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Did you stop driving?

I'm 29 weeks with twins and my belly is getting really close to the wheel. Was there a point at which you could no longer drive? If so, how far along?

Re: Did you stop driving?

  • I'm 36 weeks and still driving, although it is very uncomfortable so I don't often. I like driving with just a little of my foot on the pedal so that's probably why my belly isn't touching. Have you tried moving your seat back?
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  • I still have a little room but I'm short with short arms so can't move my seat back more and still reach the pedals and steering wheel.
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  • I stopped around 29 weeks because I was put on bedrest.  Physically, I probably could have driven until I delivered at 34 weeks.

    D & L are here at 34 weeks 4 days by vaginal and breech delivery on 11/19/2013
    Two healthy boys weighing 4 lbs 15 ozs and 4 lbs 5 ozs.  Only 6 days in the NICU and getting bigger, stronger and cuter every day! 
  • I'm 29 weeks pregnant with twins also....still driving. Probably wouldn't be if I didn't have long legs.
  • I drove the entire pregnancy. Babies were born at 33+6, belly measured 45 wks. I'm not tall and didn't have any problems.

    TTC #1 since December 2009
    IVF #1 - 6/2 Start Stims 6/14 ER 6/19 ET (2 embies transferred) BFP 6/27/11! Beta #1 87 Beta #2 197!! 1st U/S 7/19 (5 embies in storage!)
    7/19/11 -- One Beautiful Heart Beat!!
    It's a BOY!!

    Jack Austin born at 37w; 2/10/2012

    Working on Baby #2; FET scheduled for 1/8/2013!!! Cancelled due to nasty flu sickness :(
    FET 1.0 re-scheduled for 2/26/13! -- BFN
    FET #2 scheduled for May 2013 -- BFN
    Onto IVF #2....scheduled for June 2013, cancelled due to high estrogen levels
    IVF 2.1 re-scheduled for Sept. 2013 ER 9/26. ET 10/1 (2 transferred, 1 in storage). BFP 10/10 beta #1 105, beta #2 255
    Ultrasound 11/1 -- TWINS!!
    Both Girls!! <br>

    Harper Grace & Hailey Ryann born at 33w6d; 5/8/2014!

  • I'll probably be screwed in late pregnancy. I have a stick shift car and no space between my hips and ribs, so I expect everything will stick out in front of me. I've already warned DH that he will be my on-call chauffeur.


    ***siggy warning***

    Me: 29; DH: 53
    TTC since February 2013 --- mild thin PCOS (or not, depending on which RE you ask), MFI

    TI#1: BFN (April 2014; Clomid 50mg x5 days, Estrace x5 days, Clomid 50 mg x4 days)
    IUI#1: c/p (May 2014; Letrozole 2.5 mg x5 days, Estrace x5 days, Bravelle 75 IU x10 days)
    IUI#2: abandoned... O'd early & DH hormone issues (June 2014; Letrozole 2.5 mg x5 days, Bravelle 75 IU x2 days)
    IUI#2.1: BFN (July 2014; Letrozole 2.5 mg x5 days, Bravelle 75 IU x4 days)

    Moving on to IVF. (Why we're moving on to IVF)

    IVF#1 (w/ICSI): BCP 9/9-9/23. Gonal-F, Ganirelix, Low-dose HCG (antagonist protocol). 41R/35M/32F... 2 transferred on 10/14, 14 frosties! On cabergoline to help avoid OHSS. BFN, possibly because of 90% drop in estrogen and progesterone a few days after ET.
    FET#1: Transferring 2 on January 8. BFP! beta#1 (1/17): 408, beta#2 (1/20): 1310, first u/s scheduled 2/5

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  • I stopped at 33 weeks, was really uncomfortable
    Me: 32, DH: 34.
    Trying since Jan 2011. Unexplained IF.
    2 IUIs = BFN.
    1 IVF (Dec 2013) = BFN.
    FET, 2 frosties (June 13, 2014)

    14dp5dt-June 27 -BFP, beta 2061. 2nd beta >5000, 3rd beta >5000, 2 sacs 06/30.
    Twin Girls - 02/11/15 - at 37 weeks (no NICU, home with me at 3 days).
  • It wasn't comfortable but I made it yo 38 weeks measuring about 10 weeks ahead of that and never stopped driving.
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