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Appts Today

Well, having a u/s at 36 weeks is pure toture. If you have one, don't expect to enjoy it. The measurements are very inaccurate at this point but they were measuring:

Baby A
37 weeks 4 days
7 lbs 3 oz

Baby B
36 weeks 6 days
6 lbs 10 oz

They say weights can be off by up to a pound at this point.

At my dr's appt, she said she had called the university hospital and told her if I come in from now on out to deliver me (i.e. - I don't have to go the univiersity to deliver) They told her I should be safe to deliver now. She was very excited to know she gets to deliver the twins. She set up my csec date for next Friday - July 15th.

However, during my NST I was contracting every 5 minutes again. Early today I started to feel like crap and I can feel the contractions much worse today. After the NST she said due to how bad I felt and the contractions being 5 min apart she would take the babies at 5pm - when her shift was over. However, then she realized I was only 35 weeks, 6 days and it is hospital policy that I have to be shipped to the university hospital if I am not 36 weeks. So she sent me home and told me if I felt as bad as I do now and still are having contracts at midnight to come in and she will deliver the babies tonight. The other dr in the office is oncall tonight and this weekend. She is scheduled off tomorrow but she called L&D and talked to the other dr and told them she would come in if I went to L&D tonight or this weekend.

So the babies could be born tonight but forsure they will be born by next Friday!

Jessica.'s picture
Joined: 02/02/09
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:thewave:

That's awesome news I know you've been waiting till 36 weeks so bring on the baby fun. I hope all goes well and the babies are healthy. Keep us posted!

Joined: 03/06/09
Posts: 1054

Good job baking those babies. How exciting that you will be meeting them so soon!
And a 36 week ultrasound is definitely uncomfortable when preggo with a singleton, I can only imagine what it's like with twins!
So glad that things look good Smile

AK2663's picture
Joined: 09/03/08
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How exciting!! You have done such a great job hanging in there so far and I can't wait to see pics of these beautiful babies when they get here!

VCoates's picture
Joined: 05/22/07
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Wow! I can't believe you'll be seeing your babies so soon! Please keep us updated and/or your birth buddy! How exciting!! You've done such an awesome job baking those babies!!!

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Joined: 09/07/10
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Yay for making it to 36 weeks! It sound like you have some good sized babies in there.

As for the u/s being uncomfortable, I'd imagine most things are at this stage Wink

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Joined: 03/24/10
Posts: 559

OMG! That is very exciting news. i'm so excited for you that you've been able to bake the babies as long as you have.
Can't wait to see pictures and hear your story.

Hugs!!!

squirrel27's picture
Joined: 05/13/08
Posts: 781

WOW!!! Keep us Updated!!
I hope you make it to the full 36 weeks if you can.

Cant wait to see more baby pics on this board!!! Biggrin

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Joined: 12/29/10
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YAY for babies soon!!! Congrats that must be so exciting!

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Joined: 12/28/10
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wow - here's hoping for midnight! Awesome that your dr will come in to deliver!! KUP