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    Super Poster mandynz's Avatar
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    Default ~~**December 2012 Spaces**~~

    Congrats December Ladies, here are your spaces!!

    Please reserve your spot here AFTER you get your BFP

    Spaces are reserved for sharing...
    1. Something brief about yourself
    2. Info about your appointments
    3. Pics of your BFP, your growing belly, ultrasounds, nursery shots, etc.
    4. Additional pregnancy tickers
    5. Anything else you want to share related to your pregnancy (please keep as brief as possible).

    Please read the following before posting!

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

    * Once you reserve your "space," edit it each time you post something new. Please DO NOT create a new post for each new picture/piece of info you are posting. 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 un-checking the "Show your signature" button before your click "submit" to post your message.

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

    Last edited by DrakePlusOne; 12-08-2012 at 11:30 PM.

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    Last edited by DreamingBig; 04-09-2012 at 11:31 AM.

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    Philly Suburbs, Pennsylvania


    Kristy's Space

    O Date 3/17/12 "Luck O' the Irish"
    BFP 3/26/12
    EDD 12/5/12


    4/30: First U/S, saw heartbeat!
    7/24: 20wk U/S - We're still on team GREEN!

    4/30: 137
    5/31: 132
    6/29: 135
    5/23: 136
    6/28: 137
    7/23: 137
    8/20: 137
    9/7: 144
    10/12: 150
    10/23: 148
    11/6: 149, 1cm dialated, 0% effaced
    11/14: 149
    11/20: 149, 2cm dilated 50% effaced
    11/27: 153, 2cm dilated 50% effaced
    12/4: 153, 4cm dilated
    Last edited by kristycoulter1; 12-05-2012 at 09:29 AM.

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    Prolific Poster Astolate's Avatar
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    California, USA


    Hi, I'm Angela (27.) I'm from Central California. I've been married to my DH Michael (30) who works in solar for 6 years. Together we have a DS Logan (5) and we are expecting #2 finally after 21 cycles! A little about me. I enjoy many hobbies like running, knitting, sewing, crafts of all kinds, and WoW. I'm going to school to be an Elementary school teacher, I plan to attend Fresno State starting Spring 2013 to finish my Bachelors. I also hope to start substitute teaching in elementary grades this fall! (I take my CBEST in a just a few short weeks!) My brother was kill in Iraq in 2006 by friendly fire/homicide, 2 months before my wedding. I miss him everyday. In 2010 we decided to start TTC for #2 and I was diagnosed with PCOS and started fertility treatments. After 20 cycles (6 with clomid) we finally switched to a fertility specialist (in Dec 2011) and tried clomid + ovidrel in March, we got our BFP on the first go and here we are! I've had an extremely rough 6 years but feel so blessed with my family.

    BFP: March 18th
    EDD: Nov 29

    Family Photos!

    My Hero, I miss you everyday! RIP

    Sr A1 Carl J Ware Jr: 12/18/83-7/1/06

    BFP Progression!

    comparing 14 DPO to 17 DPO

    Belly Pics!

    Baby's Photo Album!
    First Picture! 4/9/12

    3/22/12 - 1st Beta test HCG 74! (4w 0d) (14 dpo)
    3/29/12 - 2nd Beta test HCG 2840! (5w 0d) (21 dpo)
    4/5/12 - 3rd Beta test HCG 22,396! (6w 0d) (28dpo)
    4/9/12 @ 3pm - First U/S!
    4/24/12 - First appt with reg OB, quick u/s peak
    5/11/12 - Physical - no hb on doppler but everything fine on u/s! (yay)
    6/11/12 - 16 wk appt
    6/19/12 - Appt with peek a baby, hoping to find out gender!! (17 weeks)

    Baby Names
    Elizabeth Jane

    Last edited by Astolate; 05-14-2012 at 03:02 AM.

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    Amy's December Space

    DUE DATE: December 7, 2012

    About us: I have been married to my Air Force hubby for 12 years. We have a 4-year-old little boy that's a total gift from God. I'm a court reporter by trade but am now forever a stay-at-home/homeschooling mommy! We are super excited to be doing this again!!!



    OB orientation: 5/2/12
    1st OB appt: 05/16/12
    Dating Ultrasound: 05/22/12


    Weight (Nurse says only 10-15 lb gain)

    April 2012: 195
    August 2012: 215....oops!

    IT'S A BOY!!
    Last edited by tobiasmom; 08-14-2012 at 07:46 PM. Reason: add stuff

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    Contributor mandy-329's Avatar
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    Reserving my space, EDD 12/13/12
    Amanda and Jason
    Married 9-13-08
    DS Nicholas 4-7-01 (born at 29 wks)
    DS Mitchell 9-1-10

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    Super Poster claireCJ's Avatar
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    Apr 2012
    Charleston, SC


    CLAIRE'S SPACE Due 12/10/2012
    Positive HPT on 3/30/12
    Positive HPT

    Last edited by claireCJ; 05-04-2012 at 11:34 AM.
    DH- Chris
    DS- James
    DS- Eli- Angel at 20 weeks
    Expecting another Baby Boy in December 2012!
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    Super Poster mandynz's Avatar
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    New Zealand


    Mandy's Dec Space!

