 years by the time baby comes.

I had a miscarrage about 5 years ago so I'm a little nervous until I see the heartbeat. Won't tell the world about being pg until then.
Baby's heart beat is 170 at both dr.'s appointments so far.
No weight gain as of so far 13 weeks. Smile
Ultra sound picture got messed up at the dr's office so I don't have one to post but should have and U/S in a couple of weeks.
Boy??? or Girl???

Belly shots 15 weeks
Big U/S scheduled for September 8th
Gained 1.5lbs as of 16 weeks.
20 Weeks, gained total of 3 lbs

Family Picture 8/2009

:eek: It's a BOY!
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After having some issues going of depo we concieved #1 this month. My DH and I have been married for 8 years, we were high school sweethearts. I am 27 and he is 29 and this is our 7th cycle TTC and I am dying to tell people. My mother had 3 miscarriages before me so we are being cautious and keeping the news quiet until I make it to month three.

BFP 6/1/09

[LEFT]6/10 - 1st doc visit pg confirmed, lots of test!
7/15 - Doc visit with u/s
7/29 - 12 week doc. visit with u/s and finally got a picture![/LEFT]

8/3 Week 13 belly pic!

Week 24 belly pic
Week 32 belly pic[/RIGHT]
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My name is Amber and DF is Ed. I have one DS named Trent who will be six in Nov. I had one m/c in March of 2009, and now we are thrilled to be expecting again!

BFP at 15dpo

BFP at 17dpo

Belly Pics:

4 wks 3 days

5 wks 3 days

6 wks 3 days

7 wks 3 days

8 wks 3 days

14 wks 2 days

18 wks 5 days

32 wks 2 days

1st- June 8th, 2009
2nd-July 6th, 2009

U/S Pics:

6 wks 2 days
HR 94 bpm

12 wks 4 days

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m/c Sad

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I have been married since 1995 to my dh, Roland. We have 4 gorgeous children, 2 boys and 2 girls (perfect no. I know!) and now we're expecting baby No. 5. I will be 41 by the time he is born.

We're excited and cannot wait. This will be our last baby (well, from my body anyway!) as my dh will be getting the 'fix' by the time this little one arrives!

Anyway, I hope to make some friends here, and hope that you'll enjoy your pregnancies.:yahoo:

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I'm 28, mother of Maddie, 2 1/2, DH is Bob. We were trying for 7 months after tackling diabetes that developed after having gestational diabetes during my pregnancy w/ DD. (Been wanting for over a year.)
Thrilled to be here, still can't believe it. HH9M to everybody!!!

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My name is Crystal, i'm 28 from Puyallup, WA, I'm a SAHM to my 3 year old Casper and we're currently expecting #2.

The BFP-

And since you're probably wondering why there's 4 tests, i'll explain the need for multiple tests lol.

Test #1 was on CD 31 June 4th, BFN so I called my dr and made an appt for a Clomid check so we could start over. Wasn't sure why AF hadn't started but figured she would soon.

Test #2 CD 33 June 6th still no AF so I decided to test again and what do you know? BFP, it was faint but it was there. I already had the dr appt set for CD 35 so I figured we'd talk about it then. I went to my appt, he did the Clomid check despite my telling them that AF hadn't shown and then he had me POAS just to make sure. Would you believe that the test came back negative? So the doctor prescribed Provera and more Clomid and there was no way that I was going to take it. My period never just doesn't start and I'd gotten pregnant with my son on a break from Clomid, which was what we'd done this cycle.

I had a friend with me and I told her that the test just couldn't be right, so she said, "Let's go pick up a test from a different Dollar Tree to make sure it wasn't a bad batch or something" So we go and do that and about 2 hours after my dr appt I'm finally home and ready to pee.

Test #3 BFP on CD 35 June 8th, 2 hours post Dr appt what do you know? So I call and tell them that I wasn't comfortable taking the provera and had tested again with a BFP at home. They said to come in the next day for a blood test.

Test #4 was simply taken out of spite lol but also with FMU to try to get the darkest line possible. I took the bottom 2 tests with me to my doctor appointment so they'd know that I wasn't crazy and of course the blood test on CD 36 June 9th, came back positive at 117 as well as the test on CD 38 June 11th, which was 304.

