The twinges down low are normal - I'm having them as well. Apparently it's the uterus stretching and enlarging
My DD was born with C-ACC. Complete Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum. Basically, my DD is missing the middle part of her brain that connects both hemispheres. Its kind of like a highway for the neurons to go back and forth and since she doesn't have that, they need to make their own paths. She is 6 now and is learning to sit up and stand with help. She was also born deaf but got the cochlear implant a year ago. Still not talking but I know she is listening and that means a lot to me. I found out something was wrong when I was about 5 months along. I found out it was a girl and then they rushed me to see a Maternal Fetal Specialist who then told me to abort right away and that the 'fetus' would never make it. Everyone has their own opinion but I couldn't at that time, end her life. I felt that if I wasn't supposed to have her, that God would take her away. She was kicking so much so I knew she was a fighter. It's a decision that I am happy we made because she is always so happy and smiling! She really is a blessing and she does so much when she is around other kids so I'm very happy to (hopefully) give her a sibling.
still getting cramps on and off which is giving me waves of nausea!
Heres one for you ladies - anyone else get absolouteley freezing at times?? Last night I was in bed and the heating was on, I had a jumper on and a duck feather duvet over me whilst hubby sat there fanning himself and sweating! I read somewhere that its another symptom but it was so weird!
I fell asleep and woke about an hour later dripping with sweat!! Oh the extremes!!!
I do too! Either I'm burning up or I'm freezing and putting the heat on in the house. And of course then I forget to turn the air back on and go out for the day and my house is 85 degrees with animals in the house. Lets just say DF and his sinuses are NOT happy campers. I kept thinking something was wrong with me lol. I kept thinking "aren't our temps supposed to be up all the time and we're hot??" I'm starting to feel 'normal' now that I know everyone else is having these symptoms too. Well...as normal as can be right now!
Anybody else wake up in the morning and try to sleep in but you can't because you HAVE to eat something?? Ugh...that is me, lol! I was into working out everyday, and dieting before my BFP so this whole hungry all the time is weird. My DD woke up screaming at 2am the other night and so I stayed up with her until she calmed down and fell asleep and of course then I am fully awake. Once I finally go lay down I toss and turn for a few minutes and suddenly my stomach starts growling for food. DF asked why I was so tired the next day and I told DF about it and he just starts laughing that I was eating cereal at 3am. Anytime he works late now and has to pick up Subway or Arby's he always brings something home for me in case I get hungry in the middle of the night lol!
Omg I'm never cold it seems, and I sweat in my sleep now like a fat man!!!! And yes I wake up FAMISHED every morning!
Mousey - I work in pediatric cardiology (im a physician assistant) and we had a patient a while back with agenisis of the corpus callosum (he had a serious heart defect as well). I know it must be a struggle but love for a child can overcome many things! Im glad to hear your DD is making strides!
Nausea has really kicked in the past few days. Not ideal as I'm in Europe on vacation but better here than at work, honestly. Will have to tell employer soon...what about you guys??
Well that's good to hear you know about it because everyone I talk to looks at me like I am crazy lol. She had a heart defect as well. VSD but it closed with medication before her 1st birthday thankfully. She's our miracle! So funny story today. DF and I had decided not to tell any family about this pregnancy because of complications with DD and in case something goes wrong. We were gonna wait until Father's Day to tell everyone. Well...THE CAT IS OUTTA THE BAG! We had DF's father, mother, sister, brother in law, their two kids here for the weekend to see Monster Trucks at the local Sports Park and we told his dad since he can keep a secret. Then I wanted to tell his sister because her and I are pretty close and she has gone through complications as well so I know I can trust her and have someone to talk to. We of course told husband too. We were ABSOLUTELY not going to tell his mother because she is very emotional. At the end of the night tonight...my FIL comes to me and says "You should really tell her...because if you wait...she is gonna be really PISSED." So I talk it over with DF and we have a group vote (LMAO) We decided what the heck and so as I was saying goodbye I grabbed her hand and put it on my stomach and smiled. She just looked at me for a few long seconds and grabbed me like a friggin' rag doll and bawled into my shoulder! Poor woman couldn't even breathe! "I'm so happy! I'm so scared!....WHY'D YOU TELL ME??? NOW I HAVE TO WORRY FOR....WHEN IS THE BABY DUE???" Followed by more bawling! 10 minutes pass and she finally calms down and starts asking me how I am going to care for my daughter when I'm pregnant. (Um...like anybody else who has had more than one child??) I thought the woman was going to have a heart attack! So yes, now immediate family knows :-) Well...his anyway.
Welcome mrslebrew! I know we're all happy to have you here!
@Kelly-Love the dark lines! I don't have any sticks to pee on lol. I'll go with my symptoms for now I guess because it seems every day I am feeling more and more crappy!
So what is everyone's view on going to a funeral while pregnant? Just found out that one of my highschool teachers passed away this weekend from a heart attack. He was my biology/science teacher for two years and he was amazing. He never judged us for how we dressed or anything. He was like a father to many of us. I'm only concerned about the stress and that I am going to be that much more emotional. I actually ran into him when I was newly pregnant with DD and it's so weird that now that I am finally pregnant again, he has passed
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