Thursday, January 12, 2012

Baby Update

I went to my appt. on Tuesday for another sonogram and to talk about a couple other issues I was having. The baby looks great! Heartbeat was 162 and my due date is now saying August 17th rather the 15th, but I'm sure that will change again here and there. Either way I will be having a scheduled c-section a week before then.

As mentioned above. I've been having a slight issue over the weekend and it turns out that I have a subchorionic hemorrhage. Sounds worse than it is I guess, and mine is only 2cm. My ob said that she has seen them as big as 12cm, so that makes me feel a little better. I just need to stop reading information online!

Another problem is the diabetes is back! I failed my 1 hour and my dr said it would be ok to wait until after the holidays to get the 3 hour done, but there's no need for the three hour now, because I've been having readings in the 50's and then in the 300's. Luckily, my dr. agreed that the three hour isn't necessary, especially now that I'm going through the "sick" phase and need to get it taken care of asap. I see maternal fetal medicine next Thursday.

What worries me is that this once again means that I had the diabetes before getting pregnant, same with Bella, so hopefully I didn't do any damage going undiagnosed for who knows how long! Gest. diabetes happens around 24 weeks when the placenta produces a hormone that can cause problems with breaking down glucose. I did get tested a few months after having Bella and the test came back negative, but I should get tested every year now that I've had this twice and it runs so high in my family. *Sighs* I've been trying so hard to lose weight, so I don't get it and the whole time I had it! Makes me upset. :(

Other than that, the baby is looking great. Definately, helps keep my head up throughout this first trimester. I know it will soon pass, but I miss being able to do things and smell things without feeling nauseous or getting sick lol! It could be a lot worse I know. Well, This baby comes first and then we will worry about the other bs later haha. Please keep me in your prayers and pray for a strong and healthy baby. Thank you so much! God Bless!

P.S. Will post sonogram pics later on.


Lexie Loo, Lily Boo, and Dylan Too! said...

Oh no! I'm sorry to hear that it's back. I'm glad the baby looks great though! That's a high you think another girl? ;)

Ashley said...

Who knows. The doctor said that it's too early right now and that the heart rate in the begining is usually higher, because the body is doing more work. She said it will be more steady after 10 weeks when most of the body is formed. I'm interested to see what his/her hr will be on tuesday! P.S. The nurse practitioner said that Bella was a boy the whole time because of her heart rate and then finally at 7 months I told her she was wrong ;)

Lexie Loo, Lily Boo, and Dylan Too! said...

Haha! I was always told the same thing about the heart rate in the beginning!