I go back on wednesday June, 17th which will be CD 44 for one more beta then they'll schedule the u/s. That's my story for now I guess.

Oh! We were TTC for 2 months, which I'm thankful for because it took a year and a half and a m/c with my son, so this time has been a blessing to be so short.

I'll add a few pics of my little man and then update when I get the U/s pics Smile

Wanting to be like Daddy Smile

Pool Time!

Update for 06.18.09-
Got my beta results from yesterdays draw and the number was 4694 yay! So we have an ultrasound scheduled for June 25th at 9:45am!

Update for 08.03.09-
12 week checkup, HB-165bpm
next appt 09.10.09 for AFP and scheduling of the BIG U/S :eek:

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Sarah-Jean's Space!

My name is Sarah-Jean. I'm currently 26 and just got my BFP today. I'm mummy to six beautiful children, four boys and two girls. This baby was unplanned but very welcome to join our family.

LMP:- May 24th 2009
Oops moment:- 5th June 2009 on CD13
EDD:- 26th February 2010

1st Beta on 18th June 09 at approx 13DPO:- 28 IU/L

Plans for Pregnancy:
I plan of having my 4th home water birth
I don't plan on finding out the gender

18th June 09 - 1st Beta blood test (private)
19th June 09 - 1st Dr app to tell him I'm pregnant
9th July 09 - 2nd Dr app to arrange viability scan
10th July 09 - Private viability scan with Babybond
14th July 09 - NHS viability scan at EPAU
15th July 09 - Dr app to prescribe Heparin
15th July 09 - Nurse app for blood test
21st July 09 - Private viability scan with Babybond
22nd July 09 - Nurse app for blood test
29th July 09 - Nurse app for blood test
7th August 09 - 1st midwife app
13th August 09 - 1st Haematology app
18th August 09 - NHS NT scan
1st September 09 - Private bonding scan with Babybond


BFP on CD25 (17th June 09)

DS1 with DS3 pulling faces in the background! (Aged 8 and 5)

DS2 (aged 7)

DS3 (aged 5)

DS4 (aged 3)

DD1 (aged 23 months)

DD2 (aged 9 months)

My gorgeous and supportive DH (aged 32)

Me, with the five older children (aged 26)





8wks 4d

8wks 4d

Belly Pics:

5wks 1d


Fun Stuff:

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Freya's February Treasure

5th IUI, June 5, 2009 using donor sperm
EDD, February 26, 2010

bfp 10 dpo

BFP at 10 dpo


1st u/s--don't know why the date says March? July 7--6w4d, measuring 6w5d. Yes, we have a heartbeat!!!

h/b around 140--just beating away! 12/13 mm 7w4d


8wk u/s, measuring 7w6d. heartbeat 176 bpm--nice and healthy!
8wk 4d--heart rate still at 176! I graduated from the fertility doc. First appt. with my ob--Aug 4th!

10 weeks 4 days
10 weeks 4 days, measuring 3.8 cm

12 wk
12 wk 4 d
12 wk closeup
12 week stretch--notice the similarity to the 14 week position!

14 weeks front view

and 14 weeks from the side--I kinda "popped" this week!
14 wk belly

14 wk ultrasound--Is it a boy lounging or a girl posing?????
14 wk

3D at 18 w 6 d It's a GIRL!!!!!:yahoo:

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i cant even take a picture of my 3 because the damn lines are so faint i cant get it to pick up hubby says he can but he's not here right now will post pics when i can

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It is with great sadness that I removed my BB space here.

***FINAL UPDATE: Sac was still empty at appt. on July 20, and the sac is collapsing on itself even more. Doctor thinks mc is definitely inevitable now. She said that even though my beta number had gone back up, it still had not gone back up enough, and that my body just had not recognized yet that the pg'cy had ended.***

***UPDATE: After having gone down a little, my beta number went back up again :shock: -- so there may be hope afterall. This has me completely baffled. Now I regret removing my BB space but I really thought it was over. I have continued to spot off and on, though it has been all brownish, sometimes very dark brown. No cramps whatsoever, though. Only twinges here and there. I have also continued to take my weekly belly pics so that I can post them if this winds up being good news. My next appointment is on Monday, July 20 at 11:00 a.m. For anyone who reads this, prayers would be so appreciated.***

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Kassie's Space

I have been married to my husband Graig for almost 4 years. We have been seriously trying for 3 months. I received a very light positive on June 11 but a very clear positive today June 17. We are SUPER excited!!! I am due February 16. I will have my first OB appointment in about two weeks.


