@CRJones1978 I used to remind myself that the gas, headaches, and RLP were signs that my body was primarily becoming a vessel for baby. Other than that, really taking it day by day and staying positive! Hang in there!
@Af2013nl The first time I told family and friends around 7 weeks and I was devastated when I lost bb at 8-9weeks. So this time I waited it out till 14 weeks to tell my in-laws and 15 to tell my folks. I only told two friends around then. But my friend told family after the loss the first time, so they told them around 6 weeks the 2nd time so family could at least have some excitement and they could get the needed support if it were to happen again. Nowadays she’s happy with her 4-month-old rainbow baby!
@bntfroggie Yeah - my fear too. Tearing and c-section!
@carrieandroy - I fit into XS in the beginning but from the 3rd trimester I had to get S because everything became so tight! I’m carrying all in the front and my shirts seem shorter than before. I didn’t want to spend much so I mostly got my stuff from Old Navy or a consignment store like swap.com or Burlington.
June2016BabyW said:ETA @anna.oskar sorry about the GD. And you got diagnosed far earlier then I did, so I'm sad you have to suffer longer. It isn't terrible to be honest. It's a bummer to not eat whatever I want to eat but the upside is that my weight gain has finally evened out and I'm not packing on the pounds. I'm also eating foods I never would have normally craved, so I know I am giving baby a variety of yummy stuff that I otherwise would have missed out on. I highly recommend using an app to track (I use myfitnesspal) because for me it makes it more of a game. I have to balance carbs with getting enough calories, protein, and fat. There will be some meals that spike your blood sugar and that's just part of the learning process apparently because not all the same foods do the same thing for every one. As much as it stinks it is a diagnosis I am willing to know about because knowing about it and treating it keeps baby so much safer. Don't be scared if you have to go on insulin. Again, it sucks, but it keeps baby safe. And just remember that you didn't do anything wrong to get this. I also take heart knowing that, once baby comes, the GD should go away. So in the end both baby and I will (hopefully) be healthy and happy once delivery occurs!
1.Introduce yourself (if you're new): 2. How far along are you? 35w3d EDD? 5/43. Rants/Raves/Randoms: Finally settled into our new house! Can't wait to get her room organized over the next couple weeks! Go through clothes and clean all the gear I have piled in a corner in her room! 4. Next milestone you are looking forward to: Tuesday's Dr appointments. Ultrasound & NST/Internal/StrepB test. Supposed to talk about induction date. 5. Questions: My MIL is retired so she is supposed to watch our DS when we go into labor! With an induction hopefully I'll feel more prepared. If I go on my own before that then it will get interesting... Lol6. GTKY: Have any pets? Wish you had pets or just hate those furry creatures? No pets, DH is allergic to cats and DS is allergic to dogs!