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by siouxsie
Thu Apr 07, 2011 4:32 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: chance of + on 2nd beta after 1st - ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1499

Re: chance of + on 2nd beta after 1st - ?

Thanks for the response. She's not clinging, she's grieving, as would be expected. I was just trying to be in that impossibly hopeful place on her behalf. The test was just 8 days past transfer and I've heard that 9 and 11 are usual.
by siouxsie
Thu Apr 07, 2011 4:20 am
Forum: Parents after treatment
Topic: NOT SLEEPING THROUGH THE NIGHT! HELP
Replies: 11
Views: 10700

Re: NOT SLEEPING THROUGH THE NIGHT! HELP

Just following up. We tried a million gentle techniques. Google "sleep lady" -- her method helped a bit. Anyway, nothing really did the trick and it was frustrating to read the tips where the "experts" say things like, "be sure to put her to bed sleepy, but not sleeping." And we were like, "yeah, ri...
by siouxsie
Thu Apr 07, 2011 4:08 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: chance of + on 2nd beta after 1st - ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1499

chance of + on 2nd beta after 1st - ?

I imagine its slim (but possible) chance to get a positive on second beta (at day 8) after initial beta is negative. But, wondering if any one knows the actual probability? I have a beloved friend who is in that dark place now.

Thanks.
by siouxsie
Fri Aug 20, 2010 4:42 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Infertility in more movies?
Replies: 28
Views: 7783

Re: Infertility in more movies?

TV comedy 30Rock also has fertility episodes, so far I think mostly adoption-based. I am aware social stigma, but try to combat by being very open. I had thought I was pretty open, but DH is REALLY open and pretty much tells everyone we did IVF. At first, it was a little embarrassing, but now I real...
by siouxsie
Mon Aug 09, 2010 4:59 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Miscarriage....on my birthday.
Replies: 15
Views: 1445

Re: Miscarriage....on my birthday.

My best to you. I know it is so hard. In 2008, at 14 weeks I found out my baby was not viable. So, what I thought would be a fun b-day treat (u/s) was anything but. But, a few months later we did a FET cycle and lo and behold due date was the day after my birthday. That gave me so much strength and ...
by siouxsie
Thu May 06, 2010 4:09 am
Forum: Parents after treatment
Topic: NOT SLEEPING THROUGH THE NIGHT! HELP
Replies: 11
Views: 10700

Re: NOT SLEEPING THROUGH THE NIGHT! HELP

I have no solutions. Just thought I'd let you know you're not alone. At 4 mos., DD woke 2-3 times a night. Now, at 7 mos., she wakes every 1-3 hours. I have no idea why. We used to swaddle, but she's too old and strong for it. I've been so tired that I started bringing her into bed w/ us. (Maybe thi...
by siouxsie
Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:40 pm
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: OCTOBER 2009 BABIES feeling nervous
Replies: 301
Views: 40288

summerbaby Congratulations! I’m so happy to hear that baby Anna arrived healthy. I suppose she wanted you to keep your anniversary to yourselves. How much did she weigh? We had the same worries with regaining Darby’s birth weight and also jaundice. Both are fine now. I understand that the weight dr...
by siouxsie
Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:45 pm
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: OCTOBER 2009 BABIES feeling nervous
Replies: 301
Views: 40288

Summerbaby

We'll be thinking about you tomorrow. Best of luck. Wishing you much happiness.
by siouxsie
Thu Oct 08, 2009 3:29 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: OCTOBER 2009 BABIES feeling nervous
Replies: 301
Views: 40288

Barb

I was shocked and saddened to hear about your son. I can't imagine how difficult that must be for you. I am thrilled that your girls are healthy. (I love your names.) I hope you find happiness in your new family and with time the pain of your loss lessens. Peace.
by siouxsie
Tue Oct 06, 2009 2:16 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: OCTOBER 2009 BABIES feeling nervous
Replies: 301
Views: 40288

Summerbaby We named her Darby Lynn. Darby is after a musician we like; according to the book it has Irish and Scandanvian roots, I prefer the later as it supposedly means “free”, also it’s the birthplace of her paternal greatgrandfather; Lynn is for my cousin who died a few years ago from cancer. W...
by siouxsie
Mon Oct 05, 2009 2:06 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: OCTOBER 2009 BABIES feeling nervous
Replies: 301
Views: 40288

So, we’ve had some adventures since I last posted. Turns out I am not an October Mom after all – I’m a September Mom! Long story short: Wednesday: Got put on bed rest for high blood pressure/protein in my urine Friday: Had NST and sent straight to the hospital; Had amnio for lung maturity (at 35week...
by siouxsie
Mon Oct 05, 2009 2:06 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: OCTOBER 2009 BABIES feeling nervous
Replies: 301
Views: 40288

So, we’ve had some adventures since I last posted. Turns out I am not an October Mom after all – I’m a September Mom! Long story short: Wednesday: Got put on bed rest for high blood pressure/protein in my urine Friday: Had NST and sent straight to the hospital; Had amnio for lung maturity (at 35week...
by siouxsie
Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: OCTOBER 2009 BABIES feeling nervous
Replies: 301
Views: 40288

When I went in for my appointment last week, the doctor discovered that the baby’s torso is measuring small. At 33 weeks, it only measured about 29 weeks. The head and legs are appropriate size. She diagnosed Intrauterine Growth Restriction. I had a non-stress test, which came out fine, and another ...
by siouxsie
Wed Sep 02, 2009 1:21 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: OCTOBER 2009 BABIES feeling nervous
Replies: 301
Views: 40288

Just wondering if anyone’s keeping kick counts? I’ve read it mentioned in several books I have on hand and it sounds like a good idea, but my doc hasn’t requested it so I haven’t started yet. There’s a part of me which feels nervous about monitoring so closely. Summerbaby Thanks for the informative ...
by siouxsie
Fri Aug 28, 2009 1:27 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: OCTOBER 2009 BABIES feeling nervous
Replies: 301
Views: 40288

It’s been a while so I thought I’d check in and see how everyone’s doing. It feels like some of our twin Moms are probably getting pretty close. Summerbaby , hope your sugar’s holding steady. My last doctor’s visit was 8/20 and everything looked good. She’s weighing in at 3lb 13oz which is about rig...