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Gonna Hold this spot!! Belly Pics to come!

My name is Chrisie and my husbands name is Jon. This is our second pregnancy, i miscarried at 6 weeks May 15.


HB: 109BPM
Measuring 6w4d

Belly Pic:
8 weeks

9 weeks




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Chemical pregnancy / Miscarriage 6/25/09

We already loved you little one and we already miss you.
Love, Mommy

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not pregnant after all

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I guess i should reserve my space.

I'm Krista (21) married to DH (25) for almost 2 years. We have a little boy (1 year in July) and he is seriously the cutest thing in the world. My pregnancy with DS was great! I was nauseated for the first 3 months and then the day i turned 3 months it just went away. I started latent labor or pre labor at 37 weeks and ended up having to be induced at 41 weeks. I do not recommend being in pre labor for 4 weeks or being induced. But it was a good thing i had him when i did because the placenta was starting to calcify. I'm hoping with this next one i go into labor on my own because my plan is to go natural. I'm also hoping i don't go to 41 weeks again but if i do oh well. Smile

pic of ds

Pic of pregnancy test. Here comes #2!

I got a pregnant result with in the first minute and it was the day before my preiod was even due.

My first OB appointment is July 20th.
I will find out then when my due date is but everything i have been getting is between February 24th-28th.

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Jackie's Space

My name is Jackie. I have been married to DH - Bobby for four years. We have a son, Adam, who will be three in September. I had pre-ecampsia with him so we will see what happens this round.

Family Pic @ Disney World 2/2009


I got off of BCP May 2. The week of June 2, I took four HPT. Two were negative, the other two were positive ... after the waiting period. I had bloodwork done on June 3 - hcg levels were 0 - not pg. On June 17, I took another test and it was instantly positive.


I went in for bloodwork that same day and my hcg was between 5000-6000. My nurse told me she was expecting it to be about 1000. I asked if it could be twins and she said probably not. Then, the dr's first comment was, "Could it be twins?" I went for an u/s on June 18. We saw the yolk sac - going back on the 25th for u/s #2. Ultrasound #2 showed 1 sac and one heartbeat.

Ultrasound 5weeks 5days - heartbeat

2nd appointment -July 23 - heard h/b with doppler

3rd Appointment - August 18 - BP was good. Gained 3lbs since the first weigh in.

Next appointment - September 15 -scheduled big u/s October 1 - IT'S A GIRL!!!

U/S pics of Miss LillyAnn Marie

Lily's foot

Her arm

Her spine

Face shot

It's a girl!


1st Belly Pic taken 7/28 @10 weeks and 3 days


17 week belly shot

24week 3day

29 weeks 4days

31 weeks 3 days

32 weeks 2 days

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I am the mom of 3 boys,the most handsome alive...that's what makes it so nice to have 3

[COLOR=deepskyblue][SIZE=3][COLOR=cyan]Riley was born 2/14/06 he is 3.5!
[/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][SIZE=3]Ryan was born 5/08/07 he is 2 and 2 mo's
[SIZE=3]Adam IS 1 YR OLD.
I have been married 5 yr on Aug 15th!
Stefine's eggo is preggo space![/SIZE]

Got a bfn on 10 dpo and then on 11dpo...

Then later that day...

Then days later more tests...the number on the test stands for the dpo.

The darkest line is the test it showed up so fast I didn't even blink...I know it don't mean nothing but it is good to see.
I am due feb 24rd god willing!

[COLOR=red]belly pics!

11 wk shot



18 wks

20 wks shot.
25 wks

starting to get big

every pic I take my shirt looks dirty:rolleyes:

31 wks

34 wks

37 wks
look at baby!

[COLOR=blue]My 1st u/s!!!
Went great!!!!!!:):):)
The baby is measuring right at 8 wks with a nice heartbeat of 164 bpm!!!:cloud9:

Here is some pics of our 4th miracle due feb 24!!!!


regular u/s baby is facing away from the screen
iTS A....

