Tagged with cervix

I Was That Big?

I Was That Big?

How quickly I forgot how big I was before giving birth to Kaitlyn and Ava on Dec. 13.  I gained 40% of my pre-preggo weight, so my talented friend Lindsay Vallas came to our home to document our pre-baby lives.  These photos were taken at 33 weeks, just 10 days before the girls came into … Continue reading

The Big Day is Scheduled!

The Big Day is Scheduled!

Today is 34 weeks and 4 days!  We are scheduled for a c-section this Wednesday morning, December  14. Our babies’ estimated weights are 4 lbs,  2 oz and 4 lbs, 14 oz.  That puts Baby A’s weight on the low side.  Our doc explained her placenta is poopin’ out, meaning the placenta is not providing … Continue reading

33 Weeks Update

33 Weeks Update

My cervix remains closed, but the best news my OB gave me is that I no longer have to do home monitoring. Yay!  Essentially, my last weapon for pre-labor was Terbutaline, but unfortunately I had a bad reaction to it last week, so no more Terb. Strategy. We’re at a really good place at 33 … Continue reading

The Big Gun: Magnesium Sulfate

The Big Gun: Magnesium Sulfate

30 weeks update. At my Monday follow-up (29 weeks, 4 days) my cervix dropped from 1.8 cm to 1.4 cm.  Couple that with a contraction every 4 to 6 minutes, my OB was ready to whip out the big gun magnesium sulfate stop my contractions.  As intimidating as it sounds, I’ll endure any treatment to … Continue reading