Cressicaw: I think I'm opting out of the flu-shot. I know they say h1n1 is terrible for pregnant women. However, the vaccinations are live and they say pregnant women shouldn't recieve live vaccinations. Also, since they are so new I just don't feel they have any way to determine the effect it will have on people and our babies. I'm not working so my only real risk is my daughter picking it up from school. I also know that, as a nurse, if I start having even the slightest symptoms I'll be heading to a hospital and I believe it can be taken care of if I seek help. I'm just going to keep praying that all goes well
Also, I'm not getting the rest of those tests- just to normal preg. ones. When we were seeing a specialist he wanted us to have one because he has all clients have the nuchal test. We opted out. In the 2nd trimester they test for those chromosomal abnormalities. Knowing in the first trimester wasn't going to change anything for us and there is no one closer than 2.5 hours that could do the test anyway. We're just waiting.
Helen: welcome! I'm the same way- tired allll of the time! I have a friend that keeps saying "You're going to sleep your entire pregnancy away!" I know people that havn't been pregnant just don't know how tired it makes you. I also know what you mean about not wanting to complain- I just always say "But it's SOOOOOO WORTH IT!"
Liana: That was my original date, but since I'm having twins I've been bumped up. The latest they are going to let me go now is April 1st, but more than likely a bit earlier.
AFM: My first OB appointment went really well. This Dr. does not like to rely on doppler for twin heartbeats so she does a quick u/s at each visit. My mom went with me this visit so she was excited to see the babies.
Something weird that is kind of bothering me and I know it shouldn't: During both of our last two ultrasounds the babies were big enough to really see. One baby is moving NON-stop- go go go, twist, turn, jumping jacks, etc. The other baby doesn't move. I don't know why but I just felt kind of weird about it. We have another ultrasound in a few weeks and I'm going to mention it if the baby is just laying there again. My husband keeps saying that having a 2 minute ultrasound to check heartbeats really cannot be enough time to even see anything. Now, each ultrasound the baby was in a different spot. Maybe it's just lazy
I know someone else having twins and she said she has one that kicks non-stop and the other is really calm and she always worries, but has been told over and over that it will probably just be a calm baby. I need to stop worrying. I'm sure both babies are just fine!
I ordered a bunch of maternity clothes off of ebay and I'm officially regular clothes- free. These maternity pants are just toooo comfy.
12 weeks on wednesday! YAY!