I am very shocked and surprised...
scared too...bittersweet...thought boy for sure!
She is doing great IS 14 OZ'S...growing fine...heartrate was 159bpm...active...have an anterior placenta GAINED 7LBS...she wouldnt let us get good pics but will put them up later...:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

her face

shes waving at you!

3-d face..looks adorable lil her big bro's!

her back

3-d face agian



25 wk photos..


she had her arms crossed like a mummy over her face/chest....
30 wk u/s
the pic I have been waiting for!(need proof!)




My appts are as followed

Intake-June 22~Done
1st prenatal-July 7th~Done
1st u/s-July 14th~Done!
Prenatal-Aug 18th 09-done heard hb 156!!
[COLOR=red]Prenatal-sept 15-everything is wonderful...
Big u/s Oct 13th-[/COLOR]baby is a healthy GIRL HEARTRATE 159 WEIGHT 14OZ'S.
[COLOR=red]Dec 2[/COLOR]-Baby Jewels measures 3lbs 2 oz's ..all looks good
dec31st-all looks good..
Jan 13-all is great w/Jewels
Jan 28th- C/s scheduled for Feb 17th!!
Feb 9th-I have to do Pre-Operation papers...ect.(last appt)
Baby Stats
On 7/14/09 baby measured 8 wk's exactly with how far along I was and had a heartbeat of 164!
Heartrate of 156 at 12 wks6 days!
heartrate 150 at 17 wks
Oct 13 big u/s-shows baby as a girl with a lovely heartrate of 159
she is 14 oz's at 20 wks 6 days.
Dec 2-Baby Jewels measures 3lbs 2 oz's ..all looks good


[COLOR=black][COLOR=yellowgreen]I am 150 with clothes and shoes on at 5 wks preggo.
July-8th still 150 with clothes!
Aug 18 weight 155 w/clothes
Oct 13-156
NOV 12-158
[/COLOR][/COLOR]Jan 2-168!
Jan 17th-170
Birth story..

So I knew of my babys birth day for 3 wks...I counted them days down till tues(the night before c/s) I was excited but sad as this my last pregnancy. I couldnt get to sleep knowing my baby would be born in a few short hours...the moment a woman has kids she waits for her daughter to be born...it was finally happening...I had my boys now it was time for my girl.
So at 4:45am I got dressed and by 5am I was ready...we left the house for the hospital by 510am,got there at 5:40 am (a nice quiet night drive). It was quiet at the labor and delivery and as soon as I came in they got me in my room and prepared for my c-section(iv,cath,acid reducing drink and shaved)

my last belly pic)

(was so tired)

(my dh in his baby uniform)
it all went fast and before I knew it I was getting in to the OR,getting my epi in(I had the epidoral shock this time...ekk) and they had started.one nurse asked "What is your name and what are you in here for today." Of course my tubal and a c-section.
My hubby came in and held my hand...at 731 am Julia was born with, as predicted a bush of black hair, and a fiesty cry...

(just born)

"It a GIRL." was cried by the nurses...I was in my own world of happiness and shock..
They asked me if I was sure I wanted a tubal...I was sure...later on they told me it was a good thing due to my thin uterus.
Once closed up they wheeled me in the post Opp/pre Opp room...I was super exhausted and couldnt keep my eyes open...Jewels was with grandpa and Daddy...she was safe..
I was put in my own room where all the nurses (due to me having one of few babies born that day) knew of Julia being my last and only girl of 4 kiddos...so she got blankies and other stuff for a girl

(1st bath)
...it was nice...to be honest I never had a kid at that hospital and didnt have good experiances there either...but it was a great birth there and all went better than planned.
Julia is a super calm,quiet baby unless she is dirty/hungry she has a zesty cry...she is a great nurser...what a way to complete my family!

coming home in carseat

holdin a paci

dressed 4 coming home...

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A[COLOR=darkorchid]ngie's Space[/COLOR]
Here is my first HPT---

And my totally unexpected little bug #3 @ 6 weeks 1 day

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I'm Erin, DH is Jon. We've been married two weeks. We have DS1 who is Max. He was born on June 3, 2008!

More to come...

