First Trimester

Pregnant and Sleeping All the Time

Cynthia Flynn's picture
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QUESTION

Dear Midwife,
I am about 6 weeks pregnant and I have had 2 previous children, I am 25 years old and this pregnancy is making me feel twice my age! All I do is sleep and I don't mean the odd nap here and there. In a day I am awake for about 4 hours and I continually feel sick.

I am concerned as my midwife wont see me until im 12 weeks and I've had my scan. I don't even know who she is! Please help me with some tips of what I can do to stop me feeling so exhausted.

Twins are Different Sizes

Cynthia Flynn's picture
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QUESTION

Dear Midwife,
I found out via ultrasound on October 28th that I am pregnant with identical twins (in the same sack). On 10/28, the larger twin (twin A) was measuring 5 weeks 6 days with a faint heartbeat. Twin B was smaller (I don't know how much smaller), and no heartbeat was detectable. 5 days later, on November 2, I had a follow-up ultrasound b/c of bleeding. Twin A is now measuring 7 weeks 4 days, and twin B is measuring between 5 weeks 6 days and 6 weeks 1 day. No heartbeat for twin B yet.

2nd Baby

Okay so here's the deal, I have great intentions this time to document this pregnancy, especially since I have High Blood Pressure already. I'm sure I'm going to have different things happen this time. My views on having a baby are simple, take care of yourself, take care of your family and do not feel like you have to listen to all the unsolicited advice you will be getting. Though I am as guilty as the next person to say, "Well, when I was pregnant".

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Early Pregnancy Ultrasound Causing Confusion

Jane Foley's picture

QUESTION

Dear Ms. Ultrasound,
My boyfriend and I have been through hell the past few days. This past Thursday, we went in for our first ultrasound and the doctor said there was one gestational sac, but couldn't find the heartbeat. She said the I was either earlier that I thought, or I could be miscarrying. (I have very irregular periods, so she said I might have ovulated later, or something like that) So she set up another appointment for an ultrasound for four days later (today - Monday), and told me if I started to bleed to go to the E.R.

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