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Re: 2nd Trimester check-in w/o Oct 15

  • @more14
    now I am wondering what fanta pineapple is like....

    @Drove2u
    I'm still holding out on this all just being a wild goose chase! It doesn't seem like there's any consistency in what folks are telling you -- esp. if @more14's NIPT report had a 3 percent fetal fraction and it can fluctuate. U/S has all been fine for you. I wasn't able to do the NIPT because I had a vanishing twin that would affect the results (since it could catch the abnormal/passed twin's dna as well as the healthy one) and just relied on u/s to make sure everything was ok. It's important to remember that NIPT like Panorama and Materniti21 are very new additions to the OB's testing arsenal so there are probably lots of things we don't know about them still. 
    ~~ Our Story in Spoiler! TW loss/child~~
    Fall 2012 -- started TTC
    Summer 2015 - no BFP yet, labs normal, referred to RE
    Fall 2015 - Summer 2016 - Further testing all normal. 3 IUI's -- BFN. Recommended move to IVF. Planned cycle for fall 2016.
    September 2016 - Surprise natural BFP. MMC @ 8 weeks. RE expressed confidence that we just needed the 'right' embryo.
    Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 -- Break from TTC
    June 2017 - Started IVF; egg retrieval for freeze all cycle. 9 mature eggs retrieved, 5 fertilized. 2 4BB embies on ice.
    August 2017 - FET transfer both embies. BFP.  Twin pregnancy confirmed by ultrasound. EDD 4/28/18
    September 2017 - Twin B stopped developing; Twin A doing perfectly! Graduated from RE @ 10 weeks
    March 2018 - Baby Girl born via C/S due to pre-eclampsia -- strong and healthy!


  • How far along? 25 weeks today

    Appts this coming week? I have a follow up ultrasound appointment on Monday. During the last ultrasound, they couldn't get clear pictures of everything because of the baby's position  

    How're you feeling this week? I feel okay, but I'm just starting to feel really big. Because I'm on my feet all day for work, my have started to swell in the evenings  I strained my back last weekend. My back is better but I'm still having some lower back issues... this time from the pregnancy probably. 

    Rants/Raves:

    GTKY:  Are you dressing up for Halloween?

    My son is going to be a dinosaur. I have a costume for my school Halloween parade. Every year, I throw on a witch's hat and wig, but that's all. I am excited to take ds trick or treating for the first time this year.

    kristimh80
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