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Lindsey's space

My name is Lindsey and I live in Kansas City, MO. I am currently 8 weeks pregnant! This is my second biological baby; my son Robin is 6, and my step-son Nick is 4. My husband Steve and I got married in May; this is a honeymoon baby!:wink: We saw the heartbeat two weeks ago and can't be happier! I will be having a repeat c-section.

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kats Space

Hi my name is Kathryne im currently 22 and pregnant with my first! Got a BFP on June 5th.. with a due date of Feb 11th 2010!

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Reserving my space....hopefully i will do something with it lol

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This is one doodle that can't be undid! :-)

Hi, My name is Stephanie (24) im married to the most wonderfulest man on earth, Brandon (28 ) we have 4 dogs and too many cats lol.

DH and his dad on christmas 2008:

We found out I was preggo on 6.28.09 after aunt flow being late and me just generally not feeling good.

Thankfully I haven't had any morning sickness to speak of, just some minor nausea. The biggest obstacle to overcome is the tiredness, and my new found incredible sense of smell. We've only had one u/s so far at 8 weeks:

Here are some belly pics:

Weirdly enough I got smaller after the 12 week mark, maybe because my bloating went down? Im not complaining though Smile

Our next appointment is 09.11.09 and then our gender u/s is the next day!

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[LEFT]My name is Julie, DH of 4.5 years is Steven. Isaac is our first little one, and one of pg.org's Little Acorns from Nov 07. He was born at 34 weeks due to preterm labor that I had dealt with for 2 months prior to his birth. He was 4lbs 15oz and 17" at birth, but only had to stay in the NICU for 6 days before coming home with us. Here's hoping that this pregnancy is very different from my last and this one will bake the whole time!!! We are so excited to be expecting a little sibling for Isaac, as both DH and I grew up as only children. [/LEFT]

[LEFT]We live in Texas, midway between Houston and Galveston Island. We both work in Galveston, and are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurrican Ike which affected our lives tremendously. I am a graduate student working on my Ph.D. in biomedical research, specializing in immunology. I conduct my research at Shriner's Burn Hospital for Children, working on a treatment to improve the damaged immune systems in burn patients to prevent deadly infections. I hope to graduate in 2010. After that, I have no idea what I want to do with it!! Steve is an IT specialist for a major insurance company, working on computers all day long. My MIL lives 1 block away and comes to our home during the day to watch Isaac for us. She moved here after the hurricane closed down Isaac's daycare, and she has been a lifesaver for us.[/LEFT]

8 weeks 5 days ultrasound - July 13, 2009

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Lisa's Space!!!

My name is Lisa, I am 32 (in a couple of days anyways) I am married to Dave who is 37 and we have been married for almost 11 years. We have Molly who is 9, Morgan who is 7 and Mia (whom we all still call the baby) who is 2. This baby will complete our family and is due around Feb 17th. More to come later[/COLOR][/SIZE]

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Reserving my place here Smile

I'm K, married to J, we already have 2 beautiful boys who have me on my toes all day!
My husband got back from Iraq, and we were secretly hoping we'd get pregnant quickly...it worked!

This pic was taken June 1st, a few days before AF was supposed to show up (sorry, cell phone picture with shaky hands) Very faint pink line, taken in the middle of the night when DH went to work.

We were out of tests, so the next night we went and got a Clear Blue Easy test, took the first one that night, came back not pregnant. Took the other one the next morning and it came back positive. (sorry, camera date is wrong and I don't know how to fix it!)

Had first appointment on 26 June, just talked to a nurse
Have another appointment on the 29th of July for our first U/S and to meet with the midwife.

We won't be finding out what the baby is this time, but we're hoping for a girl.

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Marie's space

Hello! My name is Marie (27) My SO, Paul, (31) and I will be expecting our first baby together March 3rd, 2010!! (Date is now pushed back from Feb 28th) So excited! This baby is a complete surprise!! I have one other child, Drake (5) who is excited to be a big brother. We'll see how that changes after he hears the new baby's cry's. LOL I am keeping up my siggy so you guys can see Drake. After this baby comes I hope to only work PT. We'll see how the economy allows.

8 weeks
8 Week Pic

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Hi. My Name is Steph & I have been married to J for 5 years (together for 10.) We have a wonderful son, Andrew, that was born 12-22-07. We have been TTC since last September - Hurricane Ike slowed our plans, as we were displaced until March of this year. We found out we were pregnant in the ER after an 20 foot extension ladder slipped out from under me, an event we now refer to as ladder surfing.

