Ultrasound Update

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Ultrasound Update

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Today SO and I had our ultrasound at our regular doctor office(10 am). Within a few short minutes the Dr. pointed out that there seemed to be fluid in the chest cavity and he wanted to refer us to a different (high risk) Dr. I immediately began to bawl. We had to wait in the office to see if the high risk Dr could fit us in as they were closing in just and hour (noon). We waited for about 30 minutes and then were sent to see him. They took us to the back at around 12:15 or so. We had an ultrasound and got to new our little boy (Kamdyn Carter). The Dr. came in an took a look with the ultra sound machine and confirmed that Kamdyn has hyrdrops (fluid in the chest and abdomen) and that one of the ventricles are much too small. The fluid is pushing the heart onto the right side of the body. There is a 20-30% that the baby won't make it during this pregnancy and that if the baby does then it will need heart surgery when he comes out. Kamdyn is growing correctly except for these problems. His heart beat was 144 which is right in the normal range. I had an amniocenteses done and we will hopefully know more next week... if not then the following week. I have no idea what the plan is from here and the Dr. said they will come up with a plan as soon as they have a diagnosis.

Please keep me and my family in your thoughts and prayers.

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I am super busy with the wedding.. after all it's next Saturday! CRAZY.

Everything seems to be coming together nicely.

Today I am taking a break from some wedding stuff.. and I'll be

1) Getting and Ultrasound Biggrin
2) Cleaning my appt :/
3) Spending time with my lovely fiance Biggrin
4) Relaxing some

In the evening I'll be getting my makeup done to see how I want it for the wedding, finding a hair accessory, and working on bridal bouquets.

I'm definitely worn out though...

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Wow you do sound busy! I know it will slow down after the wedding!

What time is your u/s Maddie?

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You've got your hands full, girl!!! Enjoy it while it lasts.. SO happy for you and I'll be thinking and praying for you next weekend that your day is EVERYTHING you dreamed it would be! Biggrin

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I'm so sorry you are going through this. I really hope your LO with be alright! I can't even imagine the feelings you are going through right now. i will keep you and your precious baby in my thoughts and prayers! Hugs!

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I'm praying for you and your family, Maddie!! Will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Baby Kamdyn, you're strong baby! Stay strong for mommy.

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I'm so sorry for this update, Maddie.. but that little man is SUPER strong and he WILL make it!! You and your family are in my constant thoughts and prayers right now.. :bigarmhug:

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Oh Maddie, I'm so sorry to hear of your struggles. big *hugs*. It sounds like your little man is a fighter. I hope they can help him out somehow. I'll be keeping you in my thoughts.

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Thank you ladies. I still feel like I'm dreaming.. and then I feel like I can handle it and then I break down again. It's been a pretty miserable day. I wish I could just wake up and this wouldn't be real.

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I am so sorry Maddie. Hydrops is what the doctor said happens in antibody pregnancies too. I am hoping that they will be able to do some of the same procedures for your son that they could with antibody pregnancies. I will keep you all in my prayers.

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Awww, I'll be thinking of you guys. I hope everything turns out okay. So scary. :bighug:

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I can't stop thinking about them either. Sending even bigger hugs.

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Big hugs sweetie! Sorry you have to go through this, but sounds like you're in good hands. Will be sending lots of thoughts and prayers your way for your sweet boy!

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Ugh. This waiting game is awful. I wish there could be a plan already. Unfortunately before there can be a plan there has to be a diagnosis... and yeah.

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I am so sorry to hear of this. :bigarmhug: