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Name: daisy22 (Wendy)
Due date: June 9th
Since when: 24 weeks
Type of bedrest: Modified, 4/28 all restrictions lifted
Reason: bleeding and cramping, placenta has pulled away some. On terb as needed for cramping/contractions
Name: Tiffany (Future Mrs Qualls)
Type of BR: Doc didnt give it a name but I am allowed bed to couch to bathroom to kitchen.
Since when: 04-27
Reason: Gestational Hypertension
Type of BR: modified
Since when: 4/29
Reason: Preterm contractions and cramping, previous surgery for uterine septum, 50/50 chance for preterm labor.
Name: lkaylee721 (Kristen)
EDD: June 25th
Type of Bedrest: Strict, only up to pee and shower very quickly. Dr. said 'no dilly dallying'
Since when: 33w (May 7th)
Reason: I had heavy temporary bleeding. While I was being monitored they found that LOs HB dropped occasionally (70 bpm) after moving around.
Name: DavisPT09 (Krista)
Type of BR: Modified; Supposed to stay off of my feet as much as possible (Can be up around the house for short periods; can leave the house as long as I can sit once I get where I'm going; car rides are fine)
Since when: 4/28/09
Reason: Possible PTL; Dilated 1cm, 70% effaced, cervix is soft, but still long.
Name: bonk2448 (Melanie)
EDD: June 30, 2009 (Delivery Scheduled for 5/14/09)
Type of Bedrest: Hospital - bathroom & shower
Since When: April 16 (29 weeks 6 day)
Reason: Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome, more over "absent end-diastolic flow" in umbilical cords. The day I got checked in there was absent in both, but usually it is only baby b. Absent will turn into reverse "retrograde flow" and then the babies need to come out. I get scans every morning to check flow.
Type of BR: light/modified
Reason: history of preterm delivery (lost last pregnancy unexpectedly at 23 weeks), possible cervical issues and placenta previa.
Type of BR: Can use bathroom, shower & get something to eat
Since when: 32 Weeks (5/7/09)
Reason: Bicornuate uterus, risk of preterm labor, contractions, cramps
Name: jameysgirl (Melanie)
EDD: July 4, 2009
Type of BR: Hospital - can get up to use the restroom and shower. Other than that, I've had wheelchair rides around the hospital...
Since When: April 24
Reason: Low amniotic fluid (5 cm), baby's growth slowing, and not good weight gain for me. Receiving one round of steriod shots in case of early delivery.
Type of BR: I can go to the bathroom, take a short shower and make a quick meal and sit up to eat.
Since when: 23 weeks.
Reason: Short Cervix
Due Date: July 7, 2009
Type of BR: Strict, bathroom and shower only
Since When: 22 weeks
Reason: Shortened Cervix
Type of BR: modified
Since when: 14 weeks 5 days
Reason: Previous preterm delivery, PTL
EDD: July 8, 2009
Type of BR: Hospital Bedrest
Since when: 3/20
Reason: preterm labor contractions & a shortening, funnelling cervix
EDD: 7/11/2009 (scheduled c-section 7/3)
Type of BR: Light/modified
Since when: 19 weeks
Reason: PTL - Timeable contractions but thankfully not dilated yet, goal to get to 24 weeks and then start on anti-contraction meds
Since: 25 weeks
Reason: 3/23 signs of pre-e, 4/6 prelabor with 25% effacement.
Name: atmarques (Amy)
Due Date: July 12
Type of BR: Modified
Since When: 28 weeks
Reason: Funneling Cervix after a previous pregnancy resulted in delivery at 25 weeks
Name: mpoppins76 (Stephanie)
EDD: July 12th (will have scheduled c-section sometime between 36-39wks)
Type of BR: Had 1 week full followed by 3 weeks partial. Then 1 week strict at hospital and now am home on strict. Am allowed to use bathroom and shower every few days.
Since when: April 1 (25 weeks)
Reason: Marginal placenta previa. Had spotting 4/1 and a bleed 4/28
Name: MCGMK (Michelle)
Due date: July 15
Since when: 13 weeks
Reason: Incompetent cervix
Name: onemoregirl (Stephanie)
Due Date: July 15th
Since when: March 23
Reason: History of PTL, subchornionic hem. at 10 weeks, Modified bedrest due to having too many contractions at 23 weeks
Name: 1sttimemommyX2 (Heather)
Type of BR: Strict (up to shower and pee, no longer than 15 min at a time)
Since when: 04/29/09
Reason: pre term labor
Name: clyoungsey *Christi
Type of BR: example: Strict, hospital - allowed up to go to the bathroom and to shower every other day.
Since when: May 6, 2009
Reason: example: PROM (premature rupture of membranes at 29 weeks), GD
Name: NCabeen (Natalie)
Type of BR: Modified
Since when: 4/29/09
EDD: July 29, 2009
Type of BR: Strict- but can get up to use restroom and shower
Since When: March 12--20weeks
Reason: shortened cervix- had cerclage on April 3 (23 weeks)
Name: MrsBarkel2B (Erin)
Type of BR: Pretty strict. I'm allowed to go for walks around my house a couple times a day to keep my strength up but otherwise it's on my left side.