EDD February 17, 2010

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Reserving my space...
More to come!!!

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Elaina's Space

I'm elaina, most people call me laina, 28 expecting my fourth child on feb 8th, my birthday is the 4th so maybe i'll get a nice birthday preasent. my husband and i have been married for 6 years and have three boys aiden 6, reagan 3, and alex 1. we tried the girl diet and timing and all of that stuff so we'll see if you do get a girl this time but really it doesn't matter and we feel really blessed to be pregnant. I get the pleaseure of staying home with my boys and my dear hubby is a dr. so he works a lot, poor guy.

9 weeks
this picture was taken at nine weeks and i need to get more but well that takes time:eek:

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About Me

I'm a 30-year-old law student, currently living in Arizona. I'm from Northern California, though, and lived there until two years ago. I miss it, and I can't wait to move back!

Another minor detail: I'm a little obsessive about medical research and health. There are lots of reasons for this (see below, for example), but one major reason is that, until 2006, I was morbidly obese-- even when I was a little kid. I've managed to get it under control, but it's taken tons of work, commitment, and understanding of how my metabolism was screwing me up!

About my Husband

I met my husband, Paul, our first year of college. He dropped out after that year, but I finished-- apparently I'm the overachiever. We'll be celebrating our 12th anniversary (of couplehood, not marriage) in December.

Until two years ago, he worked in the wine industry. Now he's a stay at home dad, which he loves, and he's looking forward to having another kiddo to cuddle. He's really into body mods, and has spent more money than I'd like to admit on gorgeous tattoo work. Most of it's visible, so it's a good thing he's not working at the moment. Stay at home parenting has some definite benefits!

More to Come!
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I am a 29 year old registered nurse who works on a postpartum floor. I have been married for 12 1/2 years to Patrick, and we have two wonderful boys, Brent who will turn 13 in February (right before the baby is due!) and Kyle who will be 8 in October. We are so excited about this new little one! We have been married since 1997 when we had our first child at the ages of 16 and 18. One of the odd couples that survive!

As of currently my home computer is not working and I can only get online at work... Computer should be fixed this week though and then I will update this space!!!

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Megan's February space

[COLOR=DarkSlateBlue]Megan's Space
I suppose I should do one of these..

My name's Megan, I'm 28 and live in Ontario, Canada. My SO and I have been together nearly 5 years (although just became common-law last month). This pregnancy was planned (despite the shocked looks his parents gave us when we told them).

We aren't finding out the gender (or aren't planning to, if (s)he flashes us through the u/s who knows..).

July 22 - IPS (~13 weeks)
Belly pics
[COLOR=Black]August 7 - 15 weeks [COLOR=PaleTurquoise].................................................... [/COLOR][/COLOR]Sept 1 - 18w5
Appt details
[COLOR=Black]July 15 - first appointment with midwife (~11 weeks)
[INDENT]BP - 90/50, doppler couldn't find heartbeat, but still early
[/INDENT]July 22 - IPS u/s
[INDENT]got to see the LO (actually a child, not an alien species as I feared), got to hear the heartbeat, didn't ask what the rate was, they were understaffed as it was and bean was being uncooperative as it was. Picture above..
[/INDENT]July 23 - Research appt
[INDENT]I'm participating in a research study looking at the effects of air quality/environmental factors on mothers and children and breast milk. This was the first appointment with the nurse. There was about 40 minutes worth of questions about eating habits, household cleaners, paint etc. and the she took 4 vials of blood and a urine sample.
[/INDENT]Aug 5 - second midwife appointment
[INDENT]Heard the heartbeat - 154, and went over the ultrasound. MW told me that everything looked good, but that I'm about a week further than we'd thought. My placenta is growing in the front, so likely no real movement detection until later. BP - 110/70.
[/INDENT]Weight tracker
Before BFP - 140; Aug 2 - 136; Aug 5 - 136
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Just wanted to save my space!
I am 26 and this is my first pregnancy. The babys dad and I are no longer together but he says he will be involved(guess we will see. This is #5 for him). I am due on 2/12/10 and I can't figure out how to post pics or I would have already lol!!