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  • tarziesgirl tarziesgirl's Avatar 10-21-08 | 09:56 PM
  • So, I had my checkup today with my midwife. I gained four pounds from my last appointment, which she wasn't concerned with (although I was). She took my BP and it was fine. We listened to the heartbeat, which was in the 150's.

    Then, she measured me, and remeasured me. Then she asked me if I could be wrong on my dates. I said no, and asked if I was measuring large. She said I was measuring at 18 instead of 17. Now, that's not much so I wasn't worried, but she seemed to wonder (which makes me worry).

    Anyway, I should be getting an US in two weeks. I guess we'll just wait and see what's in there. I was worried because we've always said (casually) how we were going to top each child. When we had our first everyone commented on how cute/handsome he was. Then we got PG with our second and wondered how we were going to top the first. Well, we had a beautiful curly redheaded girl. Now we wondered how we were going to top her, and everyone's response is twins!

    I actually hope not, but I'll take what I get.
    For a singleton.
  • holly302 10-21-08 | 11:17 PM
  • oh, i cant wait to hear about your u/s!!!

    I had a appt today instead of Thurs due to work and when he measured my belly, he said I was measuring almost two weeks ahead...according to his original date i should be almost 16 weeks and i am measuring 18. but, like your doctor, he didnt seem really concerned.

    I hope for one big healthy baby in there for you!
Thank you holly302!
tarziesgirl (10-22-08)
  • Lauren0815 10-22-08 | 07:51 AM
  • is blood pressure normally higher once you get pregnant? mine was 127/70 at my first visit and its always been 105 - 110/60s
  • LAB LAB's Avatar 10-22-08 | 01:01 PM
  • Quote de Lauren0815
    is blood pressure normally higher once you get pregnant? mine was 127/70 at my first visit and its always been 105 - 110/60s
    My bp is like yours and it always alarms me while pg that its so high its "normal"
    Its never been a cause for concern even late in my pg and I've delivered healthy full term 7 lb babies and went into labor on my own at 39 weeks.

    I wonder if this could be a 3rd pg thing Erin? I've always measured small. Up to a month behind! This one I feel like I'm going to measure big though. I won't know though until they start measuring me

    I hope there is just one in there for you!

Thank you LAB!
tarziesgirl (10-22-08)
  • Oreo Oreo's Avatar 10-22-08 | 08:42 PM
  • I'm measuring a bit on the bigger size, but I think it's just that this is not the first and I'm not in good shape at all.

    Twins sounds exciting.... I hope it goes the way you want!!!
Thank you Oreo!
tarziesgirl (10-22-08)

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