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26 weeks pregnant!!

Hi all I'm 26 weeks pregnant with my first baby, It's A Girl.. My high risk OB told me that I have high levels of Amnotic Fluid (scary) has…

Started by Sharray

4 Mar 30, 2011
Reply by samriti

kinky problems

UGH the last week has been so stressful.... I am 20 weeks along and recently ran out of belly skin for infusion sites, so have moved to my…

Started by Laura Strudwick

8 Mar 29, 2011
Reply by LaurainFL

I'm pregnantt

I just found out wednesday. Just thought I let everybody know.

Started by Jamie

13 Mar 27, 2011
Reply by Jamie

When is the first OBGYN appt?

I'm 9 weeks pregnant and I'm wondering what the normal time-frame is for seeing the OBGYN for the first time? I'm type 1 for 22 years and…

Started by Desdemona

7 Mar 27, 2011
Reply by Melissa Lee

12 weeks throwing up and losing weight.Help

Hello everyone, Some of you may know others may not but I am pregnant so now instead of being known as just type 1 diabetic I have upgrad…

Started by Osob

3 Mar 26, 2011
Reply by Osob

How to prepare

Hello! I am adding a baby to my life plans! However, we are thinking of trying to get pregnant in over a year - so AWHILE. I am wondering i…

Started by Esjay

4 Mar 22, 2011
Reply by Desdemona


Well I went to the Dr. today for a check up and found out I was pregant. Not sure how far along yet, my appointment is not until March 10th…

Started by bvolkert

13 Mar 21, 2011
Reply by bvolkert

Oh baby, indeed!

So, my period was due last Wednesday (3/9/11) and Friday evening I took one test, then a second, then I took a thired on Saturday morning..…

Started by Beth

5 Mar 21, 2011
Reply by Karin

How many carbs are you eating per day?

I am currently TTC and have been on a low carb diet around 30-50 carbs day for about 8 months now. I am LADA and just started insulin about…

Started by LiL MaMa

25 Mar 18, 2011
Reply by Mariah

Quick Question- Type 1 & Pregnant

Is it safe to take a low dose of Metformin while pregnant? How about Metformin while breast feeding? I'm type 1 and battling some highs in…

Started by Marps

8 Mar 18, 2011
Reply by Marps




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