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Oh! BABY!!!

A group for those of us who are hoping, wishing, praying, wanting to be pregnant one day. A source of pregnancy web links, helpful tips. frustration, support, happy thoughts, etc.

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Size of baby around 32 weeks

Started by JLemon. Last reply by JLemon 4 hours ago. 5 Replies


Started by Kristin. Last reply by busybee 21 hours ago. 1 Reply

IVF and 40!

Started by Sharon (Sneetch by the Beach). Last reply by shelby76 Apr 8. 3 Replies

Ectopic pregnancy

Started by Stephanie. Last reply by Bowinkle Mar 21. 2 Replies

OB Appointments

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Our Second Baby is Born

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Newly Pregnant (long)

Started by Amanda. Last reply by JustLookin Feb 3. 14 Replies

Not I pictured this going a few days ago..

Started by Mekenzie D. Last reply by JustLookin Feb 1. 7 Replies

Pre-conceived appointment

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Pregnancy Questions

Started by JLemon. Last reply by HFXNS Jan 22. 5 Replies

Just need to vent....

Started by Andrea G. Last reply by Andrea G Jan 17. 2 Replies

Travel during pregnancy with Type 1 D

Started by Melissa Trout. Last reply by Melissa Trout Jan 13. 5 Replies

What is baby D????

Started by Mekenzie D. Last reply by Linda G Dec 26, 2014. 3 Replies

Type 1 and pregnant for the 1st time at 42

Started by kdandcm. Last reply by Jackie Jade Dec 17, 2014. 17 Replies

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Comment by karlye72 on June 9, 2012 at 2:19pm

I was not super active in this forum during my pregnancy but I did read a lot of y'alls posts. I wanted to post a picture of our sweet girl, Emma Grace born on 4/29/12 weighing 6lbs 15oz/20 inches. She has been a joy! Now I'm just dealing with Breastfeeding lows. I also lost all of my baby weight 17 days after giving birth!! woo hoo!!

Comment by Jessyca Burgess on April 1, 2012 at 6:17pm
Thanks sally! And congrats on your baby!
Comment by Jessyca Burgess on March 31, 2012 at 10:29pm
My husband and I have been ttc for about 8 months now, and nothing. I know it's my a1c and I have been trying so hard to get it down! It's 12 or higher now I have type 1 for about 14 hrs now on injections. I was on the pump in my teen years for about a month but the infusions burned...that's the only reason I got off it. Anyways my question is does anyone have any advice on what I need to do besides the obvious get my a1c down, diet exercise and take meds.
Comment by Lisa L. on March 18, 2012 at 6:12pm

I'm at 27 weeks and over the last week have really hit some insulin resistance. My rates are now double what they were pre-pregnancy. With DD#1, I experienced slightly more resistance but it was later, so we'll see how this compares.

Comment by Kate on March 1, 2012 at 5:24am

Lovin' all these baby pics! Congrats Melissa, mOnl, and Cherise :)

Comment by Cherise on February 29, 2012 at 9:38pm

My husband and I have decided to start trying to conceive Baby #2. Baby #1 Trysten is doing great. He's now 6 months old. Some may think that's close together but he'll be probably close to 2 by the time Baby #2 is born. Oh here's a picture of Trysten:

Comment by mOnI on February 28, 2012 at 9:00pm

mateo will be 10 months in 2 days! (on the first) and tonight he took a couple steps!!! He has 8 teeth , says mama, dada, baba, claps his hands, omg he is growing too fast!

Comment by Giselle Rodriguez on February 24, 2012 at 7:41pm

hi im new to being pregnant anyone have good meal plans ? any tips?

Comment by Nancy on February 23, 2012 at 1:53pm

Congrats Melissa, He's gorgeous. A 10lb+ baby is definitely easier via C-section. I love big babies, I don't feel as clumsy!

Comment by Melissa Lee on February 23, 2012 at 9:01am

Just wanted to let you all know that we welcomed BabyBL #2 on Feb. 13th. Repeat C-section at 38w4d. A1c ranged from 6.0-6.7% throughout pregnancy. (Was 7.0 at conception, but quickly brought it down.) Baby was perfectly healthy at birth with normal BG, but was TEN and a HALF POUNDS. Oy. My big boy. :) We are all doing great.


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