    Important info:
    Due date: 27th Nov (according to O date) *Updated* Dec 1st
    Beta results: 19th March = 22, 22nd and 26th March - 'rising appropriately'
    First U/S: 20th April 8:30am
    First appt with M/W: TBA

    I still cant believe that I am here!!! My family is so excited about this pregnancy (so let's hope it sticks!!), which is lovely because my last pregnancy was a bit of a shock for everyone!

    I am 23, married to Michael ( 28 ) who is an architect and we have two children. Holly (4) is my daughter, and Xander (5) is my step son. DSS is part Maori so I am learning to speak Maori in order to help maintain his te reo (Maori language), so if anyone is interested in exotic languages...

    I am a substitute teacher, I teach preschool and primary school age children (I do prefer primary) and have been doing this for about a year. DD attends a montessori preschool and is very independent and creative, loves art, music and writing stories. DSS is at school and he is the perfectionist of the family, he is quite placid in nature but still enjoys most 'boy' things.

    BFP Pics:

    3/19 (AM)
    3/19 (PM)


    First Ultrasound 4/5/2012

    First Belly pic for comparison:

    I have a bit of a belly there from DD that I was never able to get rid of
    Last edited by mandynz; 04-06-2012 at 07:02 AM.

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    Hi, My name is Ashley and DH and I have been married for 8 years. We have a beautiful son, Benjamin, who is 6 and a daughter, Claire who just turned 4. We just recently found out we are expecting our third, probably in December and are SUPER excited!! We are also hesitant as we had a m/c in December of 2008. We decided to take a break from trying while I went back to nursing school. I currently work in a NICU at a local hospital.

    We have our first prenatal appointment on May 1st, and are hoping to get to see our little peanut!!

    Home Pregnancy Test!!!
    Last edited by ashb325; 04-09-2012 at 02:21 PM.
    Mark and Ashley 1-3-04

    Claire 02-15-08
    Angel Baby- 12-5-2008

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    Prolific Poster eislem's Avatar
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    Melissa's space
    edd December 11, 2012; born November 27, 2012

    DH and I have been married for 6 years and we have 2 beautiful children. Gavin was 5 in September and Elizabeth was 3 in July.

    Our family September 2011

    We had talked about having a 3rd child but decided to wait so that the baby would be born at the beginning of the new year. I made the mistake of playing with my birth control so that I wouldn't have AF while on vacation. Well, a month later I missed my period and took a HPT.


    April 24th - confirmation of pregnancy and prenatal blood work
    May 10th - dating ultrasound
    May 31st - prenatal appointment
    June 28th - prenatal appointment
    July 24th - gender ultrasound
    August 9th - prenatal appointment
    September 7th - prenatal appointment
    September 11th - glucose testing
    October 9th - prenatal appointment
    October 15th - growth ultrasound
    October 23rd - prenatal appointment
    November 19th - prenatal appointment
    November 22 - growth ultrasound
    November 26 - prenatal appointment

    May 10th - no picture but saw 1 baby with arm and leg buds and a flickering heart. Tech held wand steady over uterus and we could see baby moving on his/her own. Due date adjusted 3 days.

    July 24th - gender is a girl! Baby measuring right at 20 weeks so no adjustment to due date. HB=144BPM, growth is 48th percentile. Everything looks good.

    October 15th - growth ultrasound requested by my doctor as I am measuring 2cm smaller than normal. Check amniotic fluid levels and baby position. Fluid levels are normal and baby is laying transverse along my right side. No picture but confirmed once again it is a girl!

    November 23rd - 2nd growth ultrasound requested by my doctor as baby is still measuring smaller than normal.

    Sarah Brianne
    After blood work done on Monday, November 26th showed low platelets and high liver enzymes, my doctor contacted me Tuesday morning and told me I would have to deliver in Saskatoon where they had facilities to help should anything go wrong during delivery. She asked if I had a specific doctor I wished to be referred to (I didn't) and then contacted the hospital. The obstetrician she talked to decided I should be induced immediately and after organizing pet sitting and child care, we were off to Saskatoon to be induced. We arrived at the hospital around 2pm and they immediately ran more blood work and a NST on the baby. Baby was happy and vitals were great. My blood work showed platelets had dropped again so the decision was made to induce. I was moved to labour and delivery and an oxytocin drip was started at 5:10pm. I started getting uncomfortable but nothing painful. Doctor came in at 6:40 and ruptured membranes but was unable to get gush of water as baby's head was low. I was left alone and oxytocin kept getting increased every 30 minutes until 9:45 when doctor came back and attempted to break water again. This time a contraction helped and my water broke right away. Contractions immediately started getting painful and I asked for epidural. It was 10:30 before I got the epidural and as soon as it was in and I laid back down I was hit by 2 extremely painful contractions and the nurse yelled that baby was crowning. A second nurse ran into the room in time to help deliver the baby and doctor arrived to cut the umbilical cord. Sarah Brianne arrived at 11:11pm weighing 5lbs 12oz and was 18 3/4 inches long. She had an AGPAR of 9 and was perfectly pink in colour!

    Last edited by eislem; 12-10-2012 at 05:22 PM.

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