Since when: On and off my whole pregnancy for different reasons but this time since 4/13 (24w3d)
Reason: 6 weeks - Threatened Miscarriage; 11 weeks - placenta previa; 21 weeks and 24 weeks to present - PIH with borderline pre-E levels; 28 week - PIH and Type 1 diabetes.
Type of BR: Modified
Since When: 26 weeks 4/28
Reason: Incompetent Cervix due to a cone knife biospy in March 08
Name: electricdoctor83 (Jessica)
Type of BR: modified bedrest for now, but expecting to go complete at some time pending contractions and cervix lenghts.
Since when: March 25th
Reason: Preterm mild contractions, cramping, and pressure. Cervix measuring 28 mm on initial U/S, staying steady so far at about 30 cm with weekly transvag U/S and started on prometrium to help relax the ute. STRONG family history of PTL.
Name: Jennifer (pebblesjns)
EDD: August 12
Type of BR: Modified (can walk around the house a little, bathroom, shower, make quick meal, but not allowed to leave the house), will get more privileges at 32 weeks
Since when: Saturday 4/25/09 (24w3d)
Reason: My cervix was measuring short (1.9 cm) at my repeat "big" u/s (even though it was fine the month before and the only reason we had a repeat was due to the baby's positioning blocking some views), down from 3.5 cm at 19 weeks.
Name: Babyreyna (Valerie)
Type of BR: Strict (Only allowed to get up to eat, shower, and eat, if I cant do it in bed.)
Since when: 4/20/09 until delivery
Reason: Shortening Cervix, Pre term labour in first preg. delivered @ 26 weeks
EDD: Hoping to make it to 8/24 - 34 weeks
Type of BR: home - allowed up to go to the bathroom, grab something to eat and to shower every other day. Can go downstairs once a day to couch and back up once a day to bed.
Since when: 5/4 at 18 weeks
Reason: cervix shortened from 3.2 to 2.4 within 4 weeks, carrying triplets
Name: mrst1014 (Meagen)
EDD: Sept. 22, 2009 (God Willing)
Type of BR: Strict, just get to go to the bathroom, shower ever other day, but I have to use a shower seat.
Since when: 8 weeks (2/13)
Reason: It started with a SCH. At 14 weeks I had massive bleeding and needed two blood transfusions. I also have partial placenta abruption.
EDD: September 2, 2009
Type of Bedrest: Modified
Since when: Feb 24th (12w6d)
Reason: Severe Hyperemesis. Currently have PICC line and on TPN 16hrs/day and Zofran pump 24hrs/day.
Name: jennandjt (Jen)
EDD: September 22nd
Type of BR: strict bedrest with bathroom privileges and the occasional trip downstairs to the recliner. All meals are delivered by my DH as I do not want to spend anymore time than I have to putting pressure on my cervix!
Since when: April 22.....19wk2day
Reason: during my BIG ultrasound they found my cervix 1.5 cm dilated and I went in for an emergency cerclage. Hoping to hold on to this pregnancy as long as possible as I was given a 50, 50 chance....would love to beat those odds!!
Type of BR: Hospital - bathroom & shower only.
Since when: 5/14/09 (30w 3d)
Reason: Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome. Baby A 2lbs. 13ozs. Baby B 3lbs. 3ozs. Low fluid. Doctor hoping to get me to 34 weeks.
Name: janjag (jan)EDD: july 14, 2009 (40wk calculation - not expected for twins)
Name: Emma Jean
Type of BR: Strict bedrest allowed up to go to the bathroom, shower, one trip up and down the stairs per day
Since when: 30 wks 3 days
Reason: mild pre-e with a family history of hypertension
EDD: 10/13/09 Mono-di twin GIRLS:)
Type: Full bedrest with shower and bathroom priveleges
Reason: Preterm Labor, shortening cervix and baby B is 18% behind.
Name: alibabbbs (Alison)
Type of BR: strict, currently hospitalized
Since when: 23w 5d (5/22/2009)
Reason: Placenta previa diagnosed after heavy bleeding, not picked up on previous ultrasounds. Also at risk for hemorrhage due to being on Lovenox for Factor V Leiden and history of pulmonary embolism.
Type of BR: Modified
Reason: small placental tear
Type: Modified with one outing per week
Reason: large fibroid on cervix, cervix continues to shorten. Possible use of steroid shots in the next few weeks if cervix continues to shorten
Type of BR: Strict, hospital - allowed up to go to the bathroom and shower. Wheelchair rides outside (20 min) OK.
Since when: May 18, 2009
Reason: preterm PROM (premature rupture of membranes) 29 weeks, 3 days.
Type of BR: Strict - allowed up to go to the bathroom and shower. And to doctor every week.
Since when: May 25, 2009, 28w 6d
Reason: frequent contractions, positive ffn for preterm labor, cervix dialated 2cm
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QOTD: What is your biggest meal of the day? Do you feel that you eat more or less on bedrest?